Managing Human Resources & Organizational Structure and Design

Discussion Board 5: Managing Human Resources & Organizational Structure and Design

Identify a small business you’d like to open. What types of products or services do you plan to offer?

  • Describe trends, your target market and major competitors (size, demographics). 
  • Conduct some research that supports your claims.  
  • Provide feedback to your classmates.

Discussion Board 6: Organizational Structure, Managing Human Resource, Diversity, & Work Teams

Students will apply their knowledge of the human resource management function to the discussion question. Students will also consider internal factors and their relationship to human resource tasks and strategic management. Some critics claim that corporate HR departments have outlived their usefulness and are not there to help employees but to shield the organization from legal problems.

  • What do you think?
  • What benefits are there to having a formal HRM process?
  • What are the drawbacks?

Discussion Board 7: Understanding Individual Behavior, Motivating & Rewarding Employees, Leadership & Trust

In this module, you applied your knowledge of communication (verbal and nonverbal). This discussion may also highlight differences in communication amongst people of different genders and ethnicities. For one day, track nonverbal communication that you notice in others.

  • What types of communication did you observe?
  • Was the nonverbal communication always consistent with the verbal communication taking place? Why or why not? Describe it?
  • Describe differences in communication amongst people (consider differences such as age, gender, ethnicity). 

Discussion Board 8: The Foundations of Control and Operations Management

In this discussion, you must demonstrate your understanding of the control function.  Apply your knowledge of control and discuss your control article. Share knowledge while responding to classmates. Summarize your control article.

  • What did you learn from the article? 
  • Cite it (in-text, references).
  • How would you use control in your personal life? 
  • Identify instances in which you would use feed-forward, concurrent and feedback control in your personal or professional life
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Would you encourage a country to join the WTO? Why or why not?

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