REMUNERATION AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

MGT3RPM

2021

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-ordinatorAlice Li

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPresentation, class contribution, case studies, experiential exercises, problem-based learning and comprehension exercises

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesMGT2HRM OR MGT2EMP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Managing Employee Performance & Reward

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJohn Shields

Year2016

Edition/Volume2nd Edition

PublisherCambridge

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Report (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual project (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Report (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual project (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Report (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual project (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3