The field of Human Resources comprises of business management and strategy, workforce planning and employment, human resource development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and risk management.
The mention of using bathrooms or fitting rooms that match one’s gender identity is a polarizing issue which has caused companies such as the retailer, Target, to lose millions of dollars in backlash from the public as well as organizations such as the NCAA and music group, Maroon 5 to boycott the state of North Carolina due to the state’s legislative stance on this topic. Your students will enjoy discussing business management, strategy, and risk management in this highly engaging lesson!
This lesson is appropriate for adult English language learners at the advanced level, but is adaptable for upper-intermediate learners. It has a discussion phase, vocabulary study phase, a reading/listening passage followed by reading/listening comprehension questions, and finally some additional conversation and role-play activities. I have used it in individual and large group settings, and found it to be a very flexible and useful resource.