College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Human Resource Management (MGT211)
Deadline: 06/03/2021 @ 23:59
Course Name: Human Resource Management
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Academic Year:2020-21, 2nd Term
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Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low
Instructions Ã¢â‚¬â€œ PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be
reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students
or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced)
font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ This Assignment comprise of a short Case.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Assignment is to be submitted by each student individually.
Assignment Purposes/Learning Outcomes:
After completion of Assignment-1 students will able to understand the following LOs:
LO1-1 Discuss the roles and activities of a companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s human resource management
LO1-2 Discuss the implications of the economy, the makeup of the labor force, and ethics
for company sustainability.
LO1-3 Discuss how human resource management affects a companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s balanced
LO1-4 Discuss what companies should do to compete in the global marketplace.
Read the case given and answer the questions:
Mike INC. is well known for its welfare activities and employee-oriented
schemes in the manufacturing industry for more than ten decades. The company
employs more than 1000 workers and 200 administrative staff and 90
management-level employees. The Top-level management views all the
employees at the same level. This can be clearly understood by seeing the
uniform of the company which is the Same for all starting from MD to floor level
workers. The company has 2 different cafeterias at different places one near the
plant for workers and others near the Administration building. Though the place
is different the amenities, infrastructure and the food provided are of the same
The company has one registered trade union and the relationship between the
union and the management is very cordial. The company has not lost a single
man day due to strike. The company is not a paymaster in that industry. The
compensation policy of that company, when compared to other similar
companies, is very less still the employees donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have many grievances due to the
other benefits provided by the company. But the company is facing a countable
number of problems in supplying the materials in the recent past days. Problems
like quality issues, mismatch in packing materials (placing material A in the box
of material B) incorrect labelling of material, not dispatching the material on
The management views the case as there are loopholes in the system of various
departments and hand over the responsibility to the HR department to solve the issue.
When the HR manager goes through the issues he realized that the issues are not relating
to the system but it relates to the employees. When investigated he come to know that the
reason behind the casual approach by employees in work is
The company hired new employees for a higher-level post without considering the
potential internal candidates.
The newly hired employees are placed with higher packages than that of existing
employees in the same cadre.
Q1. What are the major issues or concerns for employees at Mike Inc.?(1.5Marks)
Q2. As an employee of this organization what would you suggest to the employers? (1
Q3. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Is the organization working on lines of ethics or notÃ¢â‚¬Â Comment (2.5 Marks)
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