Create a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race

Assignment 2: Mitigating Legal Issues

 

Due Week 5 and worth 200 points

 

As you are reviewing the growth of your selected company, you are noticing how diversity and sexual harassment issues are impacting the overall company culture. You want to make sure that your friend is not vulnerable to any legal issues that could jeopardize the survivability of the company. You realize that you may need to start implementing a few policies now instead of waiting until the HR department has been fully materialized. You will also need to communicate the policies to the managers, staff and employees of your selected company.

 

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

1. Create a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. and to promote a diverse workplace. Note: Use the following samples as guidance.

Hint: Review the sample diversity policy

Hint: Review the Sample Human Resources Policies, Checklists, Forms, and Procedures, or use a sample policy from a company you are familiar with as guidance.

2. Create a sexual harassment policy for your selected company to address a sexual harassment complaint. Cover both quid pro quo and hostile work environment types of harassment in your policy.

Hint:  Review “Sample Policy 1: Sexual Harassment

Hint: Review the Sample Human Resources Policies, Checklists, Forms, and Procedures, located at , or use a sample policy from a company you are familiar with as guidance.

Hint: Review the article titled “How to address an employee sexual harassment complaint

3. Use the Diversity or Sexual Harassment Training Plan template to develop a training plan to communicate one (1) of the policies you created (the diversity policy or the sexual harassment policy) to the company’s managers, staff and employees.

Note: The completed Training Plan should be incorporated into the paper and is counted towards the total page length requirement for this assignment.

Hint: Review the article titled “How Do I Plan a Human Resource Training Program in an Organization Setting

4. Use at least four (4) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource.

5. Format your assignment according to these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; 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 page length.
  • Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.
Points: 200 Assignment 2: Mitigating Legal Issues
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Create a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. and to promote a diverse workplace.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely created a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. and to promote a diverse workplace. Partially created a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. and to promote a diverse workplace. Satisfactorily created a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. and to promote a diverse workplace. Thoroughly created a diversity policy for your selected company to mitigate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. and to promote a diverse workplace.
2. Create a sexual harassment policy for your selected company to address a sexual harassment complaint. Cover both quid pro quo and hostile work environment types of harassment in your policy.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely created a sexual harassment policy for your selected company to address a sexual harassment complaint. Did not submit or incompletely covered both quid pro quo and hostile work environment types of harassment in your policy. Partially created a sexual harassment policy for your selected company to address a sexual harassment complaint. Partially covered both quid pro quo and hostile work environment types of harassment in your policy. Satisfactorily created a sexual harassment policy for your selected company to address a sexual harassment complaint.  Satisfactorily covered both quid pro quo and hostile work environment types of harassment in your policy. Thoroughly created a sexual harassment policy for your selected company to address a sexual harassment complaint.  Thoroughly covered both quid pro quo and hostile work environment types of harassment in your policy.
3. Use the Diversity or Sexual Harassment Training Plan template located in Week 5 of your Blackboard course shell to develop a training plan to communicate one  (1) of the policies you created (the diversity policy or the sexual harassment policy) to the company’s managers, staff, and employees.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely used the Diversity or Sexual Harassment Training Plan template located in Week 5 of your Blackboard course shell to develop a training plan to communicate one (1) of the policies you created (the diversity policy or the sexual harassment policy) to the company’s managers, staff, and employees. Partially used the Diversity or Sexual Harassment Training Plan template located in Week 5 of your Blackboard course shell to develop a training plan to communicate one (1) of the policies you created (the diversity policy or the sexual harassment policy) to the company’s managers, staff, and employees. Satisfactorily used the Diversity or Sexual Harassment Training Plan template located in Week 5 of your Blackboard course shell to develop a training plan to communicate one (1) of the policies you created (the diversity policy or the sexual harassment policy) to the company’s managers, staff, and employees. Thoroughly used the Diversity or Sexual Harassment Training Plan template located in Week 5 of your Blackboard course shell to develop a training plan to communicate one (1) of the policies you created (the diversity policy or the sexual harassment policy) to the company’s managers, staff, and employees.
4. 4 references

Weight: 10%

 

No references provided. Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
5. Writing Mechanics, Grammar, and Formatting

Weight: 5%

Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.
6. Appropriate Use of APA In-Text Citations and Reference

Weight: 5%

Lack of in-text citations and / or lack of reference section. In-text citations and references are provided, but they are only partially formatted correctly in APA style. Most in-text citations and references are provided, and they are generally formatted correctly in APA style. In-text citations and references are error free or almost error free and consistently formatted correctly in APA style.
7. Information Literacy / Integration of Sources

5%

Serious errors in the integration of sources, such as intentional or accidental plagiarism, or failure to use in-text citations. Sources are partially integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
8. Clarity and Coherence of Writing

Weight: 5%

Information is confusing to the reader and fails to include reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. Information is partially clear with minimal reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. Information is mostly clear and generally supported with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

 

Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and consistent manner with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.