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Analyzing Promotion Data: Applying the 80% Rule

See attached case file. Please read the case and then answer the following 5 questions. 1. Analyze the table in Exhibit 1.24. What conclusions do you reach? Is there evidence of discrimination in promotion decisions? 2. Do you believe that Gernson, Thompson, LeBlanc, and Jackson were discriminated against? 3. What

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Please see the attached file. All info provided. Request a through response for this question. Request two sources. 1. Trophy Husbands 2. Where are the Women 3. Open to Women Describe three factors that can impede women's movement into senior executive ranks. What should be the basis (criterion used) for

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For Kudler Fine Foods, describe the general function of their performance management systems. ----------------------------- Background information provided: HOME | BAKERY | MEAT & SEAFOOD | PRODUCE | CHEESE & DAIRY | WINE NEWS | ABOUT | LOCATIONS | SURVEY | TERMS & CONDITIONS INTERNET | INTRANET

International Competitiveness: "The road to hell case study"

Read the Case Study entitled "The Road to Hell" on the link. Then, answer the following questions for Review 1. What mistake did John Baker make? Why did he not realize this mistake when it occurred? 2. What would you recommend that Baker do now? Explain. 3. What does this case illustrate about human resource managemen

Cost of Natural Resource

Jackpot Mining Company operates a copper mine in central Montana. The company paid $ 1,000,000 in 2011 for the mining site and spent an additional $ 600,000 to prepare the mine for extraction of the copper. After the copper is extracted in approximately four years, the company is required to restore the land to its original cond

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Common employee development methods include job rotation, job shadowing, committee assignments (also known as stretch assignments), courses and seminars, simulations, self-development, and others. Reflect from your experience and select one employee development method. What are the pros and cons of this method? Describe a workpl

HR employee benefits under FMLA: Evaluate two articles

Employee Benefits (Retirement, Health, Family Medical Leave Act) Read Norman Tolle's article, "Employer did not interfere with employee's FMLA leave when it had 'honest suspicion' that she was not using leave for its 'intended purpose'." Also read, "Noble headache," by Diane Cadrain from HR Magazine, July 2008. Please in

Calculating the Motivating Potential Score

Diagnose and calculate the motivating potential score (MPS) for four cases described in Exercise 28 (attached). Resources: - Exercise 28 Copyright 2005 by Thomas W. Kent. - "Learning About Job Design", page 135, Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations by Griffin & Moorhead. - Chapter 5, Organizational

Impact of HR Practices on Organizational Culture: Pairs of Statements

Below are scenarios of critical decisions you may need to make as a manager. Read each question and select one from each pair of statements. Then, think about the impact your choice would have on the company's culture. Discuss your choices and the impacts on culture in an essay (not including cover and reference pages). You n

HR: The 'New' Army, Learning Organization, Marriage, Engaged

Please provide a peer response to each of the following statements (see the attachment). All responses should include source work from at least one (1) to two (2) sources to support your views and responses. The peer responses should state your reason for agreeing or disagreeing with the post in a professional manner. Peer

Human Resources Capabilities

Looking for a HR-Intern and need generic answers to the following to use as a reference: Description of your ability to provide authoritative advice in all areas of Human Resources (HR) Description of your ability to lead HR services in a variety of customer activities and to integrate work efforts and negotiate acceptable

Research Principles and Application in Human Resources

I need help with discussing the research principles and their application to research in human resources. The following items below needs to be answered: - The goals of research in HR - A comparison of the applications of primary and secondary research - An explanation of how reliability and validity are used and why they

current issues in HR

1) What are the consequences in HR if an assessment is used that is not validated? How does this affect the business as a whole? 2) How might research be used to address current issues in HR? Provide an example to support your answer.


Why is it important to use measurements in the HRM planning process? What aspects of the plan's success rely heavily on measurements? Why? What tools and resources do you use when you create measurements? What role does forecasting play in the strategic planning process? What are some aspects of forecasting you must consider

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Identify an organization that incorporates technological advances in its interview process. How effective are these technologies? What are advantages and disadvantages of these technologies?

job analysis methods

There are five including observation, individual interview, group interview, structured questionnaire, technical conference, and diary method. Select two job analysis methods. For each method chosen, describe a situation which is most appropriate to apply the job analysis method.

Talent Management

Analyze points of views in readings attached (see attachments). How would you analyze and evaluate the differences in point of view between the Capelli and Kontoghiorghes articles and the Cameron one? Give specific examples of the differences

Comparing and Contracting Leadership Theories

1. Compare and contract leadership theories and evaluate the strengths and weakness of established leadership styles. 2. In your opinion, do you think that a leader can incorporate all different styles within one personality? Why or why not.

People & Technology / Challenge of Technology

Technology changes tend to have one thing in common, people. People both effect and are affected by technology. Yet many of us overlook the human aspect of technology. What is meant by "the human factor,� and why is this important in considering the impact of technology on the workplace? Few are immune to the impact

Guidelines and Ideas for Consulting Group

XCG THE EXCELLENT CONSULTING GROUP COMMUNICATION FROM ART: HP and Palm have decided they want to do an Organizational Diagnosis to determine how various aspects of Palm are aligned such as inputs, resources, productivity, throughput effort, outputs, performance, strategy, etc. They want to know if there are any glaring issues

HR Policies for Discipline, Suspension & Termination at FedEx

See attached file for full text. How does this apply to FED EX? Discipline, Suspension & Termination (Handbooks, Wrongful Discharge, Procedural issues) Realize that some companies do not openly discuss their HRM practices. Perhaps the organization you chose for your SLP project is one of them. So, sometimes you will ne

Implement Leadership Style within Large Organization

1. What recommendations can you provide to make the described leadership style effective within a large organization? 2. One of the greatest challenges of an effective leader is to have all members on the same page once the decisions about the how and who have been made. How can you accomplish that? Support your response with r

Creation of a Sexual Harassment Policy

Assume you are the human resources (HR) manager at ABC Publishing. The company has recently received several complaints of sexual harassment. The HR department has decided to create a sexual harassment policy. What should the policy include? How should the policy be implemented and enforced?

Using Tests to Determine Potential Discriminatory Practices

See the attachment. (4/5ths rule, restricted policies, geographic comparisons, and the McDonnell-Douglas Test) How could a human resource management (HRM) department use these tests to determine potential discriminatory practices? What considerations should be given when using these tests? The 4/5ths Rule One of the first

HR Planning Process Presentation

Resource: See attachment figure 2.1 â?¢Create a presentation to explain the integration of the HR planning process and strategic process to new employees in your company. â?¢Analyze each major HR responsibility in a company. Provide your analysis of these responsibilities to new employees, along with an explanation o

Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness of Apple Inc.

Use the organization Apple Inc. Briefly describe the organization and a key aspect of its strategy. Describe an HR program that would support and further its strategy and effectiveness - this should be a compensation, recruiting, selection, coaching/training/development, or diversity program. Develop at least one strategic

Retention strategies supported by HR

There are lots of strategies that HR can support to prevent high turnover. In our readings for this course we have learned the value of a collaborative relationship between departmental managers and HR in retention of employees. We have learned that employees want to feel valued and valuable. We have also learned that sal

Human Resources/staffing managers and hiring decisions

How would you define a "bad hiring decision" in the private sector? To what degree do you think staffing managers should be held liable for their decisions? Why? As an HR professional, how can you avoid adverse situations occurring relative to the staffing process? Please provide examples.