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You work in the Human Resources department of your organization. You have been charged with recruiting a manager for a department within the Services division. The Vice President of the Services division stresses to you that This department hasn t had a good manager in years. I need someone who can take charge, organize things, and get people motivated and working again.
Based on her comments/expectations and your knowledge of management functions, behaviors and skills, draft the following:

A list of five to ten questions that you will use during the interview process that go beyond the information you can gain from the candidate s application or resume. These should give you insight into why the candidate can fulfill the requirements outlined by the HR manager.
A description of the types of characteristics and experience that you will look for in the candidate. Be specific, include the various management functions and roles that this individual must have experience with as well as the skills they must possess to be effective.

Millions of U.S. workers in manufacturing industries have lost their jobs because companies have moved their operations to low wage countries overseas. In other countries, many women and children work long hours a day for low wages performing the jobs that used to be done by workers in the United States. Do you think it is ethical for multi nationals to operate on the basis of where they can obtain low cost resources? Do you think laws should be passed to prevent global companies from locating abroad so that the relatively high paying jobs of U.S. employees can be protected?

How does a manager lead and transform a failing organization and create a culture and capability to ensure the success of the organization? What is needed to successfully lead this type of transformational change? And why do these transformation efforts often fail?