Explain why these various aspects of an effective leader are important for organizational effectiveness.

Assignment 1: Discussion—Planning a Presentation to Summarize Your Course Learning
In this course, you have examined the various aspects of effective leader and manager communication in organizations. Now is your opportunity to summarize and synthesize what you have learned.
Respond to the following:

Describe at least four major things you have learned in this course.
Explain why these are important for organizational effectiveness.
Explain why they are important for you personally as a leader or manager in an organization.

As a leader or manager, you will be called upon to deliver information in PowerPoint presentations. Being able to communicate concepts and information effectively is a very important skill. Using the same information that you discussed in the three points above, you should (1) identify the major points you would include in a PowerPoint presentation and (2) discuss at least five criteria that you would use to design and develop this presentation so it communicates most effectively with an audience of your choosing.

How can organizations keep employees engaged?

Write a 4-5 page paper discussing the following:

List the steps to creating a strategic plan
What are the benefits of outsourcing Human Resources functions
How can organizations keep employees engaged?
How does strategic leadership help managers to increase their company’s performance?

Paper must include a cover page, abstract and 3-4 reference. Do not use Wikipedia

All sources used must be cited both within the text and in a references section at the end of the lecture (use APA conventions for citing)
No more than 20% of the entire piece can be in quotation
Must be proofread and edited for errors

How can HR practices change staffing, rewarding, employee relations, communication, performance management, training and development, and technology?

Assignment 2: Required Assignment 2—Five-Year Global Workforce Forecast
Not only is the U.S. experiencing a demographic shift, but the world is also changing, and national borders are becoming blurred. This increased connectivity will highlight human differences while putting organizations in a position to benefit from the multiple perspectives gained through a diversified workforce. BANKS Industries continues to look for business acquisitions and plans to continue to expand over the next five years.
Consider forecasted changes in the U.S. and on a global level, and write an 8–10-page executive report addressing the following:

Given increased globalization and demographic shifts, what changes in the workplace are likely to occur? Explain in terms of workforce demographics, new challenges, and benefits.
How will these changes impact the way organizations function?
How will HR practices change staffing, rewarding, employee relations, communication, performance management, training and development, and technology? Within that discussion, point out current best practices that may require modification as well as the most appropriate modifications.
What are the legal and ethical implications of change?
How should current employees and leaders begin to prepare for this change? Prepare a change management plan that includes strategies to communicate relevant information to employees.

Write an 8–10-page executive report in Word format.

Examine the major influences that organizational culture can have on organizational ethical decision making.

Culture and Ethics
Examine the major influences that organizational culture can have on organizational ethical decision making. Be sure to make a meaningful connection between culture and ethics through either research or a personal experience in current or past organizations to which you belong(ed).
Must be at least one page, work cited and NO plagiarism 

Areas that social media might embrace and benefit from an analytic model combining acquired data and value-based analytics.

According to Davenport (2014) social media and health care are collaborating in meeting the needs of health care providers and patients. Social media is taking a step towards focusing on an analytic model to evaluate the value of social media in healthcare. For this assignment you research and investigate the areas of social media that might embrace and benefit from an analytic model combining acquired data and value-based analytics. You will then evaluate the resource addressing the following points:

Five major stakeholder roles of social media—patients, physicians (and other outpatient care), hospitals, payers (employers, health plans), and health information technology (IT)
Will social media improve a practice? How so? Provide a thorough rationale.
Provide a conclusion with the main points of the paper.

The paper:

Must be two to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Must include a separate title page with the following:

Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted

Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Discuss how social media can impact the present and future outlook on health care analytics.

Healthcare Analytics; Regulations, Clinical Quality, and Patient Safety
As many healthcare facilities seek to implement analytical patient quality and clinical value in collaboration with electronic health record management. Automated algorithms are capable of sifting through thousands of patient records to identify potential clinical errors and systematically measure patient safety in ways never before anticipated (Davenport, 2014). Discuss how social media can impact the present and future outlook on health care analytics.
Guided Response: Review your peers’ posts and provide a substantive response to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. A substantive response is a respectful, professional, and unique response that is at least five sentences in length and incorporates the following:

Highlights the key points of what you have learned from your peer’s post.
Adds your content knowledge.
Compares and contrasts.
Provides further research.
Is topic-related.

Monitor the forum through Day 7 to allow for robust dialogue.

Discuss examples of opportunities or problems that are likely to trigger the need for an IS software project.

Think about your company from week 1, which is a Adult daycare for Alzheimer and dementia patients and the problems or situations that are likely to trigger the need for an IS software project.

Discuss one example of an opportunity or problem that is likely to trigger the need for an IS software project.
List three factors you would need to consider as you craft a solution for this project. Explain why these factors are important.
Provide a detailed solution for your company to adopt. Explain the process for evaluating this software.
Would you buy or build this software? Explain why.

 Your explanation should be completed in a word document.  Include a one-paragraph response for each bullet point.
  
My book is Principles of information systems, 13 edition, by Ralph M. Stair and George W.Reynolds

Reflect on the usefulness of a portfolio to provide evidence of accomplishments to pursue career goals.

“Career Development, Technology and Management Development” Please respond to the following:
•Reflect on the usefulness of a portfolio to provide evidence of accomplishments to pursue career goals. Determine if this approach may be more effective than others.
•Describe methods you can use to develop the global perspective of your managers besides sending them to another country to develop their global competency and understanding.

Examine the major influences that organizational culture can have on organizational ethical decision making.

Culture and Ethics
Examine the major influences that organizational culture can have on organizational ethical decision making. Be sure to make a meaningful connection between culture and ethics through either research or a personal experience in current or past organizations to which you belong(ed).
Must be at least one page, work cited and NO plagiarism 

Design training and development systems to improve employee performance.

 Assignment 4: HR Training ClassDue
Imagine that you are a member of the HR department of a small retail company and upper management has asked you to create a new employee customer service training class for all new employees.  
Write a six to seven (6-7) pages paper in which you:

Justify the use of a needs assessment of your company’s proposed employee customer service training, stressing five (5) ways in which such an assessment would expose any existing performance deficiencies.
Develop a customer service training implementation plan and determine the method of training (i.e., presentation, discussion, case study, discovery, role play, simulation, modeling, or on-the-job training).  
Justify why you selected the training method that you did. 
Propose two (2) ways to motivate an employee who has no interest in attending a training class.
Develop a survey to collect feedback from the employees who attend the training.
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:

Design job and task analyses that align with the overall HRM strategy.
Design training and development systems to improve employee performance.
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.

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