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1 -The CEO of Mighty Telecommunications, Sharon Wentworth, meets with the new VP of HR, Thomas Brody. Sharon points out to Thomas that many administrative HR functions have been automated or outsourced in the last two years. She wants HR to bring more value to the business and asks Thomas to transform the HR department. She asks

Strategic HR Management for Healthcare Facility

Strategic HR Management. Assume you have been appointed the new VP of HR as of today. Healthcare facility (hospital). 1. Describe the unique challenges of managing the human resources function for your specific organization. 2. Analyze the competencies required for your specific position, & determine in which areas your need

Comparing the Wagner and Taft Hartley Act

1. Compare the Wagner Act and the Taft Hartley Act. What are the basic provisions of each and how do they differ in their purpose 2. Identify and describe the six factors that distort performance appraisals? 3. Jane White has just been hired by SSS Pharmaceutical Wholesaler. She has already been informed that an initial dr

This post addresses HR's seat at the big table.

We are having a briefing at work based on these questions. Many believe that from a strategic perspective, HR needs to have a seat at the big table in today's organizations. We have also seen that in many, (if not most) organizations, this is not where HR is configured. Many reasons have been cited for this. Describe and def

The subject is Human Resources Questions Workforce Score Card

1-What does it take to be successful in determining the return on investment (ROI) of HR proposals? It partially depends on the expert judgments of HR and line managers. They need to help you develop the numbers to calculate the probability of success or failure for particular investments. You can use colleagues, focus group

Designing Intervention to Increase Motivation and Flexibility

Case study 17.2 Design an intervention to increase the motivation and the flexibility of the work-force in a large dairy company. The new CEO and the director of HR of a large dairy company have sought your advice regarding the kind of intervention that might be effective in helping them involve employees in order to motivate

Strategic Human Resource Management

Develop a job / task analysis for an entry-level job in a customer service call center Prepare a two to three (2-3) page analysis in which you: 1. Locate several job descriptions that apply to the position you have selected from the list above. 2. Compare the common tasks and behavioral objectives contained within the jo

Create an outline with three points for the Debate Paper

Create an outline with three points for the Debate Paper that will be used to write the paper. Include all references to be used in the paper. I need help in writing the outline and writing about the moral/ethical on Should employers conduct full background, credit check on all new hires?

Human Resource Management Information Systems

Creating Strategic Value in Human Resources Take a position on whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: "Most financial analysts use revenue per employee as a gauge on how successful the workforce is. Although an important measure, this metric does not tell the story." Make sure you justify your position. S

Human resource

1. As a human resource director, what are the current strategic issue related to HR which affects an organization. (Important note: Issues related to compensation, employee benefits and/or security are outside of the scope of the possible issues to examine). What is the issue, why is it important, who are the key stakeholders,

Describe demonstrative communication

Describe demonstrative communication. Demonstrative communication includes nonverbal and unwritten communication and involves such things as facial expressions, tone of voice, body language, and so forth. Include the following elements in your paper: -Provide examples showing how demonstrative communication can be effective a

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: Benefits, OSHA investigations

1. Describe why companies provide benefits to their employees. What constitutes great benefits? What constitutes poor benefits? Let?s say that you were hired as a human resources manager and you were in charge of rolling out employee benefits for the company, how would you structure the benefits? What is your reasoning for doi

Examples of professional networking avenues

Networking is the act of creating professional relationships. It is often thought of as a connection device. Almost anyone you know could be part of your network. Give five examples of ways that you can expand your professional network list.

Resumes are the first impression an employer receives from candidates

A winning resume makes it easy for potential employers to quickly and easily identify an applicant's skills and experience. If you were responsible for hiring someone for a particular position, what specifics would you be seeking in the display of a resume and how would you feel about the discovery of multiple conventional and g

Employee Background Checks

(1) Why is it important to conduct employee background checks? (2) What steps are taken to conduct background checks?

Perfomance evaluation in project management

Performance evaluation of employees is an important aspect of human resource management. The usual practice is annual evaluation. However, in the case of project management, annual evaluation may not be possible because the project itself may last less than a year. How often, do you think, should project team members be evaluate

Financial Resources Stock Exchange

1.) Explain the workings of a stock exchange and distinguish between different types of financial instruments and the risks associated with each. 2.) Distinguish among various sources of short term and long term financing, the risk associated with each and explain the steps in risk management process.

HR scenarios - Morale Influences

1. Newco is hiring 400 new employees to open two new offices. The new hires are concerned that they are going to work only 35 hours weekly, which prevents them from being included in the company's benefit package. If the organization maintains this philosophy, what is the long term influence on turnover? How will this influence

Organizational Functions and human resource management

Human resource management strategies regarding employee separations include all of the following EXCEPT: A. downsizing. B. hiring freezes. C. organizing for efficiency or innovation. D. preferential or nonpreferential rehiring process. The strategic decisions associated with the organization are the choice of

Project management discussions

Explain the following. Scheduling multiproject resources can be a difficult thing to do and ultimately affect all projects in a negative way if not done correctly. Some companies use a first come-first served approach to deal with multiproject scheduling, while others are now using software developed just to help with scheduling

HRM and Employee Retention Efforts

INTERNAL RECRUITING EFFORTS: Promotion from within concept - current employees are able to bid for jobs which are identified through HRM systems or referral by fellow employees; .e.g. UPD, McDonalds use these policies to develop candidates for promotion; 40% of the top 50 executives in McDonalds started out in restaurants. The

changes in the recruitment and selection processes

Pick either an industry you might consider entering, a new division of your existing organization, or just a professional area of interest to you. Identify two to three major environmental factors leading to changes in this area. Based on this information, what changes in the recruitment and selection processes should occur in t

HR polices and programs

Think about your current or any previous employer you have observed. As you consider the HR polices and programs (Staffing, Compensation & Benefits, Training & Development, Employee Relations, etc.) , can you provide a potential explanation for at least two of these organizational policy decisions? Specifically, looking at

Are you up for the job?

Given what you presented in your HR leader profile (in the previous post) titled "Defining International HR Functions," consider your own skills and ambitions: -Would you want this job? -What skills would you need to develop to be extraordinary in the job? -If you would not want the job, what other role would you want in

Recruiting the Twenty-First Century Global HR Leader

Now that you have developed the priorities for the HR function, who do you want to lead this effort? Your task is to recruit an HR Director who will lead an HR team managing a global workforce. Discuss the following items in your paper: 1.) Draft a profile of skills, knowledge, and experience required. 2.) Develop a list o