Describe how you would set up a Human Resource Department for a lawn service.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:14 am ad1c9bdddf
According to an article presented on Entrepreneur Media titled "How to start a Lawn Care or Landscaping Business", there is an estimation of over 10,000 lawn care companies in United States. The income potential in this industry is unlimited. Lawn care professionals work in a huge market potential ranging from 77 million aging baby boomer homeowners, who value well-groomed lawns, up to organizations that require lawn maintenance. Servicing these clients require that lawn care entrepreneurs create effective customer satisfaction strategies and establish efficient human resource management practices.
Customer Satisfaction Management
Customer satisfaction management is the ability to maintain a high degree of perceptual excellence in servicing customers. This part of the business is vital because the success of this management component is measured by the number of repeat customers. Since the lawn industry is fundamentally driven by repeat business it is worth making this concept the foundation for building a successful human resource department within a lawn company.
Human Resource Development
There are a variety of methods in setting up a human resource department in the lawn service industry. However, all successful human resource initiatives should contain five basic elements in the creation process. The five aspects are organizational culture, organizational training, organizational safety, organizational recruitment, and organizational innovation.
This is an 850 word response in Human Resource Development Strategy as it relates to the Lawn Industry.
HR employee benefits under FMLA: Evaluate two articles
Employee Benefits (Retirement, Health, Family Medical Leave Act)
Read Norman Tolle's article, "Employer did not interfere with employee's FMLA leave when it had 'honest suspicion' that she was not using leave for its 'intended purpose'." Also read, "Noble headache," by Diane Cadrain from HR Magazine, July 2008.
Please integrate background readings and library research into your analysis of this situation in responding to the questions below:
For your case assignment, answer the following:
1) What is the FMLA law? What are the amendments to the FMLA to date?
2) What does the FMLA allow of employers? What does it require of employees? What is the root of the problem in this Raybestos Products case, which resulted in this employee fraudulently using FMLA?
3) How could employers better protect themselves from fraudulent use of FMLA without negatively affecting the employees who truly need it?
4) What challenges are there for private-sector organizations in managing employee benefits in light of the many laws that relate to employee benefits? What are some laws/policies that might overlap or conflict with the FMLA? Please provide a specific discussion.View Full Posting Details