In today’s global marketplace, competition evolves at a rapid pace and organizations are increasingly concerned with sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The human resource function is uniquely positioned to assist in both developing and implementing sustainability strategies. Therefore, it is critical for organizations to understand the benefits of performance management. As you have been learning, performance management should align with organizational strategy. Similarly, it is also important for organizations to balance organizational strategy with sustainability objectives. Performance management and sustainability go hand in hand in support of an organization’s long-term success, as well as corporate social responsibility efforts.
To begin this Assignment, select an organization of your choice that meets one of the following requirements:
An organization you have worked with and are familiar with its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
An organization about which enough literature has been published to describe the current state of its CSR initiatives or provide enough information for you to make an assessment.
Then, to complete this Assignment, review the Learning Resources for this week, and other resources you have found in the Walden Library or online, and respond to the following bullets in a 3- to 5-page academic paper.
Provide a brief background on the organization, including industry, location, size, and products or services offered.
Analyze the organization’s CSR.
Discuss 3 ways an HR professional can ensure the organization’s performance management system has a positive, dynamic relationship with corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Outline strategies to improve or establish the organization’s program of CSR.