HRM 324 Entire Course

HRM 324 Entire Course

 

 

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HRM 324 Week 1 Organizational Objectives and Total Compensation in Different Markets

Assume the role of a human resources (HR) consultant. Unsure of legal obligations in designing a total compensation plan, a client has asked you to explain how certain laws and regulations affect total compensation in their organization. The client’s organization employs 200 people, is a federal contractor, and operates in the biotech industry.

Write a 350- to 700-word paper providing examples of laws and regulations influencing total compensation.
Analyze similarities and differences in total compensation between this organization and other organizations in different markets.
Provide at least two examples that illustrate such similarities and differences.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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HRM 324 Week 1 Laws and Regulations Impacting Total Compensation

 

Assume the role of a human resources (HR) consultant. Unsure of legal obligations in designing a total compensation plan, a client has asked you to explain how certain laws and regulations affect total compensation in their organization. The client’s organization employs 200 people in the private sector, meaning this organization is not a government agency (not city, county, etc... agency)

Write a minimum 500-word paper discussing at least 2 laws/regulations that impact compensation.  Discuss what practices and policies this organization should use to comply with the 2 laws/regulations you discussed.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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HRM 324 Week 2 Internal and External Equity Comparison
Resources: Assigned readings, ERRs, the Internet,and other resources
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper, in which you identify a total compensation plan for an organization focused on internal equity, and a total compensation plan for an organization focused on external equity.
Identify advantages and disadvantages of internal and external equity for the organizations.
Explain how each plan supports that organization’s total compensation objective and the relationship of the organization’s financial situation to its plan.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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HRM 324 Week 2 Job Analysis

 

Some management professionals argue that job analysis is no longer needed.

Write a minimum 500-word paper where you describe what job analysis is and address some pros and cons of the job analysis process. Write about the pros and cons of the job analysis process in general - not the pros and cons of individual job analysis methods/techniques like questionnaires, interviews and other job anaylsis methods)

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

 

 

HRM 324 Week 2 LT - Best Practice Article Summary

HRM: Total Compensation Plan's Internal and External Equities

Locate an article (any source) on one best practice exercised by any HR management department/team. This could be your own organization, if there is an article or newsletter, or a famous organization or one that has a supporting article to include. The focus is to identify HR's role in identifying external or internal equity used within a total compensation plan.  What method(s) were used to identify the external or internal factors that the team considers effective to be a 'HR best practice'?  Include any other reasons for the team's decision in the summary.  Remember to cite the article.

Write a 350-700-word summary in which you appraise the practice described. Briefly describe how this best practice could be applied to your organization or one with which you are familiar. This assignment is intended to reflect the week's 1-3 course material and discussions.

This assignment does not adhere to APA guidelines and is to be submitted to each student's individual forum in the Microsoft Word format. The article used must be cited in the summary submitted. This assignment is worth five (5) points.

 

 

 

HRM 324 Week 3 Solving Union Issues
Watch the video in Chapter 5 titled "UPS: Union Management."

At the end of the video, you are posed with the question: What can you do as HR Director?

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper (in the third person voice) that addresses the question and issues presented in the video.

Demonstrate critical thinking skills while developing resolutions that effectively plan out what can be done. 

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HRM 324 Week 3 Performance-Based Pay and Employee Rewards Presentation
Resources: Assigned readings, ERRs, the Internet, and other resources



Createa Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation outlining performance-based total compensation plans for two organizations. The organizations must be in different industries, have different employee groups, and utilize different pay strategies.

Describe the pay strategies being used. Because the organizations have different employee groups, the key objectives for each group should be different. In each organization, how is pay used to drive those objectives?

Compare direct and indirect rewards plans available to two types of employees. What total reward plans are offered? What similarities and differences exist among the plans? How well does each organization’s reward plan support expectations? Which organization has, in your opinion, better aligned pay and rewards with key objectives?

Create 10 to 15 slides for the presentation, including an introduction and a conclusion slide. Include speaker’s notes, and use at least three APA-formatted sources.

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HRM 324 Week 3 Incentive Pay - Annotated Bibliography

 

As a team create an annotated bibliography for the topic of "Incentive Pay."  Visit the Center for Writing Excellence, the Tutorials and Guides section and under the heading of "Samples", you'll find a link to Annotated Bibliography.  This link provides an example of an annotated bibliography.

Your team needs to collaborate and create an annotated bibliography based on six (6) articles about employee incentive pay.  

Your bibliography should have an APA formatted cover page.  There is no word count for this assignment.

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HRM 324 Week 4 Retirement Plan Proposal and Communication Plan
You are an HR leader in a newly formed organization with 150 employees. Management has asked you to provide them with a proposal that describes two to three retirement plans that could be offered. In the proposal, you must identify specific requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 the organization would need to fulfill.

In addition to the proposal, management has asked you to design a communication plan that encourages employee participation for one of the proposed retirement plans.

Resources: Assigned readings, ERRs, the Internet, and other resources



Prepare a proposal and communication plan of 1,400 to 1,750 words. In your communication plan, include components that encourage participation in the retirement plan. Answer the following questions:

How will you communicate information to employees?
How often will you communicate information to employees?
What tools or methods will you use to communicate the plan?
How will you overcome resistance to participation?
How will you get employees to enroll?
How will you communicate the plan to make it attractive?
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

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HRM 324 Week 4 Retirement Plan Proposal and Communication Plan

 

Your are the new Benefits Director at a newly formed organization with 150 employees privately owned business. Management has asked you to provide them with a proposal that describes two retirement plans that could be offered.

Prepare a proposal and communication plan with a minimum of 750 words. Your proposal must address the following and incorporate information from at least two sources:

Provide an overview of two employer-sponsored retirement plans, i.e. name, elibigility, how it works, etc..
Propose which of the two plans you think should be offered and why?
How will you communicate the plan you chose to employees so that employees are aware of the plan and excited about it being offered.
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

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HRM 324 Week 4 LT - Week 4 - Best Practice Article
Total Compensation Plan's Purpose and Indicators

Locate an article (any source) on one best practice exercised by any HR management. This could be your own organization, if there is an article or newsletter, or a famous organization or one that has a supporting article to include. The focus is to identify HR's role in managing a total compensation plan and what does this indicate to the competition, government funding, or to the solvency of the organization. This is evaluated by the human resource management because the structure of this plan is administered by the HR department ONLY and reported to upper-management. Remember to cite the article.

Write a 350-700-word summary in which you appraise the practice described. Briefly describe how this best practice could be applied to your organization or one with which you are familiar. This assignment is intended to reflect the weeks 1 - 5's course material and discussions.

This assignment does not adhere to APA guidelines and is to be submitted to each student's individual forum in the Microsoft Word format. The article used must be cited in the summary submitted. This assignment is worth five (5) points.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HRM 324 Week 5 Total Compensation Plan
Resources: Assigned readings, Virtual Organization: Riordan Manufacturing, ERRs, the Internet, and other resources

Create a 1,750- to 2,450-word total compensation plan for Riordan Manufacturing. Your plan should address the following details:

How your plan supports key objectives
An evaluation of current trends and issues in total compensation and a prediction of future trends
Internal and external equity
A wage management process and rationale
A retirement plan and how participation will be driven
The influence of the organization’s financial condition on the total compensation plan
How your plan will be communicated to leadership and employees
Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of 12 to 15 slides that outlines the plan’s key components, and its stated requirements and objectives.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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HRM 324 Week 5 Webinar Review

Visit the following website and scroll down to "Webinar Archives." http://www.payscale.com/hr/webinars

There are numerous webinars listed, but you can only choose one from the following webinars.  The webinars are approximately 1 hour in length.  If you complete this assignment based on a webinar that's not listed below you will get zero points on this assignment.

How to Build Pay Ranges and Set Salary Grades
Compensation Budgeting Webinar Series (if you click on this link there will be 3 webinars available.  You can listen to one of the first two - Part I or Part II)
4 Steps to Building a Smart Compensation Structure
Strengthen the Link Between Pay and Performance
The webinars will require that you "register" to view them.  Please use "Student" as your job title and University of Phoenix Online along with its address of 3157 E. Elwood St.,Phoenix, AZ 85034 as your employer.  This will likely ensure that no one from PayScale will contact you to sell you their services :).

 

Once you've registered for your chosen webinar you need to click on the arrow that looks like a play button on a recorder; this will start a narrated Power Point Presentation.  Therefore you will need to be on a device with speakers.

 

You need to provide an overview of what was presented in the webinar.  Do not copy the overview that is provided on the website; use your own words.  Discuss how the information presented in the webinar confirmed, conflicted with and/or expanded on information presented in class discussion and/or the text.  The aforementioned needs to be presented in a minimum of 400 words.

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HRM 324 Week 5 Controlling Labor Costs and Outsourcing

As a team prepare a minimum 500 word paper where you address the following questions (reference Chapter 18 from the readings).  Your paper should be in essay format.  

How can employers control labor costs?  Give some examples of inherent/embedded controls within a pay system that control costs.  What activities in managing the pay system do employers commonly outsource to other companies and why?


Format this assignment in APA format.

 

 

 

HRM 324 Week 5 Practice Your Professionalism
Prepare a summary of no more than 350 to 700 words in APA format of the four or five things you took from this course to use in an interview or discussion with a professional on the career-relevant skills gained from this five weeks of learning.

Explain these skills briefly as if you were given only a limited amount of time to be considered for an entry-level HRM position.

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