Using the point method and the four basic factor categories, develop a job evaluation system for the “Eastern Provincial University” case on page 468 in the Appendix. Then apply your system to the different jobs to derive a single hierarchy of jobs. Summarize this information in a table similar to Table 8.2. One alleged problem with performance appraisal is that most employees seem to think they are above average and do not like to be told otherwise. Do you think this is true, and, if so, how could you design an appraisal system that might avoid this problem?
“Wellness and work/life balance programs are all very nice, but other than providing a safe working environment, why should it be up to the employer to look after an employee’s health and wellness? Don’t individuals have the responsibility to look after their own health and wellness?” Do you agree or disagree with the attitude expressed here? Discuss why