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Discussion of processes for integrating new employees

An employee in the position (financial advisor) you selected for SLP 1 has been working for 1-1/2 years in her position. As the HR Manager you wonder what training and development needs exist for this employee as well as for others in her same job title in your organization. Discuss what processes you would implement to make

Companies that use four modes of transportation

Identify in the EESC where each of the four modes of transportation are used: rail, inland water, ocean, and OTR. You can use topic headings for each mode. Identify the materials being transported from which industry to which industry. Discuss why this mode is being used and what the costs are on a per ton-mile basis. Backgro

Leaders as agents of social change

Can you provide an analysis of the role of leaders and managers as agents of social change. Also, in your analysis can you provide an example of a public leader whose efforts led to social change please? (reference) Thanks!

Privatization of Business

Need help on the conflict of privatization of business with this sample: Introduction Power, communication and conflict Trust development Multicultural conflict resolution.

Providing Meaningful Work, Consent for Drug Testing

1. In your view, do employers have an obligation to provide employees with meaningful work? Should society take steps to promote meaningful work? Explain and a reference/citation. 2. How voluntary do you think employee consent to drug testing really is? Is the voluntariness of consent an important moral issue? Conclude by add

Talent Management Research Priorities and Research Priorities and Resources

HRM 532 "Talent Management" Week 9 Discussion 1: "Talent Management Research Priorities" 1. Considering the vast number of diverse groups represented in the workforce, create a brief research agenda that addresses how talent management strategy can proactively attract a diverse workforce. (Please add references if possible).

The Integrated Model of Motivation

•Analyze the four elements of the integrated model of motivation to determine which element is the most essential to get right when motivating employees. Explain your rationale. •Assess your current environment at work (or school) and recommend steps you believe would best motivate workers (or students.) Provide specific

Measuring Our Worth

Read pages 198-199 of the textbook. Once you finish reading the Case Study, answer the following questions: 1. If you were deciding whether to engage in the recall or settle the cases in which injury occurred, which would you choose? Why? 2. What influence does the value of your stakeholders have upon your decision? 3. What

Ethics Study: Marketing Prescription Drugs

Read Advertisements promoting prescription drugs have increased significantly since the FDA changed regulations in 1997 to allow direct to consumer (DTC) advertising. Among the most widely marketed drugs have been Lipitor, Zocor, Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, Celebrex, Vioxx, Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Pro

Lester Brown's idea on Sumerian's Irrigation System

Lester R. Brown, who believes that humankind is dangerously harming the environment, points out that the Sumerians' flawed irrigation system resulted in Answer a sophisticated dam project. rising salt levels in the soil. widespread flooding. permanently drained rivers.

Organization Employee Selection

Discuss why employee selection is important for managers. Discuss how to achieve the effective management of people in organizations.

Optimization & Linear Programming

Optimization & Linear Programming (1) What is your opinion on the question below? In Case 3, you are learning to use LP to determine the best set of Order Quantities so that you obtain the Optimum (max) amount of profit for one product line at EBBD. As you write your report to Wilco to present your results, consider oth

Electronic Life vs. Real Life

What are some of the benefits of participating in online communities and social networking websites and technologies? What are some of the drawbacks? Why would some people find living in the electronic world more attractive than living in the real world? Is Electronic life is better than real life? Why

Team Building Concepts Used by Today`s Businesses

Explain at least 2 different types of team building concepts used by business today by answering the following questions. - What type of team building concepts does this type of concept promote? What type of team dysfunctions does this address? - Do you believe these team building concept techniques would benefit or enhance

Assessing Readiness for Learning

How should a company assess readiness for learning? (Be sure to include characteristics of both the employee and the work environment.) Use at least 75 words and cite any sources used in APA format.

Effectiveness of Teams

Hello I need help discussing the effectiveness of teams. (qualities) and Help elaborating on a discussion on team success.

New Concept Development at Philips Case

CASE STUDY 9: New Concept Development at Philips Philips has a proud history of innovation and has been responsible for launching several 'new to the world' product categories, like X-ray tubes in its early days, the Compact Cassette in the 1960s followed by the Compact Disc in the 1980s, and more recently Ambilight TV. Thes

Discuss: Risk Taking

When making a decision, how do you see yourself as a risk taker? Are you risk-averse or do you tolerate risk. To what do you attribute your views on risk taking?