Why may the goals of the organization differ within and among departments?

These review questions will identify a few key topics from the chapters and learning objectives in Module 1. Answer all four questions.

  1.  Do you think an employee’s productivity is affected by whether they are satisfied or unsatisfied as an employee? Explain your answer.

  2.  In general terms, describe strategic HRM and its importance in the organization.

  3.  In the past decade, there have been rapid, turbulent, and often strained developments in the relationship between employers and employees. Describe these developments and what they mean to HR managers.

4.  Why may the goals of the organization differ within and among departments?