the organization’s HR function


Applying the Fuit Guys Business Strategy (10 Points)

Watch the video titled “Fruit Guys ─ Strategy,” *also located in the Learn section of Week 3 of your Blackboard course. Identify two or three (2-3) businesses that could use the five (5) questions the Fruit Guys used to determine effectiveness. Provide a rationale for your answer. Reply to at least one (1) of your classmate’s posts.

Considering the Impact of Competition on HRM Within a Real Business (10 Points)

Pick an organization that you are familiar with and do a competitive environmental scan for it. Then answer and discuss the following questions:

· How does the competitive environment for the company affect the organization’s HR function?

· Which strategy would be best suited to address the effects discussed?


“Genetics vs. Society” Please respond to the following: Consider the nature-nurture debate and the trait of “intelligence.”What factors impact a person’s intelligence? Which of these factors have the strongest influence on a person’s level of intelligence? Do you believe nature or nurture plays a more significant role in how smart a person is?

· Notes:


· Discussion posts are due by Monday at 9am. Late posts are not accepted.

· To earn full credit, you must respond in an initial post of at least 200 words, AND you must reply to another student’s post with a response that adds new information to the discussion.