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Harrison-Keyes: Gap Analysis

SCENARIO: Harrison-Keyes, Inc. COMPANY OVERVIEW A global publisher of print products, Harrison-Keyes specializes in scientific, technical and business books and journals, professional and consumer books, textbooks and other educational materials for all levels of study. The company holds about 22,700 active titles and publ

Business Plan for a grocery store

I need a business plan for a grocery store. I'm looking for a business plan that includes everything to include a marketing plan, industry analysis, pro forma cash flows, projections, etc.... This business is going to be on the Island of Oahu, HI. It is a sole proprietor. I'm not looking for a huge grocery store. I'm look

Plan for a human resources department

Create a plan for the Human Resources department to address recent employment law/labor law updates, changes, and trends that may impact any organization across any and/or all of its locations. Be sure to address the overlap/interrelationships of laws and policies as they might impact the company, and address HRM actions tha

HR: Weigh current trends in work life issues including pros and cons

Weigh the relative pros and cons of current trends to expand the scope of consideration of work-life issues. Include such topics as ethics, social responsibility, and workplace spirituality. Be sure to consider this question in relation to HRM as a strategic business partner.


Discuss the types of employee relations activities that are common across organizations, and any experience you have related to that.


What are a few of the key points that you feel are centrally important to the strategic, performance, ethical, and/or social responsibility issues associated with outsourcing HR?

When working in teams, is trust assumed or do team members have to earn trust?

When working in teams, is trust assumed or do team members have to earn trust? Consider how trust is lost when working in teams and how to keep trust among team members. Explore Kudler Fine Foods and respond to the following questions: What is the difference between an issue and a problem? What are some of the issues at

What is Web 2.0? How is Business Using It?

You may have heard the Millennials generation using terms such as Wiki, Furl, Facebook, Flickr and wondered what are they talking about. These and more are components of Web 2.0, and no this is not a new Internet hardware architecture. Are companies using Web 2.0and if so provide examples. Need need at least 700 words

Influence of Unions on Daily Life

Although you may not be a current union member, think about ways in which unions have influenced your life. What have unions done to improve your life? What have they done to make your life worse? From an organization's perspective, does cooperating with unions help or hinder the workplace?

Nine PMI Standards

BPP's customer, Innovative Systems, has had very uneven results from the ad hoc approach it has taken to running its business. It is considering adopting PMI standards in organizing and managing its projects. Explain the idea of project management knowledge areas. 1. Describe the nine PMI standard project management knowledg

PM standards information

PM standards Project management is a relatively young practice, and the memory and terminology of many nonstandard PM models are still fresh and, in some cases, still in use. The use of a common base of concepts and a common language of terms is much to be desired in any complex environment. Fortunately, there are project man

Decisions in Paradise

Please!! All help will be greatly appreciated to get me started. Thank you in advance. CASE: For the Decisions in Paradise Part III complete the following items: a. Read the Business Scenario Decisions in Paradise. b. You are Nik, and your employer is the organization represented by Alex, Nik, and Chris. c. Use your

Compare and contrast problem formulation and identification styles

How can I investigate and observe the decision making processes in a telecom vendor such as Motorola and Cisco? I need to prepare a paper in which I compare and contrast the problem identification and formulation styles and to specifically discuss the strengths and weaknesses found in each style. I also need to consider the

Wage & Benefit Issues: paid time off, pension offering, private pension funding

Please help with the following study questions. Detailed responses are greatly appreciated by our study group. 1. Why do employees today place such a high priority on paid time off? Do you feel that companies are fair in their offerings for vacation/personl/sick time? Why or why not? 2. There are many nuances to the

Staffing Trends Human Resources

Human resources professionals are responsible for staying abreast of staffing trends. You are aware of JPS' desires to expand its business and hire more doctors. You must help managers develop hiring plans that make sense. Identify at least three medical specialties that have significant shortages and discuss efforts to improve


Why does inventory need to be stored in a warehouse? What different types of warehouses are there? How do customers influnce warehouse locations? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different warehouse types? What are the advantages and disadvantages of warehouse locations?

Communication differences between U.S. and Russia

Globalization has been an area of focus for many different organizations (i.e., retail, manufacturing, fast food, and etc.). When organizations move into foreign markets they must adapt to communication, culture, and human resource issues. For this assessment, you are a HR manager and you have been tasked to transfer several man

What actions can be recommended to management to try to remain union-free

Top management has just learned that there now is another union organizing effort going on. This is the third time in four years that the hourly employees have tried to unionize; the vote margin is narrowing. As an HR manager in this union-free company with 500 plant, hourly employees in one location in a large industrial city,

Human Resource Management: Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits I need to create a draft and post a memo to upper management detailing the benefits available to employees in the positions of accounts receivable clerk and financial controller. I must include include health insurance, time off, retirement/savings plan, and one other work/life benefit. I must explain

Recruitment and Selection Strategies in HRM

Select a job for which as a HR practitioner, you may be required to hire an employee. You must be able to obtain at least the position description and person specification for this job. It could be a job, one you have found on an internet site; or one you have discussed with someone working in a particular organization. It is im

6 Major Activities in the Implementation Stage

- Describe the implementation stage for a project. - Include a discussion of the six major activities for the implementation stage as described within the text: (1) coding, (2) testing, (3) installation, (4) documentation, (5) training and (6) support. The discussion of these six activities should describe specifically how eac

Human Resources: Leaving a Job

What are some specific events that might cause you to leave an organization without having found a different job? Which dimensions of job satisfaction are most important to you? Would you accept less pay to work in a job with better co-workers or better benefits? Why? Does the specific industry, location of position, ability

Human Resources: What are elements of MITRE's successful referral program

Based upon your determination of the overall HR strategy at MITRE, how does it compare and/or differ to your current organization's (or previous organization, association, industry, etc.) strategy? Explain. MITRE uses a successful referral program as one venue to attract individuals. What are some elements of their success

Supreme Court's stand on reverse discrimination and affirmative action

What should these terms mean to the private sector HRM manager: "reverse discrimination" and "affirmative action"? What is the U.S. Supreme Court's stand on reverse discrimination and affirmative action? What do these terms mean? In what ways are anti-discrimination efforts and valuing diversity in the workplace related, and