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Executive compensation plan and legislation affects

Describe the major components of an executive compensation plan, and discuss the effect reverse discrimination has had on the design of these executive compensation plans. In what way has legislation affected these plans? Use specific examples to support your answer.

Self-managed team compensation programs, pros and cons of self managed work teams.

A hot topic in organizations is the development and use of teams within the organization, particularly self-managed work teams. A reason frequently cited for support of these self-managed teams is that they reduce the number of managers required by an organization. Using the CSU Online Library, research the topic of teams, inclu

Compensation management in a knowledge-based world

In your own words, describe why base pay rates vary between employees performing different assignments in the same organization and why pay rates vary for people doing similar work in different organizations. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. Course Textbook Henderson, R

Compensation Management: Health Savings Account

A) Discuss some of the choices an employer may make to help control health care costs. B) Answer the following three questions: 1. What are some of the advantages of implementing the HSA option? 2. What are some potential disadvantages of the HSA option? 3. What do you recommend and why? Please see attachments for case st

Business Compensation and Benefits concepts are reviewed to identifying impact on employees morale and perception of a team work ethnic framework. The identification of framinging organizational behavior factors that are influenced by compensation and beneficial aspects for increasing productivity through company's rate systems.

Scenario: Billy's Bar-B-Q is looking to set up a new Texas style restaurant. However, unlike the southern locations, they have come to the realization that things like taste, work ethic, and compensation expectations are different in the north. Compensation and/or benefits employees receive are a reflection of the companies

Pay and Compensation

Include the questions in your response: 250-300 words. 1. Discuss the pay and compensation you received at your most recent place of employment and what aspects of compensation were the most important to you? 2. How important are direct pay and bonuses? I need some assistance answering these questions. It would be helpf

Compensation and Benefits Systems

Discuss the differences between a reward system, a compensation system, and a noncompensation system. Explain which system is more important to an employer and why. Use specific examples to support your answer. Explain which system is more important to an employee and why. Use specific examples to support your answer.

PowerPoint on How to Deal With Internal Fallout

Complete a comprehensive report that details your suggestions to MSO. Look through it in totality to ensure that each part fits well, that it looks professional, and that it contains all the necessary information. You are a consultant who is engaged by MSO to suggest ways to deal with the internal fallout that resulted from

Interest Rate Determination and Executive Compensation

1.) Explore the topic of interest rate determination and the popular theories that serve to explain how interest rates are determined. Utilize at least three unique references/sources, and contrast the components of each theory. Explain the shape of the yield curve using each of these theories. (500 Words) 2.) Explore the top

Trends in Executive Compensation

Explore the topic of executive compensation seeking information on trends in the area. Utilize at least three unigue articles, summarize and contrast the content of each article.

Louisiana Purchase

Describe the events leading to the Louisiana Purchase. What objections did Jefferson hold and how did he reconcile these? What ramifications did this purchase hold for the new nation?

Lawful or Unlawful Questions on an Application Form

Take a look at each question below and ask yourself if it is lawful to ask for that information on an application form, or if asking that question could lead to unlawful results. Is it lawful to ask applicants to provide their age on an application form - Yes or No? Why? Is it lawful to ask about educational attainment: Yes or N

Pay Determination

For each of the following jobs, state whether you think the pay should emphasize base pay (wages/salaries) or incentive pay (bonuses, profit sharing and so on). (a) An accountant at a manufacturing company (b) A salesperson for a software company (c) A chief executive officer (d) A physician in a health clinic

Hiring Salespeople

One manufacturer of dictating machines recruits only experienced people and does not recruit among graduating college students. A competitor recruits extensively among colleges in its search for salespeople. How do you account for the difference in sources used by firms selling essentially the same products? A manufacturer o

Misstatements and Executive Compensation

- Discuss the nature of accounting misstatements and the implications of each to fair presentation of the financial statements. - Discuss how the pressure to perform on Wall Street (short-term performance) may influence an organization decision to misstate its financial performance. - Discuss how executive compensation being

Unemployment Problem

Traditionally equilibrium unemployment includes both structural and frictional unemployment. 1. Some people believe that the solution to the "unemployment problem" is to shorten the work week. Do you believe this would work? 2. What role (if any) do you believe the American worker played in our current unemployment crisis?

Compensation Issues and Compensation Specialists

Determine and discuss what you consider are the biggest issues that influence compensation factors in the United States. Why is the role of a compensation specialist so important to employers?

Recruitment and Retention Doiturself Home Improvement Supply Store, has experienced record growth over the last year. You currently have 20 stores across the 4 states. As the Senior Human Resource Director, you find yourself struggling to keep up with growth and replacement staffing needs. And, the President of the company has just told you that he plans to open 10 more stores in the next year! Your gut tells you your compensation and benefits package isn't competitive enough to recruit new employees. Then to make matters worse, you can't seem to keep the employees you do recruit more than 15-22 months before they resign (and often times go to the competitor). Currently you offer: - Base salary - 401K with a 5-year vesting cycle - 2 weeks vacation - Benefits package including health, dental, vision and prescription. 1. Explain the steps you would take to research exactly how your compensation and benefits package is impacting your recruiting and retention. 2. Choose at least two factors of the compensation and benefits package you could add or increase to recruit new employees and two that could help reduce your turnover in that 15-22 month employee group. 3. Justify the factors you want to add (or change) to the package.

Doiturself Home Improvement Supply Store, has experienced record growth over the last year. You currently have 20 stores across the 4 states. As the Senior Human Resource Director, you find yourself struggling to keep up with growth and replacement staffing needs. And, the President of the company has just told you that he plan

Jeffrey Immelt and GE

Based upon the information in attachments, answer for the following: 1. What attributes of good organizational leadership does Immelt display? 2. How is he changing the GE culture? What will be his hardest task? References for attachments: Brady, D. (2005). The Immelt revolution. Business Week, (3926), 64-73. Pearce