CASE 9: HR STRATEGY AND PLANNING – ETHICS AND OUTSOURCING

Challenges for organizations Environmental challenges affect organizations largely today. Managers need to monitor the opportunities and threats in the environment, and try to react to them appropriately. Organizations need to be incredibly agile in today’s environment, since there are so many challenges that are affecting organizations. Some of the environmental challenges organizations face today are: […]

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CASE 8: EXIT MANAGEMENT

Well-managed companies monitor the turnover rate of employees and try to figure out the causes of the employee separations. This is in order to improve for the future, and ensure that the turnover rate will drop if it is high. If the turnover rate is excessively high compared to others in the industry, there is […]

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CASE 7: EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

“Employee engagement is the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.” (Kevin Kruse) Engaged employees actually care about the organization, and what it needs. They may go out of their way for the benefit of the organization. Satisfied, or even happy, employees are totally different. They may still be there just […]

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CASE 5: TOTAL REWARDS

Total compensation has three key points: Base compensation Pay incentives Benefits / indirect compensation Base compensation refers to receiving a fixed pay on a regular basis, otherwise known as a salary. Pay incentives are programs that are designed to reward good performance, also referred to as pay-for-performance. These include bonuses for good performance, or other […]

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CASE 4: Learning and Development

Training and development are two different things, even though they might sometimes be mixed up in organizations. Training refers to the process of providing employees with specific skills or helping them correct deficiencies in their performance. Development refers to the effort of providing employees with the abilities the organization will need in the future. When […]

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