Review of content and overall lessons presented in the text 

Review of content and overall lessons presented in the text. Relationship of content to human capital practice; point out direct relationships to the textbook by chapter and concept and identify how this information impacts the overall concept

Review of content and overall lessons presented in the text

The book analysis assignment is designed to encourage you to find a professional book, read the book, and then to think critically to how it is related to human capital practice.  You can find many books in the Penn State University Library System that can be checked out for the semester. But you must look for these books and check them out early in the semester.  Alternatively, you can purchase books from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or other booksellers.  You do not have to buy an additional book for this course, but you must act early to secure a book at no cost to you.
Book: SUPERBOSSES—– (go to https://www.ebooks.com/en-us/) and log into account and read the book

Your book analysis should cover the following:
1. Review of content and overall lessons presented in the text (2 single-spaced pages).
2. Relationship of content to human capital practice; point out direct relationships to the textbook by chapter and concept and identify how this information impacts the overall concept and/or practice.   (2 single-spaced pages).
3. Identify how the information learned in the book will impact your own practice of human capital-citing specific concepts and roles,and further, why this information is important for you to knowas a practitioner of human capital. (2 single-spaced pages)
4. Conclusion with your recommendation on the applicability and use of this information for all human capital practitioners—identify how and why this information is useful.  (1 single-spaced page).

Grading will be on the following as they relate to the four factors above:

Thoroughness: How well did your analysis cover each of the four factors identified above?  This is a quality, as well as quantity, measurement.

 

Thoughtfulness: How well did you express your observations in the analysis?

Usefulness:  Is the content useful to those who might be interested in reading the text?

Is the information present in details enough to make a compelling case for purchasing and reading the book?

Quality: Is the analysis presented with appropriate language and terminology, and free from errors?