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Diversity in Human Resource Management

Diversity at ABC Corporation and it newly acquired subsidiary located in another country: Training requirements between two corporations in different countries. It list the differences that should be expected between two cultures and solutions solving them.

Currently, you are Vice President of human resources at ABC Corporation. Last quarter, ABC acquired a subsidiary to produce and manufacture materials that are used in the manufacture of its products. ABC's headquarters is located in the closest large city to your hometown, with regional offices throughout the country, while the

Reasons that many "white men" don't relate to issues of diversity

What are some reasons that many "white men" don't relate to issues of diversity? How did September 11th affect the HR function in today's organization? What functions and roles changed? How can the HR manager diffuse personal attack and ostracism of workers with different personal and value backgrounds? Support your response b

Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts

explain the following key concepts and terminology: o Organizational culture o Organizational behavior o Diversity o Communication â?¢Describe each concept and provide an analysis of each concept within your own organization or an organization with which you are familiar.

Managing Diversity: Johnson Chemical International

Hello, Please read the case provided in the link below (pages 23-30), and then help me answer the 6 questions on page 26. Thank you.

Company Diversity

Identify the diversity policies and philosophy of two different companies. Give examples and cite sources.

There are significant challenges for overweight individuals seeking employment. Although most organizations state that their organization is an equal opportunity employer, this statement is not emphasized with action to support their claim of providing equal opportunity for all applicants. In today's society employers often frown upon individuals who may be overweight either for personal biases or for the long-term ramifications associated with obesity such as health complications that may result in a shortening lifespan which may pose a threat to organizations who require an employee that is healthy, energetic, and is able to withstand the rigorous day-to-day activities within the organization depending on the employer and/or position. Employers must be reassured that their selected candidate will remain with the company for the long-run. Employers who offer to provide health insurance may have trouble finding an adequate health care plan for obese employees for the reason that some insurance plans will not cover individuals who may be over 175lbs, thus leaving an obese employee to find healthcare outside of his/her employers healthcare plan. "The overall, tangible, annual costs of being obese are $4,879 for an obese woman and $2,646 for an obese man. The overall annual costs of being overweight are $524 and $432 for women and men, respectively. For both genders, the incremental costs of obesity are much higher than the incremental costs of being overweight. Adding the value of lost life to these annual costs produces even more dramatic results. Average annualized costs, including value of lost life, are $8,365 for obese women and $6,518 for obese men." (Dor, Ferguson, Langwith, Tan, 2010). Individuals may find it challenging to compete aggressively for promotions for the reason that employers desires to have an employee that is an organizational fit with the company. An employee is a representation of the organization he/she works for, therefore if an employee does not take pride in his/her appearance by incorporating a healthy lifestyle can be problematic for the employee in the long run. For instance, two highly qualified applicants are applying for the same position, one applicant is obese, and the other applicant is an acceptable weight based on his/her appearance. Although both applicants are extremely qualified, the individual who is not obese may get the position because he/she is an organizational fit with the current business culture. "Dr. Michael Smith, in a 2005 WebMD article, discussed the obesity epidemic as startling and one that implies a slew of dangerous health problems for American citizens - not to mention, economic consequences for both individuals and the national economy. As well, almost half of U.S. states have been found guilty of not confronting the problem of overweight and obesity rates among their populations." (Professors House, 2010).

11. What are the employment and income-related effects of being overweight for women? For men? There are significant challenges for overweight individuals seeking employment. Although most organizations state that their organization is an equal opportunity employer, this statement is not emphasized with action to support th

Rehabilitation Act; Competence of Workers with Disabilities

Questions 11 and 12: Both should be short essays in APA format. Question 11 Explain the purposes and key provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Have employee attitudes toward the disabled changed as a result of these pieces of federal legislation? Question 12 What

The Value of Diversity in Teams

Please help with the following question regarding human resources management. Include references. What is the value of diversity in teams?

Cultural Diversity as a Source of Competitive Advantage

Employing team members from around the world for a single, collective effort may allow organizations to achieve cost savings and maximize the impact of human resources. This implies that a manager's ability and skill to create and manage multinational teams is a significant factor in enabling an organization to realize its goals

How can leadership promote cultural diversity to create effective change?

Why is it when many people think of diversity, they think first of ethnicity and race, and then gender? Diversity is much broader. Diversity is otherness, or those human qualities that are different from our own, and outside the groups to which we belong. How can leadership promote cultural diversity to create effective chang

Human Resources - Workplace Diversity

Failure to provide religious accommodations - Buonanno employee would not sign an anti-discrimination policy that required him to "value" the beliefs of his employer and fellow co-workers, specifically, homosexuality. If you were the human resources manager, how would you have handled Buonanno's concerns? See case file ALBE

Overcoming Barriers to Communication

Communication takes part in a major role in employer-employee relationships in any organization. It also affects the relationships among family members on the management team.

Human resource

How does training course evaluation affect employee training? What evaluation methods could HRM use to ensure training programs meet organizational and legal requirements? How does diversity affect employee training and development? about 400 words, three references, answers in bullets so you can expand to longer

Compiling a Diversity Training Manual

You have just been hired as the human resources (HR) manager by your company's chief executive officer (CEO). During your interview process, the CEO indicated that in the last 2 decades, the workforce demographics of her company have changed dramatically. Although this had been occurring, both the previous HR manager as well as

Human Resource - Religion in the Workplace

Please review the scenario listed below, then as an HR Manager how would you handle Peterson's concern? What about complaints raised by other employees towards Peterson's actions? Should Peterson be terminated? Please explain. Peterson was employed in the Boise, Idaho office of Hewlett-Packard for almost 21 years prior to his

Diversity Issues - Legal issue analysis

Recently, there is a scandal or legal issue that is taking place with Bishop Eddie Long in Atlanta, GA. How can you discuss a legal aspect of harassment in this case? Even though this is being viewed as sexual harassment and I'm sure more could this be used as a diversity issue? If so, would the actual diversity issue be the

Diversity in the Workplace: Changes in the past 35 years

How has the workplace changed in the last 35 years? How is the workplace changing? What challenges still lie ahead for the diverse workforce? What approaches work best when managing a diverse workforce? How do factors such as social class, culture, religion, and gender affect relationships in the workplace? about 300 wor

Human Resources - Diversity in recruiting and retaining older workers

If you were a hiring manager of a company what would you do differently to recruit and retain older workers? How would you improve the managing of age diversity within your company? Provide an example of a company policy to ensure their workplace is welcoming to older workers?