Explore BrainMass

Human Resources Management

HRIS Trends Environmental Forces

* How will the environmental forces (technological, global, economic, social, etc.) affect and lead changes in the HRIS field in the next 10 to 20 years? * How will changes in staffing, training, performance management, and legal compliance affect HRIS? * Analyze implications of HRIS confidentiality and data security risks

Human Resources: Selection Process

Why are initial, substantive, discretionary, and contingent assessment methods important to the selection process? How does each phase of the applicant process benefit from specific testing? What are the advantages and disadvantages to using testing to screen applicants?

Human Resources: Section Plan

What is a selection plan? How might a selection plan be used to identify a selection strategy for a specific position? Why would a company be opposed to developing a selection plan for an open position?


Read the "Strategic Planning at Multistate Health Corporation" case on pages 51-57 and please answer the case questions at the end. ----------------------------- Case: CASE: Strategic Planning at Multistate Health Corporation As you read this case, think about the relationship among competitive strategy and both the HR

Human Resources Reducing Employee Grievances

How can the HR department contribute to reducing the number of grievances filed by employees? What is the most significant effect the existence of a union has on the management of human resources? What is the difference between an agency-shop and a union-shop? How is the existence of such agreements impacted by right-to-

HRM What role does higher-level leadership and a strategic approach to human capital management play in determining the existence/necessity of labor unions in a typical organization?

What role does higher-level leadership and a strategic approach to human capital management play in determining the existence/necessity of labor unions in a typical organization? What are organizations allowed and disallowed to do in response to a union organizing effort? If you are in an organization, has your current fir

HRP-HR Planning

What is human resource planning (HRP)? How can various human resource functions best use HRP to support their activities? Consider employment, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), training, compensation, and so on. In what ways has the increased use of computers in HRP changed the ways in which managers use forecasting?

HRIS-Data Sources Riordan Manufacturing

Review the reports provided in Appendix B and analyze the data. Imagine that Riordan Manufacturing has implemented a new HRIS. The new HRIS includes multiple modules and one of them is an applicant tracking module. What data sources will you look at in addition to those provided in Appendix B? What are the advantages and di

Calvin Roach, a native-born American of Acadian descent, was fired by Dresser Industrial. Roach claimed that he was fired because of his Acadian national origin ("Cajun" descent) and his association with Dresser employees of the same origin. Employer claims that, since there is not and never was such a country as Acadia, employee's claim of national origin discrimination is not covered under Title VII. Do you agree? Why?

Need a two hundred words or more explanation of the below question. If references are used I need them listed. Calvin Roach, a native-born American of Acadian descent, was fired by Dresser Industrial. Roach claimed that he was fired because of his Acadian national origin ("Cajun" descent) and his association with Dresser

Job Description Strategies for HR Managers

Job descriptions can be minimalistic, with the majority of responsibilities defined by your supervisor's category. Descriptions can also be extremely detailed, with every nuance of the job in writing. What are the benefits, challenges, and legal implications of each strategy? Explain which approach you would use as an HR manag

General questions about HRM roles in promoting diversity

Part 1 When we bring people of diverse cultures and backgrounds together into the workplace, there are numerous opportunities for conflict to occur. To focus your discussion we will look at two different types of ways people differ from other people--one with little to no protected by law, and one that has protections. No prote

affirmative action program regulations

What are the affirmative action program regulations that organizations must follow? How do these regulations affect an organizations recruitment process? Why must placement goals be incorporated into the organization's staffing plan?

Human Resources Recruitment Planning and Strategy

Why must the recruitment planning and strategy development phases be completed to effectively develop recruitment tools? What are three recruitment sources used by organizations to search for applicants? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each source you selected.

Human Resources

What are the five major federal Equal Employment Opportunity or Affirmative Action laws? How do these laws govern the employment relationship? Why is it important for employers and employees to be protected from laws and regulations?

Short Description for understanding of these terms

1. Difference between price and cost analysis. 2. Three sources of cost data 3. What is the basics of FFP, FFPEA, FPR. CPIF. CPFF., CPAF contacts. 4. Circumstances requiring negotiaton instead of competitive bidding. 5. What are the four phases of face to face negotiation 6. Perceived impropriety 7. What are the func

HRM Strategic Management Questions

1. What s strategic human resource management? 2. What are the key objectives of Human Resource Planning? 3. Describe the two major models of strategy for strategic management discussed in the text. Compare and contrast the models 4. Describe how human resource planning (HRP) is integrated with strategic planning.

Travel Agency HR Plan

Imagine you have been hired to head the HR department for a young travel agency with 150 employees. The agency's previous HR head quit after only one year. After working there for a month, you realize why the previous person quit. The HR department does not have a clear mission and function. Also, the agency is growing and wants

HRIS - What are the current information needs?

Describe in general the data inputs and outputs of the existing system and identify goals and objectives of the new system. - What are the current information needs? - What must the new system do? - What changes are suggested for the new system? Use attached on Riordan Manufacturing

Human Resources Management

1. What are the benefits of a new HRIS? What are the costs associated with it? Consider both tangible and non-tangible benefits and costs in your answer. 2. Why is it important to estimate the benefits of a new HRIS before you estimate the costs? If the costs were estimated first, how might this change the analysis? Use examp

Gender bias in the workplace, anti-discrimination policy

For this project the CEO has asked HR to review some of the company policies. I have chosen to do my paper on gender bias in the workplace and the policy I am recommending is the Anti-discrimination policy. The paper need to address how the Anti-discrimination policy supports the business ethics policies and standards with

Recommendations for International Human Resource Managers

Provide practical recommendations for human resources managers who want to successfully function in a global company that operates in several countries (China and The United States). For example, you may build a visual model or adapt an appropriate model offered by other writers for successful compensation, expatriate training,

Exit interview: confidentiality vs value of informaiton obtained

Consider a circumstance where your organization is doing exit interviews and has promised confidentiality to all who respond. You are responsible for conducting the exit interviews. Your supervisor has asked you to give her the name of each respondent so she can assess the information in conjunction with the person's supervisor.

Human Resource Management: Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining

HRM Incident 2: Break down the Barrier: Yesterday Bill Brown was offered a job as an operator trainee with GEM Manufacturing. He had recently graduated from Milford High School in a small town in the Midwest. Bill had no college aspirations, so on graduation he moved to Chicago to look for a job. Bill's immediate

Human Resource Mangement: Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining

HRM Incident 1: You Are out of What? Marcus Ned eagerly drove his new company pickup onto the construction site. He had just been assigned by his employer, Kelso Construction Company, to supervise a crew of 16 equipment operators, oilers, and mechanics. This was the first unionized crew Marcus had supervised, and he was unawa