Assignment 1: Compensation Practice
Use the Internet
or the Strayer Library to research a publicly traded company for which you would
like to work.
Write a six 6 page paper in which
1) Briefly describe the company you researched, its compensation
strategy, best practices they are applying, and compensation-related challenges
they are facing.
2) Analyze how your company applies compensation
practice to determine the positive or negative impact to the company and its
3) Examine the ways in which laws, labor unions, and market
factors impact the company’s compensation practices. Provide specific examples
to support your response.
4) Evaluate the effectiveness of traditional
bases for pay at the company you researched.
5) Use at least three (3)
quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as
Your assignment must follow these formatting
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
- 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 assignment page length.