HRM 324 Complete Class Assignments
HRM 324 WEEK 1 Individual Assignment Legal Issues in Compensation
Assume the role of a human resources (HR) consultant. Unsure of legal obligations in designing a total
compensation plan, a client has asked you to explain how certain laws and regulations affect total
compensation in their organization. The client’s organization employs 200 people, is a federal
contractor, and operates in the biotech industry.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper discussing at least 3 laws/regulations influencing total compensation.
Format your paper according to APA standards
HRM 324 Week 2 - Wage Managemen
HRM 324 WEEK 2 Individual Assignment Internal and External Equity Comparison
Write a 700-1,050 word paper in which you explore the concepts of internal and external equity
in compensation. Define what it means to have internally equitable and externally equitable
compensation system; how does an organization achieve an internally and externally equitable
compensation system? Describe what could happen if an organization’s compensation system
lacks internal and external equity. Format and cite your paper according to APA standards.
Learning Team Assignment Wage Management
As a team write a 700-1,050 word paper in which you explore how a small start up organization's
compensation program would differ from that of a Fortune 500 organization. Comment on how
the these two organizations would likely establish salaries for their employees, if and how they
would give raises, if and how they would account for competitor's pay, etc... Format and cite
your paper according to APA standards.
HRM 324 WEEK 3 Learning Team Assignment Incentive Pay
As a team, write an introduction discussing the nature of incentive plans and their benefit to
employers and employees. The introduction should be a minimum of 200 words.
Individually (each team member), discuss the individual, team/group and/or organizational wide
incentives that are offered in your current organization or one that you’re familiar with. In a
minimum 200-word synopsis, discuss how the incentive plans are administered and comment on
whether believe the incentive plans are effective in motivating employees to go above and
beyond to meet organizational goals. Each student’s synopsis should be labeled with their name.
As a team, write at least 200 words that indentify common themes among the incentive plans
within your chosen organizations as well as suggestions as to how incentive plans can be
structured and administered to ensure maximum employee motivation.
Format and cite your paper according to APA standards.
Individual Assignment Mandatory (Legally Required) Benefits
Choose one of the mandatory benefits as described in our readings and prepare a minimum 350-
word synopsis of the benefit. Use at least one other source in preparing your paper. Format and
cite your paper according to APA standards.
HRM 324 Week 3 - Mandatory (Legally Required) Benefits
HRM 324 WEEK 4 Learning Team Assignment Retirement Plans
As a team write a 700-1,050 word paper in which you compare and constrast defined benefit and
defined contribution retirement plans. Format and cite your paper according to APA standards.
HRM 324 WEEK 5 Individual Assignment International Compensation
You are a HR Manager that’s been tasked with developing a compensation and benefits package for an
expatriate. Prepare a 350-word paper discussing the considerations that need to be made when
compensating an employee working abroad. Use this week’s readings and Internet research to aid you
in indentifying these considerations. Format and cite your paper according to APA standards.
HRM 324 Week 5 - Managing Compensation