Read the “Billy Beane: Changing the Game” case study and complete the assignment, answering the case questions in the attached document (both documents linked below). For more information, you may want to check out the movie “Moneyball”. For the trailer, go to http://moneyball-movie.com/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Please remember that a case study is more than just a review of the case. It is an analysis with critical aspects of the case identified and recommendations made.
1. Based on the “Billy Beane: Changing the Game” case, explain how and why the Oakland A’s economic situation after 1995 shaped its:
a) Compensation strategies
b) Staffing (recruiting, selection, and retention strategies) strategies
c) Training and development strategies
2. Explain how the compensation, staffing, and training strategies were aligned or integrated with each other to create an overall HR strategy for the Oakland A’s organization.
Are there potential problems with the HR strategies adopted by the Oakland A’s?