For this assessment, select a policy issue that is relevant in today’s workplace. Examples could include, but are not limited to, dress code, employee privacy, social media usage, and workplace romance. Conduct research on your selected policy, including legal implications, and find at least two scholarly or professional resources to support your work.

Requirements

Include the following in an executive summary to organizational leadership:

  • Describe the identified policy issue and its relevancy in the workplace.
  • Develop a policy establishing employee expectations and consequences for violating.
  • Describe additional information relevant to the policy implementation. Why is the policy beneficial to employees and an organization?
  • Articulate how HR professionals would implement and manage the policy. Consider relevant laws and regulations that may impact the adoption of the policy.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 2–3 double-spaced pages, including a references page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Provide at least two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources.
  • APA formatting: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Define the employee relations function of an organization and human resources’ role in its development.
    • Describe the identified policy issue and its relevancy in the workplace.
  • Competency 2: Analyze human resource practices that promote positive employee relations and legal compliance.
    • Articulate how HR professionals would implement and manage the policy.
  • Competency 3: Explain the components of managing employee performance for organizational and personal success.
    • Develop a policy establishing employee expectations and consequences for violating.
    • Describe additional information relevant to the policy implementation.
  • Competency 6: Communicate professionally with all stakeholders.
    • Write in a clear, well-organized manner with the required number of resources to support a central idea, with no technical writing errors, as expected of a business professional.