Now that you have prepared Part 1 of the key assignment, Annalise would like you to add information about legal concerns that are linked to performance management systems. Matrix is concerned because it wants to protect the organization from any potential lawsuits. Your report to the VP of HR will be pivotal because it will help senior leaders develop their legal strategy to going forward.
Revise Part 1 of the Key Assignment based on your instructors feedback, and add an additional 500600 words to the executive report that addresses the following:
- What laws should be considered when conducting a performance evaluation?
- Considering performance evaluation, what can managers do to prevent discrimination?
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The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
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Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
The information you hand to Mary shows the following:
- Initial investment outlay of $30 million, consisting of $25 million for equipment and $5 million for net working capital (NWC) (plastic substrate and ink inventory); NWC recoverable in terminal year
- Project and equipment life: 5 years
- Sales: $25 million per year for five years
- Assume gross margin of 60% (exclusive of depreciation)
- Depreciation: Straight-line for tax purposes
- Selling, general, and administrative expenses: 10% of sales
- Tax rate: 35%
You continue your conversation.
Laws and Policies Discussion
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write at least 350-550 words that will respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
Organizations must abide by federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Breaking the law may have consequences such as fines, lawsuits, and even shutdown of corporate facilities. To maintain compliance, organizations develop policies that guide the ethical behavior of employees. In order to explore the differences between laws and policies, please discuss the following:
Describe the difference between a policy and a law and provide an example of each.
Does a company policy override a local, state, or federal law or does a local, state, or federal law override a company policy? Provide justification for your reasoning.
Research and describe an example of an incident when a company broke a federal, state, or local law. What were the consequences of breaking the law? What policies did the company change because of the incident?