MODULE 1 MGT 509 case 21 dec 08

MODULE 1 MGT 509 case 21 dec 08 - 1 Robert Felder;...

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Robert Felder; Robert.felder@us.army.mil MGT 509 Dr. Fitzgerald; sfitzgerald@tuiu.edu Dr. Stephens; rstephens@tuiu.edu Case Assignment Module 1 21 January, 2008 1
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It was said in the executive summary from the Development Dimensions International reading titled Recruitment and Selection Practices ; the more effectively organizations recruit and select candidate, the more likely they are to hire and retain satisfied employees (1). Most managers have come to realize that their most troublesome personnel problems are always rooted in poor hiring decisions. Poor performance, employee conflict and countless other workplace problems too often confirm a manager’s that something is not right (6). The United States Military consists of five active duty branches and seven reserve components. The active duty branches include the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard. The Army Reserves, Army National Guard, Air Force Reserves, Air National Guard, Navy Reserves, Marine Corps Reserves, and Coast Guard Reserves make up the reserve component branches. In my case that organization I am privileged to be a part of is our United States Army which comprise of over 1.4 million Soldiers and at least 1 million civilians employees that make a difference in every country in our world today. With that being said, the selection process for our army has been challenge and criticized, but I want you to ask yourself this as I do every morning of my life the past 24 ½ years I have served. Why don’t all the citizens of the United States serve in our army, instead of the less then 1% of the population that have excepted the challenge to put something bigger then themselves first. The United States Army uses several methods for selecting after the recruitment process has begun, the initial assessment for assignment is when a person willing to enter service as a Soldier goes through a series of tracking process that checks everything from their history educationally, whether they had or have any criminal activity(s) that may hinder their selection for either entering service or their ability to meet the requirements for a specific occupation they 2
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would like to enlist for. The selection process also requires specific scores to be made to get in as well as meet the requirement for a specific job, not only is the person aptitude for possible success in their chosen field but also if they are motivated and meet the physical requirements. The selection process for our army today is to make a potential enlistee consider the army as a
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