Week 9 – Youth Sport
This is the week that you most likely have seen one or several of the selected films, and many of you can relate in some familiar way with some aspect and character in the movie.
You were to watch the Sandlot and a 2nd movie (Remember the Titans or Friday Night Lights).
1) In what ways did you see themes and characteristics mentioned by Crosson (2013)? This may include concepts about hegemony, race, gender, power, class, etc.
2) What concepts from the films did you just think were too artificial for a movie? Any aspects of the film that turned you off to youth sports?
3) Was there any situation in the movie that you can specifically identify with? How did you handle a similar situation, and how did the character handle it? How does humour/comedy impact the scene and themes of the movie?
4) Feel free to add other items that you found interesting or unique to the film. 10-1 Discussion: The Impact of Future Trends
Review the module resources. Then, in your initial post, address the following: What HR functional areas within the technical competency domain of people do you believe will be impacted the most by future trends? How? What HR functional areas within the technical competency domain of workplace do you believe will be impacted the most by future trends? How? What HR functional areas within the technical competency domain of organization do you believe will be impacted the most by future trends? How?
Module Nine, we examined inwardly focused risk-management activities, HR audits, and background and reference checks. We further delved into the risk-management analysis by exploring the outwardly focused activity of business continuity planning. We examined SHRM toolkits that provided informative reviews of these topics. You also submitted your final project, a strategic HR plan.
For this module, we will explore changes in the workplace and external environment and their impact on HR future trends. We will eaps, and corporate social responsibility.
Approximately half (46 percent) of workers surveyed said they chose to become a nontraditional worker, and another 28 percent said nontraditional work was the best option for them. Companies are realizing this change, with 32 percent of HR and executive leaders recognizing “workers opting for nontraditional employment” to be one of the top reasons for building an agile workforce model. (Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, 2016, p. 4)
To prepare for the Module Ten discussion, read Five Key Trends from SHRM’s Special Expertise Panels and Report The Future of Work. In this class discussion, you will analyze the HR functional areas within the technical competencies that will be impacted through future trends. You will engage in a discussion with your classmates regarding the behavioural competencies needed to prepare for and handle future workplace trends from an HRM perspective.
Society for Human Resource Management Foundation. (2016). Five Key Trends from SHRM’s Special Expertise Panels. Retrieved from https://www.shrm.org/foundation/ourwork/initiatives/preparing-for-future-hr-trends/Documents/Five%20Key%20Trends%20-%20Theme%202.pdf
Society for Human Resource Management Foundation. (2016). The Future of Work. Retrieved from https://www.shrm.org/foundation/news/ Learning Objectives
By the end of this module, you will meet these learning objectives: Analyze how functional areas within the HR technical competencies can be impacted by future trends The module at a Glance
This is the recommended plan for completing the reading assignments and activities within the module. Additional information can be found in the module Reading and Resources section and in the task list. Review the module resources and write an initial post in the discussion. Respond to classmates in the discussion. Reading and Resources
Report: Future of Work
This SHRM article examines the ever-changing internal and external environments that shape the future of HR to meet and strategically support organizational needs and goals. The article outlines five dominate areas that are changing and shaping how work is done.
Five Key Trends from SHRM’s Special Expertise Panels
This SHRM article examines changes to the internal and external environments from a global perspective that shape the future of HR. This article delves into five key trends and provides strategies for HR to prepare for these trends.
As you read these two articles, consider the following questions: What HR functional areas will be impacted by the future trends? How should HR prepare to properly meet future organizational needs and goals? What might be the resulting impact if HR is unaware of future trends and does not prepare accordingly? How should HR make executive and management teams aware of future trends and gain buy-in for HR proactive strategic initiatives?
SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge
Reference this resource throughout this course to develop an applied understanding of the strategic role of HR functions in an organization. As you review this resource, consider HR initiatives that impact the various functional areas within the HR knowledge domains of the technical competencies of people, organization, and workplace.
About the Competency Model
This SHRM webpage provides an interactive model which outlines the key competencies. You can click on each competency and the model will show you the key concepts associated with the competency. The model also offers resources for you to develop and create your own competencies.