Please answer the questions thoroughly and use examples where practical. Answers should be in the 500 word range, unless otherwise indicated.

  1. The accident rate at your manufacturing plant has increased by 12% during the past year. OSHA has been in to review the plant and has found that it is in compliance. They say that carelessness and poor attitudes are contributing to the high accident rate. As the HR manager, you want to address the employees at the next quarterly meeting. What do you say?
  2. Write a 250 word diversity statement for your company handbook.
  3. Discuss the role of technology in human resources management. How has technology changed the role of the human resources manager?
  4. Do we really need unions anymore? Take a position and defend it.