DQ 1 and 2

Both need to be minimum of 250 each and one reference. 

1.Effective managers stay abreast of current HR topics.

Some relevant issues facing today’s managers include: global HRM, labor relations, social media, whistleblower rules, e-HRM/self-service the knowledge economy, outsourcing pros and cons, managing four different generations in the workforce, increasing age of the workforce, employee privacy, the glass ceiling, implications of baby boomer retirements, immigration, social responsibility, elder care, executive pay, and alternative work arrangements.

Select three topics from the list above (or choose other current topics that are not included). Research each topic. For each of your three chosen topics, provide a bulleted list of four or five relevant points that you believe have significance for line managers.

2. Select an organization.  Consider your experience as a customer, how would you describe the organizational strategy? Does it align well with their business strategy? If possible, use real-life examples to bolster your answer.

Effective managers stay abreast of current HR topics.