Write a three to four (3-4) page paper, titled Rationale and Analysis for Agency Selected, Part 1 1. Provide background information about the agencys key historical events, mission, and goals / objectives. (Title this section Introduction)
2. Describe at least three (3) functions of this agency, highlighting the public it serves. (Title this section Agency Functions) 3. Analyze at least two (2) current events involving the agency that might have implications to personnel management. (Use the e-Activities from Week 1 and Week 2.) (Title this section Agency News) 4. Explain the rationale for selecting this agency with at least two (2) justifiable reasons. (Title this section Rationale for Selecting Agency)
5. List at least four (4) academic sources and government Websites you expect to access in your research. (Include no more than one (1) non-government Website) Some Websites you may want to access are: o U.S. Government Website located at www.usa.gov o Office of Personnel Management Website located at www.opm.gov o FedWorld Website located at http://www.fedworld.gov/
6. Revise the previous assignment based on your professors feedback. 7. Analyze the organizational design of the selected agencys human resource management in relationship to the entire organization. Assess its strengths and weaknesses. (Title this section Organizational Design)
8. Assess the agency in terms of its global or international linkages, highlighting its application of theory to its approach to personnel management. (Title this section Global Linkages and Personnel Management) 9. Analyze at least three (3) of the major components of the agencys
human resource systems goals and practices regarding the recruitment and hiring of a qualified workforce. (Title this section Personnel Recruitment and Hiring Practices) 10. Evaluate the agencys approach to training and programs provided for new and existing employees for the development of knowledge, skills, and overall competencies, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses.
(Title this section Employee Skills Training) 11. Recommend at least two (2) actions the agency could take to improve in the areas of recruiting and training a qualified workforce. (Title this section Recruiting and Training Recommendations) 12. Provide at least four (4) relevant and credible outside sources that support the content of this assignment. (Include no more than one non-government Website)