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Human Resource: Strategic Role of HR and Administrative Role

I need to answer this two questions... Research by Lawler and Mohrman (2003) indicated that from 1995 to the latest survey, HR only spent about 23% of its time on the strategic role and the administrative role only decreased slightly. 1.Why do you think that the time spent on the strategic role of HR has not increased at


Read the following scenario: Your biggest competitor has just outsourced their Warranty Call Center to India, which will give them a significant cost advantage. In order to remain competitive, the Vice President of your division has requested that you determine your organization's best course of action. At this time, your or

Will business "look" different in the future?

We talked about the potential organizational structures for companies in the 21st Century (in last week's discussion). Now, we're seeing that the total landscape of business will be different as well...NOT just the "structure." Whether we support the concept of outsourcing or not, what might be some good food-for-thought with re

What is Outsourcing?

The 2005 article "Upgrades: Without Downtime lists seven tips of easing the pain of upgrading. Select three tips, and explain why they are important. When does it make sense to outsource - specifically the maintenance and support of an application system?

Briefing/Audit on Ford

Please assist me with setting up an executive briefing and audit for the Ford Motor Company. Please integrate, cover all, and answer in DETAIL the following information in the briefing/audit/presentation. (Attempt to use your professional experience and cite if needed) 1. Major Issues 2. Trends and Challenges impacting Fo

Human Resource Case Study

Evaluate the existing Human Resource practices at "Hallington Utilities Services" (for example do an audit in the major Human Resource areas). In the process, indicate what is working and what is not working and why.

Business - Solution

Computerized solutions to business problems may take several forms: develop your own solution from scratch, customize an off-the-shelf solution, outsource all or part of the project or a combination of any one or more of these approaches. Each of these alternatives has its own risks and rewards. Each is capable of assisting an o

BUSINESS MATH - Information about Spreadsheets

Financing Outsourcing, Inc. has acquired a new client , The Latte Laundry , an upscale laundromat and gourmet coffee shop . Your employees need to establish a spreadsheet workbook for each new client . In order to do this , you must have basic information , both general and specific as it relates to th

Outsourcing in the financial industry

I have been searching but not able to find anything relevant on the subject in the last couple of years. Please list of three or more reliable sources. It can be books, web sites, online journal published in the last 6 months or people about the above subject.

Global Business

1. Would you agree that offshore outsourcing is not only "an operational-efficiency driver but also as a key globalization enabler?" Explain. 2. How do offshore operations fit in traditional industries, such as the steel industry? 3. How can developed and developing countries exploit each other's economies as a result of

Organizational behavior

Millions of U.S. workers in manufacturing industries have lost their jobs because companies have moved their operations to low-wage countries overseas. In other countries, many women and children work long hours a day for low wages performing the jobs that used to be done by workers in the United States. Do you think it is ethic

Outsourcing/Maximizing profit

Novelene's Novelties manufactures Green Bay Packer cheese heads (small, medium, and large) that are sold to area retailers. Production takes 0.20, 0.25, and 0.30 machine hours to manufacture one unit of the small, medium, and large cheese heads, respectively. The company has monthly capacity of 2,500 machine hours. The following

E-Business Situation

Ed and Ned work for a small, successful business outsourcing company. One of PNW's clients was the owner of a property management company and accounted for 25% of PNW's revenue. The client was set in his ways and often stubborn, leading to occasional conflicts with people he interfaced with. After a periodic visit to PNW, the

Human Resource/Labor Relations

7. Outsourcing Facts: The company allowed a nonbargaining unit employee to repair an electrical relay on the plant's security system, and the union filed a grievance. The union contended that the contract was violated because it prohibits supervisors from performing the work normally performed by members of the bargaining

Greer's Conclusions: Human Resource Evaluations

In spite of advocacy for evaluation, a relatively small proportion of companies conduct human resource management evaluations. Nonetheless, important variables are positively correlated with the conduct of such evaluation, including financial performance. Because of these positive contributions of evaluation and the cost conscio

Outsourcing Opportunities and Woes

Outsourcing must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Here are two interesting examples that I've run into in just the past two days. Outsourcing #1 Yesterday the analysts on the financial channel were speculating that the supply chain has gotten a tad too long. The West Coast ports are at capacity and some businesse

Human Resource Outsourcing

Companies outsource many of their human resource functions. Answer the following questions about HR outsourcing: 1. What factors should be considered when making the outsourcing decision? 2. What specific human resource activities are appropriate for outsourcing? Why? 3. What types of activities should not be outsourced?