You are the Human Resources manager for Top Notch, a subsidiary of ABC Services. Top Notch is located in Chicago, and ABC Services, the parent company, is headquartered in Atlanta. It's November 1, and Top Notch is not quite meeting its sales goal for the calendar year. Everyone should know this because monthly and year-to-da
You are the manager of training and development for Washington-Jones Inc., a growing business consulting firm. Your job is to provide technical skills and enrichment training for the company's employees, as well as, new employee orientation classes. You have been asked by the CEO to develop a management track of training, which
Select an industry that you would like to examine in depth. Consider the HR department and its function within organizations that operate in that industry. Write a paper in which you identify five major HR challenges either currently facing the industry or projected for the near future. Once you have identified these challenges,
A. Check Your Understanding 1. Discuss the role and importance of communication in the organization in terms of outcomes. Provide examples. B. Exercises 2. In addition to the readings, use at least two resources to do research on the subject of horizontal or vertical communication. Pick the subject that interests you
SCENARIO You have just been hired as the "training department of one" for Go Live Systems, Inc. Go Live is a small company that is poised to grow quickly over the next six months. They have just patented an application that will greatly improve usability and compatibility of the two largest ERP (enterprise resource planning) sy
Turning a failing organization around is one of the most interesting activities in management. When organizations see themselves in that downward spiral, their managers may feel that they are unable to stop the pace of negative change. That worry and that downward momentum can be very powerful. At the same time, it sometimes tak
You are one of four regional Human Resources Managers employed by Ace Consulting, an international consulting firm. You have been assigned to the International Sales division. Currently, one HR Manager is assigned to each of the four global regions: the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. You report to the Corporate HR Director.
Check Your Understanding What are the essential characteristics to guiding coalitions? Exercises Describe an organization development project that would be appropriate for your organization. Identify a theme for the intervention; explain why you chose that theme, and how it would be used in your organization. Issues to C
You have been asked to head a new team, which has been labeled the Underwater Work Force (UWF). Answer the following questions: - What is the purpose of your team? - What will you address in your first meeting? - What threats and enemies cannot be escaped without group collaboration and cohesiveness? - What initiativ
1. Describe the three patterns of ineffective communication. 2. What are the three kinds of change? 3. Why do change efforts so often fail? Professional Development Has your organization experienced numerous failed change efforts? If so, what can be done to ensure that failure does not occur in the future? Issues to Con
Can an employer make a women wear a dress or feminine clothing? Or, is it discrimination?
Problem: You are a member of a national human resource management society which provides web materials for members, as well as on-line chat learning events with field experts. You have just finished reading a live chat presentation with the Martocchio, leading author on strategic compensation. Martocchio says that when designi
Can you help me answer or point me in the right direction with the attached questions (also below)? From attached file: Can you help me with some background information on the following questions. 1. Explain the proper role of a board of directors in the conduct of corporate affairs. 2. Describe the four competencie
I'm seeking your professional input regarding issues dealing with global technology human resources and the global technology supply chain. See attached file for full problem description. Please do not copy, cut & paste text, copy from previous postings on Pfizer, or provide instructions on "how-to" from various internet site
What is the benfits to an origanization or individual having a formalized career development system? Should career development activities be integrated with other human resource management activities? What criteria should be considered to evaluate a good candidate for promotion? .
How does project planning improve the chances of project success. Who is involved? Roles and responsibilities? Project Plan components? Benefits of the components?
What is the difference between training, education, and development? Why is training important for business organizations? I need a recommend topic for training using a current or imaginary work situation. I need to build an argument for why it is important and how it will benefit the company. Cognitive Domain= emp
A production line is to be designed to make 500 El-More dolls per day. Each doll requires 11 activities totaling 16 minutes of work. The factory operates 750 minutes per day. The cycle time for this assembly line is a. 5,500 minutes b. one and one-half minutes c. one-half minute d. two minutes e. cannot
I have a debate in my business class. The topic is: What do you think about the way executive compensation has escalated over the last several years? Do you think it is justifiable? Why or why not? I am trying to research this topic and need to find firstly why executive compensation has escalated over the past few years. Pl
1. Demonstrating Communication Skills 2. Determining Effective Orientation and Training Methods 3. Improving Productivity for Teams 4. Conducting Performance Appraisals 5. Resolving Conflict 6. Improving Employee Relations Note - must have a minimum of three sources - cite
Why is a Matrix structure better suited for a growing business consulting firm rather than a structure that operates in more of a traditional manner, has organizing departments along functional lines?
The relationship between managerial international experience and organizational financial performance
I need to summarize the relationship between managerial international experience and organizational financial performance
How would HRM in a health care organization actually "operate" some of these HRM duties?
Resource Allocation Paper Part 3 of the plan involves generating work packages for functional organizations. Work-package development begins with a matrix that identifies the individuals responsible for the completion of each second-level task. A cost account is formed at the intersection of each task and organizational eleme
I have to develop a staffing plan for a new organization from a HRM perspective. In this plan I must discuss structure and how I will go about hiring the personnel. Where do I start" Help!
I need to explain how to enhance the measurement of employee performance?
Exercises Set forth and explain three unique ways you as an employee contributed to an organization's productive efforts. Were you specifically recognized for each contribution? If so, how? Was then recognition appropriate? Why or why not? If you were not specifically recognized for your contributions, set forth a few ap
Read Case 14, 'Reebok International, Ltd. (2002)." pages 14-1 through 14-42 in your text (Strategic Management and Business Policy) 10th edition Thomas L. Wheelen and J. David Hunger. Based on the case, your readings to date and any aditional resources necessary, your are being asked to complete the following sections of a Stra
1. How do you eliminate a labor surplus and avoid a labor shortage? What are the advantages and disadvantages to doing this? 2. What recruitment policies and practices can organizations use to make job vacancies more attractive? What does your organization do? 3. What role should a recruiter play in fulfilling job openi
Background: The company your team works for is expanding operations into a foreign market and is considering multiple countries. The Director of HR has been tasked with determining what the HR department needs to do to align itself with this new direction. She has asked your team to conduct research in several key areas to gen