staffing discussion a

taffing Models/Strategy and Planning

Background Information:

Welcome the first discussion. In this course, you will be introduced to a topic in the discussion below. The first week of this module you will write about your initial thoughts after reviewing the resources. The initial post should be at least 300 words. Where possible back up your position with cites and references form the resources provided. You are encouraged to use the Stratford Library for additional resources.

You will then reply to at least two of your classmates. Your replies should be at least 150 words and you are strongly encouraged, where possible, to use cites and references from your resources to strengthen your position. See the discussion rubric in the Important documents folder for more details on grading.

1. Complete the Following:

  1. Read Chapter 1: Staffing and Models in Strategy and Chapter 3: Planning in your Staffing Organizations Textbook.
  2. Watch: Southwest Airlines Employee Video:

2.Initial Discussion Post (Minimum 300 words):

Answer the following questions in a scholarly post of 300 words or more by Wednesday:

  • Part 1: Why is it important for the organization to view all components of staffing (recruitment, selection, and employment) from the perspective of the job applicant?
  • Part 2: Are some of the 13 strategic staffing decisions more important than others? If so, which ones? Why?