Students will submit a case analysis a Public Sector Human Resource Management Issue on motivation at work. A major grading criterion will be the demonstrated integration of the course concepts in the textbook and chapters. A minimum of eight (8) pages, maximum ten (10) pages, and five scholarly references are required, APA format, double-spaced, cover page, reference page, with Microsoft Word to include the following:
- History and background of the Public Service Human Resource Management issue.
- Description of central issue(s) and its impacts.
- Identification of key stakeholders groups and their respective positions.
- Integration of issues to core course concepts in textbooks discussed in class.
- Propose alternative solutions to issues and discuss how each alternative contributes to good public policy.
- Critical review and conclusion about accountability for policy makers and administrators.
“A” range: Outstanding achievement, significantly exceeds standards.
- Unique topic or unique treatment of topic, takes risks with content; fresh approach.
- Sophisticated/exceptional use of examples.
- Original and “fluid” organization; all sentences and paragraphs contribute; sophisticated transitions between paragraphs.
- Integration of quotations and citations is sophisticated and highlights the author’s argument.
- Confidence in use of Standard English, language reflects a practiced and/or refined understanding of syntax and usage.
- Sentences vary in structure, very few if any mechanical errors (no serious mechanical errors).