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Benefits and Compensation Analysis
Review case study:
Review Medtronic Benefits Information:
For Milestone One, you will prepare a draft of Parts A–C of your total rewards analysis (Section I of the final project). Your submission will have the major heading “Total Rewards Analysis: Parts A–C.” Your instructor will grade your submission using the rubric below and will provide feedback you can apply to your final project.
Begin by analyzing qualitative and quantitative data for the current system (as identified in the case study) that will inform your future recommendations and revisions. Once your analysis has been completed, compare and contrast the provided quantitative data regarding the current benefits and compensation system with external benchmarking data from Medtronic, an organizations within the same industry. Then draft Parts A–C of your analysis. Thoroughly cover each of the critical elements, and include your answers to the guiding questions.
Specifically the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Benefits and Compensation Analysis: For this part of the assessment, you will analyze given aspects of a benefits and compensation package from the provided case study. You will analyze qualitative and quantitative data regarding the current system and determine gaps in that system that will inform your future recommendations and revisions.
Analyze the issues or concerns of employees through a review of the qualitative data presented in the case study, for their validity and importance. Be sure to consider the needs of different demographics of employees within the organization.
Determine the key issues or concerns of employees that should be targeted and addressed, based on the provided qualitative data. Justify your response. What issues or concerns should be targeted and why? Why should other concerns be made less of a priority? You could consider the underlying reasons behind the issues voiced by employees.
Compare and contrast the provided quantitative data regarding the current benefits and compensation system with external benchmarking data from the provided Medtronic data to complete your response. What does the current system have that other organizations do not? What do other organizations offer that the current system does not? Be sure to justify your response.
Guidelines for Submission: This milestone should be 3–4 pages in length (in addition to a cover page and references section) and should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Use at least three sources, which should be cited according to APA style.