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Case Study on Billy Beane: Changing the Game

Based on the "Billy Beane: Changing the Game" case, explain how and why the Oakland A's economic situation after 1995 shaped its: a)Compensation strategies b)Staffing (recruiting, selection, and retention strategies) strategies c)Training and development strategies 2. Explain how the compensation, staffing, and train

Discharges at the Anderson Cost Club store

Assuming that I am the assistant manager my role is to deal with HR issues that arise routinely in the workplace. The first issue that I must deal with is: the discharges that had recently occurred at the Anderson Cost Club store, which is located in a right-to-work state. The general manager (GM) had fired two employee

Managing with Scarce Resources.

Assume you work for a textbook publishing company that has multiple projects happening simultaneously and that the scope of work on all of the projects is similar. What are some of the problems that you might run into when allocating scarce resources? What suggestions would you give the various project managers to coordinate acr

Managing Project Resources: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

Explain the difference in the problem a project manager faces if he/she is short on administrative assistant resources versus a project manager who is short on a key resource with a ton of inside knowledge and years of work experience on a particular subject.

Three Types of Human Resource Management Software

Discuss the benefits of using HRM technology, and compare and contrast the three types of HRM software; (1) transaction processing, (2) decision support system, and (3) expert systems. Do you think it would it be beneficial for an organization to have more than one or all three types of HRM software? Why, or why not?

Incentives as an Employee Motivator

Incentives or "pay for performance" can be a powerful employee motivator. It can take a variety of forms of compensation and can be measured in multiple ways. How would I go about writing a paragraph for those three types of incentives and also explaining one positive and one potential negative of each?

Human Resources: Viewing All Components of Staffing

1. Why is it important for the organization to view all components of staffing (recruitment, selection, and employment) from the perspective of the job applicant? 2. Are some of the 13 strategic staffing decisions more important than others? If so, which ones? Why? 3. What guidelines would you recommend for deciding whethe

Standard and bespoke contracts

Compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of standard form contracts and "bespoke" individually negotiated contracts, in the light of some of the issues that have been addressed by statute and case law.

Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility

I need help with the following scenario: Recently, a major company had its first layoff (1000 staff and management) in its history. The company lost some great people because performance was not considered, only seniority. So, some people who were not the best performers did not lose their job but some, more junior, people ha

Strategic Plan Development

Tuffs-NEMC has made a number of successful changes in the recent past but Tuffs-NEMC needs a strategic plan to keep the staff on track for the turnaround, to improve efficiency, and increase cash flows. Could you please assist me in understanding the development of the following: - Executive Summary - Strategic Audit - S

Human Resource Management

What learning condition do you think is most necessary for learning to occur? Which is the least critical? Why?

Human Resource Management (HRM)

How can strategic management within the HRM department ensure that HRM plays an effective role in the company's strategic management process?

Organizational Change

Meeting with Human Resource Development (HRD) team as well as all the department heads. Preparing for the first change intervention. Option for beginning the change reorganization using a series of specific steps or interventions? What are the first 5 interventions that can be used to begin a change-management reorganization?

"The Age of the Millenials"

Please watch the video link (posted below) "The Age of the Millenials." and answer the questions. http://cnettv.cnet.com/age-millenials/9742-1_53-50037279.html 1. What specific strengths and challenges do members of the "Millenial Generation" (a.k.a, Generation Y) bring to the workplace? 2. How do HR managers need to

Electronic Monitoring of Employee Behavior

Some recent studies indicate that nine out of ten employers observe the electronic behavior of their employees, from tracking their Web-surfing habits to implanting GPS tracking chips in their arms. Discuss whether managers are justified in monitoring employees to this degree. Demonstrate how each element of human resource strat

Restricted Resources

I need help with answering the following: - Provide an example of resources that are temporarily restricted as to (a) purpose, (b) time, and (c) occurence of a specific event. - Provide an example of permanently restricted resources.

Job Analysis Conduction

Does the dallas police force conducts a job analysis. How important are strategic job analyses for strategic human resource management (SHRM) activities? What kind of succession plan is in place for the dallas police force?

IT Security weaknesses

Assessing the Root Cause of IT Security Weaknesses: You are conducting an IT audit of your company's Unix security controls. You are reviewing several system-based reports and determine that several Unix servers do not comply with the corporate information security policies. Develop a recommendation that will help management fi

Training and Development

Discuss the process through which training needs identified in the analysis phase are translated into the training objectives. In your answer, explain what an objective is, its relevance to training, and the various components of a training objective.

Internal Policies Regarding Document Retention Policy

Your firm must establish internal policies regarding document retention policy. Define document retention policy, describe the need for the policy, and include a set of procedures. Provide the context to which it specifically the policy apply and does not apply to.

Issues in Resource Management Processes

Management, as internal user, extracts different reports to monitor and control resources. Human resources, inventory, and fixed asset processes should be designed to help management achieve these objectives. please share your experiences in the three resource management processes The Sales process covers all the activiti

IT and the HRIS environment

Either look at your present employer or select another organization of your choice and interview 1) HR executives and managers with the question: What would you do differently in the future from your last IT project regarding how you interacted with IT technical people? In other words, what did you learn about them from your

Strategic Human Resource Management - Measurement in HR

Please help with answering the problem below. a. Evaluate the importance of performance measurement in HR. b. Distinguish among concepts of strategic HR deliverables, enablers, and performance drivers. c. Clearly demonstrate how these concepts are separate and apart from the traditional "doables" that focus on HR efficienc

Administrative Services Organizations

Within your chosen organisation you will need to select three administrative services and identify the range of administrative services that are provided and explain who the principal users of these services are and the importance of these services. You will need to explain whether the selected services are restricted or subject

Human Resouce

1. What are some of the key aspects of strategic organization development work and how is it different than the old approach which simply focused on training and leadership development? 2. What are the organizational systems that comprise the field of organization development and why is a systems perspective useful for HR pra

Human Resource Implementing Self-Service Portals

You work in Human Resources and believe implementing a self-service portal for HR administration would generate several efficiencies in work flow. Your manager is resistant to implementing the portal because of the administrative challenges and concerns such as the probability of security breaches, misuse of employee information