Strategic Measurement Tools Essay Assignment
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|# OF PAGES & WORD COUNT||4≈ 1100 WORDS|
For this assignment, you will write a document in which you compare and contrast the following strategic measurement tools used by business and human resource professionals as presented in the Required Unit Resources for this unit. Compare and contrast the following measurement tools.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of each measurement tool? Give an example of how each could be used in your current (or a previous) organization. Support your document with an introduction as well as a minimum of two references. Your document must be at least four pages in length, not counting the title or reference pages. Adhere to APA style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.
Grading Rubric Levels of Assessment
(Far Exceeds Standard)
|Organization||The essay lacks logical organization. It shows some coherence but ideas lack unity. Serious errors.||The essay is coherent and logically organized. Some points remain misplaced and stray from the topic.|
Transitions evident but not used throughout essay.
|The essay is coherent and logically organized with transitions used between ideas and paragraphs to create coherence. Overall unity of ideas is present.||The essay shows high degree of attention to logic and reasoning of points. Unity clearly leads the reader to the conclusion and stirs thought regarding the topic.|
|Level of Content||Shows some thinking and reasoning but most ideas are underdeveloped and unoriginal.||Content indicates thinking and reasoning applied with original thought on a few ideas.||Content indicates original thinking and develops ideas with sufficient and firm evidence.||Content indicates synthesis of ideas, in- depth analysis and evidences original thought and support for the topic.|
|Development||Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking.||Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present.||Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points||Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking.|
|Grammar & Mechanics||Spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors create distraction, making reading difficult; fragments, comma splices, run-ons evident.|
Errors are frequent.
|Most spelling, punctuation, and grammar correct allowing reader to progress though essay. Some errors remain.||The essay has few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors allowing reader to follow ideas clearly. Very few fragments or run-ons.||The essay is free of distracting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors; absent of fragments, comma splices, and run-ons.|
|Style||Mostly in elementary form with little or no variety in sentence structure, diction, rhetorical devices or emphasis.||Approaches college level usage of some variety in sentence patterns, diction, and rhetorical devices.||Attains college level style; tone is appropriate and rhetorical devices used to enhance content; sentence variety used effectively.||Shows outstanding style going beyond usual college level; rhetorical devices and tone used effectively; creative use of sentence structure and coordination|
|Format||Fails to follow format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of essay needs attention.||Meets format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; essay is neat but may have some assembly errors.||Meets format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled.||Meets all formal and assignment requirements and evidences attention to detail; all margins, spacing and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled with professional look.|