ADVANCED REMUNERATION AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

MGT5ARP

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines debates and issues concerning remuneration and performance management. It explores moves away from position-based pay towards performance-related remuneration, and also analyses the relationships between reward systems, employee participation, and organisational performance. The subject provides students with the critical and analytical tools to evaluate diverse performance and reward management systems in contemporary organisations across the corporate, not-for-profit and state sectors.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJillian Cavanagh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply informed and critical understanding to solving practical problems in designing a pay and performance system.

Activities:
Assessments: case study and examination T&L activities: case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Evaluate the strategic, psychological, ethical and social implications of concepts in this subject and the approaches that spring from them;

Activities:
Assessments: case study and examination T&L activities: case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Identify the assumptions underpinning different concepts of remuneration and performance management, and critically analyse the theories on which they are based;

Activities:
Assessments: Presentation, class contribution, examination T&L activities: case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2016, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size32

Enrolment information Physical capacity of seminar rooms in city campus is 36. If the subject is allocated a single room at the city campus, then 34 is the maximum number of students than can fit in a classroom. Priority given to students enrolled in LMMHR: Master of Management (HRM), as subject is core to that degree. Then by order of application among students enrolled in a Master of Management degree at the City (Collins Street) campus.)

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJillian Cavanagh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay, 1500 words30 03
In-class test20 01, 02, 03
Major case: one 2500-word major case analysis50 01, 02