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Discussion questions

24 February, 2015 - 17:30
  • Provide three reasons for a company to implement a high-commitment work system.
  • Name and describe three examples of mechanisms a company could use to increase employee participation.
  • Discuss the four different categories of diversity. Give one reason why each would be important to a company.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of internal and external recruiting. Which one do you prefer, and why?
  • Should tests be used to select employees? Why? Why not?
  • What are the primary benefits of training employees?
  • What is the relationship between career development systems and employee retention?
  • Identify the critical parts of an effective performance appraisal.
  • Provide two lessons for giving, and for receiving, feedback effectively.
  • Define internal and external equity in establishing a base pay system.
  • Provide three reasons to provide employees compensation in the form of benefits.
  • Name and describe two examples of each: short-term incentives and long-term incentives.
  • Name the five characteristics of the JCM approach to job design, and provide an example of each.
  • What are the four main reasons why an employee is terminated?
  • How can a company avoid downsizing?
  • Identify two ways to measure the effectiveness of your Human Resource Management policies.