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24 Oct 2019

Change: Factors contributing to an individual's resistance

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

In an ever-changing world, it is inevitable to experience change in everyday life. Change may occur in diverse ways (either planned or unplanned). One's ability to adapt to change goes a long way in influencing the impact it creates on the individual and/or the organization. One change that keeps...

08 Feb 2016

HRM Practices in Post-bureaucratic Era

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

The history of human resource management (HRM) dates back in the 19th C, when the then called “welfare secretaries” came to existence in organizations. These welfare secretaries were women solely concerned with the protection of girls and women. Their establishment was triggered by the...

09 Oct 2015

Andrew Ryan at VC Brakes Case Analysis

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

Andrew Ryan is the Senior Manager of Engineering Services at VC Brakes, a manufacturer of automotive brake parts in Middletown, Ohio. Founded in 1985, VC Brakes operated independently and adhered to its traditional top-down authoritative management culture during its first dozen years of...

24 Jul 2015

Nursing field career

Essay - 2 pages - Human resources

Children have a dream regarding their future occupation. Some even bring their childhood imaginings to fruition. Nursing is a career choice that is fulfilling for anyone, regardless of the age. It requires hard work and dedication. The work input is rewarded in a variety of ways. An analysis of...

24 Jul 2015

Who gets what job and why ?

Essay - 1 pages - Human resources

Studies reveal the method job seekers utilize when finding work. Empirical and theoretical approaches are used within the studies. (Behrenz,) An additional point of view may be revealed by analyzing the recruitment behavior of the employer. Each point of view reveals unique understanding of the...

21 Jul 2015

Construction Safety

Essay - 2 pages - Human resources

The construction sites are ranked high in the rates of extreme and deadly word related wounds because of the intricacy and unusual nature of the assignments. Decades long endeavors to battle word related mischances by utilizing different safety change methodologies have arrived at a level....

04 May 2012

Management of human resources: L'Occitane

Essay - 18 pages - Human resources

Olivier Baussan founded the company l'Occitane in 1976. At the beginning the main idea was to manufacture natural products, thanks to ingredients coming from near Provence. L'Occitane's activity consists in providing natural and quality products for hair and body to favor wellbeing...

13 Mar 2012

Case study: Cirque Du Soleil

Essay - 8 pages - Human resources

Cirque Du Soleil doesn't talk about product, but “artistic works”. The main artistic works that the company delivers is circus shows without animals all over the world. They offer a luxury service. They perform 375 shows a year and the large variety of shows make their...

27 Jan 2011

Human Resources department of IKEA

Essay - 38 pages - Human resources

Since it was registered as a corporation in 1943, IKEA has developed into an international group, present in approximately 43 countries. IKEA gets its name from the initials of Ingvar Kamprad, Elmtaryd and Agunnaryd, located in Småland, Sweden. Ingvar Kamprad was just 17 when he registered IKEA...

29 Sep 2010

Bringing emotions to work should be a pleasure, but in practice it is often a pain

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

Companies have become aware, over the last several years, that emotions conveyed by employees, in facing customers, constitute key components of success. They determine the customer reaction. They influence his emotional state (fear, confidence, sympathy), and his will to buy. They determine the...

29 Sep 2010

Human resources in Europe

Essay - 10 pages - Human resources

For the last three decades, the liberalization of the exchanges and the development of the Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) led the globalization of the economy. The flows of the FDI with the amount of 648 billion dollars in 2004 are sixteen times today than at its being in 1950 . The...

29 Sep 2010

Reward management, compensation, pay systems

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

According to Jean-Jacques-Rousseau "a human being is by nature lazy? and he will always search for the easy way out. For instance thousands years ago, men were hunting to protect their own life and to survive: it was their only motivation. To deal with that attitude, men at the top of the...

29 Sep 2010

Comparison of HRM models in two different countries: France and China

Essay - 6 pages - Human resources

Raymond Miles introduced the term ?human resources' in 1965 after the evidence that human beings and human relations were changing in a professional environment. Human resources are considered as an ?umbrella' gathering several different approaches rather than a single theory. All these...

29 Sep 2010

The use of female managers in international assignments

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

The last decade has seen an increasing focus on the gender of top executives and boards of directors of firms, and on the issues surrounding gender equality in management at all levels within organizations (Smith et al, 2006). Despite major changes in equal opportunities, legislation and...

29 Sep 2010

Different strategies to secure employees' loyalty

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

As an introduction to this subject, we can emphasize on idea of 'a job for a life'. It doesn't exist anymore in the modern days. In fact, securing employees loyalty is an essential priority of companies. It allows the company to be competitive. There are many means to secure the...

29 Sep 2010

The challenges facing international organisations in implementing an effective expatriation strategy

Essay - 6 pages - Human resources

Since the Sherman Antitrust Act (1890) was passed in the United States, regulating the competitiveness on US territory, American companies were forced to develop themselves in other countries. This was the beginning of the globalization of the economy. The companies had to find other...

29 Sep 2010

Stress at work

Essay - 6 pages - Human resources

Even the most stable brain operates just a millimeter from madness. Stress is the body's way of responding to any kind of demand. It can be caused by both good and bad experiences. Many different things can cause stress - from physical (such as fear of something dangerous) to emotional...

29 Sep 2010

Management decision making

Essay - 9 pages - Human resources

One of the main qualities employers look for, when they hire us as managers and leaders,, is our ability to make decisions. The decision making skill is not a quality found to equal measure among people, and the manner of deciding things varies depending on the personality and personal experience...

29 Sep 2010

What is "Strategic Human Resource Management"? Critically evaluate the concept in terms of theory and practice

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

In an era of globalisation, organisations have to face a business environment which involves quick responses to change, such as new laws or social trends, so that they do not expire or become obsolete. It is evident that only people, and not machines, are able to anticipate these changes and...

29 Sep 2010

A Comparison of the Human Resources Policies and Practices of Germany and the USA

Essay - 8 pages - Human resources

The aim of this essay is to compare the Human Resources practices of the US and Germany, to highlight the reasons behind these differences, and to analyze the evidence these differences provide to the convergence/divergence debate. These countries have been chosen because the US is considered as...

29 Sep 2010

Human resources final case study assignment British Petroleum

Essay - 11 pages - Human resources

We will analyze the case "British Petroleum: Transformational Leadership in a Transnational Organization". During this analysis, we will explain how different management styles are practiced in this company. Two different CEOs, Robert Horton and David Simon, succeeded this British oil company. We...

29 Sep 2010

HRM and Selection methods

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

The selection process is really important for a company as it involves the identification of the most suitable candidate, for a particular requirement, from a pool of applicants (Sparrow, 2003, 87). In order to ensure a high-quality decision, numerous strategies have been deliberated but not all...

29 Sep 2010

McDonald's: impact of physical evidence and servicescapes on customer perceptions and employees' behaviour

Essay - 7 pages - Human resources

"Explain the impact of physical evidence and servicescapes on customer perceptions and employees' behavior within the service sector. Provide relevant service sector examples." McDonald's is an interpersonal service company, in Bitner's categorization, which highly resorts to physical...

29 Sep 2010

Discrimination in the working place

Essay - 17 pages - Human resources

This document studies the existence of discrimination, especially racial discrimination, in working places in France as it is in America. In the first part, I will explain the ground reality in France regarding discrimination at work, and in the second part, I will describe the American...

27 Jan 2009

Jewish morality complexities in holocaust literature

Essay - 8 pages - Human resources

Jewish or non-Jewish, being a victim of the Holocaust did not always imply a sense of innocence. In other words, simply being a victim, did not free one from complicity. During this time, people were forced to make decisions that people should never have to make. ...

27 Jan 2009

Generation gaps in work teams

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

As workers begin to stay in positions longer, businesses are experiencing more generation gaps among their employees. Most of the “Matures” born in 1945 or earlier have retired, but the “Boomers” born from 1946 to 1964 are working alongside “Generation X” born from...

21 Jan 2009

What are the main challenges for the international human resources management in the future?

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

Human Resource Management has become a major concern in most companies as it affects the performance and thus, the competitive advantages of organizations. Nowadays, the competition is getting stronger and stronger, especially at the international level. The integration of HRM into the...

20 Jan 2009

The motivation of sales personnel

Essay - 10 pages - Human resources

Companies do not exist without the people who work there. The main objective of the surroundings is to obtain the best productivity from it's staff as well as maximum quality. These expectations require adequate abilities, an irreproachable organization, but more importantly the motivation of all...

20 Jan 2009

Employee motivation

Essay - 29 pages - Human resources

Currently, companies are rediscovering that human potential is an asset. They have in fact understood that the structures and men can give a competitive advantage to their organizations. This has resulted in a significant development of focus on internal resources that must now be mobilized and...

20 Jan 2009

New techniques of motivation

Essay - 10 pages - Human resources

The motivation of men has been much theorized, particularly in the past half-century. It's actually about these great thinkers to theorize on what might motivate us, for example in a professional situation. Following a survey of employees, Ronen, unlike others, tried to make an almost...