Describe the HR job positions and the responsibilities listed for that HR department.

Assignment 1: Alignment of HRM and Business Strategies

Due Week 3 and worth 100 points

Select a publicly traded company to research and evaluate its Human Resource (HR) and business strategy, HR department job positions, and ways it markets its company regarding human capital. Some company Websites that provide this information are listed below:

Marriott: http://www.arubamarriottcareers.com/JobDescriptions.html
Allstate: http://www.jigsaw.com/id209321_d40/allstate_insurance_human_resources_business_contacts.xhtml
State Farm: http://www.statefarm.com/about/retirees/news_articles/hr_serv_assist.asp
Ford Motor Company: http://corporate.ford.com/careers/career-paths/human-resources?&ccode=US
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

Propose how you would ensure the HR strategy is in alignment with the business strategy.
Describe the HR job positions and the responsibilities listed for that HR department.
Determine which HR job positions you would prefer and explain why.
Analyze how the selected company can establish HRM strategies to improve competitive advantages.
Propose three (3) ways that the company can increase diversity.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Examine the role of human resource management (HRM) in organizations and how it supports the organization’s business strategy.
Evaluate human resource strategies and how these strategies align with business strategies.
Create a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development.
Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.

ssignment 2: Job Analysis / Job Description

Due Week 4 and worth 100 points

Go to YouTube, located at http://www.youtube.com/, and search for an episode of “UnderCover Boss”. Imagine you are the CEO of the company in the selected episode.

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

Compare two (2) job positions from the episode and perform a job analysis of each position.
Describe your method of collecting the information for the job analysis (i.e., one-on-one, interview, survey, etc.).
Create a job description from the job analysis.
Justify your belief that the job analysis and job description are in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce.
Develop effective talent management strategies to recruit and select employees.
Design processes to manage employee performance, retention, and separation.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development.
Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.

Assignment 3: Dismissal Meeting

Due Week 6 and worth 150 points

Imagine that you are an office manager and you have been tasked with the job of coordinating and heading the dismissal meeting for an employee layoff.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

Propose three (3) ways that a manager can cope with any negative emotions that may accompany an employee layoff.
Describe a step-by-step process of conducting the dismissal meeting.
Determine the compensation that the fictitious company may provide to the separated employee.
Using Microsoft Word or an equivalent such as OpenOffice, create a chart that depicts the timeline of the disbursement of the compensation.
Predict three (3) ways that this layoff may affect the company.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce.
Develop effective talent management strategies to recruit and select employees.
Design processes to manage employee performance, retention, and separation.
Analyze laws governing employment and how organizations can ensure ethical practices.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development.
Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.

 

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