Research Papers on Human Resource Issues

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  • Learning from Errors - The Impact of Organizational Perception

    If organizations and individuals are to learn from mistakes, the organization in which they occur need to have a positive approach towards dealing with errors. The writer looks at how firms and individual may perceive errors, which will also impact on subsequent actions and reactions. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Rise of mLearning

    e-Larning and mLearning are increasing in use in different venues, including industry and education. This paper discusses the tools and models of e-Learning, the rise of mLearning, the roles of learner and instructor and how to assess them. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Crisis - The Mindful Coach and Leadership

    The writer answers three questions set by the student concerning change in the context of a crisis. The first section looks at how and why coaches should be aware of the way individuals and groups learn. The second section examines the potential emotional issues that limit leaders ability to adopt change and see it as an opportunity. The last section discusses how and when changes of leadership may benefit the firm. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Learning Teams

    This 6 page paper about teams is written in three parts. The first part of the paper looks at the strengths and weaknesses associated with learning teams, the second part of the paper discusses the way conflict within a learning team can be dealt with and resolved and the last part of the paper examines some effective group decision-making skills and problem-solving techniques used by the team. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Corporate Environments and Action Learning

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at action learning. A video animation is dissected which reveals the value of critical questioning as a way to improve perspective and also highlight institutional injustices. Paper uses three sources.

  • What Really Helps Diverse Team to Perform

    This essay reviews a journal article and research study, entitled Cultural Diversity And Team Performance: The Role Of Team Member Goal Orientation. They argue that go learning and performance orientation has a direct impact on how well a culturally diverse team performs

  • Organizational Learning and General Electric

    In five pages this paper considers the organizational learning concepts of Peter Senge ini a discussion of GE's system of management and includes such topics as organizational culture and development, group dynamics, decision making, work motivation, communication, and leadership within the organization. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Leadership Qualities

    The writer looks at the way the ideal qualities or characteristics of a leader may be assessed. The different approaches and assessment of the need for flexibility are all discussed. The writer then looks at the role of learning theories and the value of experience and considers how a difficult situation may be handled.

  • HRM Reflective Learning Exercise

    The writer examines a case study provided by the student looking at a HRM issue where employees are unhappy and the team manager cannot get the line manager to deal with the problems. The events are examined to assess what occurred and how it may have been handled differently. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • e-Learning Personnel Development

    This essay provides an historical overview of technologies used in personnel development programs beginning with Lantern slides through the ELMO projector. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • E-Learning In Employee Training

    This 3 page paper presents examples of two companies that have been using E-learning in their employee training programs. The companies, Circuit City and Wal-Mart, while both retailers, are vastly different organizations. The writer describes the programs put in place by each company, the goals of the programs and the outcomes. Bibliography lists 2 sources.This paper provides examples of E-learning programs as used by two companies, Wal-Mart and Circuit City. The author explains programs used in each company's employee training, and the results. This three page paper has two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Training and Change

    This 8 page paper looks at a number of issues concerning training and HRM. The first part of the paper discusses the different ways people learn and the type of learning opportunities there may be in the work place. The second part of the paper considers how a training program may be developed for an employee. The third part of the paper looks at a case study supplied by the student (GFS) and discusses the organizational issues, the last part of the paper looks at the role managers can play in HRM teams during a period of organizational change. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Learning in an Age of Global Technology

    In eight pages this paper discusses rapid economic changes as a result of technology and the importance of education to keep pace globally. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Change and the Learning Organization

    In six pages questions regarding to change adjustment and leadership styles are answered from a learning organization perspective. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • The Fifth Discipline and the Learning Organization

    In ten pages this paper discusses a learning organization within the context of The Fifth Discipline text. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Does An Effective Learning And Development Strategy Enables Organizations To Compete More Effectively?

    This 10 page paper looks at whiter learning within an organization is able to help it compete. The paper considers how learning may help with the development and maintenance of competitive advantage, the concept and application of knowledge management, the way it needs to be applied as well as created, the concept of the learning organizations and the role of mentors in creating and supporting commercial goals through a learning strategy. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Evolution Of Groups; The Developmental And Systems Psychodynamic Consideration

    This 16 page paper looks at group development from the perspective of developmental and systems psychodynamic theoretical perspectives by comparing a large learning group and a peer learning group in an educational setting to identify and examine the processes and evolution that can be observed. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • On The Job Training

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts. The first part looks at the advantages and disadvantages or costs of on the job training (OJT). The second part of the paper describes the learning cycle and considers how a company is a case study supplied by the student is complying with the learning cycle and how training may be improved. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Workplace Drug Testing III

    In eight pages the workplace and illegal drug testing are exained in terms of various types, issues, and employer suggestions regarding random testing acceptance. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • When To Test Employees for Drugs

    As drug laws tighten and companies become concerned about being held liable for an employee's actions, more and more are turning to drug testing. This paper discusses criteria that should be used in deciding whom to test. This paper has two and a half pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Drug Testing and Small Business

    In nine pages this paper considers small business drug testing program strategies designed to curtail the amount of workplace drug usage. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Potential ADR Clause for Inclusion in a Learning Team Charter

    The writer presents a potential alternative dispute resolution which is suitable to be included with in a charter, proposing use of mediation, and when mediation fails use of arbitration. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Learning Theory Applied to a Government Department

    The writer looks at the tax collection department within the UK; the Inland Revenue, and considers the way in which the concept of a learning organization can be seen as emerging within this department. The writer presents a literature review concerning relevant theory before applying theory to the case study. Sixteen sources are cited in this eleven page paper.

  • LEARNING TEAM COLLABORATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM APPLICATION

    Explains methods of implementation for a training program in an organization that has experienced failure. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Training System Assessment

    A training session is examined in terms of effectiveness in an assessment of materials, media use, teaching style, feminine and masculine tool content, and overall impressions. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Self Learning and Organizational Learning

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses Senge's learning organization in an application of an actual corporate scenario in which self learning benefits both the organization and management. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Influence of Culture on Organizational Learning and Business Practice

    The writer looks at the way in which business practices and organizational learning may take place in the Arabic World and the way that this differs from western nations. The writer looks at the concept and practices with a focus on Saudi Arabia discusses the differences in business practices and the way learning organization concepts may be considered within this context. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Management, Employees, Creativity, and Opportunities for Learning

    In fourteen pages this paper examines whether or not keeping employees motivated and creative is the responsibility of management through the implementation of learning opportunities with theoretical references to Alderfers ERG, McGregor's X and Y theories along with Senge's Learning Organization concept discussed. Nineteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Reflection on Leadership

    Leadership is impacted by personal values, characteristics as well as learning in terms of leadership styles and theories. The right to prevent writer presents a reflective document considering different styles of leadership may have been learned during a college or university course and the way that the student may utilize these theories in order to improve their own leadership abilities. Twenty-three sources are cited in the bibliography of this thirteen page paper

  • COMPARISONS BETWEEN IBM AND LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS

    This 4-page paper compares IBM to a typical learning organization, focusing on educating the workforce, encouraging innovation and creativity and learning from mistakes.

  • Learning, Reinforcement And Work Performance

    A 3 page paper that discusses a possible evaluation tool to determine the degree of learning and provides suggestions for reinforcing that learning. The writer comments briefly on the disciplines contributing to organizational behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Employee Training and Organizational Learning Initiatives

    In eight pages this proposal outlines employment training program outsourcing in a consideration of budget issues and how training can increase without cost increases. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Training and Learning Project

    In six pages this paper examines a project that emphasizes learning during training and how learners can actually gauge their own competence level which will assist them in establishing their own personal objectives. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • HRM Learning Log; Reward and Motivation

    This 11 page paper is written as three log entries. The first outlines why looking at motivations and rewards is interesting and the underlying theories that can be applied to the study. The second entry looks at the way this is seen in Starbucks, considering the different rewards that are offered and what they communicate to the employees. The last entry is a reflective entry, looking at the research and the theory and discussing general findings. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Efficacy of Learning Teams

    This paper addresses the efficacy of learning teams in terms of conflict management and problem solving. This seven page paper has three sources in the bibliography.

  • Learning and Growth Objectives

    This 3 page paper looks at the potential learning and growth objectives that could be used in the development of a balanced scorecard for a hospital. The paper presents to objectives and gives tangible ways of measuring them. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Hormel Company and the Lessons Learned from the Mid 1980s' Strike

    In five pages this paper discusses the Austin, Minnesota Hormel strike and how the union activity was defeated in a consideration of how more beneficial results could have been achieved by the local union. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • Empowerment and Delegation: Learned Business Skills

    This 8 page paper considers the difference between empowerment and delegation, and then discusses empowerment in detail, as well as some of the issues involved in building an effective team. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Issues of Employment Learning and Loyalty

    In eight pages this paper examines theories by Maslow, Mayo, and Taylor in a consideration of organizational loyalty and issues involving workplace commitment and loyalty. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Criminal Sexual-type Conduct Data

    There have been a number of laws passed and numerous court cases regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. These span more than four decades and yet, it does not seem that the incidence of sexual harassment has been reduced. Statistical data are reported from an older Federal Government Report, a military academies report, and a general public report. The incidence of harassment at each military academy is reported for women and men along with the reasons they seldom report these crimes. The physical and emotional effects of experiencing this type of crime are discussed. There are three sources used in this three page paper.

  • Workplace and Transsexual Issues

    In ten pages this paper discusses transsexuality in an overview that includes public perceptions, workplace security, and the obligations of an employer. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Settlement, Secrecy, and Smith Barney

    In five pages this paper examines the veil of secrecy over the sexual discrimination case of Smith Barney and the lack of settlements by such plaintiffs as Pamela K. Martens. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Ford Motor Company

    In eight pages this paper examines Ford Motor Company in terms of a general company overview and a concentration of employee related issues including discrimination and sexual harrassment cases with recommentations offered. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace Discrimination Problems

    In eight pages this paper examines the workplace in an overview of sexual harassment and discrimination problems with recommendations offered to business owners and a critique of these suggestions also included. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Employees and Electronic Monitoring

    In three pages electronic monitoring is first considered in terms of its history and then how it found itself in the workplace is explored with the electronic monitoring of employees and why many employers engage in this practice. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health Care Insurance And The Unemployed

    A 9 page paper that is written as a proposal. The paper discusses the issue of continuing health care insurance after losing one's job. Statistical data are included regarding the unemployed and the uninsured. The writer points out the greater difficulties single individual unemployed persons have obtaining health care coverage. Annotated bibliography included in the page count. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • REDUCING EMPLOYEE TURNOVER IN LONG-TERM CARE

    Reasons for high employee turnover in the long-term care field and some solutions for counteracting the problem. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Performance Management and Incentive Plan Design

    In ten pages a fictitious company needs to design a field management and incentive plan that is both individual and team based and needs to utilize both cash as well as non cash incentives. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Guardian Higher Education Supplement Article on Academic Stresses and Challenges

    In three pages this paper is written in a GHES article style and concerns Business Management Department interviews regarding coping strategies of academic stress management.

  • Benefits Package Design

    In fifteen pages designing an employee benefits package that will successfully recruit and retain employees is examined with simplified pension fund projection calculations provides along with different types of benefits discussed. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Managing Change; The Chemical Industry

    This 12 page paper is a report looking at change and the considerations that should be made when it is implemented. The first part of the paper looks at changes which have occurred in the chemical industry in the since the 1990's, then issues concerning the way change may be resisted and managed are discussed, including potential types of change, potential reactions and strategies to overcome the barriers to change. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Reactions to Change

    In many cases of change employees may not react in a positive manner. The writer considers some of the less positive reactions, such as silence and cynicism, and looks at how management may influence the reactions to change. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Investigating an Accident

    This paper examines the conducting of accident investigations on eight pages and also provides various safety suggestions.

  • Workplace Creativity

    Creativity in the workplace is considered in four pages in an assessment of the statement 'Modern organizational structures are just as limiting of creativity and discretion as bureaucracy ever was' and an alternative that might be more welcoming regarding creativity. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Innovation and Creativity Enhancement

    In sixteen pages the ways in which organizations can encourage creativity and innovation are discussed in a discussion of theories and the introduction of a Hong Kong case study. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Leadership Style Using Goldman's Model

    The writer uses the leadership model of Goleman with 6 styles of leaders to assess the personal leadership. The different styles are all discussed before the dominant leadership style is identified. One source is sited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Synthesist, Analyst And Idealist Thinking Styles

    Just as there are different personality styles there are also different thinking styles; synthesists, idealists, pragmatists, analytical thinker and realists. Three of these are examined, looking at their general characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. Four sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • UK, Work, and Disabilities

    In twenty one pages UK employment and individuals with disabilities are examined with a consideration of statistics, perceptions regarding disability, changes, and the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 and its legal ramifications. Twenty three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Disabilities and Discrimination

    In ten pages disabilities are considered in the forms of mental illness and dwarfism in a discussion of discrimination against people with disabilities or handicaps with the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act also examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Evaluating UK Fire and Rescue Service's Disability and Race Policy

    Iin sixteen pages this paper discusses how the UK fire service can be assessed as far as equality and fairness in an examination of the ethnic minorities' presence and the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act with an inclusion of dyslexia as a disability also included. Fourteen bibliographic sources are listed.

  • When Should You Disclose a Disability

    The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed in 1990. It was a major law that affected every business, organization, and enterprise in the nation. It prohibits any kind of discrimination in the workplace because of a disability. However, the law states that the person must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations. This paper discusses if an individual should disclose the disability in a job interview. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Current Issues in Sex Discrimination Law

    This 3 page paper looks at an English sex discrimination law issue. The paper, written as preparation for a presentation looks at what is meant by discrimination, how sex discrimination can take place, and the impact of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. The paper includes a poster designed to raise awareness of this new act. The Bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Causes and Remedies of Discrimination in the Workplace

    Discrimination is the manifestation of prejudice. This 11 page paper considers a case where discrimination is taking place and looks at the way that a firm may deal with the problem, The paper starts by assessing the potential causes and aggravating issues that cause prejudice and discriminatory behavior and then looks at the strategies that an employer may utlize to deal with the problem in the workplace. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Foreigners' Workplace Discrimination

    In ten pages the U.S. is the primary focus of this discussion of foreign employee discrimination in the workplace. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Diversity Management

    In three pages this paper examines diversity management in an overview that includes definitions, stereotypes, obstacles, and the advantages of workplace diversity.

  • Managing In An Inclusive Environment: Diversity

    This 3 page paper considers the issues of creating and managing an inclusive environment in the context of managing diversity. The paper considers what an organization that values diversity needs to consider and address in order to manage and balance issues related to facets of diversity. The paper looks at an example of good diversity management. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Diversity at Cingular

    This 12 page paper looks at the diversity at Cingular. Carrying out a limited diversity audit the paper looks at the level of diversity and the underlying policies and strategies that have brought the company to this position. The paper goes on to assess how the already good position could be improved. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Improving Diversity Recruiting

    A 5 page paper proposal to assess a tool supply company for increased diversity in its recruiting. Project phases include assessing CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications and supplier diversity separately, combining results to gain an overall view but keeping divisional results separate as well to facilitate closer examination. Human capital and supplier diversity will be more quantitative, but CEO commitment and corporate communications will need to be assessed using qualitative tools such as the case study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Diversity Practices and Google

    In five pages this paper examines Google's diversity practice in a consideration of its culture and also discusses Silicon Valley's inclusion programs and attitudes concerning diversity. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Diversity in the Workplace

    This 5 page paper is written in two parts. The first part pf the paper considers the way in which diversity in the workforce was approached at SBC and Denny’s Restaurants. The second part f the paper considers whether or not Denny’s should have received an award for diversity as the strategies they used was forced upon them. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Diversity and HR Departments

    This 3 page paper examines diversity in the workforce and how this affects human resource departments. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Cingular Wireless and Diversity Audit

    In eight pages a Cingular Wireless diversity audit is considered with its workforce diversity implementation analyzed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Managing Diversity

    The writer defines and discusses the management of diversity in the workplace. The paper includes consideration of potential advantages which maybe realized where diversity management is practices, as well as the problems which may accompany its implementation and how those problems may be overcome. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Chage Management and Diversity

    In thirteen pages diversity with the emphasis upon the UK is discussed in terms of how to implement diversity in the workplace through strategic planning. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Plan For Diversity

    Diversity in the workplace pays off. Companies gain a competitive advantage and consistently outperform other companies. This essay provides a guide for implementing a diversity plan. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Motivation and Workforce Diversity Management

    In nine pages this paper examines executive information systems and gain sharing in a consideration of various motivation methods in the management of diversity in the workplace. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Compensation and Performance Evaluation at Arrow Electronics

    Performance Appraisal at Arrow Electronics: A 6 page paper discussing Harvard case 9-800-290: Arrow Electronics is traveling in the right direction, but the system it is trying to make fit its company likely never will unless it can be customized to suit the company's needs. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Job Satisfaction of Supermarket Employees in Kuwait

    This 15 page paper examines the potential satisfaction levels of employees employed in Kuwait by the supermarkets. The paper starts by considering what is meant by job satisfaction and then considers different models that may be used to explain how employers may try to provide satisfaction. The models of economic man and social man are considered and then applied to the supermarket industry in Kuwait, using information regarding the levels of satisfaction and employment condition in Kuwait. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Job Satisfaction And Communication

    This 11 page paper is comprised of these sections: problem statement, definitions of communication, employee satisfaction and 360-degree feedback approach, job satisfaction trends. Discussions focus on employee satisfaction, management communication and the 360 feedback model. A generic satisfaction survey is included. 1 Table is included. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Job Satisfaction Motivation and the Leader

    A great deal has been written about how leadership styles and behaviors impact and influence employee motivation, job satisfaction, and employee commitment to the organization although not necessarily in the same articles. This essay reports literature that has concluded which leadership styles have a more positive impact on morale, commitment, and job satisfaction. There are six sources used in this three page paper.

  • Leadership Motivation Conflict, Emotional Intelligence

    What leadership styles can be related to what motivational theories? Effective leaders know there is a direct connection between their leadership behaviors and employee motivation but are their certain models that are more complementary.. and how do conflict theories, emotional intelligence, and goal theory fit into the mix? These are the issues discusses with specific styles and theories identified. There are seven sources used in this five page paper.

  • Studies of Employee Absenteeism

    In five pages various studies for employee absenteeism are examined from a psychological perspective. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Absentee Employee Reduction

    In five pages this paper examines the causes of employee absenteeism and how it can be reduced. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Programs for Employee Assistance

    In eight pages this research paper considers employee assistance programs or EAPs and discusses their benefits. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of a Study on Employee Assistance Programs

    In five pages this paper considers EAPs that address employee workplace problems in a study of internal and external systems in a study that evaluates advantages and disadvantages of each system type. There are no other sources listed.

  • One Corporate Health Program for Employees

    Improving the health of employees is a valuable endeavor because the healthier they are the more productive they are. Johnson & Johnson implemented a comprehensive employee wellness program with multiple components about 20 years ago. The purpose was to help employees know their health risks and how to prevent illnesses. This paper explains the program and the challenges J&J faces. There are four sources used in this nine page paper.

  • Coca Cola and Employee Performance Management

    In fourteen pages this paper examines Coca Cola in an assessment of its employee performance management. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Benefits of Performance Appraisal, Diversity Management and Employee Participation in a Troubled Firm

    This 7 page paper looks at three issues concerned with human resource management; performance appraisals, diversity management and employee participation. Three issues are considered from the perspective of a company which is suffering from claims of discrimination based on its' existing predominantly white married male management structure. Each of the factors is discussed in the context of improving internal culture of the company and reducing the potential for discrimination as well is changing attitudes of management. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Appraisals of Work Performance and Employee Satisfaction

    In six pages reasons why employee performance evaluations oftentimes fall short are discussed in a consideration that identifies employee satisfaction levels and the various factors that influence them. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Retaining Employees and Corporate Turnovers

    In thirteen pages this paper discusses the causes of employee turnover and the costs of retention, which are ultimately less than what turnovers cost organizations. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Causes of Employee Turnover and Solutions

    In nine pages employee turnover is examined in terms of causes with solutions such as recognition of the importance of respecting employees and good communications offered. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nonprofit Organizations and High Turnover of Employees

    In ten pages and 3 sections this paper examines various issues associated with nonprofit organizations' high employee turnover rates with suggestions offered. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Strategies to Retain Employees

    This three page paper discusses employee retention with an emphasis on nurses. The writer comments on an article about the subject and makes suggestions to reduce nurse turnover.

  • Case Study on Staff Turnover Reduction

    In seven pages this student submitted case study considers how management can reduce a company's high rate of employee turnover through various theoretical, motivation, and retention approaches. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • HR Employee Benefits and the Impact of Rising Employer Costs

    The cost of employee benefits, such as payment for prescription drugs and healthcare is increasing. This 4 page paper looks at how companies are dealing with this, such as measures to limit cover, or degrease cover, increasing the level of the contribution from the employee, looking for other areas of cost cutting or ending the benefits altogether. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Why is Talent Management Increasing in Popularity?

    This 16 page paper looks at the rise in interest in talent management. After defining what is meant by talent management the reasons that explain this increase are examined along with the methods and approaches to talent management that can be adopted, including the recruitment and training approaches. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Evaluation of Talent Management Strategies; A Case Study Of a University

    This 50 page paper looks at the issue of talent management. The paper starts with an introduction with background, aims and objectives limitations. This is followed by an in-depth literature review that looks at relevant topics including the definition of talent, how it may be identified and the use of training and development programs and the value of mentoring in developing skills and talent. A methodology is presented for use in gathering primary data with the use of questionnaires to assess the way talent management is taking place in an organization. Simulates results are presented and discussed and recommendations are made based on the research findings and the literature review. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

  • ANALYSIS OF CARREFOUR AND MANAGEMENT

    Focuses on a management analysis of the retailer Carrefour, and other management discussions. Powerpoint presentation and mind map are included There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography of this 12-page paper.

  • Ethical Issues - Globalization - Cultural Diversity

    A 17 page paper. As might be anticipated, this paper discusses a myriad of issues and topics, beginning with a brief definition of culture and globalization. The writer discusses, in detail, globalization and cultural diversity, reporting and discussing arguments that promote the premise that globalization diminishes cultures and the primes that globalization may be an advantage. The next section discusses ethical issues inherent in globalization. These focus on a respect for cultural diversity. Examples are provided. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • The Corporate Culture at Google

    Google was voted the best employer by Fortune Magazine. The writer examines the corporate culture at Google, looking at how and why it is different from many other large corporations, and the way that this may be a source of competitive advantage. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Motivation In Three Companies

    A 4 page paper that begins with an introduction to motivation theories, identifying the two major categories of theories. The essay reports some of the activities in three companies and correlates those to Maslow's and Skinner's theories of motivation. The companies are: HSBC, Tesco Plc, and Google. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • CASE STUDY - BIG WAVE CRUISE

    This 9-page paper focuses on a case study, detailing how a human resources director can turn around a poor-performing staff of a cruise. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Challenges for Employers in the Hotel Industry

    Two articles looking at different issues associated with employing workers in the hospitality industry are examined. The first articles deals with the perception of a job in hospitality, and how it may or may not be perceived as a career. The second looks at the way different theories and influences may be applied to the staffing rosters and schedules. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Hotel Industry and Employee Outsourcing

    In eight pages this paper examines labor outsourcing by the hotel industry in a consideration of its advantages and disadvantages.

  • Hospitality Industry and HRM

    In twenty one pages human resource management issues as the pertain to the hotel industry are considered in a hotel chain case study that considers HRM's 4 primary functions and how each is practiced along with functional improvement recommendations. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also the inclusion of one table.

  • Corporate Expansion from India to China

    In eighteen pages this paper features an HR perspective regarding the China entry of an India company, Delhi Manufacturing. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • How to Increase the Emphasis on a Code of Ethics

    In recent times the emphasis placed on a code of ethics are a code of conduct has increased. The writer looks at the problems associated with implementing and enforcing a code of ethics or a code of conduct, and then the way in which enforcement may be enhanced. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Organizational Behavior And Teamwork

    This 14 page paper begins with a definition and an historical overview of the study of organizational behavior. The writer explains how organizations are defined and described and the many different aspects of organizational behavior and what affects organizational behavior. The writer then discusses teamwork and its relationship to organizational behavior, the obstacles to successful teamwork, the need to consider diversity and how this issue may be addressed, the group development process and the need for training. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Human Resource Problems at One Company

    Human resource business solutions can improve management but no system will solve the problems before the executive team is unified. This paper discusses human resource problems at Riordan Manufacturing. The writer identifies what the executive team needs to do and also identifies a human resource system that will improve management. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Human Resources - Two Case Studies

    This 10 page paper describes two human resources case studies, and offers solutions for the questions raised.

  • Human Resources Case Study

    In six pages arbitration and negotiation processes are applied to a human resources case study.

  • The Applications and Benefits of Human Resource Development

    The writer examines the concept of human resource development, what it is, how it may be implemented in a firm and the potential benefits that may be realized. Ten sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Connection Between HRM and Human Resource Development

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the connection between human resource management and human resource developmental programs. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Resource Development

    This paper discusses how to improve employee training and development programs. Data are included. There are nine sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Human Needs, Human Resources, and Human Resource Management

    In ten pages this paper discusses the importance of human resource management in order to successfully manage human resources while satisfying that human needs are being met. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Human Resource Planning Process

    This 8 page paper Describe the process of HR Planning in organizations, looking at the purpose and stages which are inherent within human resource planning. The paper then goes on to consider some of the challenges we faced HR specialists in the future, with specific attention to the practices, challenges and issues relevant to human resource planning in Ireland. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Organizational Strategy Goal Achievement and the Value of HR Planning

    In seven pages this paper discusses how organizational goal strategies can be achieved through human resource planning. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Environmental Changes and HR Planning

    In five pages this paper examines the importance of different types of human resource planning to maintain pace with an ever changing environment. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Study on HR Planning Issues

    In six pages this paper examines human resource planning issues in a discussion of a case study involving a procedure manual's design with the inclusion of a vision or mission statement and company goals provided. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Human Resources Article Review That is One of Eight Total

    In four pages this article that is part of a series of eight on human resources and the workplace is reviewed.

  • Human Resources Management and Boeing

    In six pages Boeing's human resources management is discussed in terms of current relevant literature, knowledge management, safety factors, and ways in which a strong program of human resources can be developed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • LABOR RELATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    Discusses the concepts of labor relations management and human resources management, pointing out similarities and differences. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Malaysia Human Resource Analysis

    In six pages this human resource analysis of Malaysia includes economic statistics, industrial types, government, GDP, rates of literacy, and population data. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Resource Managements and Its Functions

    In this overview of human resource management, the writer defines the functions of management with an organizational structure as pertaining to the obtainment of organizational goals in an effective manner through efficient organizing, planning, and controlling of all organizational reosurces. This paper is written with the assumption that its readership concists of human resource managers and it offers advice relative to the need for increase in information flow that will aid in reaching institutional goals. This eight page paper has ten sources in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Behavior and PepsiCo

    A 12 page research paper that offers an overview of organizational behavior. First of all, it offers an overview of the some topics encompassed by this field, and then it discusses organizational behavior further by offering a comprehensive company profile and investigating what literature concerning this company, i.e., PepsiCo, reveals about its corporate culture and typical organizational behavior. The emphasis in the paper is on diversity. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Importance and Influence of Group Performance on Organizational Behavior

    This 5 page paper looks at the way that the presence of groups and their performance can impact on organizational behavior and why employers will seek to influence group behavior. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Listening Skills

    This essay pertains to a student's listening skill strengths and weaknesses and offers strategies that can be used to improve listening. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Why is Transformational Change Less Attractive than Incremental Change?

    Organization have to change in order to survive, change can take place gradually with incremental changes or in large steps with transformational or revolutionary change. The writer assesses why transformation change is more problematic than incremental change for both employees and employers. Thirteen sources are cited by this nine page paper.

  • Organizations and Incremental and Transformational Change

    In five page these organizational change types are contrasted and compared with Senge's and Lewin's models also examined. Thirteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Industrial Relations and HRM

    In fourteen pages this paper considers human resource management in a discussion of labor unions and industrial relations from a historical perspective and an examination of globalization's effects along with various theories, management components, and the importance of harmony in industrial relations and human resource management. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Apple Leads in Customer Service

    Apple employees are trained to help people and to provide excellent customer service. The training is comprehensive. This paper emphasizes this factor and discusses relationship marketing as part of it. The essay also provides a great deal of information like background, products, innovations, etc. There are eight sources used in this ten page papera

  • HIRING, TRAINING AND DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL INSURANCE AGENT

    This 5-page paper cover the steps of hiring, training and developing an insurance agent that can help a company improve its bottom line. Bibliopraphy lists 5 sources.

  • Quality Initiatives of Rosenbluth Travel Agency

    In three pages this paper discusses how quality service initiatives can be continued by the U.S. based Rosenbluth travel agency.

  • Organizational Interpersonal Relationships

    In eleven pages this paper examines organizational interpersonal relationships in a consideration of the importance of effective communication. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Issues Pertaining to Interpersonal Relationships

    In five pages this paper features some scenarios involving interpersonal relationships in a consideration of relevant human resource and sociological issues. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Seeking a Job in Investment Banking

    5 pages and 2 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the elements required for a career in investment banking. This paper relates to everything from job expectations to specific educational requirements and skill sets.

  • Job Analysis in Electronic Equipment

    This essay offers a job analysis. The job description was obtained through a Dept. of Labor publication and compared to what an employee actually does. The job is Computer User Support Analyst. Both the employee and the employee's supervisor were interviewed. There is one source listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • PowerPoint Presentation of Aims and Methods of Training

    and Development In ten slides accompanied by speaker notes the writer explain the importance of training and development and how it may add value to an organization, the way a training and development Program may be designed and the tools that could be used in that program, such as classroom training and on the job training. Eight sources are cited in this eighteen page paper.

  • An Evaluation Of Training And Development And Its' Impact On Staff Performance; A Case Study Of HSBC Bank

    This 82 page paper looks at the role of training and development and the impact that it can have on staff. The paper starts with an introduction and then moves to an in-depth literature review which looks at the value of training and development to staff, the way training can be delivered and the links between training, development and motivation. The background to HSBC is considered along with its strategies and the current training and development practices. The paper then simulates primary research with HSBC employees to assess the way that the training and development is impacting on them. The paper ends with a discussion and conclusion. The bibliography cites 90 sources.

  • Will Customer Service Improve with Employee Training?

    Many organizations perceived training and development in terms of cost, whereas others see it as an investment. The writer proposes a research project to determine whether or not there is a direct impact on the levels of service which are provided to customers following employee training and development. The paper presents introduction, hypothesis, literature review and for methodology and a timetable. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper

  • Systematic Learning And Development

    A 14 page paper. This essay reports the amount spent on personnel development in the UK and U.S. in 2008. The essay discusses employee training and development programs in general and the concerns that are voiced about them. The essay then explains and discusses the systematic learning and development approach to training programs, including the steps involved in planning this kind of program. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Employee Development in the U.S. Army

    A 7 page paper discussing salient points regarding employee development and retention using training as a tool. The paper discusses the reasons for pursuing employee development and retention and offers a training plan using an approach similar to that already in use by the 84th U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Command, and it shadows the approach of both online and on-ground universities, as well as corporate training programs. LMS-centered applications are well developed and lend themselves well to employee development training within the U.S. Army. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Work Life Balance Strategies and the Impact on Women Employees

    This 4 page paper looks at the issue of work life balance and how and why a lack of work life balance strategies in the work place are likely to have a greater negative impact on omen compared to men. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Issues in HRM - The Work Life Balance and Issues of Fairness

    The writer looks at a number of different but related issues concerning the quality of the work lifer balance, the role of legislation and fairness. The advantages of a good work life balance, the benefits of a fair workplace and the range of legislation that has been seen over time in the UK guarding against discriminating. Six sources are sources in this eight page paper.

  • Work-Life Balance and its Effect on Ethical Decision Making

    A 28 page paper discussing how "workaholism" may affect individuals' ethical decision-making abilities. The paper includes a review of literature in work-life balance; a discussion of the philosophical base of ethical decision-making; and a review of how "labor saving" devices at home and work during the last half of the 20th century have resulted in less leisure time rather than more. When those individuals with poor work-life balance – whether by their own doing or through requirements of the employer – "live" the job, then they have little time to think before acting and merely react. The annotated bibliography lists 23 sources.

  • Nonmonetary Recognition Rewards Programs

    In four pages this paper examines what must be considered before enacting a workforce nonmonetary recognition rewards program with recognition of teams among the topics discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • ISSUES OF ORGANIZATION DESIGN - WAL-MART

    This 3-page paper focuses on Wal-Mart's organizational design. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Absenteeism, Tardiness and Dismissal

    This 3 page paper examines these concepts as it relates to the managerial function. Research is provided to support the assumptions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Employee Absenteeism as a Form of Negative Behavior

    Not all absenteeism in the workplace is the result of illness or authorized absences. The writer looks at how absenteeism may have a direct cost of firms and the way it may be seen as a result of dissatisfaction with the employment relationship and how equity theory may explain this behavior. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Workplace Absenteeism

    In five pages the problem of workplace absenteeism and reduction methods are explored. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Workplace Absenteeism Management

    In thirty eight pages UK workplace absenteeism and the management problems it presents are analyzed. Twenty nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Problems of Workplace Absenteeism and Solutions

    In five pages this paper examines how the problems of workplace absenteeism can be solved. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Employee Absenteeism Predictors

    This paper discusses the potential of human resources to predict absenteeism in employees in four pages. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Problems with Employees

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and considers why the company is having problems wit the employees including absenteeism and high turnover rates. The situation of the case includes an autocratic owner with no management training and the employees are refused a pay rise when the company is doing well. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • The Principle Agent Relationship between Management and Employees

    This 8 page paper examines the principle-agent relationship that takes place between the management and staff of a company. The paper explains what the relationship is and how it manifests, looks at what is meant by agency costs and considers how elements such as moral hazard, adverse selection, asymmetry of information and signalling are seen I the way the relationship ship is run. The paper ends by considering how the employer should management the relationship.

  • Career Opportunities in Accounting and Auditing

    This five paper examines careers in accounting, while comparing current trends in the field as well as salaries. This paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • The Performance Of HR Activities By Line Managers

    Front line managers are taking on increasing levels of activities that for once performed by the human resource departments of companies. This 16 page paper looks at what type of activities nine managers are taking on, why there is a shift of HR activities to nine managers, and how companies can be sure that the line managers a suitably qualified to undertake these tasks. The paper reference to specific companies to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Apple U Phoenix U Texas Health

    This paper explores the training programs at three very different organizations. Two types of training at Apple Company are described, two at the UT Health Systems at Harris County Psychiatric Center and one at the U. of Phoenix. The essay begins with a sentence outline. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • A HUMAN RESOURCES PLAN FOR FLAT METAL PRESSING

    Focuses on the employee problems at the fictitious Flat Metal Pressing, and provides solutions, based on human resources management (HRM) and strategic development suggestions. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 9-page paper.

  • CAREER MANAGEMENT -- EMPLOYEES

    This 3-page paper provides an overview of how a career management plan for employees might appear. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • INTERCLEAN, PERFORMANCE AND CAREER MANAGEMENT

    Focuses on career and performance management for employees at InterClean. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • The Development of Career Models based on Existing Theory

    4 pages and 6 sources. This paper relates a number of different career models based on career theory, including the Protean Career Model and the Boundryless Career Model. This paper assesses specific personality types created through the Myers-Briggs test and the impact on their occupational focus.

  • An Article on Diversity Management Critiqued

    In five pages the ways in which the authors discuss diversity management aspects in their article are considered. There is no bibliography included.-

  • Managing Diversity

    A 5 page paper discussing 4 points of diversity management: changing definition of diversity; changing US population; bringing groups together; and recommendations for diversity management. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Best Companies According to Fortune Magazine's '100 Best Companies to Work For'

    In twelve pages this paper examines what traits employers must have in order to earn a place on the '100 Best Companies to Work For' list by Fortune Magazine. Five sources are cited in the bibliography with a letter of transmittal, and executive summary, and three tables included.

  • Aspects of Managing Diversity in the Workplace

    This 7 page paper looks at a range of issues concerning the use of diversity management in a workplace environment, including aspects of equality, positive discrimination, impact on culture and general benefits. The paper then considers how diversity management may be observed in a German transportation company. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Adversity Management and the Case of John Hancock

    The writer considers the potential benefits of diversity management, and the way it has been implemented at John Hancock, which is part of the Manulife Financial Corporation. The implementation of diversity management, along with the recommended improvements, are assessed based on an interview conducted by the student. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • The Irish Labour Court and Labour Relations Commission (LRC)

    The way in which industrial relations is regulated in Ireland involves the use of a Labour Relations Commission and a Labour court. The writer explains the role and function of these two bodies, explaining their jurisdiction and the way in which the bodies operate. Two cases heard by the Labour Court are discussed at the end of the paper. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eighteen page paper.

  • Changing Labour Relations in Germany

    The German model of labour relations has for some time been said to be under threat as a result of the process of globalisation and the activities of MNCs. This 12 page paper looks at the model of labour relations in Germany and considers how it is changing. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • CRM IMPLEMENTATION AND ITS IMPORTANCE

    This 10-page paper examines the concept of customer relationship management (CRM) through a case study concerning Evergreen Investments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Getting Real with Diversity and Leadership

    A 4 page paper assessing the role of leadership in promoting cultural diversity. The position of this paper is that many of today's organizations pursue greater cultural diversity but often do so mechanically from duty and matters of law rather than from an awareness of the improvement that cultural diversity can bring to the organization and that true benefits are realized only in an atmosphere of clear and dedicated leadership. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Value of Diversity

    This 4 page paper looks at cultural diversity in the work place and considers if and how embracing cultural diversity can ad value to a firm. The paper looks at the cists and benefits and examines examples of value added by diversity management. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Corporate America Communications and Cultural Diversity

    Affirmative Action is one of the topics discussed in this paper of ten pages that examines the impact of cultural diversity upon communications in corporate America and also considers the failure of programs on cultural diversity. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hotel Industry and the Value of Efficient Customer Service

    In five pages this paper considers the hotel industry's customer service problems with seven bad service examples and discusses how customer service can be improved by one hotel that deals with a large number of complaints. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Dress Codes

    In five pages the evolution of dress codes in the workplace is examined in terms of employees being expected to reflect company values in their style of dress. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Cost of Discrimination of Women in International Business

    This 5 page paper looks at the issue of gender discrimination in senior management of international companies. After assessing the extent of the issue and establishing that this type of discrimination exists the writer goes on to look at the potential business consequences and the evidence indicates business are loosing out as a result. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • UK Gender Discrimination

    In twelve pages this essay examines the gender discrimination that exists within the United Kingdom workplace. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Glass Ceiling

    This is a paper that looks at a case study of a woman and her experience with the glass ceiling. There are four sources in this three page paper.

  • Canadian Drug Testing in the Workplace

    Employers in Canada face legislative restrictions concerning their abilities to test employees for drugs. This foundation level paper discusses the employer responsibilities, when they can test and the related issues of privacy. The paper is three pages in length.

  • Economic Prosperity and Countries of the World

    In three pages this research paper examines the growth of China and India in a consideration of why some countries enjoy greater economic prosperity than others. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship

    An 8 page paper that begins with an explanation of what corporate entrepreneurship is. The major part of the paper reports examples of corporate entrepreneurship in four companies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Entrepreneurship And Human Capital

    A 5 page paper that provides an overview explanation of Schultz's Human-Capital Approach to Entrepreneurship. The writer reports a research study that focused on the importance of entrepreneurship in certain cultures, the one reported is Brazilian. The writer concludes with comments about entrepreneurs being developed at established firms. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A Dilemma of Ethics in the Workplace

    In a paper consisting of eight pages a fictional situation is presented in which a systems administrator must uphold high corporate ethics that are in place to protect the privacy of email in the workplace. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Industrial Organizational Psychology

    A 5 page paper that defines and discuses industrial organizational psychology and also discuses the evolution of the field. The writer briefly discusses personality psychology and developmental psychology to illustrate the interrelationship of the different fields. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Kudler Performance Appraisal

    Four pages presenting a weighted approach to performance appraisal at Kudler. Five sources.

  • CANGO, PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS AND OPPORTUNITY COSTS

    Discusses CanGo's performance appraisal system and economic concepts the company must deal with Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Performance Assessments

    This 17 page paper looks at the subject of performance appraisals, examining what they are, why they take place, how they can support an organizational vision and/or mission and the achievement of organizational goals, as well as the types of performance appraisal that can take place, the way that they may be used and the influence of motivation theory, and then gives an example of the way performance appraisal and assessment can be used as part of an integrated HR approach. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Performance Management

    A 5 page paper that discusses the importance of appraisals, what performance management is and its components, the goal of performance management, and two examples of performance appraisal models. The writer also comments on behaviors supervisors need to exhibit during the appraisal process. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Strategies to Cope with Managing Workplace Stress

    In nine pages this paper discusses stress management in a consideration of 8 companies and 4 strategies that can be applied to the management of stress. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Discrimination In Job Advertisements

    A 12 page paper. There are many ways a job advertisement can covertly convey a preference for a certain type of applicant. This essay provides a brief overview of the laws concerning discrimination and discusses the types of discrimination that may be found in job advertisements. The writer provides a few examples of this type of EEOC complaint. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • The Use of Statistics in Behavioral Sciences

    This 20 page paper discusses how behavioral scientists use statistics. The writer reviews three journal articles that discuss studies in various areas of behavioral science: researchers' interpretations of the data; hypotheses named in the study; and data analyses. An outline is included. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • A Lack of Communication Resulting in a Rain of Fish

    This paper describes a workplace incident in which poor communication resulted in a cargo of fish mistakenly falling out of an airplace due to the fact taht the fish should not have been on the plane in the first place. The writer discusses issues such as chain of command and methods of communication. This three page paper cites no sources.

  • The Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements

    The writer looks at the concept of flexible working arrangements, such as time workers, provision of flexible working hours and job share arrangements, from the perspective of an employer, considering the advantages that they may help to realize. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • A Friend's Letter of Referral

    This three page paper presents a personal letter of recommendation from a friend. The applicant and letter writer share the same profession but do not work together. The friend describes the character, personal traits and personality of the applicant. There is no bibliography.

  • Are Learning Organizations Ready For Change - Summary of Research

    The writer presents five slides summarizing some key aspects of a research project. The research sought to assess the commonalities between organizations where there was a high level of readiness for change and those classified as organizations. The five slides, which are presented with speaker notes, look at the problem the research was addressing, the objectives of that research, the final conclusions and recommendations and the potential direction of further research. The paper is seven pages in length.

  • Different Health Plan Types

    12 pages and 12 sources used. This paper provides an overview of an emerging system in providing health benefits by employers. This paper specifically looks at a plan called the Cafeteria Benefits Plan, in which employees are giving a choice of types of health care plans designed to reduce the costs to the employer and improve the types of plans available to employees. This paper relates a plan that allows employees to select plans that relate to their specific situations, whether they are single individuals or people with families including small children. The call for this type of plan is related within the scope of this paper and relates to the fact that different types of plans have variant costs, including HMOs, Medical Savings Accounts and other plans.

  • Alcoholism in the Workplace

    A 4 page overview of the impacts of alcoholism in the workplace. This paper focuses on the Canadian workplace and emphasizes the value of treatment programs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Diversity Audit; The Bank of America

    This 12 page paper looks at the Bank of America and conducts a brief diversity audit on the human resource practices. The paper starts with some background regarding the bank and then considers the most appropriate approach the research. The audit is conducted using data already in the public domain and the paper ends with a recommendation. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Two Approaches to Workplace Communication

    In four pages two approaches are explored in a consideration of generating more effective workplace communication that will invariably result in a more effective and productive workplace. There is no bibliography included.

  • Business Communication Skills Development

    In six pages the significance of workplace communications are discussed in a consideration of oral and written forms along with recommendations offered as to how effective communications between supervisors and employees can be fostered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Importance of Effective Selection and Recruitment

    This 8 page paper looks at the importance of effective selection and recruitment strategies. The paper outlines benefits and costs associated recruitment and considers the way in which recruitment should fit in with the overall strategy of the company. Effective recruitment is examined in the context of different organisational approaches the paper goes on to look at the different talks which may be used to help create an effective selection and recruitment strategy. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Performance Appraisals

    Performance appraisals are important for within the practice of human resource management. The writer outlines several important areas concerning the way that performance appraisals and reviews. In the first section the issue of frequency is discussed. Section outlines the benefits of performance appraisals from the perspective of business owners and managers, and from the perspective of the employees. The third section of the paper outlines the potential performance appraisal process. Two sources are cited in the bibliography this two page paper.

  • Challenges and Practices for Ethical Recruitment

    The recruitment process is a potential ethical minefield. There are many areas within the recruitment process where unethical practices may take place, either purposefully or unintentionally. The writer examines the recruitment process and discusses areas such as advertising, interviewing and testing of candidates to determine areas where ethics needs to be considered to ensure that recruitment processes are fair and equitable. Twenty-two sources are cited in the bibliography this sixteen page paper.

  • AN OVERVIEW OF HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITMENT

    Focuses on the recruitment and interview process for an addiction counselor and supermarket employee.

  • How Internal Employee Motivation Can be Encouraged

    In five pages the ways in which businesses and management can internally encourage motivation of employees are discussed with Federal Express's motivational successes considered. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Work Performance Appraisals and HRM

    In eight pages this paper discusses the human resource management issue of work performance appraisals and the impact of teams in a case study that combines both individual and team appraisal approaches. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Importance of Literacy in the Workplace

    In eight pages this paper examines the importance of literacy in the workplace such as organizational, computer, cross culture, interpersonal, listening, speaking, and writing skills. There are about fifteen sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Noise Pollution

    In five pages the workplace and noise pollution problems are examined along with possible solutions offered with employee impact of these solutions also considered. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Private Sector, Public Sector, and Pay Equity

    In six pages this paper discusses how private sector changes are echoing those of the public sector with regards to pay equity as examined in Michael McCann's Rights at Work Pay Equity Reform and Politics of Legal Mobilization. There are no other sources listed.

  • Workplace and Racial Discrimination

    In five pages this paper discusses the workplace with regards to racial discrimination problems and issues. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ethical Issues and Illegal Alien Hiring

    In ten pages this paper discusses illegal alien employees in predominantly the Southwest United States in a consideration of problem resolution regarding their hiring and how this would impact upon the American economy, society, and workers. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Sexual Harassment

    In seven pages this paper discusses how contemporary society defines sexual harassment and considers how the law addresses victimization according to gender.

  • Contemporary Society, the Workplace, and Sexism

    In eight page this paper discusses contemporary society and the impact of sexism on the workplace in a consideration of its various definitions, how perceptions can be changed, and what sexual harassment means.

  • Literature Review of Tuition Reimbursement Articles

    This 10 page paper examines ten journal articles about tuition reimbursement programs. The writer includes statistics on the number of companies that provide this type of benefit, and in some cases, the dollar amount provided. It has been found that reimbursing tuition has a number of benefits for both employers and employees. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • UPS Strike of 1997, Labor and Management

    In ten pages this paper examines the relationship between management and labor unions in a consideration of the 1997 United Parcel Service Strike. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1997's UPS Strike

    The United Parcel Service strike of 1997 is examines in an overview of whether or not objectives on both sides were met in a paper consisting of five pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Federal Express and Human Resources

    In four pages Federal Express's human resource management is examined in a consideration of how well it conforms to three strategic business strategies.

  • Management Styles of Workers of Differing Ages

    The writer examines the management styles of both so-called Gen Xers and Boomers, and how the older style needs to change to incorporate the younger workers. The paper is ten pages long and there are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Connection Between Stress and Health

    In twelve pages this paper examines the connection between stress and health. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Study of the Westchester Distributing Company

    This paper consists of seven pages and examines business kickbacks and fraud as they pertain to the Westchester Distributing Company.

  • Health and the Effects of Stress

    In seven pages this paper discusses the adverse effects of stress upon health with workplace stress being the primary focus. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chad's Creative Concepts Management and Change Implementation

    In sixteen pages this report considers how to implement management changes in this successful small business through IT supply management and production advantages, production process redesign, supplies and warehousing among other possible options. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Union Workplace and the Improvement of Productivity and Employee Morale

    In five pages this paper examines a unionized work environment and various was employee morale and productivity can be improved. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Family Medical Leave Human Resource Issue I

    In eight pages this paper features the human resource issue of family leave as addressed in the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Unionized Environmental Productivity and Morale Improvements, Part II

    In five pages this paper's second part examines work environments that are are unionized and the segmentations that exist that can impede productivity and morale within the context of 'Structures And Processes Of Company Quality Control Circles (QCCs): An Explanatory Study Of Japan, The USA And Singapore' by B.C. Gosh and Lim Kia Song. There are no other sources listed.

  • Boeing's Manufacturing Management and Stress

    In five pages this paper discusses stress, stressors, and how a Boeing manufacturing manager can cope with work related stress. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Study Proposal on Work Days Off and How Second Hand Smoke Affects the Lung Function of Employees

    In nine pages this experimental design proposal focuses upon workplace second hand smoke in order to determine if male non smokers who do not live with anyone who smokes experience lung function effects as a result to the smoke from fellow workers. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Volunteer Fire Department Volunteer Retention

    In ten pages this paper examines methods volunteer fire departments can employ to retain their volunteer firefighters. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • HR and Commitment to Employees

    In five pages this paper considers whether generating improved commitment by employees should be a major consideration of human resource professionals with benefits of such a commitment described and steps necessary to obtain them. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Conduct and ELearning Effects

    In twelve pages elearning is examined in terms of how it affects organizational behavior with a discussion of corporate successes that have resulted from elearning traning. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Defining and Managing Diversity in the Workplace

    In twelve pages this paper examines diversity in considerations that include culture, sexual orientation, background, experience, knowledge, education, ethnicity, race, gender, and age and then discusses how workplace diversity can be managed. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Limiting Liability in Effective Employee Handbooks

    In six pages this paper considers how important employee handbooks are in terms of limiting employer liability regarding current and past employee lawsuits with state Supreme Court decisions from South Carolina, New York, and California discussed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Study of Johnson and Johnson's Critikon Subsidiary and Kaizen's Successful Implementation

    In six pages this paper considers the successful change kaizen implementation can provide in this Critikon case study. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Work Teams and Conflict Resolution

    In five pages conflict is defined and analyzed before considered within the context of work teams with the assertion that conflict can be minimized through a team application. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • TQI and Its Implementation at Coca Cola

    The inauguration of the Total Quality Implementation program at the Coca Cola Company is addressed in this essay. The attempt of the company to implement this plan is addressed, centering on customer relations, employees and management.This paper has five pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Communication Theory and Downward Communications

    In five pages this paper discusses the theory of downward communications in an assessment of its pros and cons. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace Random Drug Testing

    In five pages this student supplied fictitious case study presents an E.R. type scenario discussing random drug testing in the workplace. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Jobs and Stress

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses increased stress in the workplace and how these high stress levels are being managed by employers. Fourteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Technology and Privacy Rights

    In six pages this paper examines privacy rights and the impact of exploding technology with such legislation as 1998's Information Protection Act and Human Rights Act as well as the Regulatory of Investigatory Powers Act discussed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tutorial on Motivation, Marketing, Decision Making, and Accountancy

    In sixty two pages five essays are presented that over insightful tutorials on forecasting, strategic marketing management, personnel and organizational management, accountacy, and decision making. There are forty four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Employee Recruitment and Selection Processes

    In ten pages this paper examines the human resources department processes of candidate recruitment and selection. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Contemporary Organizational Leadership

    In seven pages this paper discusses management, leadership, and compares 3 leadership skills articles. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Employee Motivation and Budgetary Controls

    In ten pages this paper examines the conflicts between budgetary controls and the motivation of employees in applications of social man and economic man models. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Employee Benefits Package Sample

    In eight pages this paper presents a management and nonmanagement employee benefits package in a sample that includes employee distinctions, benefit descriptions, and the reasons organizations should present attractive benefits packages. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and the Roles of Employment Satisfaction and Motivation

    In fifteen pages this paper examines the workplace significance of job satisfaction, morale and motivation of employees. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Quality Costs

    In eight pages the cost of quality in global business is examined in a consideration of techniques of Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Deming's Total Quality Management approach, and Feigenbaum's quality cost methods. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Approaches to Conflict Management

    In three pages this paper is based upon a student's problem solving method of conflict management with a win-win outcome supported that is a contradiction of her employer's direct conflict management preference of lose-lose or win-lose. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Stress of the Workplace and the Impact of Technology

    In four pages this paper discusses the negative affects of stress in the workplace and the detrimental impact of technological developments. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A New Coca Cola Plan

    In this paper containing fourteen pages the Coca Cola company background and market alignment are discussed and then changes in employee value and culture and lowering costs along with increasing consumer perception are examined in detail. There are sixteen bibliographic sources listed.

  • Types of Performance Assessments

    In sixteen pages this paper examines such performance assessment models as 360 degree appraisal, MBO, Behaviorally Anchored Ratings Scales, development and documentation, administrative, and TQM framework appraisals with several relevant topics also discussed. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Compensation and Employees of the El Dorado Company

    In three pages this canoe manufacturer is discussed in a case study that examines the company's employee retention and compensation and includes issues such as salaried employees and management rewards, collection of data, and nonfinancial compensation.

  • Manager Motivation, Goal and Expectancy Theories

    In six pages this paper examines the similarities and differences in motivational theories of expectancy and setting goals. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Taco Bell's LMS

    In four pages customer service and labor distribution effectiveness are among the considerations in this Labor Management System analysis of Taco Bell.

  • Student Case Study on the Flying Pizza Restaurant Chain

    In twenty pages this student submitted case study on the Flying Pizza restaurant chain is examined with a three part topic concentration and a discussion of various theories and training approaches. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Purpose of Performance Appraisals

    In seven pages this paper examines the 360 degree feedback method in a consideration of the purpose performance appraisals serve and also discusses when managers and employees should be assessed by customers. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Selection and Recruitment Guide

    A step by step process for selection and recruitment comprises this simple guide of ten pages that explains and justifies selection choices. There are ten bibliographic sources listed.

  • Change and Its Effects on Corporate Culture

    In ten pages organizational or corporate culture is describes in a consideration of the effects of the process of change, the organizational culture typology of Handy and Harrison, and leadership implications. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • United Kingdom Workforce Diversity Management

    In twelve pages this paper examines 2 UK companies in a consideration of diversity management in the workplace with the 1976 Race Relations Act last amended in 2003 and the 2000 European Union Race Directive among the topics of discussion. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Performance Appraisals and Management

    In ten pages this paper discusses 360 Feedback and MBO appraisal models along with two other in a consideration of how management can improve performance by using performance appraisals. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Intelligences and Intelligence

    In three pages this paper contrasts and compares general intelligence as defined by Charles Spearman with Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Volunteer Environment, Teams, Conflict Management, and Leadership

    In six pages this paper discusses the volunteer setting in a consideration of teams and the importance of leadership in reaching objectives and to manage conflict. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An HR's Decision to Insource or Outsource at An Auto Dealership

    In six pages the options availabele to an HR regarding this decision are assessed in order to reach the conclusion that a new strategic HR inhouse function would be more beneficial than would outsoursing recordkeeping. There are eighteen sources cited in the bibliogrpahy.

  • 1997 to 2004 Pueblo, Colorado Steel Workers Strike and Settlement

    In four pages this paper focuses upon forced overtime issues in this overview of the strike of Pueblo, Colorado steelworkers and the eventual 2004 settlement. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Job Candidates' Assessment

    In four pages a student submitted case study illustrates the construction and employment of a matrix as a way of assessing three job candidates with weighting and catagories along with the matrix included for student consideration. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • The Impact of Workplace Design on Productivity and Efficiency

    This 8 page paper discusses the impact workplace design can have on the productivity and efficiency of the people who work there. The writer first looks at the evolution of workplace design over time, a process aimed at increasing productivity and efficiency levels. The writer further argues that the psychological impact of design is the most important component in any type of improvements. There are 8 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Styles of Leadership and Southwest Airlines

    In eight pages this paper examines Southwest Airlines' CEO Herb Kelleher in a consideration of leadership style success and SWA's corporate culture.

  • Increasing Retention of Employees Management Style Research

    In four pages research proposal focuses upon a qualitative research study on managerial style and characteristics preferences of employees that can go a long way toward improving corporate employee retention. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Proposal for Payroll Database Management

    In five pages an upper management decision regarding a proposed payroll database management system for employees and checks is presented. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Importance of Communication Skills in Management

    This paper examines the influence of communication in management, and the impact that proper communication skills can have on a manager's productivity. This six page paper has eight sources in the bibliography.

  • The Functions of Companies' Human Resource (HR) Departments

    This paper discusses the functions of human resource (HR) departments within companies, as well as the recent trend of outsourcing HR management to other companies. This five page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Ethics Code, Progressive Discipline, and Conduct Code

    In four pages the process of progressive discipline is provided in an example along with the response to pertinent questions offered regarding whether or not a code of conduct can also be regarded as a code of ethics if it is nothing more than legal requirements restating, ways in which codes of ethics can be promoted, five employee behaviors that represent unjustified termination. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Communications Skills of Oprah Winfrey

    In five pages Oprah Winfrey is examined in terms of her philosophies and styles of communication.

  • Overview of Target Corporation Employee Programs

    In five pages Target Corporation is examined in a consideration of employee analysis and redesign with rewards discussed as a way of improving the motivation of employees. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • California's Migrant Mexican Farm Workers

    In four pages this paper takes an historical view of the lives of California's Mexican migrant farm laborers. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • HR Planning Practices and Theories

    In six pages this paper considers human resource planning and how theory usually develops before rhetoric and reality is always lagging behind from a UK perspective. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Nonprofit Organizational Motivation

    In ten pages this paper considers Herzberg's and Maslow's theories and how they may be applied to employees who work for charities, NGOs and other types of nonprofit organizations. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • SWOT Analysis of a Construction Site's Hazardous Working Conditions

    In four pages this paper examines employee violation of OSHA standards and problems a construction company wrestles with a site's hazardous working conditions.

  • Retaining Employees

    In four pages 4 student posed questions are answered as they relate to the retention of employees including the impact of economic performance, negative aspects of good and poor retention, employee turnover causes and a comparison of internal and external retention and turnover drivers. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Policy of a Couple That Has Two Careers

    In three pages student submitted data is incorporated into this policy sample of partners with dual careers along with a policy explanation offered. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Professional Context of Lifelong Learning

    In five pages lifelong learning is considered in a professional context with a discussion of educational design and critical thinking perspectives. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fact and Fallacy Regarding Body Language

    In eight pages body language interpretation effectiveness is considered within the context of the business environment and discusses how while useful is too variable to rely upon when important business related decisions need to be made. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dual Career Employees Case Study and Human Resources

    In six pages this paper discusses how the workplace has been impacted by couples with two careers in an examination of changes to human resources policies. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizations and Conflict Management

    In five pages a conflict dealing protocol is discussed along with various conflict styles with a commentary on persuading management to enact a conflict management approach also included. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • United Parcel Service Strike of 1997

    In ten pages this August of 1997 UPS strike is examined in terms of issues, union strategy, outcomes, and lessons learned. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Career Path as a Marketing Manager

    Marketing management encompasses a variety of career paths. One of the more interesting is the marketing manager. This fourteen page paper examines the qualifications it takes to secure such a position and the number of jobs that are out there. A SWOT analysis completes the paper. Seven sources are cited.

  • Human Resource Management, High Road, and Low Road

    In three pages three student posed questions are answered involving the definition of HRM concepts high and low road, then examining a UAE application of them, and finally a UAE government department application. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Appraisal of Team Performance

    In three pages this paper examines health care team performance appraisal with one nurse rejecting the 360 degree team appraisal approach. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Induction Pack for Trainees

    This 6 page paper considers what should be in a supervisors pack when planning an induction for trainees including a schedule for the first day and the supplementary items that will be used during the induction period including the reflective diary and supervisor sheets. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Strategic Human Resource Development

    This 30 page paper looks at what is meant by Strategic Human Resource Development (SHRD), how it differences from human resource development (HRD) and how firms using SHRD may be identified and separated from those who do not. The paper then examines the well known company Coca-Cola in order asses to what extent this company embraces SHRD. The last part of the paper considers the way in which Coca-Cola could change in order to take a more strategic approach to human resource development and human resource management. The bibliography cites 21 sources.

  • Productivity and Stress in the Workplace

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of stress, eustress and how it all affects the organization. Burnout is discussed as well. How stress affects productivity is the focus of this paper that provide remedies. Firms using meditation and other things are highlighted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication In The Workplace

    4 pages in length. Faarooq, a third generation Muslim whose family has worked at ABC Merchandising, Inc. for the past twenty years, experienced unexpected culture shock when the company was sold and the CEO - a person with whom Faarooq and his family had become friends over the years - was ousted from his position. It was obvious the tremendous changes this new company head had intended to pursue, but one in particular left Faarooq and his family personally impacted due to its intercultural insensitivity. The Muslim religious holiday of Ramadan was in two weeks and as in every other year previous, Faarooq, his brother, sister, cousin and father submitted for the time off for observance. Within thirty minutes, each submission was declined without explanation; when Faarooq inquired directly with the new boss, he was told that only American holidays are recognized within an American company. Faarooq and his family immediately contacted HR to file a cultural discrimination action. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Conflict Mediation In Health Care

    A 3 page paper that begins with comments about some of the causes of conflict and the types of conflict that erupt. The process of mediation is explained, including the mediator's role and how it works. Two different examples of conflicts that were resolved through mediation are reported. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Leadership in the East and the West

    The tremendous economic growth of China, India and the Southeast Asia region has fostered much interest in leadership styles that are uniquely different in many ways from American leadership styles. This 4 page paper looks at the different styles comparing them and identifying strengths and weaknesses. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Equal Pay

    This 8 page paper looks at issues concerning equal pay under English law. The paper considers the case of a woman who is paid less than several men performing the same or similar tasks, including her predecessor, someone working in a different location, someone in the same location but a different office and a former manager who has a salary that is ‘red circled’. The paper demonstrates the application of equal pay legislation and case law and applies it to the case provided by the student. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • How to Encourage Organizational Citizenship Behavior

    This 5 page paper explores this concept. Examples from different industries are provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Operations Management; Recruitment Process

    This 7 page paper considers the recruitment process. The paper starts with some background on a company, McDonalds, is chosen as an example, then looks at an idea recruitment processes that can be used as a benchmark, produces a flow chart for the observed process and then suggests ways it may be monitored and improved. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Future Trends in Employee Motivation and Compensation within the Military

    A 6 page paper discussing compensation models, reward systems and planning for contingency needs in the military. There is no question that both the US and its military have entered a new era that no one wanted. As is the case in compensation and reward systems in the private sector, the military will need to assess the future long before it arrives, and plan for it well. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Leadership and the Creation or Maintenance of Positive Cultures

    This 6 page paper looks at the way in which leaders and leadership styles can create support and maintain positive corporate cultures. The paper looks at leadership styles and characteristics and the way they may impact positively or negativity on culture. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Pay Equity

    This 7 page paper looks at why and how pay equity and equality in total remuneration is protected in the United States, considering the federal laws, such as the the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and equal opportunities, including the Equal Pay Act. The paper considers how this impacts on businesses and the systems that are or should be used to ensure equity is in place. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Ways to Improve Communication Between a New York City Daycare and the Department of Daycare

    A 14 page contention that maintaining effective communication between New York City daycare establishments and the New York Department of Daycare is imperative to meeting the common goal of optimizing child welfare. The author emphasizes the proper approach to making communication more effective. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Transient - and Disappearing - Benefits

    A 5 page paper assessing a newspaper article and its implications. The USA Today article appearing in late 2003 reviews the decline of several family-friendly benefits programs offered by large employers. The purpose of the discussion is to answer several questions about the benefits class and organizations' decisions to withdraw them. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Aspects of Outsourcing

    This 3 page paper discusses some of the factors involved in outsourcing jobs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Leadership v. Management

    A 5 page research paper that explores two major questions pertaining to leadership and management. The first questions is “What are the differences between leadership and management?” The second is “What are indicators (and measures) of leadership effectiveness?” Both questions are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication

    This 9 page paper examines the way that mistakes or misunderstanding may occur in intercultural communication. Using the example of a business meeting between western and Vietnamese business people the paper looks at examples of cultural differences, looking at the cultural barriers that exist and how they may be overcome. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Human Resource Management: A Comparison Between Civilian and Military Management

    This 11 page paper examines Human Resource Management. The paper compares and contrasts human resource management in the military and in the civilian world. While some similarities are noted, it is concluded that that things are remarkably different between the two. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Conflict Styles At Workplace

    A 3 page paper that discusses conflict management styles, which styles exist in the writer's workplace and which style the writer prefers. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Issues Concerning Leadership

    In this 5 page paper, the author discusses and comments on: transformational leadership, charismatic leadership, management versus leadership, servant leadership, formal and informal authority, ethical decision making and a personal theory of leadership. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Training Program For McDonald's Franchisees

    This 7 page paper is an analysis of a group project provided by the student. This essay discuses the organization, purpose of training and participants; the effectiveness of the training program; challenges the team faced during the project; interpersonal relationships of the team members; the effectiveness of the project as a learning experience and what could be done differently. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Organisational Behaviour

    The Influence of Attitudes, Values, Ethics, Personalities and Cultural Differences on This 6 page paper looks at the way in which factors such as attitudes values and ethics personalities and culture can influence organisational behaviour. The discussion includes theories from Schein and Hofstede. The bibliography cites eight sources.

  • Cerner Corporation - Training Analysis

    A 9 page paper. The essay includes a Table of Contents and Executive Summary. The main paper is divided into six sections that provide a background of the company and its mission, sales, employees, discussion of current employees, existing training and career development programs, the company's ranking in turnover and training, training interventions recommended, the cost of training and how it will be evaluated. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • What Is Strategic Human Resource Management?

    This 10 page paper considers what is meant by the term strategic human resource management (HRM). The paper discusses the importance of HRM, considers the different approaches to HRM and the way they may be used, the benefits of the different approaches and the ways in which they can be strategically applied. The discussion includes subjects such as Taylor and scientific management, the human relations school, motivation theory, the matching model and the resource-based view. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • MANAGING CHANGE AND CHAOS

    This 8-page paper discusses change management in the ophthalmic industry. Included is an overview of the industry in general, as well as the concept of corporate genetic code and its impact on change and the 10 principles of effective change management. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Teamwork, Stress and Organizational Behavior

    A 9 page research paper that discuss teamwork and stress within the workplace. This examination of literature investigates the nature of stress, that is, how it is defined; and then looks at the relationship between stress and teamwork, drawing on literature that indicates the aspects of teamwork that can increase and decrease the levels of stress in work environments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • HRM Practices in Europe and Asia: the Case of The UK and Japan

    This 16 page paper looks at two different HR systems, those seen in the UK and Japan, comparing and contrasting their similarities and differences. The paper considers how these two countries HR systems and their development reflect national cultural differences, discusses some of the functional differences and considers the way that they are changing with increasing levels of convergence. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Globalization : Outsourcing And Jobs

    A 4 page paper that demonstrates offshore outsourcing is bad for America. The writer reports data regarding jobs lost and jobs being lost, even among white-collar workers. The writer explains the meaning of outsourcing and offshoring. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS, MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT

    This 5-page paper examines the link between performance appraisals and performance management, while giving steps toward improvement in a corporate setting. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Development of an Organizational Structure

    This 14 page paper looks at the structure of an organization, describing the hierarchy and the way power is used. Theories of organization structure are considered and applied to the company in order to determine who and why the current structure developed. The company used is a generic (fictitious) accountancy firm to illustrate a potential structure of a professional firm. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Communication and Leadership

    This 16 page paper (including PowerPoint Presentation) examines the role of communication in leadership. The paper starts by looking at the topic of communication, how it takes place and potential problems. The paper then discusses leadership characteristics and styles and the way that style can impact on communication. The paper ends by considering the benefits of role play for leaders in developing leadership and communication skills. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The Relationship between Motivation and Rewards

    This 20 page paper looks at the relationship between rewards and motivation in the work place. The paper looks at the way rewards may impact on motivation, including consideration of the concepts of 'economic man' and 'social man' and the way rewards may be used to motivate them. The way that rewards are used to motivate in the real world is then considered, using a number of examples to illustrate point raised, and the advantages and disadvantages of tools such as performance related pay are discussed. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Will a Union Presence and Collective Bargaining result in Increase Wages Bills

    This 18 page paper looks at an issue pertinent in the UK. There is little doubt that over the last few decades the power and influence of the unions in the UK has declined. The paper considers the impact that unions have had on business and considers if despite the lower level of power recognizing a union in the work place and adopting collective bargaining will result in a higher wages bill for the employer. The bibliography cites 26 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication In Organizations

    A 10 page paper that begins with comments about the importance of these interactions. The writer reports and describes Hofstede's dimensions that describe a culture with examples. The essay also reports the six barriers to intercultural communication as presented by Jandt. The writer discusses and comments on cross-border mergers and joint ventures reporting a couple of the problems with the Daimler-Chrysler merger. Examples of marketing miscommunications are provided. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: THE NECESSITY

    This 3-page paper discusses the roles of leadership and management when it comes to strategic change.

  • Conflict Management - Hypothetical Case Study

    A 7 page paper that begins with a scenario of a conflict in a hypothetical work team. This is a situation where there are negative behaviors and underlying tension and conflict rather than a two-sided or other type of conflict. The paper draws on the ideas of Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith's book, Resolving Conflicts at Work. The writer also comments on different approaches to conflict management. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Motivational Needs of Employee during Times of Organizational Change

    This 10 page paper looks at the motivation needs of employees at times of change. Change can result in a number of different actions and reactions, which require different considerations compared to the motivation of employees in ongoing operations. The positive and negative issues are considered along with the ability of line managers to deal with these issues. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Stress And Change At Work

    A 4 page paper that beings with general comments about change and stress in the workplace. The essay explains some of Selye's thoughts about stress and then discusses what stress is in the workplace and how people can deal with and manage stress. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Sexual Harassment Case - Co-Workers

    A 4 page paper. The scenario is that a male co-worker patted a woman's buttocks. The writer responds to specific issues: what is sexual harassment, what the writer would do if the women in the scenario, the organization's responsibility, and an outline of a sexual harassment workplace policy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Leadership Theories And Personality Traits Of Effective Leaders

    A 20 page paper. The first part of this essay discusses some of the major leadership theorists and their ideas, including Drucker, Mintzberg and Goleman. The second part discusses the personality traits that have been associated with highly successful managers and leaders. The paper ends by presenting Collins' Level 5 as the quintessential leader and incorporates ideas presented earlier in the paper. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • HUMAN RESOURCES AND OUTSOURCING

    This 3-page paper discusses various aspects of outsourcing, including what types of jobs are good for outsourcing and what shouldn't be outsourced. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • STRATEGIES FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT ON THE JOB

    This 3-page paper proposes steps a person needs to take if she suspects sexual harassment on the job.

  • Role Segregation

    A 5 page paper that discusses what role segregation is, the need for separating roles, why it is important in organizations, how it might not be helpful, and benefits of role segregation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Communication Models; Information Transfer, Transactional Process, Strategic Control, and As a Balance of Creativity and Constraint

    This 7 paper looks at 4 models of communication and considers the major insights provided by the four primary organizational communication models; communication as information transfer; transactional process; strategic control and balance of creativity and constraint. The 4 models are considered individually, looking acts characteristics and the way which they may be utilized. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Organizational Change

    This 16 page paper looks at the number issues to do with organizational change. The paper stops by defining what is meant by organizational change, looks at the reasons why organizational change may fail, then looks at different types of organizational change which may occur and patterns of those change, including downsizing, restructuring and culture change. The paper ends by looking at specific motivational needs of employees during the pew to change. The bibliography cites 46 sources.

  • 2 African American Poets/Cullen & Hughes

    A 3 page essay/research paper that discusses and analyzes 2 Harlem Renaissance poets, Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. The writer briefly discusses the historical context and background of each poet and analyzes Hughes' "Mother to Son" and Cullen's "Saturday's Child." Bibliography lists 3 sources that were drawn from the Norton Anthology of African American Literature.

  • How Does Organisational Culture Affect A Managers Ability To Motivate Staff Through Non-Financial Rewards And Incentives?

    This 47 page paper looks at how organisational culture can impact on the way staff are motivated though non financial rewards and incentives. The paper presents an introduction, literature review and methodology along with simulated primary research looking at how culture impacts on what types of rewards and incentives are offered, how they are perceived by the employees. The research includes observational research and the use of a survey. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Organizational Culture

    A 5 page paper that responds to several questions. What is organizational culture? How the culture affects employees and managers? Ways organizational cultures can change and why? How can organizational culture be deliberately changed? And comments about the organization as a culture. Examples are included.

  • Health and Safety and the Workers Compensation Scheme in New Zealand

    This 10 page paper examines the legislation and regulation of health and safety in the workplace in New Zealand. The workers compensation system administered by the ACC, put in place under health and safety legislation, with the aim of reducing risk in the work place as well as compensating sufferers of occupational injury or disease is discussed and the basis of the system, which has its' basis in the Woodhouse Report, is discussed with the principles used compared to the Meredith Principles. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • The Relationship between Management and Organisational Behaviour

    This 4 page paper looks at the relationship between management and organisational behaviour, considering how and why this link exists looking at theorists such as Taylor, Mayo and Senge as well as different styles of management. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury - Job Coaching

    A 7 page paper that discusses the challenges persons with traumatic brain injury face in returning to the society in general but to the work environment, in particular. The paper discuses why a job coach may be essential in this process. A case study is reported. The writer also discusses the importance of self-efficacy and comments on positive psychology and brain injury. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Collectivism and Commitment; Implications for Cross Cultural Management

    This 18 page paper considers the following quote and assesses this in the context of lessons for cross culture managers; "As expected, results indicate that collectivism as a cultural value orientation is related to commitment, and exerts a stronger influence on commitment in collectivistic countries. Moreover, the relationships between commitment and outcomes are stronger in a collectivistic context" (Jörg Felfe, Wenhua Yan, Bernd Six, August, 2008). The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Leveraging the Appraisal System and the Potential Introduction of a Performance Related Pay System at the UNHCR

    This 67 page paper looks at the way that performance appraisals may be leverage to create value and how they may help with the introduction of performance related pay in a non profit making multi-cultural organization; The UNHCR. The paper presents a project will all section up until, but not including the primary research. This includes the introduction, research questions and justification for the study, an in-dept literature review looking at relevant theories including motivation theory, the value and use of appraisals, the influence of culture and the use of performance related pay including the way it may be interpreted by the employees. A methodology including data collection and proposed analysis approach is included. The bibliography cites 49 sources.

  • Politics in Organizations

    Politics exist wherever there is a group of people. This essay discusses the issue of politics and why leaders need to be aware of those politics. The foundation for this essay is an older article entitled "The new rules of leadership and organizational politics." There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Changing the Culture of a Department

    This seven page paper is based on a scenario provided by the student in which a new COO has been hired. The paper describes the culture that exists and explains the four typical types of organizational culture. The writer makes recommendations for the COO, including adopting situational leadership and more directive behaviors and then, moving to transformational leadership. Six sources are cited on the bibliography page.

  • Strategic Human Resource Management at Standard Chartered Bank

    This 20 page paper is written in three parts. The first part considers whether or not the HRM practices as Standard Chartered Bank could be defined as strategic human resource management (SHRM). The second part of the paper puts forward a defence to keep the talent management program during harsh economic conditions. The last part of the paper considers why measures are important to assess SHRM and what measures may be suitable. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 21 sources.

  • EXPLAINING POSITIVE, NEGATIVE AND CONTINUOUS REINFORCEMENT

    This 8-page paper discusses positive, negative and continuous reinforcement in a workplace environment, and whether or not these reinforcement tools are effective. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • THE DESIGN OF A PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

    This 10-page paper provides an overview of a performance management system design, and what is needed for implementation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Potential Conflict Between Permanent and Casual Employees

    It is becoming increasingly common for employers to use casual staff as a way of cutting costs and increasing flexibility in the workplace. The practice has the potential of creating tensions or conflict in the workplace. The writer examines how and why these conflicts may arise, looking at aspects such as differing motivation of the employees and equity theory, and suggests ways of resolving the conflicts. There are eleven sources cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Managing Change

    Over the years management styles have changed, there are increasing uses of models such as participative management and the concept of the learning organization that focus ion human aspects of leadership. The writer assesses the degree to which change management is part of modern management and whether there is a continued argument for the separate study of changer management. Ten sources are cited in this six page paper.

  • Human Resource Management at a Telecommunications Company

    The telecommuncations industry is facing a great deal of change, many long established companies are facing challenges. In the UK British Telecom has had to undertake radical change, which has impacted on its' human resource management policies. The writer examines the human resource management policies at the company, considering the potential impact they will have on the working environment as well as the practices themselves. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper

  • Bullying in the Workplace

    How bullying manifests and how it affects the workplace is central to the information contained in this paper. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • The Theory and This of Recruitment and Selection- A Learning Log

    The writer presents an example of a learning log correlated in the study of recruitment and selection processes. Utilizing the example of the fast food chain McDonald's the paper starts with an outline of the subject, then looks at the different theories and models that may be learned as part of a also human resource management, and ends with a reflective section. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography this eleven page paper

  • Human Resource Management and the Case of AXEON

    The first section of this paper, which is based on a case provided by the student, examines the way in which different theoretical models of human resource management and motivation may be relevant to the case. This part of the paper outlines the theory of Maslow, Hertzberg and McGregor. The second section of the paper examines the strategy that is being utilized by the company for the human resource management.Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Management and Employee Goals in a Recession

    The writer considers the arguments that there is a greater potential of alignment between management goals and employees goals at times of recession. Reasons why this may occur are discussed as well as the potential for increased conflict. Twelve sources are cited in this nine page paper.

  • Leadership - Goleman as the Basis of New Model

    The paper is an assessment of leadership, examining Golemans theories and approaches towards leadership and consideration of other approaches the describe and define leadership. This literature review is then used to develop a new approach to leadership with a new model presented referred to as a leadership map. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this seventeen page paper.

  • Do Starbucks Gain Commitment from their Staff?

    This paper is written in two parts, the first part examining the theoretical basis of how or why employees give commitment to their employers, including different types of commitment and how commitment is related to motivation. The second part of the paper examines the well-known for Starbucks, along with their remuneration and reward schemes, in order to assess whether or not this is sufficient to gain commitment from the employees. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty-two page paper.

  • Organizational Performance As a Reflection of Organizational Commitment

    Organizational commitment is one aspect of employee commitment. The writer considers this concept and the potential correlation between the level of organizational commitment that exist within the employees and the way in which an organization performs. Theories and concepts of commitment are examined followed by an assessment of performance levels in organizations with employees at different commitment levels. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • THE FAILURE OF 360-DEGREE FEEDBACK

    Focuses on problems inherent in the 360-degree performance appraisal process. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • The Emergence of the Matrix Organization

    The matrix structure of an organization may be seen as and evolution from more traditional bureaucratic structures. The writer explains the matrix structure and then looks at the advantages and disadvantages of its use. Six sources Are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Explaining and Comparing Three Approaches to Leadership

    During the 20th century a number of different models, concepts of theories of leadership had emerged. The writer selects 3 differing model; the transformational leadership model, the model of team leadership and the theory of leader-member exchange (LMX), with each theory being explained as well as a comparison of the different models taking place. Twenty-six sources are cited in the bibliography this twenty-two page paper.

  • Leadership Models

    The writer reviews different models that are used to define and describe leadership styles. The styles of Goleman and ideas of transactional and transformation leadership are examined and used in the development of a new model that ca be used to define leadership styles and compliment existing models. Ten sources are cited in this seventeen page paper.

  • Managing Employee Welfare

    Employees may be more productive when they are happy and healthy. The writer looks at ways in which management may have a direct impact on the well being of the staff in a company including tools that may be used and approaches that may be adopted, The paper focuses in stress reduction and work life balance as well as diversity management. Sixteen sources are cited in this fourteen page paper.

  • HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT OUTLINE

    Proposes an outline discussing job analysis and its importance to HRM. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND HR POLICIES

    Discusses HR policies to prevent sexual harassment. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Strategic Use of Human Resources

    Human resource management has changed over the years, the discipline has received increasing levels of attention as the strategic potential of the department has been gradually realized. The writer examines the concept and practice of strategic human resource management (SHRM) and what this involves for firms. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this fourteen page paper.

  • Implementing Performance Management within an Organization

    The writer considers how or why an organization may consider implementing a performance management strategy, defining the term, identifying the potential outcomes in looking at the way in which performance management is highly aligned with HRM practices. The writer then goes on to consider different types of performance assessments there may be useful employees, and make recommendations regarding and implementation plan. The paper includes PowerPoint presentation consisting of seven sites and accompanying speaker notes. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this thirteen page paper.

  • Should Pay Packages Be Uniform or Personalized?

    The writer considers the arguments for and against the utilization of uniform pay strategies with in the employment environment, discussing how or why employees may choose to individualized pay, and the impact this may have on the employees and the employer. Four sources are cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • Implementing Performance Management

    Before performance management can be implemented it is necessary to determine suitable processes to support the implementation. The writer provides an outline for the practical aspects of performance management implementation, with a plan for the introduction of performance appraisal system, including the processes that were utilized and post implementation evaluation. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • Improving Recruitment Strategies for the Australian Post Office

    The writer examines the position of the Australian post office, it is the underlying recruitment and selection strategies as well as induction process discusses the strengths and weaknesses and identifies ways that improvements could be made. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this eleven page paper.

  • Social Networking/Associated Problems

    This research paper offers an overview of the problems associated with social networking sites, such as MySpace, which includes declines in productivity. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Re-Entry Shock

    Re-entry shock, also called reverse culture shock happens when an employee returns home from an overseas assignment. This paper discusses this issue and what organizations can do to help their employees. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Organizational Training Literature Review

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at organizational training. Different types of training and their effectiveness are examined through a review of literature. Paper uses twenty sources.

  • How Can We Stop Harassment?

    The writer has put together a PowerPoint presentation that takes a practical perspective on minimizing and preventing workplace harassment. The presentation is made up of 12 slides, supplemented by comprehensive speaker notes. The presentation outlines the problem, provides motivation to implement anti-harassment procedures by looking at the negative issues associated with harassment, and then provides a practical framework that can be implemented in a workplace to prevent harassment, and/or deal with harassment when it is occurs. Four sources are cited in the bibliography this 13 page paper.

  • Managing Employee Performance

    The writer considers the concept of performance management and the different aspects of performance management before examining some of the HR tools that can be used in active performance management strategies. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • A Proposal of Strategies to Improve Employee Work Life Balance

    The writer looks at the way a firm may adopt some specific strategies to help employee improve their home life by addressing the work/family life balance. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Employee Retention Through Leadership

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at employee retention. Employee empowerment is facilitated through leadership skills in speaker notes for a PowerPoint presentation. Paper uses three sources.

  • Problem in the Sun Inc. Team

    Using a case provided by the students, the problems faced by a Team at Sun Inc. are assessed. The problems are assessed from the perspective of the different team members before a strategy is suggested which will overcome the problems identified. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Points on Reward and Performance Measurement

    This short paper is written in three parts giving a brief overview of different elements of a reward and performance management and measurement system. The first section discusses two reasons why rewards are important. The second section considers three elements that may be found in a total rewards package. The third section discusses two potential data sources for performance assessment and measurement. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Things to Consider if Implementing Performance Management

    The writer looks at a range of issues to be considered when implementing a performance assessment system. The paper has 4 section, the first links performance management with the way an organization may achieve its objectives. The second section discusses three components of a performance management system. The third section looks at the use of motivation theories of Maslow and Herzberg. The last section discusses some decision which will need to be made when designing the assessment system. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • TRADITIONAL HR VERSUS STRATEGIC PARNTER: COMPARING AND CONTRASTING

    Compares and contrasts traditional human resources management (THRM) with strategic human resources management (SHRM). There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Leadership Theories

    Leadership has been subject to a great deal of study over the years. The writer looks at the way in which leadership theories have emerged and evolved. The paper starts by considering the differences between leadership and management before looking at different concepts and theories which help to explain what may be required for a leader to become a good leader or explain why some ole become great leaders. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • A Research Proposal to Determine How Employers May Decrease Employee Absences

    The writer presents a proposal for primary research to assess how employers may be able to reduce absenteeism. The proposal focuses on unnecessary absences, proposing an assessment of why they occur and the strategies an employer may use to change the influences and resulting behavior patterns. A brief literature review, methodology and reflection on the challenges of the research are also included. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Investigation to Assess the Impact of Downsizing on Employee Motivation

    The writer looks at the way downsizing may impact on the attitudes and motivation of employees that remain with the firms. The paper starts with an introduction discussing why it is an important subject to study. The paper includes an in-depth literature review and then presents an example of the way primary research may take place with realistic but fictitious results. Twenty-five sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty eight page paper.

  • Can Depersonalized Bullying in the Workplace be Explained by Critical Management Theory?

    The writer looks at the development and use of critical management studies, including the application of Marxism and development of labour process theory (LPT) and other theories such as Weber's iron cage of rationality. The way that these theories may be used to examine the way depersonalized bullying takes place in call centers in India is then discussed. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Design and Justification of a Wage Package

    The writer looks at the way a remuneration package may be designed for an employee. The issues that need to be considered, such as competing firm wages and internal wages and the importance of fairness and equity are included in the discussion. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Southwest Airlines Culture and Structure

    The writer looks at the culture and structure of Southwest airlines. The structure and structured are examined in order to assess the way in which these characteristic impact and support the airlines strategies. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • The Issue of Poor Communication in the Workplace

    A major constraining influence on the performance of the organization can be the way communication takes place. Where this is ineffective or poor it is likely to impact on the organization in numerous ways. The writer looks at the problems associated when there is poor communication with in an organization, the costs associated with poor communication and the way in which it may emerge. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Improving Leadership

    The writer looks at a case where leadership skills were lacking. The leadership style is examined and compared to theories on leadership. Theory is then used to assess the way that improvements may be realized to increase the effectiveness of the leader. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Speaker Notes on Talent Loss

    In a paper of eight pages, the writer looks at the issue of talent retention. Using a case study, Power Point speaker notes are provided to give an overview of talent retention strategies. Paper uses four sources.

  • Development of a Team and Management of Conflict at Riordan

    Manufacturing The paper is presented in two sections. The first section discusses strategies which may be used to create teams, identifying which may be best for Riordan Manufacturing. The second section of the paper looks at how conflict may arise during the team building process and how it may be managed. Four sources are cited in this nine page paper.

  • Conflict Resolution

    The most common types of workplace conflict are explained and described. A conflict management policy that could be adopted in any organization is presented. It is based on mediation as the format for resolving conflicts. Steps for conflict management are reported as well as an outline for training employees and managers in conflict management. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Talent and its Business Value

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at the value of talent to business. "Business intelligence" is examined as an alternative to conceptions of innate talent. Paper uses two sources.

  • Small Business vs. Large Business

    This essay compares and contrasts human resource management between large and small businesses. The paper discusses laws, strategic planning, laws, technology, and how small businesses can compete with large business for talent. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Does Leadership Style Impact on Projects Team Member Performance?

    Extensive research has taken place regarding key success factors for project management, by separate research has been undertaken to identify characteristics and strategies associated with positive leadership. The aim of this paper is to present a research report is to extend this research, to determine whether or not there is a relationship between leadership style and the performance of projects teams. The paper is formatted as a short research paper, with an introduction, literature review, methodology, and findings section. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • One Way to Determine Effectiveness of Leadership Development

    A journal article is reviewed in this essay, Understanding the effects of leadership development on the creation of organizational culture change: a research approach by Keith W. Ray and Joan Goppelt. These authors argue that a social constructivist perspective combined with social complexity theories of change can be used to successfully understand the relationship between leadership development and organizational culture change. There is one source in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • How Companies Treat Employees

    In 1867, Karl Marx wrote that all capitalists exploit their employees, that employees were just another commodity to them. Sadly, there are still companies who really do treat their employees as disposable commodities but there are more companies that value their employees as a major factor in their success. This essay provided a discussion, an example of the disposable commodity company and examples of companies who highly value their employees. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Team Building, Evaluating a Website

    This essay is an analysis of a website, "All About Team Building," which provides readers with an exemplary guide to the art of team building. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Five Themes for Increasing Performance

    Management was first studied during the early years of the industrial revolution. Theories and practices have changed dramatically since then. What has not changed is the continual search for ways to increase a company's performance. For that to happen, employees must perform at higher levels. This essay reacts to and reflects on an article entitled, "Creating High Performances Workplaces" by Martin Staubus who describes five themes related to performance. There is one sources used in this three page paper.

  • Leadership Theory and Application

    The paper is written in three separate sections. The first section identifies modern commercial leaders and looks at the way leadership theory may apply to their practice. The second section is the application of theory to a case study, identifying and presenting a solution to a leadership problem. The last section is a proposal for the student to develop their own leadership skills. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this nineteen page paper.

  • Discussion About Unions

    When unions were first established and for decades later into the early to mid-1950s, they provided fairer wages, safer working conditions, a shorter workweek, and benefits. Their focus seems to have changed over the last few decades. Terminating an employee has become more and more difficult. This essay reports comments from union members and provides steps for firing a union worker. There are three sources used in this five page paper.

  • People Need Training to Become Effective Teams

    Teamwork training is essential if teams are going to be effective. Teams need to learn specific skills to be effective, high-performing teams. This essay discusses the training teams need to be effective, which includes group roles, group development, budgeting for social responsibility, introducing ethics in the training, training to become a transformational leader and other aspects. There are five sources used in this seven page paper.

  • Psychodynamic Theories in Workplace

    We know personality theories are used but psychodynamic theories have also been adopted in one way or another in organizations of all kinds. The paper reports the highlights of Jung's theories and demonstrates how they are used in organizations. Other topics include functional cultural identity and how a leader can foster communication. There are five sources used in this three page paper.

  • Connecting With One Outside the Group

    The emphasis of this report is how one small group included someone outside the group, in other words, making a connection between this group and one outside all groups. A brief background of the setting is provided. The paper discusses social capital and cultural capital in terms of this case study. There is one source used in this three page paper.

  • Public Leaders

    This essay describes and discusses four leadership styles that could be used in private or public settings. The behaviors of leaders using each style are explained. The paper reports which leadership style would be useful for public administrators. The essay also discusses organizational culture and its relationship with the leader. The emphasis is on public administration. There are seventeen sources used in this seventeen page paper.

  • The Need for Laws to Protect the Obese

    There is no specific law that clearly identifies obesity as a protected class of people under anti-discrimination laws. Like age discrimination, we need a weight discrimination law. The reasons are because obesity has so many diverse causes, more and more research suggests that it is a medical problem and not the fault of the obese person. The paper discuses laws, employment conditions, and provide an example of a successful politician who is obese. There are six sources used in this ten page paper.

  • IT Managers Need Strategic Skills

    IT managers are experts in IT but they do not always have the strategic skills needed for managerial responsibilities. This happened at Microsoft so they provided training. The essay analyzes why the training and evaluation may not have been as successful as planned. There is one source used in this four page paper.

  • EMPLOYEE REDUCTION IN GOVERNMENT

    Outlines a memo detailing management challenges in light of a mandated early retirement among government employees. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • SANDILE SECURITY SERVICES: RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

    Examines potential risk faced by Sandile Security when it comes to hiring potential criminals for security positions, and how to mitigate that risk. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 15-page paper.

  • Personality Tests

    This paper discusses different personality assessments: it comments on how personality assessments and theories are influenced by the lack of a definition for personality. The paper discuses the MMPI and the NEO and how tests are used at work. There are four sources used in this three page paper

  • DEVELOPMENT A COMPENSATION PACKAGE FOR A NURSING ADMINISTRATOR

    Focuses on the attributes of a successful compensation package to attract and retain a qualified nursing administrator. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

 

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