In this assessment, you will review the human resource management (HRM) of the organization within the case study. This case study will give you the opportunity to explore various roles and processes within the human resources profession. A key skill for any professional working in human resources is the ability to develop and implement processes that align with a company’s strategic plan and mission.
I. HRM Functions and Practices
A. Explain why the human resource (HR) function should be aligned with an organization’s strategic plan.
B. Explain how current global conditions in this industry impact human resource management (HRM) practices within organizations.
A. Describe a process to recruit and select new employees who are aligned with the organization’s vision and goals from the case study.
B. Compare and contrast recruitment and selection of internal versus external candidates using best practices from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website. Refer to the Research and Metrics page for helpful resources. You may want to consider which method of recruitment would be most beneficial to this organization.
A. Describe the components of a needs assessment used to determine the training requirements of the organization.
B. Explain the importance of developing learning activities. Be sure to incorporate adult learning principles and methods of experiential learning from this course.
C. Illustrate the value of a training needs assessment in an organization. Support your response.
D. Describe the importance of creating SMART objectives for a training plan.
A. Determine the HRM’s role in the performance management process. How can you ensure the process aligns with the organization’s strategic plan?
B. Differentiate between various performances appraisal systems. Provide an example where one would be more applicable.
C. How do you identify best-suited appraisals for employee job duties? Support your response with an example.
D. Identify a variety of performance rating scales that can be used in organizations that includes graphical scales, letter scales, and numeric scales. Describe each scale.
A. Describe the compensation philosophy. How does the market influence this philosophy?
B. Determine the value of salary surveys and describe the advantages of discretionary benefits.