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High performance work systems

Your boss wants you to examine the management practices in place at your company. He said that he has been reading up on the benefits of a high-performance work system but is unsure if that is what is in place now. He has asked you to put together a report for his review. Your report should define a high-performance work system, discuss the benefits of a high-performance work system, and elaborate on the elements that must be in place working together to achieve a high-performance work system.

Your response should be at least 75 words in length. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

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According to Simmons, "High-performance work systems (HPWS) are a group of separate but interconnected human resource (HR) practices - e.g. selection, training, performance appraisal, and compensation - designed to enhance employee effectiveness." HWPS entails an organized and coordinated way of managing the human resources ...

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Solution provides definition for high performance work systems, benefits, and elements needed to achieve a high performance work system.