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Global Human Resources: Salary levels for expatriates working in Iraq

If you were a host-country national (HCN), would you think salaries should be equal between HCNs and expatriates in equivalent positions, even though the cost of living is lower in the host country? Suppose you were a president of a subsidiary in a host country, and as a parent-country national (PCN), you have a salary five time

Human Resource: Job Study at Dirt Finder after a Tsunami

Job Study at Dirt Finder About six months ago a tsunami ripped through a town where the Dirt Finder Professional Vacuum Cleaner Company is located. About one-third of the organization's 200 employees were left homeless. The firm has since made contact with a majority of those employees and learned that they either plan to l

School of Business Case Study

The School of Business, one unit in a public university enrolling over 40,000 students, has approximately 2,100 students in its bachelors, masters, and doctorate programs emphasizing such areas of business as accounting, finance, information and operations management, marketing, management, and others. Because the School of Busi

Human Resource Application: Selling It

HR Application 1: Selling It Imagine that you are the compensation specialist for a large manufacturing organization in the U.S. Your organization makes and sells a product (YOU get to choose what the product is) in the global marketplace. Develop a compensation package for the position of a Salesperson in your organization.

Organizational Structure in a Restaurant

You are hired as a business consultant by owner of a popular restaurant because a number of customers have complained about service. The owner believes the root of the problem is the restaurant is not organized for efficient operations. Further, if the organizational structure and operations were changed, she believes better cus

Staffing Strengths

Give two examples of staffing strengths and weaknesses of an organization with which you are familiar.

Challenges in Implementing Nonfinancial Segments

Identify three nonfinancial segments of total reward and discuss how each could be implemented, especially across cultures or within a local multicultural labour pool. What challenges might managers face in implementing such segments?

Workplace Securtiy

The security manager has several roles within an organization. Identify and describe each of these roles. Discuss specifically how the security managers can influence the factors that tend to create liability for an organization. In your discussion, include how these factors can be minimized. Introduction to Security Operatio

Hiring women and minorities improved Xerox's profitability.

Discuss how human resource professionals can ensure that top organizational leaders encourage managers and employees to follow laws and guidelines. Discuss how hiring women and minorities improved Xerox's profitability. . Identify the changes that Xerox made to become a more attractive employer for women and minorities.

HRM Practice for Total Performance Organizations

Almost every organization with more than 200 employees or more has at least one significant conflicting HRM practice, which undermines the total performance of the organization at least marginally - examples abound. Discuss one or more conflicting practices you have experienced and recommend one or more alternative HRM pract

Human Resources Management: Intrinsic Motivators

How can intrinsic motivators and extrinsic rewards blend to maximize productivity? How do social needs motivate behavior? What are the various rewards available in today's workplace, at the company level, and at the manager-to-employee level? How can you assess employee needs to tailor effective rewards?

HR management essential factors for expanding

Identify and explain the essential factors that a human resource manager must consider prior to their company expanding into a new country located in the United Arab Emirates. Present your analysis in an "action plan" format that lays out the steps to developing a labor force for your company's new subsidiary.

Major factors, economic and non-economic, that strategic HRM can address

Looking at the broader context within which Canadian organizations operate, what are the major factors, both economic and non-economic, that strategic HRM can address? If you were the director of HR at a large Canadian organization, what strategies would you adopt to improve the climate (or work culture) within your organizatio

Promoting Roles, Behaviors, and Work Outcomes for Evaluation

Imagine a performance evaluation system that promotes roles, behaviors, and work outcomes appropriate to achieve organizational strategic objectives throughout the firm. What would such a system look like? Would it be similar to the one used in your organization? How would individual and/or team performance assessment be conduct

Human Resources: Align, Differentiate and Add Value

1.Three tests for any source of competitive advantage are align, differentiate, and add value. Discuss whether these tests are difficult to pass. Can compensation really be a source of competitive advantage? 2.Internal structures are part of the incentives offered in organizations. Look into any organization: your college, wo

Leadership at Home Depot for Competitive Advantages

Assignment #1 Chap 17 They Can Do It! You can help! A look at Talent Practices at the Home Depot. 1. Discuss how the leadership at Home Depot intended to use its organizational talent to gain a competitive advantage in the Do It Yourself industry. 2. Discuss the key channels that Home Depot developed for recruiting talen

Human Resource Management, Business Employment Law

Given the following independent contractor agreement: 'I agree to provide services to the XYZ Company as an independent contractor. These services include writing software, â??trouble shootingâ? computer network problems, and other tasks that might be assigned. I agree to respond to requests for my services in a timely

Kohlberg's Three Levels of Moral Development

Several conclusions are offered based on Kohlberg's three levels of moral development and the findings of a study of corporate managers. From a business perspective: Do you believe Kohlberg's trends and findings are credible? State whether you agree or disagree, and why. Offer your observation of where you think the moral ba

Assessing Various Interview Techniques

Imagine that you are hiring a new employee and must choose one method. Discuss the pros and cons of each of the following: Behaviorally anchored interviews Behavioral simulation Paper-and-pencil test Virtual test

Wherein Does Control Over Workplace Safety Belong? (1) Put in terms of the Moral point of view. This is not simply a question of "can HR get the job done", so much as, does the modern corporate structure, where HR often is the center of workplace policy, protect employees' rights to a safe wo

Explain the process of organizational developmen: theories, conditions, change

Prepare a paper in which you examine the concept of organizational development. Be sure to address the following items in your examination: Explain the process of organizational development. Identify the theories associated with organizational development. Describe the conditions necessary for successful organizational cha


1. Under stable conditions, concentrated growth poses lower risk than any other grand strategy (Pearce & Robinson p. 190 *). Explain why this is the case. 2. How do you think Online Universities has created today's competitive advantage? Why are those things effective? What must Online Universities do to sustain a competit

HRM Research

5 What statistical analyses would be appropriate in each of the following situations? Explain your rationale. a. You have collected pre-test and post-test scores for a training program in the organization. You want to determine whether the training resulted in increased subject matter knowledge. b. You need to establish an

Compensation and Turnover Rates in a Company

Managers in the finance department believe that the compensation for accounting professionals is below market. They believe this is the cause of high turnover rates in the department. Describe how you would construct a study to test their hypothesis. What data will you need? How will you get it? What type of analysis will be req

Evaluate Behavioral Based Interviewing with Intelligence Tests

See the attached file. As the manager of the Talent Management department, you have been asked to choose between behavioral-based interviewing, in-basket exercises, or written intelligence tests for the selection of managers in the company. Identify three criteria that could be used to evaluate these tests and then, using the t