Group Research Project: Case Study 2–Group Level of Analysis This assignment is a group project. It will assess your and your study group’s knowledge of the effect of group behavior on organizational performance and effectiveness. It also will examine your critical thinking and writing skills within a collaborative team environment. Your team will be created under Study Groups, and where all collaboration will take place. You must read the case titled “Going Global: What Does it Take to Make Cross-cultural Teams Successful?”; identify and analyze key problems, challenges, and opportunities in the case; and make recommendations for solving the problems […]
Post a New Topic that discusses a text that you have found to be the most helpful and effective in your program of study. Provide a very brief synopsis and explain why you consider this text as effective. At least 250 words. 2 references. Due Wednesday. Note that all HR students are required to answer this question. Instructions: Managing people is a key factor for all managers. Human resources theory and practices are foundational both for the unique discipline of human resources and for the general practice and discipline of management. Discuss how human resources is both a discipline of […]
Read the “Stories of Change” section in Chapter 1 of the textbook that describes how companies such as Hewlett Packard, IBM, Kodak, and McDonald’s have addressed significant changes within their organizations. Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you: Using Kotter’s model, identify the three (3) most significant errors made out of all of the change stories presented and describe the ramifications of those mistakes. Make at least one (1) recommendation for each change story that would have improved the effectiveness of the change process and explain why that recommendation would have altered the outcome of the […]
What purpose does HR management (HRM) serve in an organization? (Please remember that proper APA citation is required for ALL course work, including our discussions. This means that any material you borrow from the Internet, our textbook, or any other source MUST be set in quotation marks and the source noted. Then you MUST add your own thoughts and ideas to the borrowed material. Borrowed material must never dominate a student’s work.)
Week 2: The Legal and Ethical Context – Discussion 1 EEO Laws (Graded) Class, since the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, more employment legislation in the area of equal employment opportunity (EEO) has become the law of the land. Pick one of the following acts and tell us its major provisions. What does it cover, when was it passed, and who does it protect? Civil Rights Act of 1964 -Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) -Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) -Pregnancy Discrimination Act -Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (Do not forget proper citation—both quotation marks AND the source […]
The Legal and Ethical Context – Discussion 2 Privacy and Technology (Graded) E-mail, voicemail, and Internet usage are common in today’s workplaces. Should your employer know the contents of your communications and the websites you visit if these things occur at work? Why or why not?
Staffing the Organization – Discussion 1 Job Analysis (Graded) What contribution, if any, does job analysis make to the human resource activities in your organization? Explain your answer using specific examples
Staffing the Organization – Discussion 2 Recruitment and Selection (Graded) What are some ways in which effective recruitment and selection activities can help an organization gain a competitive advantage? What are some best practices in recruitment and selection activities that can help an organization gain a competitive advantage?
raining and Development – Discussion 1 Employee Orientation (Graded) What is the purpose of new employee orientation? Do you think it is necessary for a company to offer a formal orientation program for new employees, or is it better to leave this job to the individual’s supervisor?Explain your answer