2. Develop assessment scores based on several multiple predictor methods described
in your book. This entails developing distinct scores for each applicant based on clinical
prediction, unit weighting, and rational weighting schemes. For each method, deve
Specific Assignment Details
For the store manager group, you will analyze the information and
prepare a report showing the results of the Markov analysis and the
EEO investigation. The Director asked you to address these questions in
your written report:
Question: Upward mobility is important to all organizations and particularly
critical to employees. Traditional career paths emphasize strict upward mobility
within an organization. How does mobility differ in organizations with innovative
career paths? L
Question: Following the guidelines in the Applications following Chapter 4, conduct a
Job Requirements or Job Rewards Job Analysis of a job you want to study. Prepare a
written report of your project. (Minimum 300 words, due Wednesday)
The Job I am analyz
Question: Address one of the following questions in the discussion.
(Minimum 300 words, due Wednesday)
Choice One: In developing a report on the effectiveness of a staffing process for
entry-level jobs, what factors would you address and why?
Specific Assignment Details
Donald Penchiala has asked you to engage in the following steps to develop a selection
plan and structured interview for the Department Manager position. Do not forget to refer
to the job description provided in Appendix A when
Question: Describe the structured interview. What are the characteristics of structured
interviews that improve on the shortcomings of unstructured interviews? Develop one
original situational question and an accompanying rating scale using benchmark
From completing the Tanglewood casebook tasks, I learned a lot about
organizations, how they should be appropriately staffed, how to assess staffing needs and
how to find the right individuals for the right jobs. The Tanglewood case assignments
Position: Store Associate
Reports to: Shift Supervisors and On Duty Managers
Qualifications: 6 months of retail experience or an Associates Degree in Business
Relevant labor market: Pacific Northwest Regions
Timeline: Continuous Recruiting from
My current employer, Acadia Insurance Company starts out finding recruits for
these jobs in a few different ways. Acadia first internally posts for any job available on
their intranet, under the Human Resources section. They also t
Review Solusource (Thomas Global) web site and report your findings concerning
exportation activities on two chosen articles. Support your statements as needed with
source citations gained through your readings and/or online research.
Exporting is how man
The Phoenix Throughout Mythology
A common item that is repeated throughout mythological studies is the phoenix.
The story of the phoenix is that the phoenix is a red colored bird who emits rays of
sunlight. When he dies, a new-born phoenix emerges fully-g
Columbia College Online Campus
Mythology and Folklore
October Session 11-52
October 24 December 17, 2011
Study of mythologies of various cultures, especially ancient Greek and Roman, but including Norse,
Discuss how ancient myths are still relevant in todays society. What might we learn
from such myths today, and how might these lessons help shape our future (as
individuals, as a culture, or both)?
Ancient myths still play a rather significant role in tod
3. Explain the realm of Hades. How is this different from the Christian afterlife?
Hades realm is the underworld. The underworld is created for the dead and lies deep
beneath the earth. No other gods visit there, only Hermes and Iris who are mess
1. Respond to the story of Coyote (p. 229).
The story of the coyote is one where he proves to be as trick-like as he is in other stories.
The coyote tricks the giant into building a trap for himself and breaking his own leg once
he is inside. There is a s
A medicine bundle is a sacred bundle the native Americans used for rituals and special
occasions. It is used for religious purposes and considered to be holy. Its contents can
vary from seeds, pine cones, grass, to animal teeth, hair or cla
Hermes and Dionysus
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1. Recount Hermes' early life.
2. Explain Hermes' character. (There is a useful discussion of "trickster" figures on
p. 227 of World Mythology).
3. Respond to the story of Hermaphroditus.
4. Discuss the circumst
1. Describe the nature of Zeus.
Zeus was the ruler of all Olympian gods. He was god of the sky. He had two brothers
Poseidon and Hades. In order to rule all gods, Zeus overthrew his father, Cronus. He
also fought his brothers for the position and won, bec
1. What is a myth? What do myths do? How is myth different from religion?
A myth is a story based at some point.
2. Respond to the section "Myth and Truth" in Chapter 1
Myths seem to have a rather peculiar effect on our society in regards to belief. As