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Fundamentals of human resource management




Question;Fundamentals of human resource management (4th ed.). Chicago, IL: McGraw-Hill;1. List and explain the perceptions employees use to determine the fairness of the company?s procedures and outcomes.;2. Describe and evaluate the criteria employees use to evaluate the fairness of a pay structure.;3. Compare and contrast the three common types of retirement plans offered by employers, and indicate whether they are contributory or noncontributory plans. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each one to the employee and to the employer? 4. You are the HR Supervisor responsible for developing the company objectives that will be listed in the new benefits package. What needs to be considered when selecting employee benefits?;5. List and explain the advantages and disadvantages of incentive pay, and describe how companies can overcome the disadvantages.;Your response should be at least 75 words in length for the 5 questions. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Discussion question no word countBelow is a link to an article discussing Affirmative Action and an upcoming Supreme Court ruling on whether it will be handed to the States or remain a federal policy. The court is about to make a decision that could result in another "Landmark" case by reversing a previous decision. Historically, the court rarely reverses a decision. For example, in 1896 in the ruling for "Plessy vs. Ferguson" they ruled the doctrine "Separate but Equal" as constitutional and that opened the door to the Southern States immediately taking advantage of the loophole and implementing the racist Jim Crow laws. It took 58 years before they finally overturned it and reversed their decision in another "Landmark" case "Brown vs. the Topeka Board of Education" in 1954.;Soon another decision and possible reversal is in the making. Below is the article. Read it and then use the information below to comment with your thoughts and opinions;;Affirmative Action plans and guidelines have been a source of controversy and the subject of heated discussions regarding whether they have outlived their original intent and purpose. This concept includes many areas and one is equal pay for equal work and the "glass ceiling" addressing equality in promotions, particularly for females. A common argument by opponents is "reverse discrimination." Do you think that is a valid argument? Why or why not? Do you think Affirmative Action has outlived its purpose? Why or why not?


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