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Human Resource (HR): Training effectiveness and length; support systems

Evaluation is an important component of training. What strategies do you all have to evaluate training effectiveness? Are these strategies effective? Why or why not? How would one best determine the appropriate length of time for training in a particular job? How could one accelerate training while retaining the key job funct

Discuss impact of StopNShopNow, Inc store locations: employee demographics

MGT262-0803B-02 Compensation and Benefits Details: Discuss the possible impact of StopNShopNow, Inc. stores being located solely in one of the following three locations with the indicated employee demographics. Location: New York City, NY average employee age: 30 years old male/female ratio: 50:50 Suburbia, MO ave

StopNShopNow: Describe the components of employee benefit programs

Compensation and Benefits Details: After receiving a positive response from StopNShopNow, Inc. management about the recommendations for the incentives and performance appraisal projects, the HR generalist has been assigned a project that will prove to be very challenging: assessing the competitiveness of the company benefits

OSHA & FLSA: Importance and case examples

This assignment focuses on two laws critical to both employees and employers. FLSA: What is one aspect of FLSA that is important to work life today? What was the role of the collective voice in establishing this important area of the law? OSHA: Search for a case where OSHA fined the employer for some wrongdoing wh

resources to support personal growth and development

Where would you look for the resources to support personal growth and development? If you could please use a personal experience of any kind to support the example. Also please internet resources are fine but where would you look other than the internet?

Collective Bargaining process: steps to settle disputes

Analyze and explain the collective bargaining process and the steps available to settle disputes when the parties cannot agree on a solution. Does the mediator have formal authority to impose a solution in a labor dispute? If mediation fails what action will typically follow?

Progressive discipline procedure

What are some pros and cons of progressive discipline in general, and should I agree or disagree with the following two statements on progressive discipline: --- 1 major problem every 2 months may lead to termination sooner than 1 minor problem every month. --- 1 minor problem every month may lead through the steps of pr

Current Legal Issues: Human Resource Management

Details: Over the years, there has been much debate over the classification of "Employment at Will" employees. "Employment at Will" is a term that refers to the protection applied to the employment relationship, where the employer or the employee has the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time. Elora Jean

Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management

Details: Elora Jean & Co. has had a period of adjustment in the past 8 months, adjusting to the involvement of the union in the business practices within the production facility. One area that Elora Jean & Co. management has found particularly challenging is the involvement of the union with employee disciplinary actions and ter

Types of Consulting Firms and Consultants Attributes

My teams has come up with Time Management, High Achievers, Problem Solvers, Communication and Organization as skills. Now I have get a list of three types of possible consulting firms that will be using these skills. I have to list the types and give brief descriptions of the type of consulting and how it fits with my teams

Description of Compensation and Benefits

Details: Discuss the challenge of generating long-term behavioral improvement. Do incentive plans improve performance for only a brief window of time? What kinds of changes can they cause in the culture of an organization? If incentive programs are for only a limited period of time, are there any extended benefits? When incentiv

Factors affecting wage demand in any employer-employee relationship: Engineering

Wages... In this assignment, look at factors that affect wage demand in any employer-employee relationship, some of which may be at the bargaining table and some of which may be in the personnel office. Choose any job within a publicly traded company to analyze. Identify the organization, industry, and geographical location

Cost of Health Care

The cost of health care is almost a daily topic in every newspaper across the country. Health care is a politically, economically, and emotionally charged issue. The problem is continuing to worsen. It is a challenge faced by employers and unions alike. This is the largest single problem facing the new generation of HR professio

Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management

Details: Safety issues have been one of the leading concerns among the leadership team at Elora Jean & Co. There have been a few minor accidents in the past 18 months, and very recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) came to the facility to conduct an investigation. There were no formal violations ci

10 Human Resource Management HRM questions

Please see attachment. 31. _________________________ has been summarized as (a) science, not rules of thumb; (b) harmony, not discord; (c) cooperation, not individualism; and (d) maximum output, not restricted output. (Points: 2) Industrial psychology Human resource management Scientific management

Management: Describe primary time robbers; enhance project skills

Part 1 Describe the primary time robbers that affect your environment. Discuss methods for keeping these from adversely affecting your project. 1. Discuss methods that you can use to improve the productivity of your meetings 2. Where does your project fall on the Project Maturity Model? What needs to be done to push the

Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management: Elora Jean & Co

Elora Jean & Co. is highly concerned with maintaining a drug-free workplace. There have been some accidents on the production floor, and in a couple of cases, drug use was a factor. Employee accidents can create a significant risk for the company, and the Elora Jean & Co. owner has asked you to provide recommendations for develo

Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management: Elora Jean & Co

The Elora Jean & Co. owner has come to you asking for guidance on a few issues that were brought to her attention. With the rapidly growing workforce, an increasing number of employees have requested extended time off from work. The owner does not want to grant the time off because of its effect on productivity. When aske

Compensation and Benefits

Details: StopNShopNow, Inc., founded in 1991, is a family-owned corporation with 15 combination convenience store/gas station locations and approximately 150 employees. A store manager is responsible for each store location. All accounting, budgeting, payroll, human resources, bulk ordering, energy corporation franchising, and o

Human Resource Management (HRM)

DQ1 What does the phrase "employees are the organization's most valuable resource" mean? DQ2 Referring to figure 1.1 HRM System Design - What do the key areas listed mean to you? (See attached figure) DQ3 What are the pros and cons of having your organizations "pay level" below, at and above market? DQ4 What are the

Current Legal Issues in Human Resource Management: Elora Jean & Co.

This solution provides the student with an understanding of the various current legal issues that is facing the Human Resource Management profession. In particular, this solution utilizes the Elora Jean & Co. to provide the learner with an understanding of a range of issues from unfair treatment from managers, concern over disci

Hypothesis Testing: Randomly Selected Pairs of salary levels

Senior partners of an accounting firm are concerned about recent complaints by some female managers that they are paid less than their male counterparts. In response to these charges, the partners ask their human resources director to record the salaries of female and male managers with equivalent education, work experience, and

Business Portfolio Presentation

Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of information about the Communications Company. Use text, charts, tables, visuals, etc., to detail the different areas of business found within your company. Include information on the following topics: ? Business organization ? Potential legal or ethical issue

Difference Between Learning and Knowledge

What is the difference between learning and acquiring knowledge? What are the implications of this distinction on human resource development programs? How would you ensure that your programs resulted in learning?

Explain how job analysis facilitates human resource management.

Explain how job analysis facilitates human resource management. What is its (job analysis) future? How do the resulting job description and job specification fit into this picture, particularly in the coming jobless world? How would you as an HR manager recruit in this environment? Describe the impact that recruiters have