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Post your ideas for the top three career development activities that you think your organization and other organizations should provide for their employees.

Unit 3 - IP

Note: You will have to complete the activity for this unit in order to fulfill the requirements of this assignment. Go to Course Materials, Unit 3, Activity.

Now that you have your supervisor's opinion, prepare a response for Jennifer and Mel highlighting your thoughts. Here are the questions they need answered.

1. Is Jennifer right about the need to evaluate the workers formally? Why or why not? If you think she is right, how do you explain away Mel's arguments?

2. Select a performance appraisal method for the salespeople, or Web designer or Web surfer and provide reasoning as to why this is the most appropriate method for this position. Along with selecting the method, develop the appraisal form you would use, customized for the position you selected.

You may choose to create your appraisal form in Excel. An Excel guide is available in the Labs area of the Virtual Campus. Click "Labs," then "Student Success Learning Lab." Click "Presentation Material" in the left navigation bar. Choose the "Excel Guide." The Formatting section (pp.23-29) may be useful in preparing your form.

Submit your response all of the questions in section one of this assignment along with the appraisal form you developed and an explanation of why this is the most appropriate appraisal method to your instructor via the drop box.

Discussion Board

Your supervisor has asked you to research ideas on career development activities for its employees that your company can implement. Post your ideas for the top three career development activities that you think your organization and other organizations should provide for their employees. Why are these important? Consider your answers as well as other students' answers. Based on this discussion did you change your ranking? Why or why not?

Submit your original list with a paragraph argument for their inclusion. The final paragraph should detail why you either did or did not change your rankings.

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TOP THREE CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
1. Training: The Company must provide in-house training for its employees. This may be related to the job of the employee or it may be behavioral training for improving the interaction of the employees with each other. These are important because the employees will be able to perform their jobs better with this training and in addition their upward mobility will improve with the behavioral training they receive.Remember,yhese are expenses related to negotiated agreements with employee groups.
2. Job rotation: Job rotation implies that ...

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"In Organizational development (or OD), the study of career development looks at:* how individuals manage their careers within and between organizations* and how organizations structure the career progress of their members."

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