RUNNING HEAD: Allstate Insurance Company
Dr. Lesly S. Wilson
October 26, 2011
Allstate Insurance Company
In today’s industry, Allstate continue to look for way to improve their performance and achieve corporate goals. The team at Allstate has found diversity one of the company’s most important competitive weapons (Hellriegel, & Slocum, 2011). Allstate two major points is externally and internally. Allstate using the model for goal setting, evaluate Allstate’s goal-setting process to determine whether or not Allstate has an effective goal-setting program, discuss the competitive advantage Allstate has from the development of the Diversity Index, and recommend the types of high-performance reward system. Allstate should use to motivate its employees to reach its diversity goals, if one were an Allstate employee, discuss whether or not employees motivation by the Diversity Index and QLMS (Hellriegel, & Slocum, 2011).
Model for Goal Setting
In today’s busy world, goal setting is important because one must set deadlines and budgets to obtain results. Most individual and insurance companies used goal-setting technique to outline what, how, and when to complete the task achieved. Allstate goal is obtain the result and set goals to motivate employees. When company’s set goals of employees’ accomplishment and use to measure performance and get exceptional results. By the 1900s goal setting has trickled down from one company to another, but during this period Allstate has created a quotas for their employees, such as sales, and production quotas. The senior vice president human resources at Allstate are Joan Crockett who believes that the way to get employees attention is to set realistic goals and hold them accountable. As it seem, Allstate has the most diverse company that influence the corporate performance. Allstate is the second-largest insurer in the United States.
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