Overview: For this milestone, due in Module Five, you will analyze HR strategic initiatives of employee and labor relations that positively impact organizational effectiveness. The three critical element focus on employee discipline, performance management, and employee and labor relations.
Prompt: First, read Chapters 8 and 14 in your text, the Harvard Business Review article Discipline Without Punishment – At Last, and the Grievance Procedures: What are the Steps Typically Found in a Grievance Procedure? SHRM article.
Refer to the chapter readings and module resources to support your responses to each of the three critical elements below. Carefully read and address each critical element as written, using detailed and informative analysis that conveys critical thinking. The three critical element are aligned to the organization technical competency within the HR knowledge domain.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
Employee Discipline: Analyze punitive and nonpunitive disciplinary approaches, and explain their impacts on employee relations.
Performance Management: Determine the elements of an effective performance management system, and explain how well the employer’s system
meets organizational needs.
Employee and Labor Relations: Determine the differences between union grievance procedures and nonunion complaint processes, and describe
improvements that could be made to a nonunion complaint process.
Guidelines for Submission: This milestone must be submitted as a 3- to 4-page Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-
inch margins. Use the latest edition of the APA manual for formatting and citations.