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The questions that the evaluation will attempt to answer will concern the relevance, the governance and the success and profitability of LAC's human resources management.
The questions regarding each of these subjects are as follows:
The table below indicates the methodologies that will be used to obtain answers for each subject. Methodology, we mean the research mechanisms and information sources used by the evaluation team to gather testimony and evidence to support the answers to the evaluation questions.
Documentation comprises all of the data and reports used to measure the performance indicators related to the projected results. It will also include relevant departmental documents, such as Reports on Plans and Priorities, Departmental Performance Reports and LAC's Strategic Directions or Business Plans, departmental human resource policies and audit reports prepared by central agencies.
The comparison groups will consist of functional specialists in human resources and line managers. Data will be collected through questionnaires and/or personal interviews. The questions will be of a qualitative nature and will measure the expected outcomes as well as the quality of reports and communication between functional experts and line managers. If necessary, interviews will also be conducted with LAC staff members to complement the observations and conclusions drawn from the analysis of the Public Service Employee Survey.