Assignment 3: Creating Training Tools
Due Week 9 and worth 200 points

Imagine your manager has requested that everyone in the company take the StrengthsFinder test. Now, your manager has asked you to put together a training tool on how to best coach and develop employees in the decision making process who have varied strengths.

Write a three to five (3-5) page document for your manager in which you:

  1. Describe a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Determine how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Use scenarios to convey your idea.
  2. Explain how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Use scenarios to convey your idea.
  3. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
    1. Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
    2. 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 is not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Explain the decision-making process management uses to develop viable courses of action to a variety of management situations.
  • Explain the multiple aspects of the managerial planning process and the application of various business- and corporate-level strategies.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in management concepts.
  • Write clearly and concisely about management concepts using proper writing mechanics.

Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 200 Assignment 3: Creating Training Tools
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Describe a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Determine how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Use scenarios to convey your idea.

Weight: 45%

Did not submit or incompletely described a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Did not or incompletely determined how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Did not or incompletely used scenarios to convey your idea. Insufficiently described a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Insufficiently determined how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Insufficiently used scenarios to convey your idea. Partially described a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Partially determined how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Partially used scenarios to convey your idea. Satisfactorily described a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Satisfactorily determined how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Satisfactorily used scenarios to convey your idea. Thoroughly described a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Thoroughly determined how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Thoroughly used scenarios to convey your idea.
2. Explain how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Use scenarios to convey your idea.
Weight: 45%
Did not submit or incompletely explained how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Did not or incompletely used scenarios to convey your idea. Insufficiently explained how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Insufficiently used scenarios to convey your idea. Partially explained how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Partially used scenarios to convey your idea. Satisfactorily explained how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Satisfactorily used scenarios to convey your idea. Thoroughly explained how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Thoroughly used scenarios to convey your idea.
3. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 8 errors present 7-8 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present