REMUNERATION AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

MGT3RPM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will examine contemporary remuneration and performance management practices from theoretical and applied perspectives. You will  focus on debates about moves away from 'traditional' position-based pay towards performance-related remuneration. You are encouraged to consider the relationships between reward systems and employee participation and their impacts on organisational performance at individual and group levels. This subject is built on research as well as real-life examples to explore issues in pay, performance management, motivation, strategy, fairness and organisational effectiveness. The subject provides you with the critical and analytical tools to evaluate the merits of diverse performance and reward management systems in modern business organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT2HRM OR MGT2EMP OR MGT3HPW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManaging Employee Performance & Reward (2nd Edition)PrescribedJohn Shields, 2016Cambridge

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify the assumptions underpinning different concepts of remuneration and performance management, and critically analyse the theories on which they are based through written and oral form

Activities:
Assessments: Presentation, class contribution, examination T&L activities: case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Evaluate the strategic, psychological, ethical and social implications of remuneration and performance management theories through writing and discuss the approaches that spring from these

Activities:
Assessments: case study and examination T&L activities: case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Solve practical problems that occur in designing pay and performance systems

Activities:
Assessments: case study and examination T&L activities: case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1000 words)20 01, 02
Final assessment (exam 2 hours)(Broadly equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03
Major Individual project (1500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1000 words)20 01, 02
Final assessment (exam 2 hours)(Broadly equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03
Major Individual project (1500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1000 words)20 01, 02
Final assessment (exam 2 hours)(Broadly equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03
Major Individual project (1500 words)30 01, 02, 03