Journal: HR ApproachesDue date: 1.08.2018Length: 600 words +/- 5 %Task:Conduct

Journal: HR ApproachesDue date: 1.08.2018Length: 600 words +/- 5 %Task:Conduct a mini survey of your class members to determine whether they believe an instrumental (hard) or humanistic (soft) approach to HRM should be utilised to help an organisation achieve its business goals. Outline your findings in a journal entry and incorporate critical discussion on how HRM has evolved and its role/linkage with achieving business goals.In this task, you are required to:• Undertake a survey of class members in which your role is to determine if your peers believe that for an organisation to achieve its business goals a hard (instrumental) or soft (humanistic) approach to HRM is most appropriate, and why.• Reflect on the findings and crucially discuss how HRM has evolved and the role of HRM in contributing to business goals and satisfying employee needs.Instructions:1. Conduct a survey of class members on preferred approaches hard (instrumental) or soft (humanistic) to HRM in contributing to business goals and satisfying employee needs.2. Using the i2 journal tool, write a reflection on your survey results. Use the following questions to frame your critical discussion:1. What was the result of your survey findings (i.e., is hard or soft approaches to HRM preferred and why)?2. How has HRM evolved over time?3. What role does HRM play in contributing to the realisation of business goals?4. What factors or circumstances might change the preferred approach to HRM going forward?Rationale:This assessment task allows students to develop their professional writing and communication skills, focusing on writing and supporting arguments in a professional manner. This task provides an opportunity for students to evaluate sources of information, synthesise ideas gained from academic texts and incorporate reference material in an appropriate manner.This assessment will assist you in achieving the following learning outcomes:• be able to critically discuss the evolution of HRM and its theoretical base• be able to critically examine the role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals and satisfying employee needsMarking criteriaCritreion HD DI CRDiscusses the evolution of HRM and its theoretical base.5 marks Provides an in-depth, clear and succinct critical analysis of factors (external and internal) and theories (instrumental – hard and humanistic – soft) related to the evolution of HRM, evaluating their relative importance to present a clearly and succinctly proposed conclusion about the most significant factors contributing to current and future approaches. Provides a clear and succinct critical analysis of factors (external and internal) and theories (instrumental – hard and humanistic – soft) related to the evolution of HRM, evaluating their relative importance to present reasoned judgements about the most significant factors contributing to current and future approaches. Analyses the factors (external and internal) and theories (instrumental – hard and humanistic – soft) related to the evolution of HRM and discusses their relative contributions to current and future approaches but evidence lacks in-depth insight.Examines the role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals and satisfying employee needs5 marks Provides a sophisticated in-depth, clear and succinct examination of the role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals and presents a clearly and succinctly defined conclusion with examples and recommendations about HRMs relationship to satisfying employee needs in a creative manner. Provides a clear and succinct examination of the role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals and presents reasoned arguments with examples about HRMs relationship to satisfying employee needs in a creative manner. The role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals is analysed, and an examination of how employees needs are satisfied with examples is offered but some commentary lacks insight into the deeper connections.Fulfils the technical aspects of the task.5 marksWriting shows control and skilful construction of expression to convey specific understandings. Seamlessly integrates citations and referencing into the writing to convey meaning clearly, coherently and persuasively. Uses the APA (6th ed.) reference system without error. Written expression and referencing show clear organisation. Uses a variety of techniques to incorporate source material and citations effectively to support arguments. Uses the APA (6th ed.) reference system without error. There are no errors relating to writing and references. Uses formal written expression consistently without errors. There are no imprecise or unsupported statements or generalisations. Uses the APA (6th ed.) reference system without error..Journal requirements:• This assignment is to be completed in a basic essay format. Include a brief introduction, body paragraphs and conclusion.• Develop an overall position and ensure each paragraph contains a specific point that is demonstrated and supported in the paragraph.• Write in the third person; avoid the use of “I”, “we”, “our” etc.• Resources and information relating to writing essays can be found at: http://student.csu.edu.au/study/guidesandtips/writing-at-uniReference requirements:• Use at least three (3) reference sources in total, including;• A minimum of two (2) required or recommended readings from the HRM210 modules.• One (1) additional sources that you have located yourself.