1. (5 points)
Based on Chapter 5: Management Strategies, describe each of the three Management Strategies.
Based on the strategies discussed above:
a.How do you believe that unions (Labor Relations Strategies) would react to each of the strategies discussed in Question #1 above? Explain
b.What do you believe would be the best management strategy in today’s business environment? Provide a well-thought out argument to support your point of view.
Based on Week Three Video Lecture, summarize each of the following: the Employee Free Choice Act, the Mandatory Secret Ballot Protection Act and the recent resolutions and rulings by the NLRB (see Week Three video).
Discuss the pros and cons of each piece of pending legislation and the rulings that you discussed in Question #3. How would you vote on each of these? Give well-thought-out reasons.
It is very important in your role of HR director that you respond appropriately to a union organizing drive. You will read each of the four scenarios found on pages 227-228 (“HR Strategy Responding to a Union Organizing Drive”) in your textbook. Then, you will do the following in response to each scenario based on what you have learned in Chapter 6 (Be sure to address each scenario separately:
a.Outline your various alternatives in responding to the union organizing drive for each scenario.
b.After outlining alternative for each, develop and support a specific recommended course of action for each of the four scenarios to present to upper management. Use what you learned in Chapter 6 as support for your recommendation.