Discussion 1

Employees are at the heart of every organization and there are many strategies for recruiting and retaining quality employees. Describe an organization you have worked for (or one that you have researched) and what is the focus of human resources in the organization. Are the employees seen as providing value? What retention strategies have they/ do they employ? Are these strategies successful? Explain why or why not using the material in the text to support your points.

Discussion 2

There are many pros and cons of computer-assisted communication technology and computer-assisted decision-aiding technology. Describe an instance in your company that communication was impacted by use of computer-assisted communication technology or computer-assisted decision-aiding technology in a positive way AND also an example of how it was impacted in a negative way because of these technologies. Use specific examples and support from the text to explain in detail.