Discussion: Making Decisions

The HR area of Informational Systems has budgeted for a new HRIS system that is sorely needed. HR managers are considering their options: purchase an system based on the recommendation by the Director of IT, purchase a system based on an evaluation by an IT workgroup, or purchase a system based on a joint evaluation of both IT and HR employees.

Discussion Prompt

What decision-making process should HR managers employ to come up with the best way forward to decide on their new HRIS system? Why?

Grading

Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.

Criteria Not Evident Developing Exemplary Points
Submit your initial response 0 pts
No post made
2 pts
Post is either late or off-topic
5 pts
Post is made on time and is focused on the prompt
5 pts
Respond to at least two peers’ presentations 0 pts
No response to peers
2 pts
Responded to only one peer
5 pts
Responded to two peers
5 pts
Total: 10 pts