HUMAN RESOURCE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

MGT2HRS

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with critical tools for planning, developing, managing and evaluating organisational HR performance. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of multi-disciplinary models of Human Resource Management (HRM), Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS) and General Management and study the applications of these models in the design, implementation, delivery and ongoing management of technology-enabled Human Resource (HR) services. Along with the fundamentals of human resource information systems, you will examine concepts such as information security, privacy and emerging trends in managing technology-enabled HR services.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites MGT2HRM or THS2SLM

Incompatible subjects MGT3HRI

Equivalent subjects MGT3HRI

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHuman Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions (ISE) 4edPrescribedKavanagh, M.J., Thite, M., and Johnson, R.D., 2017Sage Publication
ReadingsElectronic HRM in Theory and PracticeRecommendedTanya Bondarouk, Huub Ruël, J. C. Looise, and Ron Sanchez 2011Emerald Publishing Limited
ReadingsElectronic HRM in the Smart EraRecommendedTanya Bondarouk, Huub Ruël, Emma Parry, and Emma Parry 2017Emerald Publishing Limited

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply the theoretical models of human resource information systems to work-based practices as they apply to contemporary organisations

Activities:
Theoretical Assignment, Database Application Project, Database Development and Management Exercise, Lecture and Tutorial Discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Demonstrate the application of human resource information systems to work-based practices as they apply to contemporary organisations through writing and oral discussion

Activities:
Theoretical Assignment, Lecture and Tutorial Discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Distinguish between the major processes involved in developing human resource information systems as they apply to contemporary organisations through writing and oral discussion

Activities:
Theoretical Assignment, Database Application Project, Database Development and Management Exercise, Lecture and Tutorial Discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)

04. Examine the diverse HR functions that incorporate human resource information systems as they apply to contemporary organisations through writing and oral discussion

Activities:
Theoretical Assignment, Database Application Project, Database Development and Management Exercise, Final Exam, Lecture and Tutorial Discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

05. Demonstrate an ability to design and deliver coherent discussions and presentations that use disciplinary language at the appropriate level for the audience

Activities:
Group Presentation (group of four students)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

06. Demonstrate an ability to write logically focused arguments supported by discipline specific academic referencing and basic rules of grammar.

Activities:
Theoretical Assignment, Database Application Project, Database Development and Management Exercise,
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial questions and computer lab workEquivalent to 500 words per student10 01, 03
Individual Assignment (Theoretical - Essay Format - 2000 words)Equivalent to 2000 words per student35 01, 02, 03, 06
Group presentation (a group of 4 members)Equivalent to 500 words per student20 02, 05
Database application project, development and management exercise (Report Format - 2000 words)The report is equivalent to 1500 words plus Ms Access Exercise modules which is equivalent to 500 words.35 01, 02, 03, 04, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 42
One 1.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Tutorial questions and computer lab workEquivalent to 500 words per student10 01, 03
Individual Assignment (Theoretical - Essay Format - 2000 words)Equivalent to 2000 words per student35 01, 02, 03, 06
Group presentation (a group of 4 members)Equivalent to 500 words per student20 02, 05
Database application project, development and management exercise (Report Format - 2000 words)The report is equivalent to 1500 words plus Ms Access Exercise modules which is equivalent to 500 words.35 01, 02, 03, 04, 06