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PROJ330 Human Resources and Communication in Projects

Please answer this question in the subject of Human Resources and Communication in Projects:- Why should a project manager emphasize group rewards over individual rewards? Give a real life work or project example and APA reference materials for your work.

Human Resource Planning

Case 2: HR Planning At Medical Systems, Inc., sales have been on the upswing. In the past, an addition of 15-20 new stores a year was a good year. This last year saw an addition of 25 new customers, and it looks like the next couple of years could be just as good. The owners are scared that they will not have enough employees t

Compensation Management and Designing a Pay System

Q1.What are the two chief considerations in analyzing survey data? How are statistics used to summarize survey data? Support your answer with examples. Q2.CASE STUDY: Read the attached Case Study, "Nutriment's New Hires," . Answer the two questions at the end of the Case Study. All answer will be submitted in one response, so

Profit Sharing Plans

Q1. What are profit sharing plans? List and describe at least two advantages and disadvantages of profit sharing plans. Q2. Read the attached case study, "Appraising Performance at Prevision" and answer the two questions at the end,be sure to specify the question numbers to which the answers correspond. Reference: Martocchi

Building HRM Capacity

I would appreciate any assistance with getting me started with the following questions. 1. Imagine you are the consultant for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Assume the selected agency is large but poorly performing in a highly visible public program which did not have performance measures for employees. Th

Performance-Driven Teams and Motivation

Please help answer the following questions. What differentiates someone that is intrinsically motivated from someone that is extrinsically motivated? Give an example of how you would go about motivating an individual who is intrinsically motivated and one who is extrinsically motivated. What are the characteristics of a perf

Competitive Market Portfolio

You, Mike, and Tiffany meet in a conference room to begin to assemble your final presentation. Mike begins, "I think we've done some pretty good analysis on our strategy. We just have to put the pieces together before the final presentation." "We do have some solid information, but we have to look at all the parts to see if we

Human Resource Professional Evolution

The case study topics addressed are: - Compare your view of the current role of a human resource professional to the future role. - Compare the varying levels of demand upon the human resource professional throughout time. - Identify the forces that will mandate the evolution of the human resource role. The Human Resource

SHRM and HR Careers

SHRM and HR Careers 1. Describe the role that SHRM plays in setting standards in the HR profession and indicate how significant this role is to the profession. 2. Discuss the differences between the PHR, SPHR, and GPHR certifications and the advantages of acquiring each of these certifications. Of the three certifications, sel

Strategic Role of HR and the Legal Environment

Your first assignment with the company is to do a review of their current HR practices and describe to the owners how they stack up to current practices. Remember, this business started as a small business with very few employees. While the owners feel the need the for an HR manager, there is always the nagging issue of "could w

Vision of the Project

You are a project manager for Advancement Corporation, which specializes in providing quality pharmaceuticals to doctors throughout the United States. The company is based in Atlanta, Georgia and has over 20,000 employees. As such, Advancement Corporation must have a large, mobile sales force to market the pharmaceuticals to doc

Public Human Resource Management in the News

Hello, I would appreciate assistance with the following questions: Go to Select Top Government Websites (link on the left side). Review and select an agency / commission from the list of Independent U.S. Federal Agencies and Commissions; review its Website, and select a current event that has occ

Software Pluses and Minuses

Identify three areas where project management software is especially beneficial and how it is beneficial. Also, identify one area where project management software is not beneficial to project management and explain why you feel this is the case. Explain the rationale behind your answers

Training Article Critique

Find the article, "Training is the Answer... But what was the Question?" by Rob Rosner, May 1999 (This author may also be found under Bob Rosner in some research databases). This article examines the usefulness of training. After reading the article, write a brief summary and answer the following questions: ? What is the

Compensation and Salaries

Please help me answer the following questions: In your organization: -What factors influence the calculation of base salaries? -How is the Human Resources department involved in salary determinations? -Do you notice any issues related to perceptions of equity regarding base salaries or how they are determined, partic

Negotiation and Culture - the Ericsson Case

I need your assistance with the following: Review the case study of Ericsson's negotiations with the Chinese telecommunications organisations. Drawing on the topics and theories that you have studied in this course, write a Discussion posting that describes what Ericsson did that was effective and what it did that was ineffec

Factors Influencing Employee Issues

Discuss the factors influencing employee issues: including the right to work, employment at will, due process and employee participation, health and safety standards, family responsibilities, the right to privacy, and substance abuse testing.

Resource Allocation and Defence Budget

1) Identify and describe the the four phases of the resource allocation process and relate why they are important in the acquisition process. 2) Explain the three major stages of the defence budget process. Why do we concern ourselves with this process?

Capacity Constraints

What would be some different types of capacity and the constraints that an Dry Cleaners could act on now and in the future? What are different types of forecasting methods that a Dry Cleaners uses? How would a short-term and long-term demand forecasts be generated? What would be other uses for forecasts for capacity p

Human Resources Management and Project Management

Human Resources Management 1. Course Conclusion: You have just completed ten weeks of a course for managing human resource projects. Imagine you have been selected as one of five classmates that will speak in front of a collection of human resource managers looking for an entry-level project manager. Create a hierarchy of fiv

Correlate Actions and Results with Project Management Processes

To better understand the relationship between processes, actions, and results, match the PMBOK Guide areas to examples of project manager actions and results. Procedure: 1. Review Michael Greer's "20 Key Project Manager Actions and Results." This article summarizes the actions that are required within each process, and the r

Analyzing Production Capacity

Analyzing the capacities including the rates of production, the amount of physical space and needs for equipment and people. At what level of capacity are these processes operating? - What are some of the possible bottlenecks? - What impact does the forecast have on future capacity needs? - What are the implications if the f

Multinational Organizations and Corporations

In relation to multinational corporations, there are: - Domestic structure plus export department - Domestic structure plus foreign subsidiary - Global structure - Global functional structure - Global product structure Please provide and/or cite an example of each structure. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of

Management & Labor

Why is it in the best interests of management and labor to work together? Or is it?

Selecting and hiring a new employee may seem like luck of the draw in getting the best candidate. But with a clearly defined process, the chances of finding the "best fit" can increase. Although every organization is unique, as is every position, there are common recruitment processes usued by many. The solution includes a typical four-step process to hire employees. Examples are given at each step with a sample job utilized to explain why the step is necessary

The student asked for help in listing and discussing steps in the selection process. Recruitment and selection is often customed to each position and more broadly - by each organization. However, most organizations have a pre-screening process, to either keep or retain possible candidates based on job requirements. If candidates