PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (PM) IN HOSPITALS.
Discusses how human resource management (HRM) uses the PM system to improve the organizational performance of a hospital. Defines PM programs & their relation to standards and resources. Contends that strategic HRM is integral to PM to ensure that standards are met. Factors that determine quality of patient care. PM in health care. Issues in hospital HRM. Role of Information Technology (IT).
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (PM).
Overview and analysis. Defines the system of PM. Its application. New PM models incorporating a broader set of measures. Necessity of a strategic performance management system. Need to assess performance across both financial and operational indicators. PM as a behavioral tool. Five critical dimensions of PM. Tools used to measure PM.
This paper discusses the importance of performance management in project management, emphasizing the three measures of schedule, quality, and customer satisfaction and explaining why performance measurement is important in a project.
International Portfolio Diversification
Review of how the inclusions of international securities and derivative securities in an investment portfolio affect diversification, rise, and return. Discusses effective investment strategies to enhance portfolio performance.
ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS THEORY.
Develops theory for the analysis of an organization in the context of corporate strategic planning. Models, assessment plan, firm classifications, etc.
Houston Fearless 76 Case
Brief case analysis involving the comparison of two incentive compensation plans for the company Houston Fearless 76, Inc. Focuses on four issues centering on compensations incentive plans.
HR Balanced Scorecard at Verizon
Case analysis of the implementation of the Human Resources Balanced Scorecard at Verizon communications. Analyzes its development, implementation and success. The strategic objectives of Verizon within the telecommunications industry. The HR Balanced Scoreboard as part of the company's response to the changed regulatory environment for the telecommunications industry.
Discusses fall prevention for home healthcare, and why a performance improvement plan is needed for this problem, first to evaluate the existing program and then to determine factors that can improve the program.