1.Think in terms of a privately-owned company; how can we convince a small business owner that his nephew has too much control in the business? I know a tire shop owner who has his entire family working for him. His niece, nephew, and son run the show while he sits back and smoozes with long-time customers. His nephew not onl
Evaluating Human Resource Management Issues: Fedex and dreadlock case- is this a religious proclamation or a violation of grooming policy?
Refer to attachment for the scenario. 1. Should Mr. Polk and others be allowed to violate a grooming policy on the basis of a religious proclamation on the sanctity of dreadlocks? Why or why not? If you answer "yes," is there any point where you would draw the line in terms of company policy regarding appearance and the reli
How important of a role has the HR function played in recession-driven downsizing?
What is "reasonable" in "reasonable accommodation?" Read the following case and discuss how you would handle this if you were the HR manager at this particular construction company. What should the manager do? ADA - Manager has repeated seizures, requests employer provide transportation. The EEOC issued an interesting
The executive summary should be a succinct overview and assessment of the relationships of the literature you have reviewed regarding the HRM-related technologies being used or that have potential to be used in your organization to achieve organization, human capital, and business goals in 3 pages. Use the following categorie
In a large building construction company you need to recruit several managers for large construction sites. Apart from technical expertise and experience, what other criteria for selection would you like to identify for recruitment? List at least five criteria to be a part of the company's selection policies? Present your reason
What are the HRM implications of globalization, technology, and e-commerce?
Hi, I need to write about the implications for human resource management according to the changing nature of work and organizations, but I am not too sure how to begin this. Could you provide me with some assistance to get started on this?
When an organization has operations in various locales, including foreign countries, it is paramount to localize human resources to maintain effective employee relations and ensure the company is abiding by all employment laws. The solution is over 200 words and discusses each of these major factors in deciding to localize human resource functions.
The specific textbook question posed by a student was: Describe the relevant factors when considering the localization of HR activities. The solution is more than 200 words and provides two relevant factors for localizing human resource functions; employee relations and labor law compliance when an organization engages in busine
What are typical HRM problems in offshoring organizations? How can companies, for example in India and China, design their human resource management systems to avoid these problems?
The authors discuss the pilot program related to training. What happens in the Pilot program? Also, include in your discussion the elements of Figure 8-3 (PHOTO 18), which deals with factors that influence the transfer of training. Does your organization use a pilot program in the training process and is this effective within
How do the major activities and systems of HR workers (e.g., Strategic HR, Selection, Recruitment, Retention, Training, Performance Appraisals, Compensation, Benefits, Risk Management and Union/Management Relations) intersect with the major business systems of organizations (Marketing, Management, Accounting, Economics, Legal, I
The annotated bibliography and resource list provides the opportunity to conduct a literature search concerning existing and possible HRM technologies that can be used in organizations. For this assignment, you will conduct initial research for your action plan by identifying and annotating 8-10 resources in 2-3 pages. Use
MEMO - BUSINESS ETHICS MANUALS & TRAINING This memo is based on a hypothetical situation that might happen in the workplace. The memo, however, is written using real information. The research is an important part of this memo. Scenario: Recently an employee where you work was accused of unethical conduct on the job. The e
Topic- The components of an effective OD Human Process Intervention I need help developing this topic. Text- Organizational Development & Change 9th Ed Thomas Cummings (additional references needed)
"One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?" by Frederick Herzberg is a reprint of a 1968 article, yet it remains fresh and pertinent 40 years later. Why? What are the enduring principles that continue to direct organizational leaders? What have we not learned, and how should we address these shortcomings?
Describe which, if any, HRM technologies your organization uses. The organization uses HR Portals and Talent recruiting software. Answer the following questions: What were the rationale(s) for choosing these HRM technologies? When were these HRM technologies implemented? How do or have these HRM technologies integrate wi
Discuss one or more conflicting practices you have experienced and recommend one or more alternative HRM practices that could appropriately minimize, or even eliminate, the conflict. Explain in detail.
Imagine how "Well-designed HR systems can influence business results." Read Fast Company's article on SAS (http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/21/sanity.html) and to the SAS website (http://www.sas.com/corporate/index.html) as well as the CBS "60 Minutes" website (http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/04/18/60minutes/main550102
Cultural norms play a large part in the mechanics and interpersonal relationships at work. When you grow up in a culture you take your norms of behavior for granted. You don't have to think about your reactions, preferences, and feelings. When you step into a foreign culture, suddenly things seem different. You don't know what t
Please help answer the following question. Include references as part of the solution. What are the steps that could be taken at a bottleneck resource to increase its capacity?
See the attached file. Present the BIMS situation as an overview: problem, purpose, research questions, and hypotheses. Ballard Integrated Managed Services, Inc., Part 1 Barbara Tucker looked out her sixth floor office window to view the sprawling campus of the Douglas Medical Center (DMC). Her employer, Ballard Integra
A group of doctors want to form a medical group for $100 million dollars, in any major city. How do you write a proposed $100 million expenditure plan, reflecting objectives including financial, legal and the alternative health care model? How do you do capital budgeting and strategic planning?
For a portion of my report I want to identify ways to come up with a system to rank employees perhaps from an "A to C" system. I want to make employees better with this system. Can you assist with the following question in 2 or 3 pages, listing references? Please provide in-text citations and notes for me to follow along, includ
The customer service department is going to play a major role in the upgrade, but not all members of the department are familiar with how projects like this are managed. Prepare a presentation to familiarize the customer service team with the project management process groups and the 9 knowledge areas. The purpose of your presen
Three Categories of Strengths: conceptual, human, and technical and which has changed most; characterisics of new workplace; changes older workers face
Of the three categories of strengths (conceptual, human, and technical), which has changed the most moving from old world to new? Which do you think will change the most in the next 20 years? Explain your rationale. - Evaluate the characteristics of the new workplace. - Assume you are a manager with over 20 years of experience
What is the most significant effect the existence of a union has on the management of human resources?
In your opinion, how can the HR department contribute to reducing the number of grievances filed by employees? (Answer provided in approximately 100 words.)
1. Do you know what types of cash collecting procedures your company uses to safeguard against fraud? 2. In today's economy we assume that fraud may be more prevalent because employees may be more desperate for money. The reality is that many companies are closely monitoring their financial situation - cutting jobs, decreasing
You represent an HR consulting firm that's responding to an inquiry from the CEO of a medium-size software development company called Stentor. Your firm's Managing Partner has already had an informal meeting with Stentor's CEO and has learned the following: Stentor has recently come to realize the importance of their human re