Homework Assignment Covering Chapters 1 thru 3 Part 1 – Environment of Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management in Organizations
Case HR, Culture, and Business Results Success at Google, Scripps, and UPS Question : How does the integration of HR with the organizational culture contribute to the success of Google, Scripps, and UPS? To find ideas, go to the corporate website for each of these companies and search for additional insights.
(I’ve provided answers to this question for you to get an understanding what I’m looking for when grading your answers. You don’t need to answer this question! It’s an example for you to follow on answering the other homework questions). *
Overall, HR at all three of these organizations has integrated HR operations that are in sync with the organization’s culture and HR is considered a strategic partner for the organization to help the organization meet organizational strategic objectives. *
Google – the overriding key of HR at Google is its emphasis on organizational culture and business objectives. The focus on Google HR is on giving its employees flexibility to produce results, not just following core job requirements. HR at Google has established innovative efforts for its people and to make the administrative part of HR efficient. Minimizing forms, data, and reports by using technology have occurred, which would be expected in a technology firm. *
Scripps Network (a prominent TV and communications corporation) – HR at Scripps plays a core role in establishing strategic goals. HR has played a major role in getting multiple cultures to integrate when the organization has merged separate media firms. A pay-for-performance system that provides incentives is used to support the culture and core values.. *
UPS – HR at UPS is linked with business objectives and uses communication and intranet programs to ensure employees are kept constantly...
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