Democracy is defined by Princeton University as “the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives.” (University 2010) Basically a democracy is a government that is run by the people and/or its elected officials. A democracy is a government that is meant to serve the will and needs of the people to improve life in all aspects. Both the USA and Canada are examples of successful, and long lived, democracies. The opening to the book Assessing the Quality of Democracy states the essences of democracy and the need for it to be an adaptive state:
Wal-marts Target Customers Wal-mart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton with its first store opening in a small town in Rogers, Arkansas, a rural area. It has grown to become the biggest retailer in the U.S. and the world. This retailer has committed itself to driving down cost out the supply chain to deliver everyday low prices as promised in it marketing slogan to all customers. With that being said rs, Wal-mart has achieved $226billion in annual revenues and even growing to more than 3,400 discount and supercenters in the U.S.
Human Resources Management (HRM) is a continually changing process, focusing on an organization’s staffing needs, how to fill those needs, and how to adjust to the circumstances and specifications required. Staffing, training, and managing employees while maintaining performance standards and capabilities requires a knowledgeable and flexible human resources department (HRD). Factors pertaining to globalization, technology, diversity, e-business, and ethics (University of Phoenix, 2010, Syllabus) constantly pull organizations in different directions. This paper briefly describes the role of HRM and its response to trends, and existing factors faced in an ever-changing society.