Many people speak loudly to deaf people, blind people, and to those who speak another native tongue. Based on the information presented in this unit, what mistakes are these people making? Give examples how you would communicate and have a greater appreciation for cultural differences with any of these groups.
- Imagine yourself as a human resources professional who wants to alert top-level management to the importance of a policy against sexual harassment. What are some methods you could use to emphasize the importance of such a policy? What would your policy include?
DuBrin, A. J. (2009). Human relations: Interpersonal job-oriented skills (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Within staffing planning, there are three questions that need to be addressed. Identify and discuss each question and its components in detail.
There are many external sources of information that firms can tap into to forecast the demand for their product. Discuss the five most common types of information that can be used to evaluate general business trends in the economy. Provide an example for each.
Discuss the workforce planning process. After discussing each step, explain what would happen if an organization did not follow the workforce planning process. Explain from the perspective of the employer and the employees.
Part of forecasting a firms labor supply requires an understanding of current and future skill and competency trends in the labor market. Compare and contrast forecasting the internal labor market and the external labor market. Be certain to discuss key components used within each process.