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TAKING SIDES CLASHING VIEWS IN HUMAN RES

TAKING SIDES CLASHING VIEWS IN HUMAN RESTitoloTAKING SIDES CLASHING VIEWS IN HUMAN RES
AutoreRAO
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CategoriaBusiness & Economics: Economic Conditions
RilegaturaPaperback
Anno2010
EditoreMCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION
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Taking Sides volumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions. Taking Sides readers feature an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites. An online Instructor's Resource Guide with testing material is available for each volume. "Using Taking Sides in the Classroom" is also an excellent instructor resource. Visit www.mhhe.com/takingsides for more details.

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UNIT 1 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
1
Issue 1 Is Affirmative Action Still Necessary?
2
Yes: from "Race Matters: Court Preserves Affirmative Action---Preferences in Admissions Survive, but Justices Condemn Point System---Win for Business and Military," Wall Street Journal (June 24, 2003)
4
June Kronholz
Robert Tomsho
Daniel Golden
Robert S. Greenberger
No: from "Should Affirmative Action Policies, Which Give Preferential Treatment Based on Minority Status, Be Eliminated?" BalancedPolitics, www.balancedpolitics.org/affirmative_action.htm (2009)
9
Joe Messerli
Issue 2 Will the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) Be Abused in the U.S. Workplace?
15
Yes: from "Labor Lawyers: Changes to Americans with Disabilities Act May Lead to More Workplace Discrimination Suits," Nation's Restaurant News (October 2008)
17
Dina Berta
No: from "Make a Resolution: ADA Training," HR Magazine (January 2009)
19
Victoria Zellers
Issue 3 Is the "Living Wages" Concept the Best Answer for High Employee Turnover among Lower-Skilled Employees?
25
Yes: from "Wage Laws See Varied Results over 14 Years," The American City & County (October 2008)
27
Annie Gentile
No: from "States and Cities Square Off over Living Wage Laws," HR Magazine (March 2004)
29
Diane Cadrain
Issue 4 Should Employees Be Allowed to Wear Symbols of Faith to the Workplace?
33
Yes: from "Religion at Work," HR Magazine (December 2008)
35
Robert Grossman
No: from "When Religion and Work Clash," Supervision (September 2007)
43
Robert D. Ramsey
UNIT 2 TALENT ACQUISITION
51
Issue 5 Are Social Networking Sites Good Recruitment Sources?
52
Yes: from "Get Social, Get a Job," Computer World (August 2009)
54
Jamie Eckle
No: from "The End of Privacy?" Scientific American (September 2008)
56
David J. Solove
Issue 6 Are Personality Tests Good Predictors of Employee Performance?
64
Yes: from "Selecting Employees Based on Emotional Intelligence Competencies: Reap the Rewards and Minimize the Risk," Employee Relations Law Journal (December 2008)
66
Ira Blank
No: from "Theory and Practice: Personality Tests Aim to Stop `Fakers'; Some Say Tool's Accuracy Could Be Improved to Make Misrepresentations Harder," Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) (November 6, 2006)
75
Erin White
Issue 7 Would Mandatory Background Checks for All Employees Reduce Negligent Hiring Lawsuits?
80
Yes: from "Get a Background Check," SDM (October 2007)
82
Lessing Gold
No: from "The Trouble with Background Checks: Employee Screening Has Become a Big Business, But Not Always an Accurate One," BusinessWeek (June 2008)
84
Chad Terhune
Issue 8 Is Cognitive Ability Testing a Good Predictor of Work Performance?
92
Yes: from "Smart Selections," HR Magazine (December 2007)
94
Martha J. Frase
No: from "Emotional Intelligence and the Quality Manager: Beauty and the Beast?" The Journal for Quality and Participation (January 2009)
99
Rangarajan (Raj) Parthasarathy
UNIT 3 WOMEN IN CORPORATE LEVELS
107
Issue 9 Does the Glass Ceiling Still Exist in U.S. Organizations?
108
Yes: from "Gender Bias Found to Start Early in Career," Workforce Management (June 2009)
110
Jessica Marquez
No: "Breaking the Glass Ceiling," Black Enterprise (February 2009)
112
Anonymous
Issue 10 Do Women Make Better Business Leaders?
118
Yes: from "Cultivating Female Leaders," HR Magazine (February 2007)
120
Ann Pomeroy
No: from "Women and the Vision Thing," Harvard Business Review (January 2009)
127
Herminia Ibarra
Otilia Obodaru
UNIT 4 EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY
141
Issue 11 Does E-Learning Actually Promote Employee Learning and Development?
142
Yes: from "The Role of Social Learning," E. learning Age (October 2007)
144
Steve Allison
No: "Yearning for E-Learning? The Pros and Cons of the Virtual Classroom for Your Call Center," Customer Inter@ction Solutions (June 2008)
148
Penny Reynolds
Issue 12 Does Increased Dependence on Laptops, Cell Phones, and PDAs Hurt Employee Productivity?
153
Yes: from "Death by Information Overload," Harvard Business Review (September 2009
155
Paul Hemp
No: from "Working Successfully in a Virtual World," Employment Relations Today (2007)
165
Michelle LaBrosse
Issue 13 Do Unions Help Organizational Productivity?
172
Yes: from "Unions Are Good for Business, Productivity, and the Economy," (http://www.aflcio.org/joinaunion/why/uniondifference/uniondiff8.cfm)
174
AFL-CIO
No: from "The Game---Dr. Z's Chrysler Predicament: Selling Unions on Sacrifice," Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) (April 24, 2007)
177
Dennis K. Berman
UNIT 5 COMPENSATION AND PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL
183
Issue 14 Has Merit Pay Lost Its Meaning in the Workplace?
184
Yes: from "Merit-Pay Payoff?" Workforce Management (November 2008)
186
Fay Hansen
No: from "U.S. News: Obama Seeks to Expand Merit Pay for Teachers," Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) (March 11, 2009)
191
Laura Meckler
Issue 15 Do Intrinsic Rewards Provide for Better Employee Retention?
195
Yes: from "Total Reward Is Helping to Define a New Era of Benefits" Employee Benefits (July 2007)
197
Amanda Wilkinson
No: from "Reasons to Go," Computerworld (June 2008)
201
Frank Hayes
Issue 16 Is Forced Ranking an Effective Performance Management Approach?
205
Yes: from "Cull or Cure?" Personnel Today (May 2007)
207
Alex Blyth
No: from "Forced Ranking: The Good, The Bad, And The Alternative," Training (May 2004)
210
Gail Johnson
Issue 17 Given the Current State of the National Economy, Is Executive Pay Unreasonable?
220
Yes: from "Executive Excess 2007" at the Institute for Policy Studies. http://www.ips-dc.org/reports/#84
222
Sarah Anderson
John Cavanagh
Chuck Collins
Mike Lapham
Sam Pizzigati
No: from "The Economic Argument for CEO Pay," Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) (September 14, 2007)
233
Robert B. Reich
UNIT 6 THE EFFECT OF HRM PRACTICES
239
Issue 18 Does Attracting, Developing, and Retaining the Millennial Generation Require Significant Changes to Current HRM Practices?
240
Yes: from "Generation Y," Training Journal (July 2009)
242
Charles Woodruffe
No: from "Managing Your Multigenerational Workforce," Strategic Finance (2005)
248
Dana Kyles
Issue 19 Do Human Resource Management Practices Contribute to Increased Firm Performance?
254
Yes: "Google's Lessons for Employers: Put Your Employees First," HR Focus (September 2008)
256
Anonymous
No: from "OOMPH! Heroes or Zeroes?" Personnel Today (September 2007)
258
Tony Pettengell
Issue 20 Is Outsourcing a Good U.S. Business Strategy?
264
Yes: from "Outsourcing Production and Jobs: Costs and Benefits," Business Perspectives (Spring 2004)
266
John E. Gnuschke
Jeff Wallace
Dennis R. Wilson
Stephen C. Smith
No: from "Outsourcing: Pros and Cons," Executive Speeches (August 2004)
273
Murray Weidenbaum
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