HR Case Studies (HRM)

Case Studies in Human Resource Management (HRM). Areas covered include HR planning, recruitment, motivation, retention strategies and more.

Hiring at McDonald’s – 50,000 McJobs in a day

McDonald’s announced April 19, 2011 as National Hiring Day in the U.S. McDonald’s has 14,000 restaurants in the U.S. and has 650,000 employees. As per the plan, McDonald’s will hire 50,000 new employees in various part-time and full-time positions at crew and management levels.

Mercadona – Innovative HR Practices for better store performance

Mercadona, a Spanish supermarket chain is not only committed to offering the lowest prices but also personalized customer service. For over a decade, Mercadona has had steady profits and do so for more than a decade. It does so by investing in employees and shows how innovative HR policies can lead to employee stability and ultimately to better store performance.

Case Study on FedEx – HR Practices

This HRM case study highlights the Innovative HR practices and programs launched by FedEx since its early years. The people-service-profit (PSP) philosophy which FedEx introduced is also discussed.

Organization Culture at Wal-Mart

This HRM case study briefly discusses the Organizational Culture at Wal-Mart Stores, the world’s largest retailer. Case in point – There is more to Wal-Mart’s success over the years than just tighter inventory controls and lower prices.