Test 1: McLock plant
Since employee is not unionized so employer have right to terminate according to
employment-at- will. For the HR, however, there is an exception to the at-will doctrine. Under
violation of public policy, employee can claim whistle-blo
-Identity one major challenge or opportunity in the labor pool facing leadersin an industry today.
You choose the challenge/opportunity and the industry to discuss.
Labor pool is an employee who has specialized and qualified skills at the workplace.
Week 1. Cascio
Text: Cascio, Chapters 1 and 2
Following Cascio's plan for the book, the first four chapters are concerned with the environment in which
HR functions are carried out.
Note also that Cascio sees three strategic objectives that guide all HR f
Week 1. BAH
Text: Bennett-Alexander and Hartman, Chapter 2
Bennett-Alexander and Hartman focus on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended (Title VII as far as
employment goes) in their second chapter. Refer to the notes for this week regarding EEO law for
There are always things to be improved at our workplace. When we do a job search, we would likely
want to work at a company where we can see a good future of ourselves. We prefer to work where the
company has the appropriate resources to provide good trai
eek 1 Discussion Assignment
Actions for 'Week 1 Discussion Assignment'
Cascio shows how good HR practices pay off and provides a method for showing the payoff,
behavioral costing. Yet HR is notorious for getting no respect in th
Please explain whether the companys position is an unfair
labor practice. Then, prescribe a method of
resolution and explain why this is the best
This case study indicates that how the union claims
company as doing an unfair labor practices toward
American Widgets expects to be increasing production and will be hiring more employees.
Likely a number of these will be Group X people; the company doesn't have many of them
currently. Our two managers are discussing the prospect. One says that Group X p
eek 7 Discussion Assignment
Actions for Week 7 Discussion Assignment
1. What is the proper balance between individual and organizational responsibility for
- Career should be accomplished and shaped by the individual, not the organizat
1. What problems associated with planned change should the OD practitioner be aware of?
Current OD models show general set of steps to follow. There is not enough information to
guide each steps to perform in different situations. Planned change seems ge