Chapter 4: Analyzing Jobs
The determination of which job functions are essential is made during a job analysis.
One of the primary functions of job analysis is to identify the essential job functions.
Line managers exert an HR line authority by directing the activities of the people in their own
departments and in related service areas. These HR functions, carried out by line managers, are referred
to as line functio
HRM Disc 5.1
Sexual harassment is a problem that occurs between two employees. The company should
not be held liable for employees' misbehavior. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Explain using support from your text.
HRM As. 3.1
What does Simuflite's experience suggest about the limitations of interactive
media and CBT?
In which situations is CBT most likely to be beneficial to the trainees?
Simuflite is an aviation company who focuses on training
Should job applicants be selected primarily on the basis of their ability, personality, or fit? How
can fit be assessed? Justify your answer with a suitable rationale.
Job applicants should definitely be selected based on
Explain what HRM is and how it relates to the management process; Using at least
two examples, illustrate why strategic plans are more effective when HR plays a role in
creating them. Support your examples with re
According to Ivey Business Journal, there are three questions one should ask when
evaluating and assessing leaders in a company:
A great leader doesnt just delegate or control, they l
HRM Assignment 4.1
In 2002, Ford made public some of the details related to the firing of the former CEO Jacques A. Nasser,
which followed a $5.4 billion loss during his last year in the job (Mullaney & Darnell, 2002). In addition
to an annual
HRM As. 3.2
According to a 2003 survey in the United Kingdom, many recent college graduates, who had
not yet found their first jobs, were already planning "career breaks" and were maintaining
their hobbies and other interests. As one report put
To effectively recruit job candidates, steps should be taken in order to create the
best pool of applicants to choose from. Human Resource managers cooperate with line
managers and staff managers to coordinate and develop
HRM As. 5.1
Due March 30
Describe the main features of employment discrimination laws
Describe the key components of the grievance procedure
Suppose you are a plant manager and one of your team members, John Smiths, is facing
Write a job description for the HR Director of this organization. Remember to consider the
strategic goals and HR strategic plan as you develop the requirements for this position.
Create 10 questions that you can use to interview candid
Company VXYZ would like to increase its sales of their products, and to hire 50
new employees within this calendar year. In order to do that, the company needs to reassess their current strategic plans to decide if changes ne
HRM As. 5.2
Due April 2
Describe the importance of ethical behavior at work
Analyze the role of HRM in improving workplace ethics, employee discipline and
privacy, and managing dismissals
List the important factors in managing employ