REMUNERATION AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

MGT3RPM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines contemporary remuneration and performance management practices from theoretical and applied perspectives. It focuses 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 builds 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

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTo be announcedPrescribedefrer

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 (Writing)

02. Evaluate the strategic, psychological, ethical and social implications of remuneration and performance management theories

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 (Writing)

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 (Writing)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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 (1500 words)20 01, 02
Final assessment (Exam - 2 Hours)50 01, 02, 03
Major individual project (2500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2015, ACN Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual essay (1500 words)20 01, 02
Final assessment (Exam - 2 Hours)50 01, 02, 03
Major individual project (2500 words)30 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2015, ACN Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 39
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 28 - 39
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual essay (1500 words)20 01, 02
Final assessment (Exam - 2 Hours)50 01, 02, 03
Major individual project (2500 words)30 01, 02, 03