Career Development Plan Summary
Imagine that you have recently been promoted to a midlevel management position, and
your upper-level manager has revealed that your team will be restructured. Your team will
take on new responsibilities that require the hiring of additional personnel and will require
training for new and current employees. Your manager also wants to consider better
methods for appraising the team’s performance. Your task is to compose a proposal to
be delivered to upper management regarding how this restructure will be designed and
You may choose to use your own company, with the approval of your instructor or
department, as the context for this assignment. Alternatively, you may select a position at
Kudler Fine Foods that would be appropriate for this assignment. The Kudler Fine Foods
Virtual Organization is located in the materials section of the student website.
? Resources: The Career Development Plan Part III—Performance and Career
Management and the Career Development Plan Part IV—Compensation
assignments; and Kudler Fine Foods Virtual Organization on the student website
? Write a 1,750- to 2,100- word proposal explaining the recommendations and
justifications to upper management for the following:
o The job descriptions and qualifications for five new positions (including one firstlevel
o A training program to introduce and enhance the skills and qualifications of new
and current employees. o Methods for evaluating employee and team performance, including a progressive
discipline process. This section must cover each of the points discussed within
the Career Development Plan Part III—Performance and Career Management
assignment, completed Week Four, and the Career Development Plan Part IV—
Compensation assignment, completed Week Five.
o Challenges of the team performance evaluation, including
? differences between the two appraisal systems.
? difficulties of evaluating team performance.
? unique needs of a team appraisal system.
? team motivations and expectations.
? individual equity and how it affects team performance.
? strategies to discourage social loafing.
? individual employee responsibilities towards the team.
o Incentives and benefits packages.
o Strategies for managing employees’ career development, such as promotions,
educational opportunities, accommodations for diversity, and so on.
o A fair and appropriate compensation plan.
Note. APA format is not required for this proposal; however, you must include a title
page and a reference page.
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