You work in HR and believe implementing a self-service portal for HR administration would generate several efficiencies in work flow. Your manager is resistant to implementing the portal because of the administrative challenges and concerns such as the probability of security breaches, misuse of employee information by management, and the employees' perception that their privacy is being invaded. Formulate a policy, procedure, process, or control that would resolve each of these issues in order to change your manager's perception about the portal. Provide specific examples to support your response.
Use the Internet to research talent management trends occurring during an economic slowdown. Next, recommend a short-term talent management strategy to get past the economic downturn and keep employees motivated until the market improves for a both a domestic and multinational enterprise. Provide specific examples to support your response.