Automating HR (graded)
Share one HR function that you would automate and explain why. What value would that automation bring to the HR department as well as to the business from a strategic standpoint? Be thorough in your validation to automate.
Week 3 Discussion Question
|Technology and HR Planning (graded)|
HR has faced and continues to face an array of changes within the HR functions. As a result, this requires careful planning to institute changes that involve technology and automation. How might you put together a plan for an HR office that currently only has an employee database and no other automated HR functions? The HR director states that the business is simply too small (1,000 employees). Build your business case.
Week 4 Discussion Question
|Performance Management and HRIS (graded)|
Many of you have received performance appraisals during your professional career. Sometimes, those appraisals are late, inaccurate, or simply not provided. What value does implementing a performance management program bring to the business? How can technology impact that value?
Week 5 Discussion Question
|Recruitment and HRIS (graded)|
Think about how companies used to advertise for jobs. Think about how people used to apply for jobs. Recruiting for employees was often a laborious task. How has HR technology impacted how we recruit employees? How has technology changed how candidates apply for jobs? What are the pros and cons with recruitment technology?
|Week 6 Discussion Question
Choosing the Right HRIS (graded)
After reviewing the RFP Tutorial from the lecture this week, share your thoughts about the steps outlined for creating an RFP. What value does an RFP bring to finding and buying the right HRIS system? What are some of the risks in using an RFP process?
Week 7 Discussion Question
|Change Management (graded)|
Change is a given. Explain how you would manage an HR technological change. What process might you use (cite theory as appropriate) to implement technological changes in a traditionally people-focused business? Thoroughly explain your process and decision.
|Stage I (due Week 2)
Using the case scenario above, provide an assessment of the current business. Describe the company in terms of size, type of business, etc. Explain why you think an HRIS is needed. As the owner of your own HR consulting firm, write a 2-4 page paper that includes the following paper headings, which are denoted in all caps.
HRM 340 Week 7 Final Course Project Stage III
At this point of the project, you have identified the problem and a technology solution for the business. Now, you want the business to accept the idea.Using your text, the previous stages completed with feedback provided, and the business plan template (see Doc Sharing), write a business plan to give your customer that details the risks, assumptions, impact, etc., of the proposed implementation of the HRIS.This stage of the project should be a professional document that you would present to a customer leadership team to accept your business plan.See Business Plan Template in Doc Sharing for details of each section required.Do not copy and paste Stage I and Stage II information into this Final Course Project. Stages I and II are considered raw data. You are now finalizing and summarizing. You are applying critical thinking skills to the data you’ve collected.Submit your business plan to the