Storytelling is a valuable to in all aspects of professional and even personal life. This is certainly true for human resource management. The best information
in the world is meaningless if you are unable to effectively convey it. This skill can be used to engage an audience, convey information, and persuade. It can
be used to illustrate complex concepts and emotions. In the ever more significant field of HR, storytelling can positively impact your leadership position.
Note: For this assignment, you will use the executive summary you created for your second assignment, HR Challenge: Data for Decision Making: Measuring
Evelyn Unger, senior HR generalist at CapraTek was very pleased with your executive summary on improving productivity and quality. She has now been
approached by Denise Dawson, VP of Operations, to head a team to address improving quality through improved performance at CapraTek. Evelyn wants you
to present your recommendations and findings to senior leadership in the organization.
Building on the data you analyzed and the recommendations you made in your executive summary in Week 5, you will create a PowerPoint with
accompanying verbal (recorded) or written (text). Tell a story. Why is this story of numbers important? Why should senior management care? How might the
issues be addressed In your executive summary, you made informed decisions. You now are making the best case you can for this plan. Include what you
know about storytelling to make your case.
Using the Capratek: Data for Decision Making – Measuring Organizational Performance simulation and your executive summary from the Week 5
assignment, create a PowerPoint presentation with accompanying verbal (recorded) or written (text) to create a presentation to senior management with
Prepare a 10–12 slide presentation that uses storytelling to explain data and make recommendations. Along with your recommendations, include the
Explain the data gathered from the company.
Explain the data you reviewed in the CapraTek simulation.
Integrate storytelling to effectively communicate your stated positions.
Make persuasive recommendations to drive employee performance in the direction desired by organizational strategy.
Use the presented data that supports your view.
Use illustrative techniques to explain how your recommendations would improve quality and help to achieve strategic organizational goals.
Address other key issues (ROI, employee buy-in).
Review the HR Challenge: Effective Storytelling: Influencing the Decision Makers Scoring Guide to see the criteria by which your assignment will be evaluated.
Before submitting your assignment for evaluation, review your draft in SafeAssign to check your use of source material.
The deliverable for this assignment applies professional skills in human resource management (HRM) to workplace situations which you will likely encounter
in your day-to-day work in HRM. As part of your learning, we focus on the development of effective professional communication skills for the workplace. Your
assignment should meet the following additional requirements:
Length: Your presentation should include 10–12 presentation slides, not including the cover slide, title slide, and resources slide.
The cover slide should include your name, the course number, assignment title, and date. No other information is required on this slide.
The title slide should include the title of the presentation, and a subtitle, if needed.
Each content slide should include one of the following
For presentation where you record the presentation, include an outline of the material being presented.
For presentation will not be recorded, include detailed speaker notes expanding on the slide’s content.
The resource slide (reference list) should be the last slide.
Organization: Make sure that your assignment writing is well-organized, using headings and subheadings to organize content for the reader.
Font and font size: Arial or Verdana.
Keep font size at 24 point or above for slide titles.
Keep font size at 18 or above for headings and explanatory text.
Resources: Use a minimum of six references from trade publications or peer-reviewed.
Evidence: Support your assertions with data and in-text citations.
APA formatting: Resources and in-text citations are formatted according to current APA Style and Format guidelines.
Support main points and recommendations with relevant and credible evidence.
Address the appropriate audience, using familiar, discipline-specific language and terminology.
Use spell-check and other tools to ensure correct spelling and grammar.