What does it take to be a successful online learner? It takes a person whom is proactive self-motivated learning style, time management skills, Basic computer skills, High-speed internet connection. Arrange for computer access in advance, you need regular access to a computer that meets technical requirements for participating in online courses. Establish good study habits and stick to them, dedicate time each week to participate, study, and complete course work. An online education, offers flexibility but it requires discipline and strong time management skills. Be mindful of work deadlines, travel, and other commitments when setting aside time for your courses. Online classes can fit in a busy schedule. Online courses are more flexible. But just because you do not have to go to the class room at a certain time does not mean you do not need to dedicate time to your class work. Interact with your classmates; share your perspectives and experiences with others, so that you can enhance course topics. Participation demonstrates your mastery of the subject matter and promotes community with your peers. Stay engaged with your lessons, instructors, and classmates. You may not have a lot of time to devote to school work each day, but make a habit of checking-in on a regular basis to look at new content, discussion posts, and announcements. Over time, this will help you manage the workload and get the most out of online learning. Raise questions as the arise don’t wait until an assignment is due or past due to ask questions, report technical problems, misunderstandings, or other barriers to completing course work on time. Why I feel online learning is the logical or correct choice for me at this time? My need to take these courses is high. Motivation is a key factor in success. The more you care about what you are doing, the more engaged you will be. And when you are more engaged you will participate and, consequently, learn more. I am a recent graduate of Virginia College on ground in Biloxi Mississippi with an associate’s degree in Business Administration.
(SHRM. 2007, November 16)
The breakdown of the Human Resource department is made up of the following titles.
Human Resources Assistant, Human Resource Representative, Benefits Administrator, and Human Resource Manager. The Human Resource Assistant provides administrative assistance; they support all others in the Human Resource department. Duties include employment recruitment and verification, keeping records of employees, and overall communications.…
According to Dave Ulrich, professor of business administration at the University of Michigan, whose 1998 book Human Resource Champions articulated the aspirations, some say "dreams" of many in the profession, HR "should not be defined by what it does, but by what it delivers".…
The most importance department at any company or industry is the Human Resource department, yet this department could relate to any other department and have very strong influence to personal staff behavior and the way staff working. With secondary research and personal experience at hotel, the report will have look deeply about how Human Resource works at the Sheraton on the Park, and how the Human strategy applied to a whole organization.…
Johnson & Johnson and the Tylenol Poisonings
April 1, 2013
Although Johnson & Johnson took a massive short-term loss of its actions, their actions was in fact the best course of action for the company at the present and if it wanted to remain a respectful company in the future. A company should never in a case such as this take the approach to find a cheaper option to resolve the problem, in this particular case a mass scare not only in the Midwest but across the United…
To: Senior Management
From: Carolyn Grift, Director of Human Resources
Date: September 29, 2012
Re: Recommendation for Unreliable Employee
It has been brought to attention that the performance of one of our employees has had unsatisfactory performance and has been consistently late in the past few weeks due to her unreliable child-care situation.…
Human ResourcesA New Way6/26/2013Valerie Rivera |
Human resources have been responsible for making the business world go around for many years. The responsibilities of this department have been multiplied as time goes by. With the expansion of businesses all over the world, there has been a demand for growth in the Human Resources departments as well. The daily functions of these departments have grown as well.…
Human Resource Management: Functions
In order to achieve the above objectives, Human Resource Management undertakes the following activities:
1. Human resource or manpower planning.
2. Recruitment, selection and placement of personnel.
3. Training and development of employees.
4. Appraisal of performance of employees.
5. Taking corrective steps such as transfer from one job to another.
6. Remuneration of employees.
7. Social security and welfare of employees.
A harder approach - people as human resources
A different view of HRM is associated with the Michigan Business School (Fombrun, Tichy and Devanna, 1984). There are many similarities with the Harvard 'map' but the Michigan model has a harder, less humanistic edge, holding that employees are resources in the same way as any other business resource. People have to be managed in a similar manner to equipment and raw materials.…
“Human resource departments support this type of strategy by helping establish programs that enable and reward employees for efforts at social responsibility” (Fundamentals of HRM, p. 45). There are several other responsibilities of a company’s HR department such as designing jobs, recruiting, hiring, training, performance management, and employee relations just to name a few.…