Week 1 _ discussion & assignment
Week 1_ Discussion Post (1st PORTION due Today)
Write a 175- to 265-word response to the following:
Discuss and illustrate briefly each of the important trends influencing human resource management.Define strategic human resource management and give an example of strategic human resource.
(PORTION 2 Due Saturday) Read and respond to at least two of your classmate’s discussion posts. Be constructive and professional with your thoughts, feedback or suggestions. (125 words EACH Response – 250 words in Total) **Classmate Posts Attached**
Week 1 _ Assignment (Due Saturday)
Read “Application Case: Siemens Builds a Strategy-Oriented HR System” in Ch. 3 of Human Resource Management.
Write 350- to 700-word response to the following after reading the case:
- Identify examples of at least four strategically required organizational outcomes, and four required workforce competencies and behaviors for Siemens, based on the information in this case.
- Identify at least four strategically relevant HR policies and activities that Siemens has instituted to help human resource management contribute to achieving Siemens’ strategic goals.
- Discuss the following regarding Siemens’ strategic goals:
- What overall goals does Siemens want to achieve?
- What must Siemens do operationally to achieve its goals?
- What employee attitudes and behaviors will produce these operational outcomes?
Submit your assignment.