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Human Resource Management in Organizations

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Read and answer 2 questions in the text for each case study. This is a MBA Master work for Human Resource Management. Please see attached for articles and questions.

Book title: Human Resource Management, 13th Edition, 2011
Author: Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson
Chapter 1 (Case study 1): Human Resource Management in Organizations
Chapter 2 (Case study 2): Strategic HR Management and Planning


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Case Study One:

How integration of Human Resource (HR) with the organizational culture contribute to the success of Google, Scripps and UPS

In Google where innovation is the key value, and the strict and unique recruitment and selections of creative talents, encouraging a culture of independent thinking on innovation, listening to employees through annual satisfaction surveys and by making the employees apart of the company has enabled the company to come up with some of the most innovative products in the industry leading to its success and putting it ahead of the technology pack. The company greatly invests in its employees to be creative and innovative and encourages entrepreneurship investing resources for supporting them through its 20% policy where employees can commit 20% their time developing innovation while the rest of the time they work on their own initiative projects. This kind of culture supported by HR enables professional development of workforce increasing the success of the business (Mathias and Jackson, 2011a; Hayut, 2010; Google, 2011).

In Scripps the HR functions supports the company's values by creating a good organizational environment to attract and retain competent and talented employees through its various reward schemes and long term incentives such as leadership development. In providing an organizational culture that supports work life balance, flexible schedules, and telecommuting, employees are able to perform highly and the low employee turnover ensures that the company ...

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The solution discusses human resource management in organizations and strategic HR planning.