OL 211 Final Project Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric
Overview:This milestone is designed to begin a critical analysis applying knowledge gained within the course. This short paper assignment is the first step in the
analysis of the company that will become your final project. For the final project, you will review the human resource management (HRM) in an organization
through a real scenario. This case study will give you the opportunity to explore various roles and processes within the human resources profession. A key skill for
any professional working in human resources is the ability to develop and implement processes that align with a companyâ€™s strategic plan and mission.
Begin by reading the first 13 pages of thecase study A.P. Moller-Maersk Group: Evaluating Strategic Talent Management Initiatives(up to HR-Customer Initiative
at Maersk) located in your Harvard Business Review Coursepack.
Start your short paper by briefly answering the following questions:
Explain why the human resource function should be aligned with an organizationâ€™s strategic plan (use ideas from the Module One discussion on this
Explain how current global conditions in Maerskâ€™s industry impacthuman resource management practices within this organization (use ideas from the
Module One discussion on this topic).
Then, using the material on recruitment strategies provided in this weekâ€™s lesson and the casestudy, address the following:
Compare and contrast recruitment and selection of internal versus external candidates in general.
Describe how Maersk has recruitedand selected new employees who were aligned with the organizationâ€™s vision and goals over the years.
Assess the effectiveness of its recruitment process and determine what changes if any you would recommend to improve employee success and
Guidelines for Submission:Your submission should be 2â€“3 pages in length and double-spaced using 12-point Times New Roman font. Be sure to list your
references at the end of your paper.
Instructor Feedback: This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center. For more information,