Assignment 2: Discussion—HR Challenges in Relation to People and Technology

Strategic planning in HR is about using technological tools and working with people. This assignment will allow you to think about both areas.

Use your module readings, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet to research HR challenges in relation to people and technology in terms of strategic planning.

Then, respond to the following:

  • Identify and describe at least three HR challenges in relation to people and technology in terms of strategic planning.
  • Could social networking be used to address some of the challenges?

Support your positions with appropriate references from your assigned readings and other articles from peer-reviewed journals found in the Argosy University online library.

By the due date assigned, post your initial response to the Discussion Area below. Continue to get to know your fellow classmates and contribute to our discussion on HR challenges.

Through the end of the module, comment on at least two of your peers’ responses.

Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation

Do the following when responding to your peers:

  • Read your peers’ answers.
  • Provide substantive comments by
    • contributing new, relevant information from course readings, Web sites, or other sources;
    • building on the remarks or questions of others; or
    • sharing practical examples of key concepts from your professional or personal experiences
  • Respond to feedback on your posting and provide feedback to other students on their ideas.
  • Make sure your writing
    • is clear, concise, and organized;
    • demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and
    • displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Grading Criteria
Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsQuality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment instructions16Quality of responses to classmates12Frequency of responses to classmates4Reference to supporting readings and other materials4Language and grammar4Total:40

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