A strategic component and responsibility of the human resources department is the management of the people of the organization which is frequently called human capital management. As the new HR manager you have conducted an analysis of your organization and found that performance management processes are highly inconsistent among departments. There are no ties to organizational goals and departments are free to determine the review criteria for their employees. Some departments have a process of a formal annual appraisal while other departments do not provide employees with any documented feedback on their performance. In performance improvement some departments have a process of documenting employee performance issues; others seem to follow a process of no documented warnings before recommending termination. With your experience you recognize the benefits of establishing a comprehensive performance management process that ties individual group and department performance and rewards to organizational goals and success. Using the Internet and the library research information on performance management and then develop a detailed plan to present to your chief executive officer (CEO). In this process you will focus on three key areas of performance management: performance appraisals tying performance goals with strategic organizational goals and the disciplinary action/performance coaching process. At minimum your plan should address the following: The value a performance management program brings to the organization A discussion of the various performance management programs you considered in developing your final suggestions A rationale for your selection of different aspects of your plan How your organization will address the three key areas of performance management: appraisals; improving employee performance; and aligning individual performance to group department and organizational goals A communication plan for informing all employees about the new process Training that will be provided to employees and managers The additional issues/challenges that need to be considered with the implementation of these programs In your research other areas of performance management the organization might consider for implementation after this initial phase Note: You are required to use a minimum of 2 scholarly references in your research. Ensure that citations and references are formatted in compliance with APA style. 1500 words
A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool that organizations utilize to identify their strengths weaknesses opportunities and threats (SWOT) that may exist in a specific situation. Prior to beginning work on this discussion read SWOT Analysis: Discover New Opportunities Manage and Eliminate Threats(Links to an external site.). Conduct a basic SWOT analysis of an organization or a department you belong to using this SWOT Analysis Worksheet. Once completed attach your SWOT Analysis Worksheet downloadto the discussion. In the body of the post provide an overview of the organization or your department and discuss how you see these factors affecting the direction of HR. Explain how HR can be involved as a strategic partner in addressing the results of the SWOT analysis. Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words. Cite at least one scholarly source to support your response.
A performance appraisal is a regular review of employee job performance and contribution to organizational objectives. In many cases performance appraisals are conducted at the end of the year to evaluate employee performance as well as set performance for the next year. For this assignment you will evaluate another function of HR and management and its contribution to effective performance management. Prior to beginning work on this assignment read the article Adapting the Performance Appraisal Process to Meet the Needs of the Modern Workplace(Links to an external site.). In your paper Discuss how performance appraisals are a function of HR and management. Analyze the basic components of an effective performance appraisal. Explain how performance appraisals can contribute to organizational goals and objectives. Explain the advantages of performance appraisals and how they contribute to effective training and development. Explain potential forms of discrimination based on labor laws and regulations when conducting a performance appraisal. The Performance Appraisal paper Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Centers APA Style(Links to an external site.) resource. Must include a separate title page with the following: Title of paper Students name Course name and number Instructors name Date submitted For further assistance with the formatting and the title page refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013(Links to an external site.). Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions(Links to an external site.) refer to the Writing Center resources. Must use at least two scholarly peer-reviewed or credible sources in addition to the course text. The Scholarly Peer Reviewed and Other Credible Sources(Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Centers Citing Within Your Paper(Links to an external site.) guide. Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List(Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.
A Legal and Ethical Dilemma 4“6 page Describe the legal and ethical dilemma discussed in the case study. Analyze the key ways in which a patients right to die relates to this specific case. From your research specify the potential repercussions for failure to comply with the wishes of a patient who has requested to withhold a life-sustaining procedure. Next take a position on whether the patients right to die or the patients right to be protected from harm should take precedence in this case. Provide a rationale for your position. Imagine that you are a part of the ethics committee investigating this case. Determine the main facts pertaining to the issue that the committee should consider. Suggest one step that the facility should take next in order to resolve the dilemma. Provide a rationale for your response. least threequality academic resources.
A lot of companies collect data and utilize as a point of assessment and candidate measurement Reference Checks of potential hires. Make the case for or against a policy in your company of conducting REFERENCE checks on new hires. Justify your argument. Effectiveness practicality investment ROI etc. Utilize concepts learned from the Measurement Chapter 8 in yoru response (convenience sample validity reliability bias etc.). 250-300 words to justify your asnwer
A medical group recently conducted an advertising campaign for its new pediatric orthopedics department. After 4 weeks a telephone survey found that 42% of the families with children under the age of 18 years were aware of the service. Six months later it found that 12% had actually used the service and 3% said they were regular users of the facility for their childrens orthopedic needs. Compare this organizations advertising performance to that of the hospital discussed in Table 14-7 in this chapter. How does this organization compare in terms of its media creative and service effectiveness ratios? Where might the medical group need to make adjustments? At least 250 words APA Format At least 2 references One reference can be from the textbook. The refence for that textbook is: Textbook: Essentials of Health Care Marketing 9781284094312 Eric N. Berkowitz Jones & Bartlett Publishers
A grant can be a powerful tool for achieving what might otherwise be impossible or at least very difficult to accomplish. What are some project ideas you have in mind for addressing a specific problem or need? If you were to apply for a grant what would you pursue? What might your organization pursue? With project ideas in mind read the literature and familiarize yourself with evidence-based practices associated with the problems you are seeking to address. Determine what is currently being done to solve or mitigate these problems. This step is extremely important in determining how or if to proceed with your own project idea. For this Discussion critically think through your project ideas and concepts as well as the literature and select one to further develop for your grant proposal. Use the Process Development Template located in this weeks Learning Resources to organize your ideas regarding the purpose of the project and the research you have conducted. Note: Use the Process Development Template as an iterative and cumulative worksheet for keeping notes and ideas about the different elements that will be addressed in your grant proposal. While this document will not be submitted for grading it will inform assignments that are submitted. You are encouraged to use this template as both a guide for and record of the work you are doing. Part A: Describe your previous grant-writing experiences and explain what are in your opinion the most challenging aspects of grant writing. If you have not had previous grant-writing experience what are some challenges you might anticipate and why? Describe the work you are currently involved in for which you might pursue funding. Part B: Post your project idea explaining the needs it will meet. Explain why this project might be attractive to potential funders and distinguish it from others that have addressed the same problem.
A Human Services Policy for the Community For your final project assignment write a policy evaluation paper that summarizes the process you completed in your home community during this project.Assume that your policy proposal is adopted by the relevant agency. Write your policy evaluation paperin no more than 0 words adding references citations and a bibliography. Include the following: State your policy proposal. Explain how you identified the social change problem. Describe how you decided on what problem(s) to be considered. Describe the key elements of your policy proposal development process with community members and agency representatives (in this case represented by your course peers). Explainthe key factors you took into consideration for establishing the policy with a business non-profit and/or government level. Identify what organizational unit in the business non-profit or government level will implement your proposed policy and whether additional funds will be needed. Explain how you evaluate the potential effects of this policy proposal on your home community. Assignment Requirements Paper Length:Not more than 0 words. Font and font size:Times New Roman 12 point. Formatting:Present your paperin APA format. Written communication:Written communication must reflect graduate-level writing skills and successfully convey the message.
A key measurement that is used by human resource management is the balanced scorecard. Before beginning your discussion read the Human Resource Measurement: A Balanced Scorecard (Links to an external site.) article. In the article an example of using the balanced scorecard for recruiting was described. For this discussion put yourself into the role of a human resource manager that has been asked by the CEO to create a balanced score card for another area of human resource management (i.e.. motivation performance reviews training laws and regulations or work environment safety). Using your chosen area create an example of how the balanced scorecard could be used. Your balanced scorecard must include the following: Objective(s) Description Actions Measures In addition to your example of the balanced scorecard explain how the results can positively affect the organization. Your initial post must be a minimum of 300 words.
A first-year college student is talking to a counselor in the Center for Student Services. She has been talking about some of the difficulties of adjusting to college life. She comes from a small town and is attending a large state university. She speaks openly and seems to be in good spirits; she even smiles at times: My new friends seem so much worldlier and confident than me. Most of them have traveled out of the country have the latest greatest smartphones and computers and act like college is no big deal. I mean I am the first one in my family to go to college and sometimes I feel like I landed on the moon! This IS a big deal for me plus I dont want to let my family down. I think with a little help I can figure it out but right now I just feel like the only one who doesnt have it figured out yet”like I am playing catch-up.