Human Resource Management

Detecting Arguments

Post your responses to the Discussion Area. Your readings for this module covered argument structures, nonstatements, premises, and conclusions. For each of the sentences below, determine if it is an argument. For those that are arguments, identify the premises and the conclusion.

With regard to argumentation, define what a premise and conclusion are.

1. She is from Minnesota, so we know that she is nice.

2. How can the paper be due today? Today is Tuesday!

3. I won't eat broccoli. Broccoli is yucky.

Position and Sources of Power

Power is a leader’s influence over their followers. While power has the potential to control others, it is the perception of power rather than the actual use of it that can influence, manage, and move people and organizations to a higher level of efficiency.

Do the following to complete this assignment:

The Global Side of HRIS

For this week, choose a country that begins with the same letter as either your first or last name. For example, my last name is Agada so I decide to choose Australia, or my first name is Danielle so I select Denmark. Then, imagine that your current organization, or one that you are familiar with, has decided to expand globally into the country you have chosen. Provide background information on the country, and then examine two to three (2-3) of the complexities and challenges you would likely face in designing, developing, and implementing an HRIS in that

Ethical Issues and Management Paper

Choose one of the following topics with which you have had experience:


Performance evaluations





Manager as a role model

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper addressing the following points:

Describe the moral and ethical issues faced by managers dealing with your selected topic. Include how the issue affects other individuals.

Explain how the relationship between social issues and ethically responsible management practices apply to your topic.

Correctional Support Staff Response Paper

Assume the role of correctional support staff dedicated to assisting prisoners with reaching personal goals for probation and inclusion into society. A university counseling professor has asked you to speak to her class about your experiences. To prepare for the visit, she has sent you the questions that the students will ask you.

Write a 750- to 1,050-word response paper in which you answer the following questions:

HRM 560 week 6 discussion Change and Culture

Read the article titled “Habits as Change Levers”. Reflecting on step eight (8), Institutionalize the Change, identify a change that you implemented or was implemented at an organization with which you are familiar. What impact does an organization’s corporate culture have on maintaining and sustaining change? What steps need to be taken to make ensure that a newly implemented change becomes part of the organizational culture?

Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Chart

Create a chart with rows and columns to establish the following requirements of discrimination under the law in the following areas at the top:

Title VII Gender Discrimination in Employment Practices Sexual Harassment Based on Hostile Work Environment Quid-Pro-Quo Sexual Harassment Sexual Orientation in the Workplace Along the left-hand side of the chart, create the following rows:

Requirements to Prove Under the Law Ways Employers can Minimize Liability Recent Case Example Complete the chart for each section.

COMM 102 Employee Morale Proposal

Imagine you want your current company to enact a policy change that will function to increase employee morale. You may use one of the following examples or seek approval from your faculty member for a different policy change. Allowing employees to bring pets to work Increasing the amount of vacation/personal time allotted to employees Allowing employees to telecommute Providing free massages at work Serving free drinks/food Write a proposal to the leadership in your organization, suggesting your selected change.

Downsizing Methods

 Seniority is often used as a criteria for downsizing, especially in union settings. On the surface, it definitely seems fairest. Senior employees certainly often bring good experience and knowledge to an organization. On the flip side, they are not necessarily the best employees. Do you feel it's fair to base downsizing decisions on seniority? Why/why not? Anyone?