HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

AGR2HRM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides students with an introduction to human resource management and its application to businesses. The subject focuses on the acquisition of knowledge of human resource planning, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection. Theory and examination of selected practical aspects of human resource management will provide students with a broad understanding of the knowledge and skills required of human resource specialists by management and industry. Students will apply their learning to develop a range of human resource strategies in a number of areas including job analysis, recruitment strategies and employee selection processes; employee relations; training and development; performance management; and cultural and organisational change. Aspects of human resource management such as legislation and the impact of technology, will also be examined.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into SBATE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHuman resource managementPrescribedStone, RJ 20076TH EDN, JOHN WILEY & SONS, MILTON, QLD.
ReadingsAustralian human resources managementRecommendedSeward, J & Dein, T 2005MCGRAW HILL, SYDNEY, NSW.
ReadingsGlobal management and organizational behaviour: text, readings, cases and exercisesRecommendedKonopaske, R & Ivancevich, J 2004MCGRAW HILL/IRWIN, BOSTON, MA.
ReadingsHuman resource managementRecommendedBeardwell, J & Claydon, T (eds) 201010TH EDN, PEARSON FINANCIAL TIMES/PRENTICE HALL, NEW YORK.
ReadingsHuman resource managementRecommendedDessler, G 201112TH EDN, PRENTICE HALL, BOSTON, MA.
ReadingsHuman resource management in Australia: strategy, people, performanceRecommendedDe Cieri, H 20083RD EDN, MCGRAW HILL/IRWIN, NORTH RYDE, NSW.
ReadingsHuman resource management: strategies and processesRecommendedNankervis, A, Compton, R & Baird, M 20086TH EDN, CENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA, SOUTH MELBOURNE, VICTORIA.
ReadingsInternational human resource management: globalization, national systems and multinational companiesRecommendedEdwards, T & Rees, C 2006PEARSON EDUCATION, LONDON.
ReadingsInternational human resource management: manging people in a multinational contextRecommendedDowling, P, Festing, M & Engle, A 20095TH EDN, THOMPSON/SOUTH-WESTERN, MASON, OH.
ReadingsInternational management: managing across borders and culturesRecommendedDeresky, H 20081ST EDN, PEARSON EDUCATION, FRENCH'S FOREST, NSW.
ReadingsManagement and organisational behaviourRecommendedMullins, L 20078TH EDN, FINANCIAL TIMES/PRENTICE HALL, HARLOW, ENGLAND.
ReadingsOrganisational behaviourRecommendedRobbins, S et al. 20106TH EDN, PEARSON EDUCATION, FRENCH'S FOREST, NSW.
ReadingsReadings and cases in international human resource managementRecommendedMendenhall, M, Oddou, G & Stahl, G (eds) 20074TH EDN, ROUTLEDGE, LONDON.
ReadingsStrategic management: competitiveness and globalisationRecommendedHanson, D et al. 20083RD EDN, THOMSON LEARNING AUSTRALIA, SOUTH MELBOURNE, VICTORIA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Discuss the theory and practice of human resource management

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and case studies will be used to explore the theory and practice in this subject. Group discussions and research will be used.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness
Creative Problem-solving

02. Demonstrate knowledge of the key elements of human resource management

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and case studies will be used to explore the key elements in this subject. Group discussions, role plays and research will be used.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness
Creative Problem-solving

03. Apply human resource management theory to the development of strategies

Activities:
Tutorials, case studies and role plays will be used to apply theory and practice in this subject. Group discussions and research will be used to reinforce these strategies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness
Creative Problem-solving

04. Assess the impact of change, including technological change, on human resource management

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and case studies will be used to explore the impact of technological and theoretical change in this subject. Group discussions and research will be used to analyse the benefits of these changes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness
Creative Problem-solving

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Examination (2 hours)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Portfolio (500 words)15 01, 02, 03
Report (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04

Epping, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Examination (2 hours)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Portfolio (500 words)15 01, 02, 03
Report (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04