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Human Resources Management - Major HR Challeneges

Select an industry that you would like to examine in depth. Consider the HR department and its function within organizations that operate in that industry. Write a paper in which you identify five major HR challenges either currently facing the industry or projected for the near future. Once you have identified these challenges, do the following:

a. Explain why each challenge is important to organizations in this industry.
b. Evaluate the implications of changing workforce demographics for your chosen industry, including any relationship they may have to the five HR challenges you identified.
c. Evaluate the utilization of the contingent workforce for your chosen industry, including any relationship it may have to the five HR challenges you identified.
d. Evaluate the impact of outsourcing on organizations within your chosen industry, including any relationship it may have to the five HR challenges you identified.
e. Evaluate the strategic significance of the HR function to the effectiveness of organizations within your chosen industry.

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Ford Motor Company is a good company to investigate. They have extensive Human Resource Departments, Programs, Interships etc. I have attached some web sites for you to find information related to Ford. They have had their share of HR problems in the past and this will provide for good resources for ...

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The solution selects an industry to discuss five major HR challenges within that industry.

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