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Nature & effectiveness of Zappo's commitment to valuing diversity

For Zappos, respond to each of these items: Indicate what number this employer is on the Fortune list. Describe the organization (type of business, a history of the business, number of employees, unionized or not, and its HRM department's structure/reporting relationships). Assess the degree to which this organizati

Law/Labor updates, changes and trends that impact organization

I am the the HR Director for an organization that specializes in providing customer service call centers for multiple organizations. my organization has expanded rapidly over the past few years. My company headquarters is in Florida, my company now has four other U.S. locations as well as two locations in India. I have to c

Negotiating Salary and Benefit Packages

You are applying for a job as a manager and are at the point of negotiating salary and benefits. What questions would you ask your prospective employer concerning benefits? Describe the benefits package you would try to negotiate for yourself.

HR: Compensation vs moral, retention; pay for performance; incentive plans

1. What is the relationship between compensation and employee morale and retention? 2. In your opinion does pay for performance really improve performance? Why or why not? 3. What are incentive plans? How might they help the organization to achieve their objectives? Do incentive plans really improve performance and ar

HR Essay to comment on two HR Low Lights for 2005

See attached file. Need a short essay on "HR Low Lights for 2005 fm SHRM.doc" . Must comment on two of the HR blunders presented. You can support or refute the actions taken. Be sure to provide any references in APA format - no abstract or cover page is necessary.

Discuss scholarly vs popular resources for research with an example

Scholarly vs. Popular Resources There are basically two types of resources from which factual information may be pulled - either scholarly or popular resources. Popular resources refer to the books and magazines you can find at your local bookstore, as well as many sites found on the Internet. Scholarly writing is usually con

Benefits and Drawbacks of Dynamic Pricing for a Company

Select a company that uses (or has used) dynamic pricing. Explain how the company you have chosen uses dynamic pricing. Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of dynamic pricing for that particular company. Conclude with a summary of your findings (Perloff, 2007) Explain the macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts and how they r

HR: Quality of training programs; HR as change agent

Can you please help with the following two questions. 4. With decreasing funds for training and development, how can organizations ensure that they are getting the greatest return on their training and development investment? 5. Based upon experience, with restructuring, reengineering, and downsizing, what role has HR t

Strategic HR Roles to Sustain a Legally Compliant Environment

Write a paper comparing the operational and strategic roles of the HR professional in sustaining a legally compliant work environment. Address the following areas: - Operational Role Employee advocate Reducing costs and risks Role in legal proceedings Providing functional services - Strategic Role Developing

Reflect on and Discuss the Meaning of Your Ambivalent Sexism Inventory Results

See attached file. In this module 3 SLP, we continue to develop our self-awareness, which is important to our coaching capacity as well as to our ability to discern our biases toward HR policies and practices in organizations. In this SLP we will reflect upon an aspect of diversity that affects all of us, regardless of age, c

Human Resource Management Response Plan

When should a response plan be put into place? (Action trigger) What is the consequence in terms of the effect on the project's cost, schedule and requirements? Regarding the response plan, how will it be accomplished?

LRH Manufacturing: Create a stakeholders' analysis

See attached file for case study Using information from the case study and your knowledge of the business world, create a stakeholder analysis of the following: Executive management Department management Hourly manufacturing employees and supervisors Sales employees At a high level, define their responsibilities, fa

Effects of constitutional definition of human rights, or lack thereof

Many States, such as Germany, list and define human rights in their constitution while other countries, such as the UK, make no such provision either in their constitution or other legislation. What, if any, difference would the listing and definition of human rights or the lack thereof have on the ability of a human being to

Why study Human rights: definition and grounding, moral and legal rights

Human right is nothing more than a troubling mass of conflicting ideas. How do you respond to the rather dismissive question, "Why study Human rights"? Please include the definition and grounding of human rights, the distinction between moral and legal rights, the notion of claim rights and liberty rights, the substantive ca

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4. Briefly discuss and give examples of at least five common interviewing mistakes that interviewers make. What recommendations would you give for avoiding these interviewing mistakes? 5. What are the major federal laws regarding equal employment? How does your organization incorporate affirmative action into its recruitin

What Type of Incentive Program to Retain Sales Representatives

My company is struggling to retain its sales representatives. It seems the employees go through the company's training program, work for the organization for about 6 months and then leave to work for your company's top competitor. Exit interviews are being held with the sales representatives and it has been determined that th

Ethical and Social Issue Guidelines

Ethical and Social Issues > Review selection guidelines on the following Web site: o http://www.uniformguidelines.com/ > Identify an ethical, social, or legal issue associated with the development of measurement criterion in organizations or the process of evaluating human behavior and performance against criteria.

Proposal for advancements in technology for testing and selection process

The company you work for is considering changing its applicant testing process. Your supervisor has asked you to research testing methods and make your recommendation. This proposal will be submitted to the Vice President for review and consideration. For the purpose of this assignment it helps to have a specific type of org

Custom Food and Feed Corporation: Major organizational change initiative

See attached case study. Every week, the HR division has a virtual team meeting in which you discuss both specific and general issues relating to CF&F. The focus this week is on developing a collaborative workplace culture. You know that in implementing any major organizational change initiative, there will be resistance

HR: What are Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQs)?

What are Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQs)? How can you find them? How do you describe a job after analyzing what that job is supposed to do? All of us 'smart people' think we can just figure it out when we need to, but then we realize that, even though we are really smart, there's just not enough time in the day