Human Resource Management

Labor Unions

•Go to the United States Department of Labor and read the section titled “Employment Rights: Who has Them and Who Enforces Them”. Next, evaluate the intended effectiveness of The Americans with Disabilities Act and The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Determine how these laws affect human resource (HR) management. Speculate what the impact of the Act will be in 10 years. Support your position.
•Use the Internet to research the role of unions in the United States compared to three other countries. Next, examine how the role of unions in other countries differs from the role of

Employee Testing

• Evaluate the types of employee testing that companies may require that are discussed in the text. Determine the two tests that you consider the most important. Support your reasoning.
• From the e-Activity, take the test and examine your results. Determine whether you believe this type of personality test is beneficial to an organization. Support your position.

Job Applicants

• Examine two ways that companies can recruit qualified job applicants. Determine which method may be most effective and predict how it could benefit the company when hiring new employees.

In this high competitive environment where both retaining as well as hiring new talent is considered to be an uphill task for any organization because the of the presence of high degree of competition in the market. Hence among all the ways that organizations adopt to recruit qualified job applicants the two best way is being discussed and described below:


• From the e-Activity, propose three ways that an organization can increase diversity within itself. Take a position on whether diversity is or is not important and determine how the methods you provided support your position.
• Evaluate ways that an organization can measure and reward compliance. Determine if organizations that measure and reward compliance are more or less likely to experience lawsuits.  

Strategic Approach

• Assess Southwest Airlines’ strategic approach to human resource (HR) management. Determine how its strategy increases organizational effectiveness.
• Propose three ways that HR can use competitive advantage in the marketplace to recruit new applicants in general.