In your position as leader of the HR team, the following problem has been referred to you: You have received a grievance from the union citing a disciplinary case that has taken place. Specifically, an employee in the manufacturing department has been suspended without pay for two weeks for excessive lateness. The union all
1. Bill Gates (Microsoft) is considered to have a transformational leadership style. Why is he described as having this leadership style? 2. What are the most important competencies for Human Resources Development professionals? Why are those the most important?
i) Discuss to what degree you believe Harley Davidson is currently proceeding towards its mission, vision, and values. ii) Identify two or three of HD's most important stakeholders and discuss whether Harley Davidson's current strategic direction is aligned with the needs of the corporation's stakeholders? Please explain your
This solution thoroughly addresses the following case study questions: Provide an example of a company that has done a total " turnaround". Determine if the turnaround has been effective and improved its profitability. The example utilized is that of a new CEO to Yahoo; whom eliminated the ability for employees to work from
You were recently appointed as a new manager. You face a number of issues in your new position. Please address each. The previous manager used a transactional leadership approach, which has been relatively ineffective. Evaluate one leadership style and describe which you would take. An experienced executive assistant dis
- Select a company of your choice and study the company's CEO and determine his/her leadership style. - Explain the type of leadership style the CEO possesses and its effectiveness. - Prepare a consultative memo to the CEO by providing areas for improvement in his/her leadership style, relative to human asset and strategic pla
Examine three trends in HR. Provide probable causes for these trends. Predict how these trends will affect organizations in a single sector of your choosing. Examine the duties and responsibilities of a HR specialist. Determine the contributions that someone in this position makes to an organization. Support your position.
I need help with the concept of leadership skills. Please include references and experiences. 1) Define the term and concept of leadership skills. 2) Present and expand upon a minimum of three (3) skills that are necessary for an individual to be an effective leader. Support your assertions and statements with course materi
Prepare a professional writing sample that demonstrates your attributes in communication skills, HR knowledge, problem-solving skills, customer service orientation. The best sample would be a situation where you had to deny a manager/supervisor's request regarding a classification, compensation, selection or labor relations issu
How do human resource laws or health care regulations affect performance appraisals? What are the legal implications a manager must consider when conducting performance appraisals?
As the vice president of HR in Apple, you will announce to employees your vision of what must be done and how the organization will implement it. Include the following: a. Determine what changes must be made in organizational structure, vision, and culture to support the change. b. Explain how these changes may affect intern
I am writing a research paper on establishing a cell phone company in Sweden. This will be the Headquarters. I need help with establishing the advantages of having the Headquarters of the company in Sweden. Why? What cultural barriers would your company face, what leadership barriers, what leadership styles would you use, how wo
Take on the role of an HR practitioner and make the case about why you feel under-valued and the reasons that you are often unable to provide what managers desire. What does it mean to be a strategic HR leader in the 21st century? What issues will such a leader be required to tackle? What skills will he or she need?
What the future for human resource practice and the factors you believe will have the most influence on the future of HR. Why do you think these are more influential than other issues? What should organizations do to prepare for the future?
Locate a resource that discusses the topic of employee competency or competency-based human resources approaches. Next, using your research skills, locate an article or paper regarding the use of testing in the workplace for both selection and retention. Include your article with your post to share with others. After reading
Introduction Often in business it is more about asking the right questions than having the right answers. As any human resource director knows, your network of resources is vital for successful analyzing of policy issues and recommending positions to management. Nowhere is this more apparent than in global human resource mana
When and why audio conferencing is appropriate to virtual collaboration, and identify its particular advantages and disadvantages. 2) Which of the seven critical success factors listed below are the most important (and why) in any organization. Include questions related to the seven critical success factors. (1) Human Resource Policies (2) Training and Development (3) Standard Organizational Processes (4) ELectronic Communication and Collaboration Technology (5) Organizational Culture (6) Leadership (7) Competence
This is a two part problem (1) When and why audio conferencing is appropriate to virtual collaboration, and identify its particular advantages and disadvantages. 2) Which of the seven critical success factors listed below are the most important (and why) in any organization. Include questions related to the seven critica
Read Case 5.2 shown below: 'Why Aren't They Listening?' in Leadership Theory and Practice (Northouse) Answer the four questions at the end of the case study. Provide research from two sources other than our course textbooks that either supports or contradicts your analysis. Your response should be two-three pages in addition
What role does the human resource department play in the hospital? How does the human resource department affect a hosptial's organizational structure and function?
The weekly textbook concepts for our discussion this week are: Management Process, Cognitive Dissonance, Management versus Leadership, Expectance Theory, Maslow's Needs Theories. Select one of these concepts and find a related article at the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/ Try clicking on "Business" on the lef
Humans are constantly innovating ways to produce and consume material resources. Give specific examples of at least two (2) production and two (2) consumption habits humans have related to material resources. These should include production of types of consumer goods as well as consumption of environmental resources. what
Boeing Corporation Organizational Structure Evaluate how Human Resources and Operations influence and determine the organizational structure at Boeing Co.
Organizational Structure of Boeing Corporation Evaluate how Human Resources and Operations influence and determine the organizational structure at Boeing Co.
Corporate Culture/Leadership Actions for Strategy Implementation. Conduct a SWOT analysis of Southwest Airlines and prepare a report. Address the following: 1. Discuss the corporate culture at Southwest Airlines and how it leverages its culture to achieve a competitive advantage. 2. Evaluate the company's financial p
The role of HRM has been rapidly evolving over the last decade from a bureaucratic enforcer of policies to that of a strategic business partner with line managers. Accordingly, to be successful in todayâ??s organizations, HRM must forge relationships with line managers and win their support. Why should line managers resist lett
In organizations today, the emphasis is on performance and the contribution that a function makes to the success of the organization. Senior managers demand evidence of effectiveness and efficiency. They want to know, for example, â??How much will the new performance management system cost, or what difference will it make in th
Help needed in answering the below question. How can you effectively communicate change throughout an organization? What are the things you need to consider when communicating change?
I am doing a paper on social problem related to human services. I need to produce an annotated bibliography for 12 academic resources . I have four. please help.
While some thrive in a changing environment, most resist any change at all. Reflect on a time when your organization implemented major change and begin by describing that change. Describe a change you would implement in your organization and address the 7 areas below: 1.Have a good reason for change? 2. Personalize chang
Some say leaders are made, others say they are born. What is your opinion? Conduct your own research and cite specific examples to support your answer and defend your position.
How do your organization's leaders influence your organization's culture? How does the leadership of your organization achieve organizational goals? Can someone who is a leader not be a manager? Why or why not? Can someone who is a manager not be a leader? Why or why not? What are some skills that leaders need to possess?