Chapter 3 Discussion Question Original response due Wednesday of Week 3 Peer responses due Friday of Week 3 25 points
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to learn why all hospitality managers should understand employment laws. Skills: As a result of completing this assignment, you will practice written communication and responding to peer’s in a professional manner. Knowledge: Students will gain knowledge employment laws, discrimination, EEO legislation, and legal issues in a social context.
Task: In order to complete this assignment you will execute the following. 1. Answer the following question: Why should managers be concerned with understanding HR law instead of leaving it to the experts? (15 points) Answer should be 400-500 words. Post your original comment to the discussion questions with students (your last name) in the subject line (my post would say: Ch 3 Sammons). Prepare a response to at least 2 peers to the question above of a minimum of 250-300 words. You are automatically assigned 5 peers. Provide at least one reference other than the textbook to support your answers to the discussion question! Be sure to put the reference information in your posting using APA formatting. o Cite the source after the information is presented. (author, year) o At the end of your discussion, please cite your source. The minimum information that must be included in the citation is the following: If printed or electronic journal article: Title of Article, Title of Journal, Date and Issue number (if available). If web site: Title of article or company and website address. Post your original answers to the questions by Wednesday at 10:00 pm. 2. Read criteria for posting discussion file. 3. After Wednesday at 10:00 pm read each of your peer’s postings. Response postings may not be posted before 6 am on Thursday. 4. Grammar, spelling & citations. (2 Points)
You are automatically assigned 5 peers. Respond to at least 2 of the peers regarding their discussion why managers should know HR Law addressing the following question: What additional concerns can you add to their list? ( 8 Points) o Prepare a response of a minimum of 100-150 words to at least two peers.
o Post comments to at least two other student’s postings by Friday by 10:00 pm. o Provide at least one reference other than the textbook to support each of your responses! o Be sure to put the reference information in your posting using APA formatting. Criteria for Success: A successful assignment will have the following characteristics: A critical evaluation of the importance of knowledge about human resource laws. You cite one additional reference to support your response to the discussion questions. The textbook is not an additional reference. Sources will be cited the end of your discussion using APA format. Students do not begin reading the answers until after Wednesday at 10 pm – so you have the opportunity to read all postings. Response postings may not be posted before 6 am on Thursday. Notes to posting on the discussion board: o You may use a word processor to complete the discussion before posting in Learn. Then copy and paste the information into the discussion board. o Do not attach the file to the discussion area. o It is nearly impossible for the class members and for me to keep up with reading each posting if we have to download attached files. Proper grammar, spelling, and professional language are used. Late assignments are not accepted