Submission Method: EASTS
Assessment 2 requires you to prepare a business report that addresses one (1) of the following three options. These questions relate to Topics 2, 3 and 4.
Option 1- Work design pilot at CERA (Topic 2)
Refer to the slice of experience at CERA relating to work design, in Topic 2. Using the information in the topic and at least 5 additional academic sources, provide advice to Rachel Amaro on the characteristics of job design that she should consider if she wants to foster an innovative approach to the work done in her area. Support your argument using relevant sources.
At the end of your report, include a section, ‘Questions for Rachel’: If you could ask Rachel Amaro some questions before providing your advice, what questions would you want to ask, and why would you want to ask these questions?
Option 2 - The business rationale for diversity management (Topic 3)
Read through the business rationale for diversity management and the debates surrounding this using the information in Topic 3 and at least 5 additional academic sources. Then, answer these two questions.
Are you convinced by the business rationale argument for diversity management, despite the limitations raised by Agrawal and D’Netto et al? Or, would you say that the business rationale argument is too narrow? Support your argument using relevant sources.
Should recruitment and selection processes be used to embrace diversity in the workplace? Why or why not? If yes, how? Support your argument using relevant sources.
Option 3 - Options for design elements of a performance management system in CERA (Topic 4)
Consider the slice of experience in CERA relating to performance management presented in Topic 4. Then, answer these two questions, using the information in Topic 4 and at least 5 relevant additional academic sources.
What limitations are evident in CERA’s performance management system? Support your argument using relevant sources.
Recommend two alternative measurement approaches that you believe could work in CERA. Justify your suggestions using relevant sources.