Manager Interview Paper Grading Rubric

Section and Sub-Section

Total Points

Credit

Introduction:

4

 

 

Introduces the purpose of the paper

 

+2

 

Identifies managers (may use an alias to be anonymous)

 

+1

 

Identifies managers' job titles

 

+1

 

†- minus .5 for very brief; minus 1 for missing (all per subsection)

 

 

General Background & Responsibilities:

6

 

 

Identifies whether managers have taken a course in OB and their perception of it (remembers most, relevance)

 

+3

 

Discusses manager's most liked and least liked aspect of the job

 

+3

 

†- minus .5 or 1 for minor omissions or brevity; minus 2 for major issues (all per sub-section)

 

 

Focus Section:

22

 

 

Quality of interview questions

 

+5

 

Quality of narrative summary of responses

 

+6

 

Links response to relevant course theory/concepts

 

+10

 

Includes citations

 

+1

 

 

 

 

Conclusions:

8

 

 

Summarizes thoughts/ideas/reflects on the interviewer's responses and implication for OB and their career

 

+8

 

†- minus .5 for brief, but meaningful discussion; minus 1 for a general or surface-level discussion of the take-away points; minus 2 for omission

 

 

Flow of Writing:

4

 

 

This reader thinks the clear, concise writing in this document made it enjoyable to read. The writer uses a lot of sentence variety and strong word choices.

 

4

 

This reader thinks the writing in this document is good, but perhaps the writer could have introduced a little more variety and/or written in a more concise fashion.

 

3

 

This reader thinks some of the writing is awkward, and/or the writer relies too heavily on the same kind of sentence structure.

 

2

 

This reader thinks much of the writing in this document is awkward, repetitive, and/or wordy. The writing was not engaging.

 

1

Grammar & Writing Mechanics:

4

 

 

This reader noticed few errors, if any. The document is clear, and the writer shows considerable mastery of the language.

 

4

 

This reader noticed some grammatical/mechanical errors, but those errors did not interfere with the readerís understanding of the documentís purpose.

 

3

 

This reader noticed numerous grammatical/mechanical errors, and those errors interfered at times with the readerís understanding of the documentís purpose and/or caused the reader to question the skill and expertise of the writer.

 

2

 

This reader noticed many grammatical/mechanical errors. The reader felt the number of errors made the document difficult to understand, and the reader questioned the writerís professionalism because of these recurrent mistakes.

 

1

Formatted Correctly:

2

 

 

Title page, Page Numbers, Font/Spacing, Neatness

 

 

† - minus .5 for issues

 

 

 

Total Possible Points

50