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January 10, 2019

Assess human resource functions, processes, and roles which support organizational strategy

The twenty-first-century knowledge age is considered a new era for human resource professionals as they are expected to be seasoned businesspersons first and HR professionals second. Use a specific organization you are familiar with to write a 3–4 page analysis of how key HR functions support the organization’s strategy. By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies: Assess human resource functions, processes, and roles which support organizational strategy. Analyze the strategic role of human resource management within the global business environment. Apply human resource practices to support strategic human resources management. Communicate in […]
January 10, 2019

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Competency Model

Human resource competencies serve as a guide for professionals, as effective employees continually work to grow and further develop their proficiency of competencies. From entry level employees to human resource executives, it is important for professionals to demonstrate the qualities necessary for success in their position within their organization. For this Assignment, you examine your own proficiency of human resource competencies. To prepare for this Assignment: Review the “Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Competency Model” in the Learning Resources. Assess your proficiency for two or more competencies. What is your greatest strength? In what areas could you improve? Analyze […]
January 10, 2019

Analyze two (2) current trends in health care that are affecting human resources management that may likely impact your hiring decision as HR manager

Imagine that you have applied for the position of Manager of Human Resources at an acute care hospital in your community. The hospital is planning to expand its services to meet the needs of a growing community. As part of the application screening process, you have been asked to write a document that outlines the steps you would take, as the manager of HR, to improve the effectiveness of HRM in this organization. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: 1   Analyze two (2) current trends in health care that are affecting human resources management that […]
January 10, 2019

Discuss the program’s main attributes and how it interfaces with human resource information systems and strategic human resources planning as a whole

You have just been asked by your supervisor to prepare a recommendation on a new Human Resource Information System (HRIS) software program, such as People Soft that your department should implement in the next fiscal year. (However, there are several other excellent programs that you can research that address a broad range of HR issues from recruiting to payroll.) Discuss the program’s main attributes and how it interfaces with human resource information systems and strategic human resources planning as a whole
January 10, 2019

Assess the purpose of the WARN act, including potential pros and cons

Analyze the following situation: The local textile plant has a workforce of 55 full-time hourly workers, 12 part-time workers (less than 15 hours per week), and six managers that are salaried. The company has been struggling for about five years and has just lost its only major account with a sporting clothes company. Contract renegotiations have been intense for the past six months, but they collapsed two days ago. There is barely enough cash to pay workers for their last two weeks of work. In order not to incur additional payroll obligations to the workers, the company has called a […]
January 10, 2019

Discuss the relationship between human resource planning activities and the organization’s strategic development and implementation

In a four- to five-page paper (excluding the title and references pages), discuss the relationship between human resource planning activities and the organization’s strategic development and implementation. Describe the eight elements of the staffing process. Examine the relationship between the eight elements of the staffing process and the four activities related to human resource planning. Based on the information presented in Figure 10.5, review the human resource planning process and the previous readings from Chapters 4 and 8. Explain the relationship between the four activities of human resource planning and the organization’s strategic planning, development, and implementation. Your paper should […]
January 10, 2019

Analyze three (3) elements of a job analysis, and discuss its significance to the hiring and employee development aspects of human resource management

To achieve high-quality performance, organizations have to match job requirements with people. A job analysis is used to acquire detailed information about jobs. In addition, the job analysis is critical in determining the selection of qualified candidates, the design of a job, staffing and training needs, performance appraisals, and compensation. Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you: Analyze three (3) elements of a job analysis, and discuss its significance to the hiring and employee development aspects of human resource management. Describe the importance of the position analysis and questionnaire (PAQ). Propose two (2) ways that the […]
January 10, 2019

Assess the current Human Resource programs, policies, procedures, or initiatives in terms of effectiveness

Choose an organization with which you are familiar or one in which you have an interest. Research and analyze the organization’s Human Resource Management programs, policies, procedures, or initiatives. Evaluate their effectiveness and select a program, policy, procedure or initiative which you believe needs to be changed. Write a one (1) page paper in which you: Assess the current Human Resource programs, policies, procedures, or initiatives in terms of effectiveness. Hypothesize the changes that require improvement. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements: Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all […]
January 10, 2019

Develop crisis management plans for leading organizations in crisis preparation and response through the application of best practices of crisis management

This project is the creation of a crisis management plan (CMP). A CMP is a living document that is updated regularly as society, technology, culture, and organizations change. For example, in 1990, K–12 schools and universities would not have listed “school shootings” at the top of the list of possible threats to their organizations, if they considered school shootings at all. In 1999, Columbine High School experienced the worst high school shooting in U.S. history, and everything changed. Today, any educational institution that does not have a CMP that includes training for prevention, preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation of school […]
January 10, 2019

Explain  the importance of maintaining accurate and objective employee records,  indicating the consequences that may result from lack of record keeping

Building  on the work that you completed in Assignment 2, continue evaluating the  role of functions HR in creating a set of Human Resources’ policies and  procedures for the acute care hospital. Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you: Explain  the importance of maintaining accurate and objective employee records,  indicating the consequences that may result from lack of record keeping.  Provide support for your rationale. Provide  an example of formal and an example of informal documentation that  would normally be maintained in an employee file, indicating how each is  likely to protect an employer. Determine  the […]