It has been suggested that the output of a team is far greater than the output of the individual efforts combined. What is it about the team that creates this synergy and extra output? Discuss your thoughts on this phenomenon and how you as a manager can tap into this "extra" output.
In the human resource strategic plan of staffing, each step is paramount in a successful process. For example, if recruitment is mishandled, the organization is not properly attracting the employment candidates it desires. The solution provides for a detailed, five element example in how to properly manage staffing. Examples of negative consequences are also provided in the event of even one step going wrong. In about 450 words, the solution provides enough detail to reflect a solid staffing plan.
The student posted the following: Demonstrate how each element of human resource strategic planning supports the other elements through a (brief) scenario showing the likely consequences if one element is mishandled. The scenario utilized are the five elements that are interdependent in properly staffing. Organizations want to a
Discus how understandable and fair HR policies and rules can lead to better strategic outcomes. Then, discuss how the concepts of due process and employment at will relate to the Value of Respect. Your initial response should not consist solely of opinion statements, but be supported by factual information. As references, yo
With many healthcare organizations merging or selling, many administrative positions are being downsized or eliminated. One department not immune is the human resource department itself. In this discussion, explore the effects that eliminating the HR department will have for the organization.
Hi, I need some assistance generating ideas for the following question. There is currently a shortage in healthcare staffing. Do you feel that this will continue, improve, or just get worse? Explain your answer.
Question: When preparing an employee for an overseas assignment, discuss the many aspects that go into cross cultural training to try and prevent the employee from experiencing a culture shock and assignment failure. Reference: Noe, R. A., Hollenbeck, J. R., Gerhart, B., & Wright, P. M. (2011). Fundamentals of human resourc
Question: You are the HR Supervisor responsible for developing the company objectives that will be listed in the new benefits package. What needs to be considered when selecting employee benefits?
Rumors may start from fact or fiction. When an executive overhears claims of bribery, there are swift actions which should occur to determine validity. Fact-finding should be conducted by a neutral party, such as human resources, to decipher if this was a case of employees gossiping, or whether the claims are valid. Once the facts are verified, consequences may be justified if employees were in the wrong. With 300 words and a professional reference, this solution addresses what should be done in managing this workplace scenario.
The case scenario submitted by the student was: Tom is a chief executive officer at Jones International, Inc. Recently, Tom has overheard rumors about employees participating in bribery transactions to secure clients. Tom has not received direct or official notification about the claims of bribery. How should Tom respond to the
Hi, I need some help with preparing a white paper and discussing the following questions. Task: Human Resource Planning - Half Page: Share the basics of the performance management system used at your company. Based on what you have learned, how would you modify or re-create that system to be more effective? Management In
As firms attempt to help employees balance work and family life (and as employees become aware that personal and family life stresses affect performance at work), Human Resources departments sponsor an array of programs and provide information on a myriad of subjects. However, some people might be uncomfortable asking for hel
Question: Discuss how employers might reduce costs in some of the major benefit areas in order to better finance their strategic organizational initiatives (in order for the organization to survive). What are some of the options available (in the healthcare area, in benefits for retirees, educational reimbursements, etc.)? You m
1. What was the main point of disagreement between the union and the management? State each side's position and the final outcome. 2. How did this strike affect the community - economically, employee productivity, government...? 3. Under what condition/situation can the President step in and end a strike and demand empl
With the promotion evaluation almost over, your manager, Mr. Myers, contacts you directly to explain your next assignment. He informs you that the board of directors is really looking to promote someone that has an excellent background in the major categories of heuristics. With that in mind, Mr. Myers asks that you prepare a re
Situational Leadership II (SLII) is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical method of effectively managing and developing people, time, and resources in the world. SLII provides leaders with a model and the tools for creating open communication and developing self-reliance in those they manage. It is designed to increa
How do the products (or concepts) of the different areas of human resources (strategic HR management, equal employment opportunity, staffing, talent management, total rewards and compensation, risk management and worker protection, employee and labor relations activities) support and integrate with each other? Provide examples i
Research three employers of choice and visit their websites. Create a list of five criteria that you want in an employer and discuss how well each company meets your criteria.
1. Read the information in the article below entitled, "Baby Boomers vs. Generation X" and then do some additional research via the Internet on Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y. 2. Next, write a brief review (minimum of one (1) page) of your findings including, "What similarities and differences exist among the views
I am required to write two letters, a Letter of Application and a Help Wanted Ad related to the first letter. ____ Your name, contact information (centered at top of page) ____ Date ____ Name & address of person/business you're applying to ____ Salutation left-justify [ Dear Mr. _________: ] ____ Attention getti
Evaluating (quantitatively and qualitatively) training and development activities should be an important part of strategic activities within organizations. Discuss the training evaluation process, starting with the concept of a training needs analysis, to a discussion of the importance of transfer of training, to a discussion of
Analyze the company Sara Lee: - Type of Organization - Size - Location Common Body of Knowledge areas that need to be covered are not the same as the major activities for HR. This response needs to show how the CBK areas as covered (Management, Legal, MIS, Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, and Appl
What do you think Acquisition Management is and what are your impressions of how it is done in Department of Defense?
Appraisal of Expatriate Managed Performance: appraisal of expatriate managerial performance.Discusses cultural adjustment, host country, compensation, task, headquarter suppo
Can you discuss the major factors (see attached) associated with appraisal of expatriate managerial performance? Just small paragraphs for each.
- Determine the best way to leverage compensation surveys to set the level of compensation for your current (or future) job position. Provide specific examples to support your response. - Find a position with a company or organization with which you would consider working. How you would integrate internal job structures with ex
The rate of failure for expatriates has been arguably noted to be high. Discuss "reducing expatriate failure rates" in terms of lack of training and cultural preparedness etc.
I need help with the following: - Literature of four to five articles that document corporate initiatives based on motivator theories. Critique these articles (for instance, examine and evaluate the appropriateness of the initiatives) and prepare a literature review. Also, using the information from the research for the litera
Analyze issues that arise in strategic alliances (for example, strategic alliance exists between Starbucks and Pepsi Co, or iTunes and Barnes and Noble) such as teamwork, diversity, values, ethics, culture, leadership, etc.
You are a Human Resources manager and are looking to fill a Customer Service Representative position. Discuss how you would select "the" person to hire from a list of twenty-five applicants who meet the initial job qualifications. Review the many different selection methods found in organizations today and discuss why you chose
Research a company or organization for which you would like to work focusing on its current base of employee pay. *Compare and contrast the likely success of individual incentives, group incentives, and companywide incentives for improving employee performance. *Referring to the same company, create an outline for an incentive
Research a company or organization for which you would like to work focusing on its current base of employee pay. Determine if a person-focused pay system would benefit the company you researched. Provide specific examples to support your response. Analyze the advantages to employees and to employers of a person-focused pay p
A international human resource management article is attached and I need to critique it. - Begin with an introduction that defines the subject of your critique and your point of view. You will first need to identify and explain the author's ideas. Include specific passages that support your description of the author's point o