Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

1.   Understand and appropriately apply relevant theories, models and concepts of human resource management

2.   Investigate and critically analyse human resource management strategies referring to appropriate theory and research

3.   Apply human resource management principles to workplace problems / contexts

4.   Create solutions to workplace problems through the application and analysis of human resource management principles, concepts and theories

    • Strategic human resource management
    • Human resource planning
    • Human resource information management systems
    • HRM & the law
    • Job analysis, job design and quality of work life
    • Recruiting human resources
    • Employee selection
    • Managing diversity
    • Appraising and managing performance
    • Human resource development
    • Rewarding human resources
    • Employee health and safety
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

Equivalent subjects

You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MON-MAN22

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment

The primary emphasis of this subject is the management of human resources in organisations. A central theme throughout this unit is the contribution of Human Resource Management (HRM) to the efficiency and productivity of organisations. The subject delivery will balance theoretical developments in HRM with practical and strategic considerations of the management of diverse people in the workplace and its surrounding environment.

  • Assignment (40%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40%)
  • Quiz (20%)

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Textbook information is pending.

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