Billy Beane: Changing the Game

Billy Beane: Changing the Game
For the case analysis students may use any books as aides since the heart of the assessment process is the ability to analyze factual data, select relevant theories and diagnostic frameworks from all courses in the HRMG program, apply those frameworks to analyze facts of the case and then develop recommendations for action.
Assessment case questions
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.
3. Are there potential problems with the HR strategies adopted by the Oakland A’s?