The case study scenario:
Find a recent article on the Internet which discusses the challenges for HRM related issues in the public sector. Discuss the issues and potential impacts if not resolved.
By June 2013, Washington state had not approved a budget. The discussions of how where to put money and what programs, along with potentially eliminating entire agencies, where highly publicized. Mass volume in layoffs and closures of operations are two major issues for any human resource management (HRM) system. This solution describes the challenges faced by those within Washington state, along with defining a potential for cascading negative impacts.