Instructions for Submitting The assignment
Type your exam submission within Microsoft Word. Use Arial or Times New Roman 12 point font, one-inch margins, double spacing and case step headings separating out your answers. Your final exam submission must be 10-12 pages typed. Please save all file names with a .doc not pages or as a pdf. Three academic sources beyond the textbook must be used. Ensure you attach a references page and use APA referencing for any materials (paraphrased – put in your own words and for direct quotes). Ensure you use examples to support your answers (using your APA sources). Attach a cover page to the front of your submission with your name, student number, my name and date due. No resubmissions will be allowed to fix referencing or a lack of references page.
Case Questions to Answer:
1. Conduct an environmental scan of the various factors impacting Becton Dickinson currently through the use of a PESTEL trend analysis?
2. What actions must Becton Dickinson take to strengthen the role of the human resource function in supporting overall business strategy?
3. Should the human resource function be driven at corporate level or further down at sector or business level? Support your answer with specific reasons why or why not?
4. Discuss the various job analysis techniques that can be used to develop the new position of Director of Organizational Development?
Case Model Steps (Answer the questions given within these steps)
Step 1: Inventory of Facts: Provide a brief listing of the key facts in the case.
Step 2: Statement of Problem(s): Concise statement of the major problem(s) in case. Problems should be stated as things to be corrected or resolved.
Step 3: Analysis of Causes: Identification and analysis of all possible causes of the problem(s).
Step 4: Theory Application: Identification of all theories or models that might apply to these problems and aid in solutions. Use the theory to introduce the problems and to solve the problems.
Step 5: List of Possible Solutions: Identification of possible solutions to each problem as stated. What objectives are achieved with each solution? This section should present an action plan for what solution should be utilized first and a time frame.
Step 6: Implementation: How would you carry out your solution? Provide a concrete action plan.