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People Management Scorecard

People Management Scorecard

Due: Sunday, midnight of Week 9  (Weight: 22%).


A successful workforce strategy is rooted in the mission, vision, and major goals of the organization, and it has an impact on all parts of the employee lifecycle. In this final assignment, you will assess your organization broadly on its workforce strategy and people management processes.

You will use the People Management Scorecard tool, provided in your course, to pull together your evaluation of the various components of people management across the organization. This tool enables you to make a well-structured and succinct evaluation of the state of people management and workforce strategy in your organization and to develop relevant ideas for improvement in the weaker areas.

The areas you will assess are:

  1. Alignment with Mission, Vision, and Goals
  2. Hiring Process
  3. Team Management and Diversity
  4. Differentiation
  5. Performance Reviews
  6. Letting People Go
  7. Coaching, Development, and Culture


Prepare for this assignment by downloading the Scorecard Download Scorecardtool, either from here or from the Week 9 Overview page of this course. Save the Scorecard file, using your name and following the format shown below:

  • LastName_FirstName_JWI520_Scorecard.docx
    • e.g., Doe_John_ JWI520_Scorecard.docx

Ideally, you will use the organization where you currently work as the focus for your assessment. If you prefer, however, you may select another organization with which you are familiar. Then follow the instructions below to fill out the sections of the Scorecard.


Write your Introduction section by responding to the prompts below: 

  • Provide a brief description of your organization, including its name, products or services, industry sector, location, number of employees, etc.
  • Provide a brief, high-level summary of the organization’s current approach to people management and overall workforce strategy.

Note: This section must be no more than 300 words.

Assessment Sections

Fill out all 7 assessment sections in the Scorecard. Each section covers one component of people management or workforce strategy at your organization. 

  • The items in each assessment section are organized in a table format. For each item, fill out the 3 columns as indicated below:
  •  Column 1: provide a score of A, B, or C for that area of people management.
    • Score options:  A = Excellent / B= Satisfactory / C = Poor
  • Column 2: provide a brief rationale that clearly illustrates the reasons for your score. 
  • Column 3: provide an actionable recommendation to improve or maintain performance. 


Write your Recommendations Summary section by responding to the prompts below: 

  • In this section, write a short synopsis or summary of all your change recommendations for the people management process.
  • Explain how the various recommendations will work together to create significant improvements to the existing people management processes at your organization.

Note: This section must be no more than 300 words.

Submission Requirements

  • The assignment is typed and double-spaced, with a professional font (size 10 – 12)
  • The assignment uses the Scorecard tool provided in the course and is submitted in MS Word document format
  • Includes a Cover Page with the assignment title, your name, the professor’s name, course title, and date
  • Includes an Introduction section of no more than 300 words
  • All sections of the Scorecard document are filled out in accordance with the assignment instructions
  • Includes a Recommendations Summary section of no more than 300 words
  • The assignment is written in a formal manner, with correct spelling and grammar
  • References are included and provide appropriate information that enables the reader to locate the original source
  • Citations and references must follow the formatting instructions found in the JWMI Writing Standards Guide. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. 

JWI 520: People Management

People Management Scorecard

People Management Scorecard

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Jack Welch Management Institute

JWI 520: People Management

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Your Organization:

Introduction (max length: 300 words):




Rationale for Score


1. Mission, Vision, and Goals

You and your coworkers understand the mission, vision, and goals of your organization.

Your department or team’s work is aligned with the mission, vision, and goals of the organization.

2. Hiring Process

There is a well-organized hiring process, with resources and tools to support hiring managers.

There is an effective onboarding process for new hires, which prepares them for their role and orients them to the organization’s mission, goals, and culture.

3. Team Management and Diversity

Managers have the resources and skills to design an effective workforce strategy for their teams.

Managers understand how to work effectively with individuals and teams across remote, hybrid, and onsite modes of work.

Leadership promotes and leverages diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in hiring and in the organization’s culture.

4. Differentiation

Managers at your organization know how to differentiate between employees and identify top talent.

Employees at your organization receive regular feedback on their performance and know where they stand.

5. Performance Reviews

Your organization has an effective performance-review process that develops people to their full potential.

The performance review process is well-integrated with other talent management areas, such as promotion and professional development.

6. Letting People Go

Terminated employees are treated with dignity and respect at your organization.

Other employees receive appropriate support and communication when a co-worker is “let go.”

7. Coaching, Development, and Culture

Managers regularly coach employees and provide candid and actionable feedback on performance.

The workforce at your organization has professional development opportunities and/or mentors available to help them grow.

Leadership fosters a culture of truth, trust, and transparency that motivates people to over-deliver.

Recommendations Summary (max length: 300 words):


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