Students present HR case study on struggling organization during COVID-19

Students in Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program are analyzing what went wrong for one organization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this fourth video in the HRM Solutions to COVID series — A Look Inside: One Company's Response to COVID-19 — students Rosalyn Rease and Brooke Myall provide an analysis of one organization's response to COVID-19, and, considering that 200+ employees have tested positive, how things might have turned out differently (30:00). The students include discussion about the organization's increasing tension between employees and management. 

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In the first HRM Solutions to COVID video, students offered guidance to address human resource (HR) concerns for hospitals as they work to effectively staff hospitals during the pandemic. Watch the first video.

In the second HRM Solutions to COVID video, students addressed key questions facing managers across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the second video.

In the third HRM Solutions to COVID video, students considered how the field of human resources may help the manufacturing industry survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the third video.

About Appalachian's IOHRM Program

Appalachian's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program offers an interdisciplinary Master of Arts degree through the Departments of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences and Management in the Walker College of Business. Students receive specialized training in human resource management with emphases on developing knowledge of theories, methods and research findings derived from the behavioral sciences. The degree prepares graduates for work in business, industry and government, where they will address organizational activities such as selection, placement and motivation of employees, training and development, performance appraisal, and development and change of organizations. Learn more online,

Published: May 4, 2020 4:53pm