Assignment Two: Human Resource Strategies of Google, Inc. & Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

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Assignment Two: Human Resource Strategies of Google, Inc. & Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. BUS 508-Contemporary Business Alisha Ball Dr. Solomon Fakinlede Strayer University Compare and contrast the two (2) industries you have identified in terms of size, products, services, customers, economic and regulatory environment. Human resource management/ strategies refers to a various number of policies as well as practices that influence an organization significantly. It is related to employee behaviors, attitudes, as well as performance. These strategies are used to give organizations a competitive advantage particularly in the areas of recruitment, training and development, and diversity management. These policies and strategies…show more content…
(Goodman, 2009) The company primarily focuses on search; advertising; consumer content and platforms; and enterprise products. Some of the core business practices of google include getting to know their employees, creating new ways to reward and promote their high-performing employees, letting their employees own the problems they want to solve, allowing employees to function outside the company’s hierarchy, and have their employees’ performance reviewed by someone they respect for their objectivity and impartiality. (Manimala, M.J. 2013) The employees can operate and experience a free and transparent exchange of ideas in order to best meet the needs of the people in which they serve. Google technology includes the Google Chrome browser, YouTube, Google Maps, Android smartphones and smart contact lenses. The company is also developing a self-driving car. Overall, their managers trust them to carry out these responsibilities without micromanaging them and their core value is to create technology to make life easier and better for everyone. Wegmans is dedicated to providing customers with a wide selection of quality local and international products. In 2014, Consumer Reports named the company the best grocery store in the United States. Some of the most notable human resource practices of this

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