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Employee Development and Psychological Tests

What are two (2) areas in which the 60 percent participation rate of women in the workforce has impacted organizations in America. Predict two (2) changes that will occur in the next five (5) years in relation to this participation rate. recommend the psychological test that you believe is most appropriate for selecting

Union Avoidance and Unfair Labor Practices

Conduct research on the concept of unfair labor practices and union avoidance strategies to determine historical trends and recent developments. Must be a well-organized paper of 6-8 pages in length, clearly articulated, and to the point. must reflect APA style and contain at least three references, which may include Internet so

Conflicts and Negotiations

Select a conflict you observed recently. Identify and discuss the following: 1. Identify and interpret the characteristics of the negotiation situation. 2. Describe the levels of and functions/dysfunctions of the conflict. 3. Explain the style you would use, or did use, to resolve the interpersonal conflict. 4. Explain the

employee recruitment

Discuss how recruitment and selection practices can contribute to high performance in an organization.

Check Off and other Union Membership Concerns

Why do unions generally place a high priority on negotiating checkoff provisions and provisions relating to union membership or contribution in their contracts with management? Also, list and discuss the various checkoff provisions and provisions relating to union membership or contribution

Interviews

Describe the advantages of structured interviews compared to unstructured interviews. Consider why so many companies still use unstructured interviews, and what you would advise them. What is the main difference between situational and behavioral structured interviews? When would it be better to go with a situational intervie

personality and mental ability tests

What are some of the reasons that traits like conscientiousness or core self-evaluations, as measured by personality tests are likely to relate to job performance across many occupations? Why isn't extroversion as consistently beneficial on the job? Why is it so hard to get a good measure of a person's personality? What are s

MANAGING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

Create presentation aimed at convincing an employer to offer family-friendly programs for employees. Suggestions for topics to include are listed below:  Impacts on absence  Turnover  Organizational commitment  Job satisfaction  Motivation  Other relevant terms Include all references...

Unionization: Pros & Cons

Assistance with a 300 word paper that reflects APA style with references that supposes the following: You are the Human Resource Director for a 500-bed hospital. You have learned that the American Professionals Union is attempting to unionize your 1,000 registered nurses. The CEO has asked you to draft a plan to attempting to re

Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Assistance

1. What factors are contributing to the decline of union membership? Discuss. 2. What do you believe to be the pros and cons of union membership? Which do you believe to be more beneficial? Why? 3. Union membership has been on the decline. Do you believe this is a positive or negative trend? Why? 4. Employees still resist uni

Disciplinary Procedures: Dynamics Within a Unionized Labor Force

Some believe that the ability of management to discipline employees is severely compromised by the presence of a union. However, others believe the disciplinary procedures in a typical labor agreement contain as many potential advantages for management as for unions and workers. - Assess the impact of the disciplinary proced

Right to Work and Labor Unions

Most rights to do something also imply the right to not do that thing. For example, the right to vote includes the right not to vote. Unions state that individuals should be free to join a union, yet then argue that those organizations where workers are represented by a union should be an agency shop. That is, all employees must

Advantages & Disadvantages to Arbitration: When Negotiations Fail

When negotiations fail or stall, management and union may opt for arbitration. Arbitration involves transferring the power to make employer-employee related decisions to an often less-informed outsider. • Discuss the central reasons an employer or a union is unable to reach a collaborative resolution to some issues and wh

Factors That Influence Labor Negotiations

The union's major goal is to negotiate with the employer a written agreement covering both employment conditions and the union-member relationship itself on terms that are acceptable to the union. The terms must be acceptable to the employer, too, if negotiations are to be successful. Apart from conditions within the company, ex

Peer Review Journal Article: Summary & Discussion

Use the CSU Online Library to locate and review a scholarly article found in a peer reviewed journal related to analyzing work, designing jobs, HR planning, or recruiting. In peer reviewed journals, the articles were reviewed by other professionals in the field to ensure the accuracy and quality of the article, which is idea

What Size Union Is Best?

Globalization has increased competition in the markets for factors of production (including employees) as well as in the product markets. Businesses can source employees from a larger pool inside and outside the country, but employees too have many more options than before. As a result, the workforce of an organization may be fa

White Collar Employees & Unions

There are some rather formidable grounds for pessimism about unionization in the years ahead. One reason involves the composition of union membership. Consider the composition of union membership and respond to the following: • Why has the white-collar world been relatively unreceptive unionization while the blue-colla

Case Study - GMFC Attitude Survey

1-2 pages of info and references if needed. Looking for some help to complete the project GMFC Attitude Survey Satisfaction Percentile Central City Total Pay 53 50 Promotions 36 50 Wor

Legal concerns regarding job descriptions

I'm having trouble with this end of the chapter question on the job descriptions relating to industrial/technical workplaces. Please summarize the 3 questions below using 1 paragraph for each questions (6 sentences minimum for paragraph) using detailed sentences for each and complete sentences and your own words. Please keep you

Keeping a car plant union-free and competitive

GMFC is planning to expand its U.S. operations by building a new plant. They will employ about 500 production workers. This new plant will manufacture motorized recreational equipment including all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles. The equipment will assemble mechanical components produced in other GMFC ope

Labor and Material Estimates

You are budgeted to spend $2,000,000 in burdened labor and $800,000 in material. At the end of the first month of your project, the following information is made available: Labor: •ACWP = $ 80,000. •BCWP = $ 90,000. •BAC = $2,000,000. Material: •ACWP = $ 500,000. •BCWP = $ 350,0

Unions as Stakeholders

Consider unions as stakeholders. If an organization is not unionized, are they still stakeholders in that business? Why or why not? What does an organization generally do if there is unionization in nearby companies?

Are Unions Still a Necessary Component of our Workforce?

Some people say that unions have outlived their usefulness. Do you agree with this statement? What do you think would happen if we no longer had unions in this country? Do unions have any effect on outsourcing to other countries, in your view? Why or why not?

Union Membership and Labor Movement

1. Why has union membership in the United States declined in the blue-collar sector? 2. In the 1960s and 1970s, what were some of the reasons for the growth of unionization in the public sector? Choose at least three and discuss. 3. What is the current status of the labor movement? Make sure to include your viewpoint 4. Why a

Labor Unions: Americans with Disabilities and Rehabilitation Act

Evaluate the intended effectiveness of The Americans with Disabilities Act and The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Determine how these laws affect human resource (HR) management. Speculate what the impact of the Act will be in 10 years. Support your position. Examine how the role of unions in other countries differs from the role