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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,

Downsizing-related Layoffs

What short-run, long-run, and policy options are available to managers in lieu of laying off employees? Give the pros and cons of each.

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

Managing organizational changes

Read the draft attachment below to first to address these questions. You want to talk with your consulting company to check if the concept of using staff meetings might be a good way to involve the organization in creating the questionnaire. You also want to brainstorm any issues about the facilitation of these meetings.

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

Complete a modified RBV analysis of the Coca-Cola Company

Complete a modified RBV analysis of the Coca-Cola Company. Step One: Resources are the inputs into a production process. They can be capital, equipment, patents, skill sets of individual employees and/or managers, financial resources, etc. Resources can be tangible or intangible. Individually, they may not necessarily lead

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

Defining International HR Functions

Describe the priorities for designing an HR function in your industry of study: (coffee manufacturing). This is the baseline for any company in your industry doing business anywhere in the world. Yes, this is a challenge! Consider each of the major functions you have studied: - Employment and retention. - Compensati

This solution provides a detailed description of how a training program should be developed, What are major steps and the role of each step in producing a high quality training solution

I need help with following Essay assignment for Training and Development. Prof Greg decided to leave academia and go back into the real world. He has just promoted you to his L & D manager position. Our company has offices in Baltimore, D.C., and Richmond, VA. We are growing rapidly and need to develop a supervisor traini

Building Leadership Teams

Now you are on your way to building a leadership team, communicating your expectations, and solidifying group expectations. Identify at least two guiding principles that will help your company respect the local cultural norms and avoid conflicts in a global employee base. How will you demonstrate that these are your ethical valu

Salary Negotiation Role-Play

Please help me answer and understand the below scenrio: Imagine that a job applicant has been offered a job as an HR officer at Z-firm. Both sides( the applicant and the hiring manager)need to negotiate the starting salary. Statistical data indicates that HR officer starting salaries are around $40,000. Z-firm, however, is hi

Philosophy or Purpose of Human Resources

What is your philosophy or what is the purpose of HR? What method or methods are used to train employees in your workplace or one you are familiar with? Is it effective? Explain improvements and offer suggestions you think will benefit the training program in that workplace.