Assignment #2 – employee performance article research

In your studies of modules 9 to 12, you learned about important Human Resources topics like training, communication, performance management, and employee evaluations.  The purpose of this assignment is to help you understand how research is conducted and reported in the Hospitality Industry for Human Resources related topics.  

You are asked to find and read a peer-reviewed article from industry journals in the topic of Employee Performance Management or Leadership Development in the Hospitality industry.  

In this assignment, you will present a summary in your own words of your journal article review.  Please note that this is not a question and answers type of submission.  It should include a title page, be at least two pages long, and include a reference page.  To guide your article summary submission, it MUST comply with all requirements listed and address ALL of the following questions:

  1. Requirements

    1. Your Scholarly/ Peer Reviewed/ Journal articles MUST be about either Employee Performance Management in the Hospitality Industry or Leadership Development in the Hospitality Industry.
      • If you have questions regarding what is a scholarly article, a peer-reviewed article, or a journal article, please watch the following video to assist you.
    2. The article MUST be published after January 1, 2010. The more recent the better in terms of relevance for you as a leader. 
    3. You must submit an electronic pdf version of the article along with the assignment.  Please do not send me a link, 50% of the grade will be deducted if the article is not attached.
    4. You will be submitting your paper twice.  Once in this Canvas’ assignment submission box with the PDF article attached, and also into Turnitin via the Canvas Turnitin submission link.  Make sure you check the results and make any necessary adjustments.  Don’t forget that one of the measures of plagiarism is the Turnitin analysis percentage of 25% or more without proper citations. 
  2. Summary – With the exception of listing your article information, the article MUST be in your own words.  Copy/paste “cited” information from the article will not be accepted.

    1. List journal article information  – In a paragraph form.

      • Journal’s Name
      • Article Title
      • Article Authors
      • Publication Date
    2. Research Introduction

      • Describe the topic under investigation
      • Why was this research conducted?
      • What predictions or hypotheses if any did the authors make about this study?
    3. Method Used

      • Who participated in the study?
      • What method did the authors use to select the participants?
      • Explain the procedures and or materials used to study the topic and why.
    4. Results, Discussion, and Conclusion

      • What was the main finding of the study?
      • Why are the results or information gathered important?
      • What is your opinion on the value of the study?
      • How will this study further your knowledge of the selected topic (performance or leadership)?
      • How can you apply these findings to your future leadership roles?
      • How does this knowledge influence your current or future behavior?

Note: This assignment is a summary of the content in the article, all the questions must be answered in your own words and following APA formatting. Don’t forget that one of the measures of plagiarism is the Turnitin analysis percentage of 25% or more without proper citations.

Rubric

Assignment #2 – Employee Performance Article ResearchAssignment #2 – Employee Performance Article ResearchCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeArticle Format Requirement10.0 ptsExceptionalAll requirements are met.8.0 ptsAdequateSome requirements are met0.0 ptsDeficientDid not meet the requirements.10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeArticle information10.0 ptsExceptionalInformation is in paragraph form and includes all requirements.8.0 ptsAdequateInformation is not in paragraph form and or did not include all requirements.0.0 ptsDeficientDid not meet the requirements10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch Introduction25.0 ptsExceptionalState purpose of the article is described accurately, and the importance of the topic is explored. Predictions are described accurately and with clear details.20.0 ptsAdequateThe purpose of the article and predictions are described but without sufficient detail.15.0 ptsDeficientThe purpose of the article is vague or incorrect. Stated predictions of the article are vague or incorrect25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMethod Used25.0 ptsExceptionalParticipants and measures discussed in detail and with clarity; relationship to the purpose of the article clearly drawn20.0 ptsAdequateParticipants and measures discussed, but without sufficient detail to support the purpose of the research15.0 ptsDeficientParticipants and measures not clearly discussed.25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResults, Discussion, and Conclusion25.0 ptsExceptionalDiscussion section summary is succinct, and precise reasons why the study is important are described in detail. Insights discussing the importance and limitations of the topic are explored. The content application is detailed.20.0 ptsAdequateDiscussion section summary either state why the study is important but without sufficient detail OR states limitations but without sufficient detail OR does not describe a personal future application.15.0 ptsDeficientDid not describe why the study is important. No limitations discussed OR application explained.25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar & APA5.0 ptsExceptionalCommunicates professionally avoiding grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. Adheres to proper APA formatting4.0 ptsAdequateCommunicates professionally, however, there are grammatical spelling or punctuation errors. It presents some APA errors.3.0 ptsDeficientDoes not communicate professionally. There are many grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. Doesn’t adheres to proper APA formatting.5.0 pts
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