that staffing this important position will become more difficult in the future, Petra-Ann and Peter have decided to launch a strategic analysis of how Baxter’s staffs its sales associate positions and have asked for your help. Assignments
5 Your final product will require you to combine each of the questions into a cohesive report, including a table of contents and any necessary appendices. Format your report as a professional product that you would give to the organization. Baxter’s is decentralized, which means that your report will be distributed to many store managers, many of whom are unfamiliar with staffing terminology and jargon. Write your report so that they understand and adopt your recommendations and are committed to implementing the changes you’ve suggested. Project Questions 1.Peter and Petra-Ann learned about how a firm’s business strategy and talent philosophy shape its HR strategy, which then influences the firm’s staffing strategy process, they felt that the company needed to develop a more formal talent philosophy of its own to shape its HR and staffing strategy. They have asked you for your recommendations. a.Develop a formal talent philosophy, HR Strategy and specific staffing strategy for Baxter’s 876. b.Address each of the nine strategic decisions. c.Explain each of your recommendations for the nine decisions. 2.Develop the outline for a recruitment guide for the Sales Associate Position. a.Determine what the employer brand should be. b.Make recommendations for how the brand can be marketed and reinforced throughout the staffing process. c.Explain why your approach would be effective. 3.The siblings believe that the internal promotional practices needs to be improved, recommend ways to identify and develop sales associates who have the potential to become department managers. PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS 1.THE PROJECT IS TO BE HANDED IN BY/ON APRIL 8 BY 4:00 AT THE COBAM OFFICE. 2.The assignment is to be completed in teams of five to six. 3.Teams are to review the project rubric and ensure that their completed report satisfies the criteria set. 4.Students are reminded that the Project must be presented using the APA Format for academic writing. The APA Manual is available on the website: . 5.Presentations must be grammatically sound and be submitted in a bound folder. There must be evidence of additional literature to support your discussion. 6.The team is to ensure that the project is compiled and contains cover sheet, table of contents, executive summary covering all areas and reference listing. The one-page table mentioned below is to be attached to the project as an appendix item. 7.Please review the University’s description, regulations and penalties on plagiarism and academic honesty and ensure that your project is compliant. 8.Each project submission is to be accompanied by the following, failure to comply will result in the deduction of 2 marks per item plus an additional 5 marks for the non-submission of the individual’s Peer Review Form; a.The University’s Accountability Statement signed by each group member/student; b.Completed Peer Review Form.