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MGF3881

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Cathy Sheehan

Synopsis

A range of major issues impacting on human resource management in organisations including demographic and social change, ethics in HRM, managing diversity, assessment centre techniques, the impact of Government legislation on HRM, the contribution of HRM to improving productivity, managing outsourcing, career development and mentoring.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. critically evaluate the major challenges, complexities and issues currently impacting on human resource management in Australian and global organisations
  2. analyse the strategic link between human resource management policies and practices and effective organisation management
  3. identify and recommend human resource management strategies by which managers can maximise organisational effectiveness.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites