The Issue Of Conflict In Selected American Short Stories Of 20th Century

In literature, authors set the main characters up for different challenges that they will have to overcome throughout the story. Many of these stories have similar conflicts that can be compared and contrasted to one another. The protagonists in “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin, “A Worn Path,” by Eudora Welty, “A Rose … Read more

"What kind of a leader would I want to be?"

Leadership is an influential process. The leader is in a position to shape, regulate, control and change the attitudes, behaviour and performance of his group members. The latter are supposed to comply with the leader’s desires and directives and partially suspend their own judgment. There exists a particular relationship between the leader and his group … Read more

Human Resource Development (HRD)

Development of human resources is very essential for any organisation that would like to be a dynamic and growth-oriented. Unlike other resources, human resources have unlimited potential capabilities. The potential can be used only by creating a climate that can continuously identify, bring to surface, nurture and use the capabilities of these people. Human Resource … Read more

Performance Management System (PMS) In Human Resources In The Organization

“Performance management system (PMS), is the process of identifying, measuring, managing, and developing the performance of the human resources in the organization.” A system that measures workers performances that we use to improve the individual performance (SHRM 2010 Curriculum Guidebook for the complete list). Beer and Ruh (1976) had coined the phrase performance management in … Read more

Normative Conflict Theory

Various scholars have attempted to explain delinquent behavior. Among the more influential explanations, I find to be argumentative, is normative conflict theory within group norms. Normative conflict theories can be described as having a legal reasoning, in man and law, along with modern forms of life. My concept of normative conflict is functional: it turns … Read more

Gamification and Ian Bogost’s Argument

Gamification: Genuine or Bullshit? During the past few years, as the Internet became much more accessible and smartphones rapidly gained their popularity, we also witnessed the rise of gamification. Undoubtedly, many businesses see gamification as an effect marketing strategy and various non-business organizations have also integrated gamification with their works. But is gamification as fruitful … Read more

What is Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management was brought out in the early 1900’s specifically for people who serve as employees for the organizations or companies. The key concept of organizations is to carry out enrollment, to manage and to provide superior supervision for the individuals who are employed at that organization. People, specifically speaking employers, are significant when … Read more

Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment

Although job satisfaction and organisational commitment are similar as attitudinal or affective constructs, several differences have been observed between the two constructs. Job satisfaction refers to the extent to which individuals “like” or are “happy” with their work, while commitment refers to the extent of “attachment” or “loyalty” to the organization (Mottaz, 1987). Also, Organizational … Read more

The strengths of employees

Employers evaluate the strengths of employees when making decisions for promotions, pay raises and participation on special projects. Exhibiting the strengths an employer values can help workers advance in their careers. Workers seeking a new position should highlight activities that illustrate the strengths, such as leading a group or work on team projects. Flexibility Flexibility … Read more

Guidelines of Safety

The law requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent illness. They must protect their employees and others who may be exposed to the hazardous substances, by complying with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH). COSHH sets seven guidelines that employers, and sometimes employees, must take to ensure the … Read more

Performance Measurement in Decentralized Organizations

Decentralized associations: Decision making specialist is spread entire association by concentrating among a couple of key officials. In this basic leadership associations the greater part of the choices are made by mid-level or lower-level directors as opposed to settled on choices by leader of the organization. Focal points of decentralization: Top administration center around system … Read more

Why Not to Arm Teachers

Persuasive Speech Outline General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to sign a petition urging our government not to arm teachers with weapons. Thesis: Arming teachers would undermine the sense of a safe learning environment, take valuable funds away from necessary school resources, and increase the risks of accidental gunfire. I. The … Read more

Human Resource Management: Pros & Cons Of Diversity In Workplace

Human Resource Management is a process that helps to manage the human talent to accomplish the objective of an organization. People play a crucial role in an organization. They provide inspiration,vision, motivation that help an organization to alive. People provide the skills and competencies that are necessary to achieve an organization goal. Moreover, they offer … Read more

The Importance of Organizational Identification

Identification is a means by which organizational members define the self in relation to the organization (Turner, 1987). Thus, identification represents the social and psychological tie binding employees and the organization – a tie that exists even when employees are dispersed. An organization’s identity provides members with an answer to the question, “What is the … Read more

Analysis Of Human Resources Management At Zappos: Training And Development

Zappos is an online shoe retailer with a focus on fast delivery, great quality and providing the customers with the best possible value. Zappos focuses on customer service, but this also means that they care a lot about their own employees. Their hiring assessment isn’t based on the educational background, but whether are you a … Read more

A Study Of The Performance Of Becoming Human By Daniel Borzutsky

Daniel Borzutzky Reflection Beginning with his literary work The Performance of Becoming Human, Chilean-American author Daniel Borzutzky utilizes grotesque diction, to express societal issues such as state sanctioned violence, inequity, and immigration. Initially, after reading about the author I expected to encounter a literary work that expressed social justice issues of Chile and the United … Read more

Evacuation Plan Prepared For Mt. Fuji Eruption

The prefectural governments of Shizuoka, Yamanashi and Kanagawa adopted the first comprehensive evacuation plan on Thursday to prepare for a possible eruption of Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak. The evacuation plan calls for 750,000 people leaving their homes in 14 municipalities in Shizuoka and Yamanashi due to lava and pyroclastic flows, as indicated in March … Read more

Importance of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

Importance of GLP Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is a set of principles that guides how laboratory studies are planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported and archived. This is different from laboratory safety standards (such as appropriate clothing). GLP helps to ensure the credibility and traceability of data submitted, thereby addressing the issue of non-reproducibility in many … Read more

Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza

Kooza first premiered in 2007 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where circus conglomerate Cirque du Soleil, the largest theatrical producer on this earthround, was founded in 1983 as part of the 450th anniversary celebrations of Jacques Cariter’s voyage to Canada.Defining “nouveau cirque” by combining circus styles from around the globe, animal free thrills, continuous live music, … Read more

Was Conflict Between Europeans and Native Americans Inevitable?

When the Europeans began to migrate to the New World, problems began almost immediately. These problems consisted of land use, religion, and disease. Owning land was extremely important to the European settlers. In England, and most other countries, land meant wealth and power. Many of the settlers who came to North America could never have … Read more

Was Conflict Between Europeans and Native Americans Inevitable?

When the Europeans began to migrate to the New World, problems began almost immediately. These problems consisted of land use, religion, and disease. Owning land was extremely important to the European settlers. In England, and most other countries, land meant wealth and power. Many of the settlers who came to North America could never have … Read more

Noreen Malik CHRM Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources Key forces which shape HR

The role of HR has changed considerably in organisations due to the external business environment. Some of the forces which have shaped HR are funding and staffing issues. There is widespread competition amongst organisations and they are fighting to survive. Decisions need to be made around funding and certain techniques put in place to meet … Read more