Tanglewood Stores - Case 2

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Tanglewood stores
Case two

Conduct an analysis of Tanglewood’s staffing data and determine if their current staffing practices are sufficient to meet their ongoing needs, or if there will be problems in adequately staffing the organization in the near future.
Recommend how Tanglewood should design its overall staffing mission and strategy based on their upcoming needs.
Calculate representation statistics for various jobs within a single Tanglewood department store to determine where the most critical problems exist.
Recommend what you would do in light of the information you obtain in the calculation of various demographic statistics both for this specific store and for the chain as a whole.

Specific Assignment Details
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Therefore they need 1200 individuals to work as shift leaders, 850 individuals as department manager, 150 individuals as Assistant store manager, 50 individuals as store manager for the coming year.

2. Determining future human resource availabilities

Availability projections focus on the organization’s current internal workforce. Their concern is with estimating the numbers and types of current employees that will be available in the future. More specifically, these estimates are concerned with the loss or exit of employees from the organization, the resulting distribution of employees who remain within the organization’s internal labor market and the number of accessions during the planning time frame.

Markov Analysis to Forecast Availabilities

| | | |current year | | | | |
|Transition probability | |1 |2 |3 |4 |5 |Exit |
|Matrix | | | | | | | |
| | | | | | | | |
|Store associate | |0.43 |0.06 |0 |0 |0 |0.51 |
|Shift leader | |0

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