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
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
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.
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
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.
Please discuss at length a current conflict management system in place within organizations and how could this sytem be improved?
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
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
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
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
Have you any experience in cost-benefit analyses in your organization with regard to HR and organizational effectiveness? How does your organization decide whether HR activities and programs are effective? Is there any discussion around metrics and organizational effectiveness as a result of HR? Discuss these issues here.
Discuss some of the reasons why managers continue to use unstructured employment interviews despite the abundant evidence that they are not useful for predicting future job performance.
1. Discuss several factors that cause environmental complexity to an organization that we all have in common: Any university. How do these environmental complexities lead to organizational complexity? 2. Explain why organizations get involved in interorganizational activity. Why is interorganizational activity especially cr
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
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?
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
External recruiting of new managers has advantages for the organization. Discuss the advantages and the disadvantages of both of these types of recruiting.
What factors are most important in developing a new organization development system? Why is it important for the organization development process to become aligned with organizational objectives?
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
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
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
Use the Internet and the use of surveys and questioners in research studies. The issues that are related to conducting surveys and the processes for collecting data. Write a summary that addresses the following: What is the purpose of a survey? What are 3 examples of a survey, and for what potential purpose could each b
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 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.
What is the new strategic role of human resources (HR)? How does this role affect the service industry? Is this effect positive or negative? Why?
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
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
Please discuss the importance of HR's role in the recruitment, selection and retention functions.
What are some legal issues that can arise for employers in the areas of employee retention, the management of employee performance, and the employee appraisal process? What the legal issues is and how an employer can address the issue so that it does not create a legal problem.
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