HRM/300 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
hrm/300 week 1 APPLY: HR ROLES MIND MAP
hrm/300 week 1 hr roles mind map
hrm/300 week 1 hr roles mind map
hrm/300 week 1 hr roles mind map Create a Mind Map or infographic that defines at least 7 to 10 characteristics and responsibilities of at least four potential roles of human resources representatives within an organization.
Select three of the HR roles and research potential job requirements for each.
Write a 350-word job description for each HR role that you have selected.

HRM/300 Week 1

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Practice:Making a Mind Map
Instructions:
Resource: Mind Map Example
Create a sample Mind Map on a topic of your choice.
Include at least three major subjects with two subtopics each.
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your Mind Map.

 

Apply: HR Roles Mind Map

Includes Option#1 - Mind Map & Job Description

Includes Option#2 - Mind Map & Job Description

Includes Option #3 - Mind Map & Job Description

This is a two-part assignment.
Part 1:
Identify four potential roles of human resources representatives within
an organization.
Create a Mind Map or infographic that summarizes 7 to 10
characteristics or responsibilities of those individuals.
Part 2:
Select one of the HR roles listed in your Mind Map, and research
potential job requirements.
Write a 225- to 525-word job description for the HR role that you have
selected.
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your Mind Map and job
description.

 

 

HRM/300 WEEK 1 Class Discussion Questions

All Class Discussion Questions include 3 alternate Answers! A+ Work!

Questions may be different, depending on which Instructor you get.

 

HR COMPETENCIES
Identify three major HR Competences HR professionals should have and why.

 

LINE AND STAFF MANAGERS
What is the difference between Line and Staff Mangers.  Please provide an example for each.

 

FUNCTIONS OF HR
Identify the functions of HR and their role in the HR organization.

 

HR’s ROLE
What is Strategic Human Resource Management.   Explain the role of HR role in the Strategic Planning Process.

 

TRAINING TECHNIQUES
Describe the Pros and Cons of five Training Techniques.  Which technique do you believe is most effective?  Explain.

 

ADDIE MODEL
Identify each component of the ADDIE Model and explain its purpose.  Describe a time when you attended a Training where you believe the ADDIE model was used for the Training session.

 

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT
What is Management Development and identify a technique.  Why is Management Development important in organizations?

 

 


HRM/300 Week 2 Practice: Ethics Scenario
hrm/300 Apply: HR Ethics Scenarios
hrm/300 week 2 hr case study scenarios
hrm/300 week 2 View each of the HR Case Study Scenarios.
Answer the corresponding questions on the HR Case Study Scenario Worksheet.
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Practice: Ethics Scenarios

Includes Option #1: 741 words!

Includes Option #2: 425 words!

Create a hypothetical business scenario in which there is a clear ethics violation.
Suggest a plan of action to resolve this situation.
Complete your scenario in a total of no more than 500 words.
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your scenario.
Provide 3 Credible Sources (Library:Peer Review Articles); Sources must be within the timeframe of 2014-2018. Reference Page Required; Sources must be noted within the assignment.

 

Apply: HR Ethics Scenarios

Total Word Count: 2,707 words! A+ Work!

Review the HR Ethics Scenarios in the HR Ethics Scenarios Worksheet.
Complete the HR Ethics Scenarios Worksheet.
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your responses.
Prompt reads: Each scenario should be answered in 350 words. Please Note Correction: Each scenario should be answered in no more than 500 words and not 350 as indicated on the worksheet.
Provide 3 Credible Sources (Library:Peer Review Articles); sources must be within the timeframe of 2014-2018. Reference Page required; sources must be noted within the assignment.

 

HRM/300 WEEK 2 Class Discussion Questions

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HR PLANNING
In Week 1, we discussed HR's role in the Strategic Planning process.  After the organization's Strategic Plan has been formulated, HR has the action to formulate an HR Plan that aligns with the Goals and Objectives of the Strategic Plan that relate to Human Capital.

As an HR professional, provide an example of what an HR Plan would include.

 

MANAGER’s HR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Provide several examples of why all managers should have human resource management knowledge and skills.

 

ORIENTATION TRAINING FOR NEW EMPLOYEES
Provide reasons why it is important for an organization to have an Orientation Training for new employees?  Does your organization have Orientation Training?  If so, please describe.

 

JOB ROTATION
Identify two advantages for the organization and two for the employee for implementing a Job Rotation program.

 

SAFER WORKPLACE
In today's environment, there is a concern for workplace Violence and acts of Terrorism. How would you go about providing a safer workplace for your employees?

 

OSHA
Discuss the basic facts about the Occupational Safety and Health Act--its purpose, standards, inspection, and rights and responsibilities.  What is HR's role?  What is the Manager's role?

 

hrm/300 week 3 new hire acceptance letter
hrm/300 week 3 interview simulation review
hrm/300 week 3 interview simulation review
hrm/300 week 3 Create a 525- to 700-word new hire acceptance letter to send to the candidate.
Outline the following in your letter:
• Introduction/welcome
• Title, annualized pay, start date, and time
• Working hours

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Practice: Candidate Interview Interactive Video
Watch the "Candidate Interview" video.
Respond to the integrated questions to move forward with the video.
Take a screenshot of your completed video and submit it on the assignment files tab.

 

Apply: Team Interview Simulation Review

Instructions:
You and your learning team members are part of a company that is in need of a new maintenance technician/janitor. Your HR department has narrowed down the field of candidates to three qualified applicants. As a team, it is your job to evaluate and select the best candidate for the job based on your review of the Candidate Interactive Interview video, Maintenance Technician/Janitor job advertisement, and the Maintenance Technician/Janitor job description, along with the three candidate resumes. Then, utilize the appropriate selection techniques to evaluate and select the best candidate for the job.
Discuss and Share the candidates' resumes with your team in the Team Forum Tab.
Create a Power Point Presentation with 10-15 slides and speaker notes.
Plan to present in class.
Provide 3 Credible Sources (Library:Peer Review Articles); Sources
must be within the timeframe of 2014-2018. Reference Page required; sources must be noted within the assignment.

 

Apply: New Hire Acceptance Letter
3 Optional Letters Included!
You are the Hiring Manager for a company that has selected a candidate for its open Maintenance Technician/Janitor position. As Hiring Manager, it is your job to send out a new hire acceptance letter to the candidate.
Review the discussion and selection of your learning team from the "Team Interview Simulation Review" assignment.
Identify the candidate you would like to hire for this position.
Justify your selection based on your Learning Team discussion of the candidate resumes, job description, and interview.
Create a 525- to 700-word new hire acceptance letter to send to the candidate of your choice.
Outline the following in your letter:
• Introduction/welcome
• Title, annualized pay, start date, and time
• Working hours
• Benefits summary and start dates of benefits
• Time off
• At-will statement
• Closing
• Signature line for new hire
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your letter.

 

 

HRM/300 WEEK 3 Class Discussion Questions

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JOB APPLICATION
What type of information does a job application provide?  Identify a couple of questions that an interviewer or manager cannot ask an applicant.


JOB ANALYSIS PROCESS
Who participates in the Job Analysis process?  Why is it so important to organizations?


JOB ANALYSIS DATA COLLECTION
There are several methods identified for data collection.  Identify two methods.  Explain the usefulness of each method providing the pro's and con's.


PRE-EMPLOYMENT INVESTIGATIONS
Why is it important to conduct preemployment investigations?  What is the purpose of conducting the investigation?


INTERVIEWING MISTAKES
Please provide five interviewing mistakes.  What would you be your recommendations for avoiding these mistakes?

 

hrm/300 hr ethics scenarios
hrm/300 hr ethics scenarios
hrm/300 week 4 The HR Director is having lunch outside the office. She hears a competitor talking about... What is HR’s ethical duty?
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HRM/300 Week 4

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Apply: Training Needs Assessment Exercise
Instructions:
Complete the Training Needs Assessment Exercise.
Provide 3 Credible Sources (Library:Peer Review Articles); Sources
must be within the timeframe of 2014-2018. Reference Page required;
Sources must be noted within the assignment.
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HRM/300 WEEK 4 Class Discussion Questions

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EMPLOYEE RETENTION
Provide a comprehensive approach to retain employees in organizations.

 

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Describe two ways in which Managers and HR can foster Employee Engagement.

 

LEGAL ISSUES
Is electronic eavesdropping in the workplace legal.  Support your response with research.

 

TERMINATION AT WILL
What is Termination at Will?  Provide a couple exceptions.

 

ETHICS AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOR
Explain what is meant by Ethics.  Please provide a few examples of important factors that shape ethical behavior at work.

 

hrm/300 week 5 salary threshold legislation review
hrm/300 trends in hr management analysis
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HRM/300 - Week 5

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Practice:Occupational Research
Instructions:
Navigate to the Occupational Outlook Handbook webpage.
Select a career of interest.
Determine the salary range, education requirements, required skills and characteristics, certification and licensure opportunities (if applicable), affiliated professional organizations, and job outlook based on the information given.
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Apply: Team Job Evaluation Training Presentation
Instructions:
Your company is getting ready to conduct a complete overhaul of the performance management and compensation systems for your organization. Your team has been selected to conduct a systematic review and training on job evaluation for the HR professionals within the department. Your goal is to help your HR peers understand both the need for a comprehensive job evaluation process and the relationship between employee compensation and performance.
Choose a company name to complete this assignment.
Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® or Microsoft® Sway® presentation that your team will use to train HR professionals about job evaluation principles and best practices.
Include the following in your presentation:
• Define job evaluation.
• Outline the process of job evaluation.
• Describe the procedures/guidelines used to conduct a job evaluation.
• Explain the benefits of implementing a comprehensive job evaluation process with clearly defined performance goals and metrics.
• Describe the four methods of job evaluation along with the advantages and disadvantage of each method.
• Evaluate various types of employee compensation and their relationship to job performance and evaluation.
• Use visual aids and graphics to enhance your presentation.
• Include clear and specific presenter's notes.
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your presentation.

 

Apply: Total Rewards Plan Worksheet
Instructions:
Complete the Total Rewards Plan Worksheet.
Prompt reads: Explain in a total of 350 words how you determined the
appropriate salary, benefits, and perks for each of these new roles.
Answer the following questions for each corresponding scenario.
Please Note Correction: Each scenario should be answered in no more
than 500 words) and not 350 as indicated on the worksheet.
Provide 3 Credible Sources (Library:Peer Review Articles); Sources
must be within the timeframe of 2014-2018. Reference Page required;
sources must be noted within the assignment.
Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your worksheet.

 

 

HRM/300 WEEK 5 Class Discussion Questions

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MANAGER’s ROLE
Provide a brief outline of what Managers can and cannot do with respect to Recruitment, Selection, Promotions, and Layoff Practices.

 

EEOC ENFORCEMENT PROCESS
Describe the EEOC Enforcement Process.  Many organizations do not have an HR organization so employees often feel there are no Options.

 

EXEMPT AND NON-EXEMPT
Please describe the difference between Non-Exempt and Exempt jobs?  Provide an example of each.

 

FACTORS – PAY RATES
Please identify the Four Basic Factors Determining Pay Rates.

 

UNION DRIVE AND ELECTION
Describe tactics the Union may use during a Union Drive and election.  Does your organization have a Union?  

 

GRIEVANCE PROCESS
What is the Grievance Process?  Who participates in the process?  Provide examples of Do's and Don'ts

 

PROCESSES – IMPASSE MEDIATION, ARBITRATION, STRIKES
Define Impasse Mediation, Arbitration, and Strike and techniques to overview an Impasse.  Have you participated in any of these processes?  If so, please describe.

 

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FINAL EXAM SET #1


PART I: Complete the following questions by responding True or False.  Please highlight your answer choice. 

  1. Quality management is an organizational commitment to continuous process of improvement that expands the definition of customer to include everyone involved in the organization.
  2. Health insurance and retirement plans are examples of voluntary benefits.
  3.  A SWOT analysis is a process for determining an organization’s core competency.
  4. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 protects only employees over 55 years of age from discrimination.
  5. Affirmative action is a practice in organizations that includes actively seeking, hiring and promoting women and minorities to correct past discriminatory injustices.
  6. Career development has a shorter time focus than employee development.
  7. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires federal government agencies to allow anyone to have access to individual personnel files and there is no individual consent needed.
  8. Three basic methods of job evaluation are currently in use:  ordering, classification, and point methods.
  9. HRM activities are mildly affected by what occurs outside the organization.
  10. The fact that organizations are no longer constrained by national borders illustrates that the world has become a global village.
  11. The bulk of cross-cultural training is language training.
  12. Continuous improvement programs aim at constantly improving the quality of products and services.
  13. The Fair Compensation Wages Act passed in 1963 and mandates that organizations compensate men and women doing the same job in the organization with the same rate of pay.
  14. Probably one of the most complex functions of international human resource management is the design and implementation of an equitable compensation program.
  15. Most organizations take a ‘melting pot’ approach to diversity.

PART II: Complete the following multiple-choice questions. Please highlight your answer selection.
  1. Which of the following is not a key ingredient to design an effective team appraisal system?
  2. Performance-based rewards are considered to be:
  3. HRM typically provides which of these types of training to temporary employees?
  4. Which of the following describes the “Strategy” phase of the strategic planning process?
  5. Studies on the benefits of job enrichment as a reward are inconclusive on which of these dimensions?
  6. During a job analysis, which of these tasks are performed?
  7. Which of the following is the most widely used individual incentive plan?
  8. Jason, a satellite architect, accepted an overseas assignment for his company when the company agreed to provide a car and chauffeur, a beach villa, a sailboat, and a lump sum payment of $600,000.  What kind of pay factor was used?
  9. Lee, an account manager for a large IT provider, has set his quota for next year 20% higher and decided to improve customer satisfaction quality by 10%.  What MBO step was Lee performing?
  10. How has technology changed HRM practices?
  11. Cultural sensitivity is most often taught to employees before overseas assignments through which of these techniques?
  12. External HRM influences are categorized into the general areas of……
  13. Which of the following is not true regarding employee training?
  14. Charles, director of training for a large organization, is looking at the completion rates for the annual clerical training program that is required for promotion to advanced clerical worker.  The information presented shows figures for these groups of employees: Caucasian; Hispanic; African American; Asian; Other. What kind of HR report is Charles studying?
  15. The selection process may include all of the following steps, except:
  16. The invisible barrier that blocks females and minorities from ascending into the upper levels of an organization.
  17. Successful recruiting efforts are indicated by all of these outcomes, except:
  18. Who should make the actual hiring decision?
  19. Meeting with a group of employees to collectively determine what their job entails.
  20. The varied personal characteristics that make the workforce heterogeneous.
  21. As the assistant of the HR manager, you are updating and rewriting the employee handbook. Which of the following is not a key ingredient of an effective employee handbook?
  22. Maizie, a charge nurse in a large hospital, is frustrated with a phone call.  She is thumbing through Joe’s file, looking for a patient consent signature before she can answer questions from Joe’s secretary, “How is Joe?” What health issue is relevant to Maizie’s predicament?
  23. Process of discovering potential candidates for actual or anticipated organizational vacancies.
  24. Which of the following is not a step in a job analysis process?
  25. Which of the following is the arm of the federal government empowered to handle discrimination in employment cases?

FINAL EXAM SET #2

  1. Which of the following provides the best description of downsizing?
  2. Which of the following is not true regarding workforce diversity in the United States?
  3. Work process engineering is:
  4. HRM typically provides which of these types of training to temporary employees?
  5. Employee involvement requires extensive additional HRM activity in which of these areas?
  6. Ethics refers to:
  7. Today, the percentage of minority managers in the United States is approximately:
  8. David conducts new employee orientation for a large organization.  His work is within which basic HRM function?
  9. HRM consists of the following four basic functions:
  10. Which training and development activity focuses on system-wide changes?
  11. Which of the following is not an external influence that affects HRM?
  12. Which of the following is not true regarding the maintenance function?
  13. Which of the following is not true regarding Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
  14. Which of the following is not true regarding affirmative action plans?
  15. Dan, an HR recruiter, just returned from a trip to his alma mater, an exclusive east coast men’s school. He visits 12 schools a season. He just hired 75% of his new hires for this year. Dan’s firm is an EEO employer. Is there a problem?
  16. Larry, confined to a wheelchair since his accident, has been denied a job as a data clerk because the workstations are too small to accommodate his wheelchair. Can he sue under the ADA?
  17. A security company instituted a 5’10’’ height requirement as a condition of employment for security guards. Such a height requirement is likely to create:
  18. Which Supreme Court case made invalid any test or diploma requirements that disqualified African Americans at a substantially higher rate than whites if the differentiation could not be proved job related?
  19. Which of the following act allows employees to retain their employer-offered health insurance coverage while taking unpaid leave for family matters?
  20. Ted, an HR executive, is attending a conference.  Topics include specific mentoring assignments for potential executive candidates, job options that enhance promotion potential for traditionally underrepresented candidates, and the value of diversity at all levels of an organization. What is the conference focus?
  21.  Which of the following is not a law affecting employee rights?
  22.  Dwayne worked for a 500-employee manufacturer in the rust belt. The company closed his plant with no advance notice to employees as it failed and applied for bankruptcy. He showed up for work one Monday and saw a sign on the fence announcing the plant closing and the bankruptcy. What protection is Dwayne given under W.A.R.N.?
  23.  Research studies suggest that
  24.  Elizabeth works for a large appliances store in the Midwest. She has heard a     rumor that employees are filmed in the restroom. Can this rumor be true?
  25.  Serena was fired for refusing to sign her name to a time card that she knew was inaccurate. What type of wrongful discharge suit could she file?
  26.  The steps of the strategic planning process, in order, are:
  27. 27. During a meeting Julandre, a top executive at XYZ, Inc. made a presentation about the organizational strengths that represent the firm’s unique skills and resources. Julandre insisted that these organizational strengths should give XYZ, Inc, a competitive edge in the future. What was Julandre referring to in this meeting?
  28. Which of the following is not true regarding recruiting?
  29. Paul has successfully completed the initial screening phase of the selection process. What is his next step?
  30. Which of the following is not true regarding career development in today’s contemporary organizations?