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Half-Baked

George Kelly
January 1, 2015
SKU:
BUS-004226
Region: 
North America
Topic: 
Human Resources & Organizational Behavior
Length: 
4 pages
Keywords: 
hiring practices, HR, employee promotions, human resources, job descriptions
Student Price: 
$4.00 (€3.27)
Average rating: 
0

This critical incident concerns a middle aged man employed as an adjunct baking instructor at a small community college who is expecting an advancement to a full time position. A conflict arises when another newer instructor is advanced to that position and the adjunct is faced with a decision about his future. This critical incident is based on an actual situation.

Learning Outcomes: 
  1. Explain the difference between job descriptions and employee potential.
  2. Assess how higher management can influence performance in current and future employment?
  3. Describe how human resources plays an important role in avoiding problems with external hiring.
  4. Analyze the case from a career development perspective.