1- Of the HR regulations introduced in Chapter 2, decide which is the most challenging for the average HR department to reach compliance. Provide a rationale with your response.
2- Take a position on the following statement: Affirmative action hurts an organization’s ability to hire the best candidate for a position. Support your position with evidence or examples.
3- Many organizations are increasingly becoming global through the assistance of the Internet and virtual work arrangements. Determine if this scenario makes it easier or more difficult to manage the HR function.
4- Imagine you are part of an HR team discussing the building of the organization’s first expatriate program. A small team of employees is being sent to an international assignment, for at least two years, due to a recent merger with an international company. Outline the considerations and protocols the team would be discussing to determine if this is the direction the organization should venture into.