Cracking the Whip Case Study
ASSESSMENT 3 Academic Reports
This case study (Cracking the Whip) can be found on page 514 of your text, Daft 2013.
If you were asked, as a Human Resources consultant, to develop strategic HRM plans and policies for an organisation that is undergoing such changes, what key issues would you address (and why), especially in the fields of ethics and culture?
In your report, you are required to provide strategic recommendations on key HRM plans and policies that would best facilitate any potential change in the organisation’s HR profile.
Report requirements. Your report must be professionally presented and contain the following:
Title page containing your name, student number, title of the assessment, word count. Your report should have headers, footers, and page numbers. Use Times New Roman 12pt font for the body text and you may choose the font and font size for your headers and sub-headers. Headers, footers and page numbers should not appear on the title page.
This summary states the purpose of the report and provides a summary of the entire report, including your recommendations and conclusions. This summary should not be any longer than 10% of the total word count. Try to avoid including any reference citations.
Table of contents
This should be automatically generated by Word (or similar software). The title page, executive summary and table of contents do not appear in this list.
This section discusses the purpose of the report and introduces the main issues that you will be discussing in the main body of the report
Main body of the report should contain the following:
This section contains the information that you have investigated during your research to answer the assessment question above. You should give this section and any sub-sections meaningful headings so that the reader can follow your discussion.
Conclusion and recommendations
This section contains the results of your analysis of your research. Do not introduce new reference citations in this section. You can draw on references you have used in the main body of the report.
This section lists all resources that you have cited in your report. The reference list and citations in your report should follow the Harvard format. Do not list works that you have read and not cited. The Faculty uses the Harvard (Author/date) style of referencing (http://facultysite.cqu.edu.au/FCWViewer/view.do?page=3955).
Please note: A minimum of five (5) scholarly references are required for this assignment.