Appraisal at Yarra Bank
Human resources in organisations
Report – Appraisal at Yarra Bank (based on case study in Stone pp.347-348)
This written assessment is designed to assist students develop skills in the analysis of a typical
business situation based on performance management, the HR legal framework, and theories and
models relevant to contemporary people management issues. This assessment requires you to
analyse the current situation of the case study, identify and specify the organisational issues, and
provide to management practical and appropriate recommendations based on best practice people
and performance management.
The secondary purpose of this assessment is to give students the opportunity to enhance their
research, analysis, critical thinking and written communication skills; particularly in the areas of
developing argument in the context of business report writing. Your report should be 1500 words
(excluding references). Students are expected to engage in extensive research within the academic
literature and the relevant Australian HR legal framework across federal and/or state law. And
use at least five (5) references from relevant academic peer-reviewed journal articles. Read the
pp.347-348 and answer question.
- Identify the major stakeholders and explain their likely views of the existing performance appraisal program?
- Identify the strength and weakness of the present program.