part 1 discussion questions about 120 words for each one
1.In recent years, we have observed an increase in foreign investment throughout the world. What effect are international ventures, such as the acquisition of Massmart by Walmart, having on HRM?
2.Although achieving both internal and external fit are important with regard to high-performance work systems, which do you consider more critical and why?
part 2 assignment
Read the case “Singapore Airlines: Continuing Service Improvement” (p.535)
Please use this strategy when you analyze a case:
- Identify and write the main issues found discussed in the case (who, what, how, where and when (the critical facts in a case).
- List all indicators (including stated “problems”) that something is not as expected or as desired.
- Briefly analyze the issue with theories found in your textbook or other academic materials. Decide which ideas, models, and theories seem useful. Apply these conceptual tools to the situation. As new information is revealed, cycle back to sub steps a and b.
- Identify the areas that need improvement (use theories from your textbook)
- Specify and prioritize the criteria used to choose action alternatives.
- Discover or invent feasible action alternatives.
- Examine the probable consequences of action alternatives.
- Select a course of action.
- Design and implementation plan/schedule.
- Create a plan for assessing the action to be implemented.
- Conclusion (every paper should end with a strong conclusion or summary)
- 3â€“5 pages in length (excluding cover page, abstract, and reference list)
- APA format,