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Self-funded health insurance plans are a common practice in the health sector. An organization must weigh the cost of insuring its employees fully or allowing them to have self-funded plans. As such, a feasibility study for self-funded health insurance plans is necessary. Fully sponsored health plans represent a traditional way that organizations use to lower[…]

Job applicants need specific skills to boost their chances of being recruited and selected. Problem solving skills is a desirable, but not essential, trait while seeking a job opportunity. For example, a person applying for a position of store manager, he or she should be prepared to deal with a lot of employee issues. The[…]

Introduction In the last thirty years, the area of Strategic Human Resources (SHRM) has flourished. During this period, a transition to a strategic conception has taken place, posing employees instead of ‘costs’ as ‘assets.’ The ‘human resources’ have been reconsidered as a major source of competitive advantage. These assets had thus to be handled seriously:[…]

Compare and contrast the role of HRM departments in your country and one other you know about, critically appraising the impact on firm competitiveness. Canada and the US are neighbouring countries, and both adopt similar and also different human resource practices. Canada is more progressive in its human resource policies than the US. For instance,[…]

Contents Executive Summary 3 Introduction 3 Literature 5 Importance of Human Resource department in organizations 6 Six significant forces influencing human behavior at work 7 Employee Performance, Development and Reward & Factors that Influence H.R. Decision Making 10 Methods 15 Competency-Based Questions for the Interview 15 Results 16 Summary 17 The rationale for the Answers[…]

Introduction Human resource management is a sensitive matter that any organization has to take into consideration for all activities and operations to run flawlessly. Companies that ensure employees are well handled are more likely to do better in business as compared to firms that have no regard for their workers (Mankins & Garton, 2017). Studying[…]

  1.0                Question 1 1.1                 Introduction In this question, the CTOC in Busan is being threatened with closure by intense international competition. I have been appointed as the chief executive (CEO). CTOC is invited to join an IUG network. The soft systems thinking is applied to analyze the CTOC problem as per the ‘Competitiveness of[…]

  This presentation aims to analyse the four hiring criteria, namely Intelligence, Character, Coachability, and Experience. It analyses the degree to which I have these four skills and what I can do to improve these skills to make myself more employable. Intelligence Intelligence is the ability to learn and apply new knowledge and skills. It[…]

    Introduction The findings of this research are based on the mixed methods employed for the studies. The research tends to use a mixture of both a quantitative and qualitative approach. The conceptual framework captures the important questions which this study is based on. Employee wellbeing, the psychological climate and employee motivation are achieved[…]

International Human Resource Management Scullion (1995, p. 352 cited in Linehan, 2000) defines international human resource management (IHRM) as human resource management issues that arise from the ‘internationalization of businesses, strategies, policies and practices that firms pursue’ in responding to the call of the internationalisation process. Human resource management (HRM) varies from country to country[…]

INTRODUCTION While many organizations are facing great difficulty in attracting and retaining competent employees due to skilled-labour shortages (Lievens et al., 2002), Elgin Pharmaceutical (EP) has been proactive in the knowledge-intensive pharmaceutical industry. Having chosen to follow the high road in its HRM practices, the company is considered to be ‘an employer of choice’. The[…]

Abstract This paper is based on an empirical study of the performance appraisal system of one of the UK’s top retail super market, Sainsbury. The data will be collected from the employees of Sainsbury’s using quantitative methods. Survey questionnaire research strategy will be implemented in order to collect the primary data from employees. Regression analysis[…]

For many years the CIPD has been emphasizing the need for all organisations to invest heavily in the training and development. The logic is self-evident – every organisation needs skilled and capable staff. But when an organisation is facing budgetary challenges, training is often the first area to come under pressure. Accordingly you are required[…]

Abstract: The global phenomenon of growing entrepreneurial ventures within the knowledge intensive industries such as information technology, telecommunications, and biotechnology is spearheading a paradigm shift towards “knowledge driven economies”. This is attracting immense interest amongst various research fraternities to study the underlying factors of successful entrepreneurship within the knowledge intensive industries. One such area is[…]

Progress on workplace equality is impossible without considering the powerful and deeply implicit assumptions that privilege certain organisational players. Introduction. The current economic crisis may seem to be a financial one on the surface. But behind the rhetoric of credit crunch, speculative bubble and stock market slump, something more fundamental is hiding. Certainly, as a[…]

RESEARCH PROPOSAL – To what extent does the academic view of CSR compare with its practical application in private sector organisations? Introduction The objective of the study is to determine the correspondence between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies and practices reported in the academic literature, with the documented practices of a group of multinational organisations.[…]

Introduction This research looks at various forms of trust and how trust can be developed within virtual organisations. Background The rapid development of information technology over the last decade (Holland & Lockett, 1999) and the increase in the number of online communities (Ridings, Gefen & Arinze, 2002) has driven down business coordination costs by promoting[…]

Introduction This essay attempts to critique the concept of the organisational culture (OC) and subculture and the effect that these have on work groups and teams. Organisational culture, subculture and the impact on work groups and teams Organisational culture offers a rich description of organisational life (Davies, 2002). Google, the trendsetting search engine company, has[…]

Managing their human resources effectively is always a key concern for organisations as it is something that has a direct impact on the bottom line. The discipline of HRM (Human Resources Management) has therefore been of great interest to practitioners and scholars all over the world. Distinct HRM practices are often found in different countries[…]

An overview of the dilemma and propose solutions Abstract This paper talks about the challenges faced by HRD Departments in the public sector due to the traditional traits. Due to these traits HRD struggles with retaining talent, delayed queries handling, and is often seen as an operational department rather than strategic one. The paper talks[…]

Introduction The bursting of the “economic bubble” in the late 1980s and early 1990s, together with fundamental changes in the business environment, has made the Japanese economy alternate between periods of Heisei recession, which in turn has seriously affected employment (Benson and Debroux 2004) (see Table 1). The irony of Japanese economic decline is that[…]

The shift from collectivism to individualism in the management of remuneration in the United Kingdom: The impact on the British reward system 1.0 Introduction: Collectivism in employee relations has to do with the extent to which management acknowledges the right of employees to collective representation and the how collectivism can influencing management decision-making (Storey and[…]

1. Introduction This paper is a critical assessment of the various difficulties confronted by organisations in aligning their business strategy with HRM strategy. In this context, the paper will commence with a brief discussion of the association between the business and HR practices. The major problems will then be assessed with reference to the various[…]

Q1) In a published statement, the CEO of Starbucks said, “if they had faith in me and my motives they wouldn’t need a union” (Seattle Times 2.1.2007). What does this tell you about the CEO’s view of leadership? Making reference to appropriate models of leadership, provide a critical evaluation of the leadership approach and style[…]

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