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29 Sep 2010
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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
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Ikea and the human resource management

Case study - 7 pages - Human resources

Ikea is an international retailer which has set up outlets which are running successfully all over the world for the last twenty five years. Today Ikea is an undeniable leader in the home product industry in the United States, Asia, Europe and Middle East, thanks to an innovative strategy which...

29 Sep 2010
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

23 Aug 2010
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Human service manager

Thesis - 3 pages - Human resources

The Human Service Management professional works closely with individuals of diverse population groups and backgrounds. Each client will be able to benefit from a specific theoretical model intervention strategy being used by the professional's discretion. The position of the human service manager...

30 Jul 2010
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The objectives of the remuneration policy

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

Compensation is a major component of the employment contract between the employer and the employee. This fee is applicable in a legal and conventional context. It is also a part of the labor market that may be, favor of either party depending on the case and the time frame. It is especially...

30 Jul 2010
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Recruitment: Practices and issues in France

Thesis - 3 pages - Human resources

The recruitment, which aims to attract candidates with the qualifications and skills to fill available positions and vacancies, are framed by a specific regulation. While free enterprise allows free choice of employees, it remains so unless freedom is limited by hiring certain restrictions, such...

29 Jul 2010
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The assessment of staff in an organization

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

In recent years, companies have realized the importance of staff because they represent the true wealth of the latter. Indeed, recruitment and more generally the management of human resources prove to be a major issue for businesses as it participates positively to the success of the company. It...

27 Jul 2010
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Human capital as a factor in the performance of a company

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

The ultimate goal of a company is to ensure strong and sustainable growth. Growth is indeed a quantitative process characterized by the increase in size of the company in terms of products and results. It determines the survival of the company, and is also a means of measuring the goals achieved...

27 Jul 2010
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Human resources: The film analysis

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

The film depicts two HR realities. The first is that of the complex relationship between Frank, a young intern in Human Resources, who is dynamic, energetic, and his father who is both fearful and disillusioned with the job he has held since he was young. Frank is a victim of deceptive illusions...

29 Jun 2010
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The link between professional and personal life

Thesis - 6 pages - Human resources

According to Anne Monjaret, author of The Feast and research fellow at the National Center for Scientific Research, "A party held in the company is not an illusory phenomenon. Under the apparent frivolity attached to this concept lies a real and symbolic social efficiency. These parties play an...

29 Jun 2010
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Integration of parenting in HR policies: A challenge

Thesis - 6 pages - Human resources

In France as in most industrialized countries, major issues such as stress and equality between men and women highlight the difficulty in reconciling work and family life. This is particularly because of the emergence of new forms of organization of work and the increasing feminization of...

29 Jun 2010
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Human resource management (HRM) at IBM

Thesis - 7 pages - Human resources

Stress has become an integral part of business life today. Tension, pressure and constant anxiety are a few of the occupational diseases detected at PSA, Renault, EDF and IBM. These occupational diseases and cardiovascular diseases have been on the rise lately. To develop this subject,...

29 Jun 2010
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A different approach to training

Thesis - 8 pages - Human resources

Every government has an underlying duty to protect its citizens. Nevertheless, there are problems faced by the developed nations to bring in 100% employment rate for its people. As the ill effects of unemployment range from property crimes to national dissatisfaction, governments seek ways to...

28 Jun 2010
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The golden rules for an internship

Course material - 3 pages - Human resources

Through electing to do so or mandatorily, a company is obliged to accommodate young people to enable them to complete their theoretical training. The intern is not an employee. To avoid confusion, the employer must ensure that the cooperation of the student is not reclassified as a contract of...

28 Jun 2010
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Strategies used by companies to attract young employees

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

Recent years have seen the inclusion of new management practices in the recruitment process. These changes, are a sign of awareness of the company's awareness of the strategic aspect of recruitment, and derive from an increasingly competitive labor market. HR marketing: This concept...

23 Jun 2010
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Hiring and training: A presentation

Presentation - 25 pages - Human resources

It is pre recruiting evaluation form one company uses in recording preliminary impressions of individuals whose names are being added to the reservoir. The interview is the most widely used selection step and in some companies it comprises the entire selection system. The tendency for references...

21 Jun 2010
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Managing human capital in the process of merger and acquisition

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

Mergers and acquisitions have become a regular business strategy in the present corporate scenario. They involve lengthy and thorough discussions and strategies are worked out in detail before the deals are closed. These discussions influence the future of the organization with respect to the...

04 Mar 2010
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HR issues companies and employees facing in Mainland China and the Strategies need to pursue in future

Thesis - 4 pages - Human resources

China, the world biggest construction site as well as biggest growth market, develops rapidly in these twenty years. However, the human resource management (HR) is still remaining in a traditional status. “It's an emerging profession,” HR Director for Microsoft's Research and...

28 Oct 2009
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Recruitment through psychometric tests and theory of FIRO-B

Thesis - 9 pages - Human resources

Recruitment is the process of discovering potential applicants for actual or anticipated organizational vacancies. It is a “linking activity” bringing together those with jobs and seeking jobs. Recruitment is a process to identify the sources of manpower in order to meet the...

28 Oct 2009
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An overview of training and development process in an organization

Thesis - 14 pages - Human resources

The genre of ‘Employees' seems to have evolved through a transformation process. They are now more growth oriented, ambitious, industrious, forward-looking and increasingly vulnerable to the rocking changes in the industry. They have a high self-concept and seek intrinsic motivation in the...

28 Oct 2009
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The role and importance of human resources department (HRD) in an organization

Thesis - 12 pages - Human resources

Ten years ago hardly any organization had HR departments or talked about it. Today it is difficult to find organizations which employ a large number of people who do not talk about HRD. In spite of this popularization of HRD in the last few years, success experience of HRD is limited to a few...

14 Oct 2009
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Motivation theories, cycle and motives

Thesis - 12 pages - Human resources

Motivation is derived from Latin word ‘movere' that means ‘to move'. Motive means ‘that which move the will'. Motivating means to take more initiative & interest in the work assigned. It is an art of getting things done willingly from others. Motivation means that an...

14 Oct 2009
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A research study on absenteeism of employees in an organization

Thesis - 20 pages - Human resources

According to Picoars and Payers ‘unexpected absence disturbs the efficiency of the group as the jobs are inter-connected, if one single man remains absent without prior notice the whole operation process is distributed. This absenteeism results in production losses because, due to...

14 Oct 2009
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Organizational behavior and its importance for an organization

Thesis - 14 pages - Human resources

To make the topic clear we can take the example of the ubiquitous search engine - GOOGLE. Google servers' process more than 200 million search queries in 90 languages every day, over half of them form users outside the United States. Google's success is more amazing as this profitable...

14 Oct 2009
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A research study on performance management system in an organization

Thesis - 11 pages - Human resources

A company reviews the existing appraisal system of senior executive levels. The revised performance management system has components of performance planning, monitoring, review and development through involvement of the appraisee is being introduced. The focus of the performance...