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January 9, 2019

Define and evaluate the problem with the current organizational cultures at AGC

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. Additional Information: The presentation that Shawn made to the board was a success. You and he both believe that the overview he gave to this leadership group helped them see the challenges associated with the effective management of global human capital and the value of recognizing human capital as the most important asset that a […]
January 9, 2019

Why do global human capital goals differ from global organizational goals?

Respond to the following scenario with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use research to reinforce your ideas. Additional Information: You and Shawn will be meeting next week with John and the board to provide them with your proposed global human capital goals. You both know that to maintain buy-in from this group, your presentation must be strong. This may be the first time that this group has ever seen goals associated with a human capital management program. You are meeting in Shawn's office to go over talking points on the slides and to coordinate the […]
January 9, 2019

Briefly summarize the Folole Muliaga scenario 

Ethical Behavior Using the Folole Muliaga case study provided in Bridgeman (2010) and Eweje and Wu (2010), evaluate alternative actions and consequences to Mercury Energy. In your paper, be certain to specifically address the following: • Briefly summarize the Folole Muliaga scenario • Assess the consequences/outcome • Determine if what Mercury Energy did was illegal • Are you in agreement with the police and coroner decisions? Why or why not? • What reforms/guidelines were adopted as a result of this tragedy? Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly resources in addition to required resources. In addition to […]
January 9, 2019

Investigate the approach that the company in this case study has used in its many successful acquisitions

Read Case 1, “Mergers and Acquisitions”, on page 35 of Greers’ text and then answer the following questions: Investigate the approach that the company in this case study has used in its many successful acquisitions. What are some of the human resource practices that have made its acquisitions successful? If human resources are a major source of competitive advantage and the key determinant of an organization’s ability to pursue a given strategy, why have the human resource aspects of mergers and acquisitions been ignored or handled poorly in so many instances in the past? Relate the case study to some of your own […]
January 9, 2019

Discuss how the company uses its human resource management strategy to support its business strategy

Select a publicly traded company by searching the Strayer Databases or the Internet. Download the annual report for the most recent year reported for use in this assignment. Based on your review and analysis of the annual report, prepare a ten to twelve (10-12) page report in which you: 1. Discuss how the company uses its human resource management strategy to support its business strategy. 2. Evaluate how the company is leveraging its human capital to contribute to the financial performance of the business. 3. Discuss how the legal and regulatory environment impact human capital management. 4. Evaluate the company’s […]
January 9, 2019

As you reflect on Meilaender’s readings, what is his distinction between procreation and reproduction

As you reflect on Meilaender’s readings, what is his distinction between procreation and reproduction, as well as that of being begotten versus being made? Do you agree with his description? Why or why not?
January 9, 2019

Discuss the connection between recruitment and retention

Drawing on the material in the background readings and doing additional research, please prepare a 3-5 page paper (not including the cover and reference pages) in which you: Discuss the connection between recruitment and retention. You will discuss whether you believe it is better to (1) hire hard and manage easy or (2) make up for bad selection with good training. Discuss strategies for retaining employees. Assignment Expectations Your paper will be evaluated on the following points: Precision: Does the paper address the question(s) or task(s)? Clarity: Is the writing clear and are the concepts articulated properly? Are responses made […]
January 9, 2019

Understanding the Tourism and Hospitality Industry with Work Placement

Introduction To be assessed on this unit you need to undertake andSUBMIT a 2,000 word assignment, clearly following relevant instructions on content, word count and referencing procedures. The assignment is designed to cover the learning outcomes of the unit and help you obtain a clear understanding of the subject area via the research, reading and relevant work experience (ifAPPLICABLE) undertaken during your studies. You may already be working in the industry and studying OTHM on a part-time basis or perhaps an individual who wishes toENTER the industry or upgrade skills through study and work placement. Some Issues to Consider Historically, Great Britain played a […]
January 9, 2019

Discuss two major trends that are currently affecting the practice of human resource management

(TCO A) Discuss two major trends that are currently affecting the practice of human resource management. Provide examples of how a company’s HRM practices might be affected by each trend. (Points: 30) (TCO B) To be a strategic business contributor, human resources must enhance organizational performance, expand human capital, and be cost effective. Discuss how HRM professionals must balance the competing demands made on them. (Points: 30) (TCO C) Explain the most significant impact of a union on human resource management. (Points: 30) (TCO D) In developing human resource strategies, businesses face several important challenges. Identify and describe four of these challenges. Link these […]
January 9, 2019

Describe how you would convince the company’s leadership of the value of HRM

(TCO A) Many people still believe that companies care little about human resource management compared to other revenue-generating departments. Explain why companies have this perception. Describe how you would convince the company’s leadership of the value of HRM. (Points: 30) (TCO B) If an employer asked you to review an employment decision to determine whether discrimination had occurred, identify the factors you would consider in that decision and describe how you would evaluate them. (Points: 30) (TCO C) Many believe that good pay and good management result in union avoidance. Describe the policies and practices companies should develop to avoid unionizing. Explain how […]