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
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
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
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.
What institution-based issues would you encounter? Discuss. What resource-based issues would you face? Describe.
As a CEO, you are trying to acquire a foreign firm. The size of your firm will double, and it will become the largest in your industry. What does your firm do and what does the foreign firm you are trying to acquire do? Where are the firms based? You are very enthusiastic about the opportunity to be a leading captain of in
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
Give two examples of staffing strengths and weaknesses of an organization with which you are familiar.
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?
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
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.
I need to find out what pay and reward strategy Kellogg's company is currently using and evaluate it in the face of new challenges and changing conditions. Can you help?
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
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?
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
http://slidesandnotes.blogspot.com/2011/02/role-of-management-in-improving.html. (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
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
Evaluate the devolution of HR activities to line managers in relation to its impact on the HR profession and for organizational effectiveness.
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
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
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
Can someone help me in developing the right material in answering these questions: Support each answer with at least one source from a peer-reviewed source or an appropriate textbook. You must use at least two peer-reviewed sources somewhere in the answers. Internet sources are not acceptable. Include a proper text citation
Are there specific activities or functions of HR that we should be more concerned with evaluating? What are they?