This course includes three Article Analyses. These exercises are designed to actively involve you in HR considerations and decision making, and help you understand how the concepts covered in the course apply to complex real-world situations. These exercises also provide practice communicating your reasoning in a professional manner.
3-3 HR Article Analysis: Crisis Management
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of HRs role in and influence on legal and environmental risk mitigation, as well as the integration of ethical practices.
Read the article:
Crisis Management: Prevention, Diagnosis and Intervention by Toby J. Kash and John R. Darling (SNHU Library online) http://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/226915167?accountid=3783
Write a 3-to 5-page analysis (approximately 3,000 words) on the companies in the assigned case study. In your analysis, do the following: Briefly summarize the article (1-3 paragraphs).
Identify 3 different companies in the article.
Discuss whether the risk management approach taken by each company was a preventive or intervention measure.
Consider whether or not the risks change when events are addressed in a proactive manner instead of a reactive manner. Explain your reasoning. Compare the different types of leadership approaches, and suggest how an HR department might implement strategies to mitigate risk or manage a crisis event.
Discuss ethical ways for mitigating risks with key stakeholders, considering practical implications to executive leaders.