A) Mentoring and coaching are two different types of relationships used to develop employees. Discuss (compare and contrast) the roles of mentor and coach. How are they similar? How are they different? How are they relevant to the career development process? Do you believe these programs should be formal or informal and why?
B) Discuss your experience with or observation of coaching and mentoring. How does your organization use coaching and mentoring programs to support the talent management strategy? Did you (or would you) find them effective in helping you achieve your career goals? How so?
A) Imagine that you are preparing for your first performance feedback session with your employee. You want the session to be effective for the employee, so he/she will have the motivation and knowledge to improve performance. You also want to provide a valid, accurate evaluation of the employees performance.
What are the steps that you would take to prepare for the session?
What sources of data would you consider?
Finally, outline how you would conduct the feedback and evaluation.
B) Assume the role of the employee. How would you need to prepare for your performance evaluation meeting?
A) Define and discuss in detail the two types of sexual harassment found in the workplace. Your answer should include the actions employers can take to create a legal defense and the actions a person subject to this type of treatment or who witnesses these actions can take.
B) Evaluate the sexual harassment policies of your organization and the role of the human resource manager. How were these policies communicated? How were employees trained? Discuss three ideas to improve effectiveness in reducing cases of sexual harassment.
A) First, define and then discuss the term security with respect to todays workplace. Then, discuss in detail at least two actions an employer can take to minimize the risk of bullying and at least two actions to reduce workplace violence.
B) What are some other security concerns organizations face and how can these risks be mitigated? Discuss at least three risk mitigation strategies.