In a research paper, provide researched rationale for the nature and substance of your 4 selected, distinct policies. Why should these elements be in a policy manual?

Topic: Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management

In this assignment you will present as to why 4 policies should be included within the employee handbook. This assignment allows you to apply some of your HR knowledge to a fictional small company of 15-25 employees.

In a research paper, provide researched rationale for the nature and substance of your 4 selected, distinct policies. Address the reasoning and/or rationale for the inclusion of the selected policy elements in a policy manual.

Address employment legislation pertinent to the stated size of the company (15–25 employees). In elaborating on the rationale, you may want to consider the following questions:

Why should these elements be in a policy manual?

What laws or principles mandate an organization follow these guidelines?

What cases have established precedent for this issue to be addressed clearly in an organization’s employee policy manual?

Support your rationale with (at minimum) 10 reputable, practitioner sources (ex. SHRM) or scholarly journals.

In a research paper, provide researched rationale for the nature and substance of your 4 selected, distinct policies. Why should these elements be in a policy manual?