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MGX5261

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Peter Holland

Synopsis

The unit considers emerging technological, social, economic, political and legal changes having implications for the successful management of people within the Australian context. Topics covered will alter as current issues change. Representative issues include implications of social, technological and demographic changes for HRM; philosophical orientations and ethics in HRM; the role of HRM in the strategy, development, implementation, and use of emerging technologies; alternative delivery models for HRM activities; workplace violence and bullying.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • describe the nature of changes to the organisation of work in Australia
  • identify strategies for HR professionals to manage the challenges posed by changes in the organisation of work for both individuals and organisations
  • analyse emerging HR issues and associated challenges
  • review possible HR responses to current issues
  • critically analyse and apply HRM theory and empirical research to current HR issues.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Peter Holland

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

MGX9850