Critique the following two articles by comparing and contrasting them to each other. Other relevant articles or literature may be used in the critique.
The first article:
Youndt, M. A., Snell, S. A., Dean, J. W., & Lepak, D. P. (1996). Human resource management, manufacturing strategy, and firm performance. Academy of management Journal, 39(4), 836- 866.
The second article:
Jackson, S. E., Schuler, R. S., & Jiang, K. (2014). An aspirational framework for strategic human resource management. The Academy of Management Annals, 8(1), 1-56.
Write topic sentences for each paragraph except for Introduction. This is exactly what you need to do for various sections and sub-sections within the literature review.
(Introduction = 150-200 words, Body: 1200, Conclusion 100-150 words)
Assignment Literature Critique – Guide and Assessment Criteria
Is the paper well informed 20%
Demonstrates appropriate understanding of the issues.
Shows awareness of relevant ideas and arguments raised in the literature.
Is the paper well-argued? 30%
Relationships between specific points/issues are made clear.
The paper is analytical rather than descriptive.
There is an obvious argument within the paper
Is the paper well structured? 30%
The introduction is clear and signals the aim and direction the paper.
The body of the paper is cohesive and built on a logical sequence of relevant paragraph based points.
The conclusion follows logically from the body of the paper with a justified resolution to the argument.
Is the paper well written? 10%
The writing is clear, concise and smooth-flowing.
Each paragraph introduces and develops a specific point.
Sentences are properly constructed and the prose is grammatically correct and well punctuated.
Word choice is appropriate and spelling is correct.
Is the paper well referenced? 10%
Sources used are adequately and accurately referenced throughout the paper
The reference list is presented consistently and accurately.