organizational effectiveness

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that presents how key elements of the supervisory process are influenced by theories of motivation.

  • Clarify the salient roles of the supervisor who draws from an empowerment approach to achieve organizational effectiveness.
  • Provide a brief overview of the theories of motivation presented in Management of Human Service Programs.
  • Discuss why these strategies were selected. Specifically, what are the anticipated benefits? What are the anticipated challenges?
  • Identify how the principles of motivation will be applied within an empowerment environment.
  • Explain how motivation theory supports an organizational culture wherein clients play the role of collaborative, active participants in agency decision-making processes.

Format your report consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Include a minimum of three scholarly references.

Group Services Analysis

Locate three different human service groups provided near or within your community (support groups for addiction, weight loss support groups, groups for new moms, etc).

Obtain information about the groups via their website, by making a phone call, sending an email, or visiting the group in person.

Prepare a 350- to 500-word overview of each group in which the following components are addressed:

  • What kinds of services are provided by this group?
  • Should members be pre-screened for any reason? Why or why not?
  • What specific training and experience do you feel is essential to be ethical and effective with this group?
  • What kinds of ethical dilemmas may arise in this type of group?
  • Which code(s) of ethics would be relevant to this group? Explain how these codes address the needs of the group?

Assignment 1: The Change Process

In this module, you became more familiar with the change process and the issues that are associated with it. It is a given that change can occur in any organization or situation. The more familiar you are with the process, the better equipped you will be when facing change and the myriad issues that come along with it. For the discussion in this module, you will explore the change process and some of the issues that may arise.

Tasks:

Research the organizational change process, challenges, and issues. Use resources from professional literature in your research. Professional literature may include the Argosy University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, or .gov).

On the basis of your research and experience, in a minimum of 300 words, respond to the following points:

  • Considering the different levels of the change process, as a change leader, explain how you would create the urgency or motivation necessary to initiate change.
  • Share an example, either from your own experience or from research, where a leader was successful in positively influencing change. In your response:
    • Identify and describe the type of change and what precipitated it.
    • Explain how the change was successfully implemented and the strategies used to overcome issues, if any, that were faced.

cultural diversity

Apply critical-thinking skills to answer the following questions in a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper, based on this week’s readings.

  • What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify and briefly explain the dimensions by referencing the text.
  • With what ethnic, cultural, or other groups do you identify? Describe what members of your social circle have in common.
  • What is the difference between diversity and inclusion?
  • What is the importance of workplace diversity training?
  • What is your experience with workplace culture? Could there be, or could there have been, more inclusion?

Include a minimum of two scholarly articles,

Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines

aspect of employment

Compare and contrast an aspect of employment relations in any two Southeast Asian countries. What are the causes of the differences between the two? You may choose any aspect of employment relations for this essay. Two suitable aspects of employment relations would be the state and trade unions. You may choose any aspect of employment relations for this essay. Two suitable aspects of employment relations would be the state and trade unions. The Journal of Industrial Relations devoted a whole edition in 2016 (vol. 58, no. 2) to employment relations and the state in Southeast Asia, with articles on Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Cambodia and Myanmar. Two of those articles would provide a solid basis for your research for this essay. You would also need to find additional materials to supplement those JIR articles. Benson and Zhu (2008) has chapters on unions in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Any two of those chapters would provide a good foundation for an essay on unions – again, those two chapters would need to be supplemented with additional materials of your own. • Benson, J & Ying Zhu,Y (eds) 2008, Trade unions in Asia: An economic and sociological analysis, Routledge, London. Other suitable topics for comparison in the essay could include: • Collective bargaining • Contingent or precarious work • Strikes or industrial conflict • HRM • Regulatory standards and minimum wage • Management style • Maternity leave • Gender equity • Work-life balance • Teleworking You would need to ensure there is sufficient relevant academic literature available on that topic in your two preferred Southeast Asian countries. Essential materials for the essay You must use a minimum of six scholarly sources in your essay. Assignment marking criteria The assignment is an essay question and your answer must be in essay format; that is, it must be structured around an argument that answers the question. The essay will be marked according to the following criteria: understanding of the issues raised by the question and comprehensiveness; written expression; structure; use of sources; originality; and presentation. A Marking Criteria table setting out the standards of these criteria in detail will be available. Referencing style Harvard method of referencing.

critical-thinking skills

Apply critical-thinking skills to answer the following questions in a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper, based on this week’s readings.

  • What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify and briefly explain the dimensions by referencing the text.
  • With what ethnic, cultural, or other groups do you identify? Describe what members of your social circle have in common.
  • What is the difference between diversity and inclusion?
  • What is the importance of workplace diversity training?
  • What is your experience with workplace culture? Could there be, or could there have been, more inclusion?

Include a minimum of two scholarly articles,

Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines

Assignment 3: Dismissal Meeting

Imagine that you are an office manager and you have been tasked with the job of coordinating and heading the dismissal meeting for an employee layoff.

 

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
  1. Propose three (3) ways that a manager can cope with any negative emotions that may accompany an employee layoff.
  2. Describe a step-by-step process of conducting the dismissal meeting.
  3. Determine the compensation that the fictitious company may provide to the separated employee.
  4. Using Microsoft Word or an equivalent such as OpenOffice, create a chart that depicts the timeline of the disbursement of the compensation.
  5. Predict three (3) ways that this layoff may affect the company.
  6. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
  • Formulate HRM strategies and policies to recruit, select, place, and retain the most efficient and effective workforce.
  • Develop effective talent management strategies to recruit and select employees.
  • Design processes to manage employee performance, retention, and separation.
  • Analyze laws governing employment and how organizations can ensure ethical practices.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in strategic human resource development.
  • Write clearly and concisely about strategic human resource development using proper writing mechanics.