Foundations of Human Resource Management
Explore the sociological, legal, strategic and political problems that can impact effective human resource management. Establish the responsibilities of the HR manager. Consider the best processes for measuring and managing employee performance.
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- 27 May 2019
- 25 Nov 2019
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- describe the main technical activities and responsibilities of human resource managers
- identify the implications of current and recent economic and sociological pressures on human resource management
- develop effective organisational responses to legal, political and ethical issues and developments which impinge on human resource practices and policies
- determine the changing roles and competencies of human resource practitioners in response to strategic and environmental modifications
- provide constructive feedback in a team setting.
- Strategic HRM
- HR Planning
- Job Analysis, Job Design and Quality of Work
- Recruiting HR and Employee Selection
- Appraising and Managing Performance
- HR Development, Career Planning and Development
- Assessing HRM Effectiveness
- Rewarding HR, Industrial Relations
- HRIMS, HRM and the Law
- Employee Health & Safety
- Managing Diversity, International HRM
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
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No special requirements
The effects of sociological, legal, economic, ethical, political, strategic and environmental changes, issues and developments on human resource management processes, practices, programs and policies.
- Case Study - 2500 words (50%)
- Invigilated Exam - 2.5 hrs (50%)
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