Strategic Human Resource Management and Emerging Issues
Strategic Human Resource Management and Emerging Issues
\At your company, you work on all HRM responsibilities, and have been asked to join a committee to present a report on management challenges. This report must include challenges, possible causes, and a plan for addressing them. Select one to two articles on HRM challenges.
Write a 350- to 500-word report about these challenges.
Format your report consistent with APA guidelines
Week 1 DQ 1: What do you think are emerging critical competencies for HR managers? What are the most important skills? Why are these skills important?
Week 1 DQ 2: Why is it important for HR managers to realize the importance of human assets? How do human assets contribute to a competitive advantage? In what ways do HR managers ensure employees are satisfied and the company has highly skilled staff?
HRM 498 Week 2 LT Assignment; Strategic HRM Plan – Part I: Division Overview (PepsiCo)
Resource: Strategic HRM Plan Overview
Select a company that interests you. Each team member must research one company as a prospective focus for the final project. Research the company’s HR website for internally and externally disseminated documents, mission and vision statements, and the company’s core competencies. Review each member’s organizational research and core competencies, and choose your company. Write a 200- to 350-word memo that summarizes your choice for a division you will focus on in creating your strategic HRM plan. Provide the division’s name, core competencies, and an explanation of your choice.
Week 2 DQ 1: Why is organizational self-assessment critical to the strategic planning process? What does self-assessment reveal about a company’s HR needs? What can HR managers do to take steps to address a company’s needs once self-assessment results are produced?
Week 2 DQ 2: What are the objectives in HR planning? Why are these important? What is the consequence of not meeting these objectives?
HRM 498 Week 3 Individual Assignment; HR Planning Process Resource: Strategic Planning and HR Planning: Linking the Process & Figure 2.1 in Ch. 2 of Managing Human Resources . Choose a company with which you are familiar. Create a presentation using your choice of a Word document or Power Point Presentation to explain the integration of the HR planning process and strategic process to new employees in your company. (300-500 word count for Word document or 6-8 slides for Power Point Presentation) Analyze each major HR responsibility in a company. Provide your analysis of these responsibilities to new employees, along with an explanation of how these integrate into the strategic planning process.
HRM 498 Week 3 LT Assignment; Strategic HRM Plan Part II; Strategic Plan & Environmental Analysis This is due with the Final Report. Your facilitator may require you to submit this as a checkpoint to ensure you complete required parts on time- please see class announcements.
Strategic Plan Overview
Write one to two paragraphs summarizing your company or division. This description must provide information about current HR conditions and a forecast of what to do in the future. This description must align with the company’s mission and vision statements. Provide an outline of major components in your strategic plan. Use an outline, but provide details.
Environmental Analysis Report
Research your company or division, paying attention to external and internal factors affecting the HRM planning process, such as the following: · Internal or external industry trends and economic factors
· Legal and legislative issues
· Internal or external technological changes
· Demographic or labor trends
· Social concerns, such as education, family, or sustainability factors Write a 350- to 500-word environmental analysis. The analysis must be written so stakeholders are aware of these factors and their influence in the planning process.
Complete the Gap Analysis Matrix, found on your student website, using what you learned in research. This matrix is included in the plan as an addendum. Format your report consistent with APA guidelines.
Week 3 DQ 1: What are ethics? How do you mediate personal ethics when they differ from a company’s ethics? What are some methods for exploring and researching a company’s ethics and values?
Week 3 DQ 2: Equal employment law is a prominent HR concern. In what ways do these laws affect HR practices positively? What do you perceive some negative consequences are? How do HR managers strike a balance between legal compliance and hiring qualified staff?
HRM 498 Week 4 Individual Assignment; Ethics and Diversity Proposal (550 words APA) Choose one or two ethical considerations and one or two diversity considerations on a company you will research or your present place of employment. Write a 500 to 700 word proposal for your HR director. Provide details about what the considerations are. Justify why they were important for your strategic HRM planning process. Provide recommendations for addressing these considerations. Suggest specific recommendations for best practices for dealing with each consideration. Provide a rationale.
Format your proposal according to APA standards.
HRM 498 Week 4 LT Assignment; Strategic HRM Plan Part III; Evaluation and Assessment Memo (PepsiCo)
Resource: Step Six: Evaluation and Assessment in Ch. 2 of Managing Human Resources Determine what assessments and evaluative measures as directives for HR will measure your divisional effectiveness over the next five years. Write a 200 to 350 word memo to upper management, summarizing your decisions
Week 4 DQ 1: What are some key elements to assessing a domestic culture? What are some keys to assessing a foreign culture? How does HR ensure the assessment is successful? What steps must be taken to move from assessing a culture to evaluating its integration in a company?
Week 4 DQ 2: What are some culturally compatible HR strategies? What makes these strategies effective?
HRM 498 Week 5 LT Assignment; Final Strategic HRM Plan Part IV