Ford Company Professional Development Program



Due Week 6: 240 points

As you continue your consulting role, the next task is to deliver a professional development program to the CEO of your chosen organization.

It is important that your program’s proposal be based on your research of emotional intelligence (EI) and specifically detail how a new incentive program, based on an EI management approach, will:

▪ fosterteamwork,

▪ strengtheninterpersonalrelationships,

▪ enhancecommunication,

▪ increase overall performance,and

▪ benefitnotonlymanagersbutthebottom-line.


Create a double-spaced 5 to 7 page proposal that includes the following components:

1) EI and Motivation

  • Which of the EI building blocks would impact management’s ability to
  • enhance employee performance and job satisfaction?

  • Based on your research on motivational theory, describe how you would utilize positive or negative reinforcement to influence the members of the organization and resolve the issue. Provide examples to support yoursolution.
  • 2) EI and Social Skills and Decision Making

  • Explain how the core concepts of emotional intelligence would
  • enhance the social skills and the decision-making efficacy of the management team.

    3) Effective Teams

  • Describe the core attributes of an effective team and the strategies
  • you would implement to develop team dynamics that will benefit the organization.

    4) Reward Systems

  • Create an effective reward system for this organization. Determine
  • the strategies you would incorporate to motivate employees and influence behavior.

    5) References and Citations

  • Provide at least 2 quality resources.
  • In-text citations are required when paraphrasing or quoting another source.
  • 6) Formatting and Writing Standards

  • Formatting and writing standards are part of your grade. Align your
  • formatting to the Strayer Writing Standards.


    Assignment 3: Dismissal Meeting

    Due Week 6 and worth 150 points

    Imagine that you are an office manager and you have been tasked with the job of coordinating and heading the dismissal meeting for an employee layoff.

    Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

    1. Propose three (3) ways that a manager can cope with any negative emotions that may accompany an employee layoff.
    2. Describe a step-by-step process of conducting the dismissal meeting.
    3. Determine the compensation that the fictitious company may provide to the separated employee.
    4. Using Microsoft Word or an equivalent such as OpenOffice, create a chart that depicts the timeline of the disbursement of the compensation.
    5. Predict three (3) ways that this layoff may affect the company.
    6. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

    Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

    • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
    • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

    The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

    • Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce.
    • Develop effective talent management strategies to recruit and select employees.
    • Design processes to manage employee performance, retention, and separation.
    • Analyze laws governing employment and how organizations can ensure ethical practices.
    • Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development.
    • Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.