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HR Contingency plans to minimize risk of potential crisis

Choose one situation below. Identify the potential HR crisis and design a contingency plan to minimize the risk.

? A major airline experiences a mechanic walkout during the holiday season.
? The local hospital staff is exposed to a highly contagious disease, which has also begun to appear in the community.
? Drivers for a nationwide delivery company go on strike.
? Bus drivers for the city transportation system refuse to work until their wages are increased.
? The local fire fighters stage a call-in on St. Patrick's Day.

Use a search engine to look up crisis contingency plans. Evaluate at least two plans for realistic implementation. Suggest ways to improve any obvious lack in the plans. Do the plans cover natural disasters, terrorism, protection of electronic assets, or other areas you identify as key for the company represented?

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HR Issues of Situation

Contingency plan is a part of risk management. It is formulated for identify potential risk and then search for mitigate its impact. This plan is majorly concerned with the uncertainty of environment and their impact on organizational operations (Blyth, 2008). This states that it's not only address specific future risk, but also provides a framework to mitigate it.
Bus drivers for the city transportation system refuse to work until their wages are increased.

Human resource crisis is affecting the organization's activity in large scale. Strikes of workforce are very common for organization and it creates major risk. These strikes are affecting public directly or indirectly that are the organizational customers. The bus drivers are refused to work until their wages are increased; it reduced the effectiveness of organization to provide proper and timely services to the customers. Public convince will be affected majorly by this act of bus drivers that may reduce organizational profitability.

Contingency Plans

To mitigate the risk of this situation over the ...

Solution Summary

HR contingency plans to minimize risks of potential crisis are examined. The major airline experiences a mechanic walkout during the holiday seasons are determined.

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