1. For the Essay, you will explain organizational learning techniques for today’s HR professionals and how they enhance training and development. Within your essay, address the following points: Describe competency models, case-based decision making, and systems thinking. Describe why the competencies of the past are not compatible with the competencies of the future for the global organization. Explain the competency-based and the traditional approach to training. Select several training models and assess their effectiveness for the global organization. Include training issues faced by the global organization in your explanation. Your essay must be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference page. You are required to use at least one outside source to support your explanation. All sources used, including required readings, must be cited and referenced according to APA standards.
2. You have been asked to create a PowerPoint presentation on a training method for executives at an organization you currently work for or an organization you wish to work for in the future. Research a training method of your choice to complete this presentation. Below are the methods covered in this unit; you may select one from this list or a different method that interests you: MHR 6551, Training and Development 3 learning organizations, adult learning, evidence-based learning, or method of your choice. In your PowerPoint presentation, include the following points: explanation of the training method; how your organization can implement it; the benefits of this method; the potential barriers to this method and how you can overcome them; how you will present this information (in a traditional format, computer-based, e-learning model, or a combination), an explanation of that method, and the reasons why; and any additional information you feel may be helpful. Your presentation must be at least 10 slides in length, not including the title and reference slides. You are required to use at least one outside source and to utilize the notes section. Within the notes section, include additional explanations. As you write your presentation, keep in mind that you are presenting for executives at your organization. All sources used, including the required readings, must be cited and referenced according to APA guidelines
A. Discuss why those in the human resource development positions are in a prime position to facilitate the change process. How can they develop employee trust in the change process?
Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
B. Compare and contrast Lewin’s change management model and Kotter’s eight-step change model. Which do you believe is more effective? Why?
Your response should be at least 200 words in length
C. Although change can be positive overall, it can also end poorly. How can the obstacles of change be overcome? Explain using detail and examples.
Your response should be at least 500 words in length
D. Why is change so difficult to implement within an organization? What are the reasons people resist change, and what can an organization do to ensure change is well-received and permanent?
Your response should be at least 500 words in length.
4. Organizational culture involves many different details, including customer service, employee benefits, and hiring/termination processes. In this essay, you will further explain the role of organizational culture and its influences. Within your essay, include the following points: What are the cultural influences on training and development? Provide two examples. Discuss the effects of cultural continuity and change on organizational succession planning. Provide two examples. How do internal and external social media influence organizational culture? Is social media the most effective way for employees to share knowledge? Explain. Your essay must be a minimum of two full pages in length, not including the title and reference page. You are required to use a minimum of two outside sources; one must be from the CSU Online Library. All sources used, including the required reading assignments, must be cited and referenced according to APA standards.