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
What is human resource management? What is the primary function of human resource management? What is the role of human resource management in an organization's strategic plan?
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?
Imagine a customer service call center has recently hired you, as an HR advisor, to make recommendations to their organizational development and training program. The call center's profit margin has been low and many employees quit after 1 year. The employee who has worked longest has only been there for 2 years, and he is looki
Decision Making & the Final Match 1-What roles should HR professionals play in staffing decisions? 2- How should we determine who should be involved? 3-This is an interesting question about who should be involved in the final job offer. We really should have a partnership-as in strategic business partner-with the hiring depar
How do you Pay for Performance in a downward economy? Suggest a start point with relevant issues that may relate to this topic.
The debate about where individual responsibility ends and social responsibility should begin continues. Medicaid is shouldering an ever-increasing burden of cost for long-term care for the elderly, with enormous impacts on state budgets throughout the nation. - Discuss alternatives to ease this drain on Medicaid resources.
Imagine that your team at work has been assigned a project that will take 1 year to complete. Prepare a plan that may be applied in a business setting and that would increase a group or team's motivation, satisfaction, and performance. Address specific differences in attitudes, emotions, personalities, and values among t
Choose three or four emerging HR issues that affect your division. Your choices must reflect your predictions for priorities and concerns in your division's HRM plan. Write a 500- to 650-word detailed analysis, explaining how these issues and cultural considerations affect your division and the strategic plans. Create a c
See attached case files. Read and answer 2 questions in the text for each case study. This is a MBA Master work for Human Resource Management. Please see attached for articles and questions. Book title: Human Resource Management, 13th Edition, 2011 Author: Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson ----------------------------
Please assist me with the below question (s). How can you become a more effective communicator? How can you express your feelings and emotions to individuals in the workplace? How can you express to another individual that you have heard and processed his or her feelings and emotions?
BACKGROUND The case for this course is a little different from most classes, because it is an ongoing case analysis, and we call it the Integrative Case Project. In this Module, Case 1 is about understanding OD models and applying them to a specific organization. In Case 2 and Case 3, you will use one specific OD model to
Identify the issues in the following case study as it relates to the questions asked below. Please provide references. Review the case studies in Ch. 2 of Human Resource Management. Choose one for this assignment. Write a paper of no more than 1,050 words in which you explain the following points: 1) A case summary 2)
Students will evaluate the design and implementation of a recruiting and selection process (case will describe a number of ineffective practices, a mismatch between job description and selection assessments, issues around adverse impact, and actions taken that are not in line with applicable federal laws). Once evaluated, stude
Describe the qualities of an organic organization structure. Identify strategies and dynamic organizational concepts that can improve an organization's responsiveness. Describe what specialized tasks have to be performed, and how labor is divided at the organization? How does the company integrate the work of these different un
You are leading a U.S. based firm with operations in several other countries as well. How will you ensure the firm's local managers comply with the firm's ethical standards? How will you deal with the differences in business practices?
See attached article. - Identify the four basic requirements that are mentioned in Wright and McMahan (1992) article (attached) to ensure a source of sustained competitive advantage? - Look at your organization and try to assess whether or to what extent the four basic requirements are met. - Discuss the implication of that
1. Compare and contrast self-directed work teams and virtual teams in your workplace or how they might work in your workplace. 2. Discuss the best and worst team communications practices as you have observed in your workplace. What makes them effective or ineffective communications practices?