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INTRODUCTIONHUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (HRM)HRM107Semester 1 2018
Course IntroductionTeaching StaffCourse administrationLecture and tutorialprogrammeAssessmentOverview of HRMText and additional resourcesThe importance of context for HRMToday’s lecture
Unit of Study Coordinator & Lecturer:Dr Troy SarinaLecture: Wednesday 1pm-3pm, 29WallysWalk, Theatre 1Consultation: Wednesday 11am-12pm, Room632 Building 4EREmail:[email protected]Phone: 9850 1815MsJennifer PryorLecture:Thursday 6pm-8pm, Location: 27WallysWalk, LotusTheatreEmail:[email protected]Teaching staff
Background & research interestsIndustry experienceAcademic rolesMy background
Lectures2 hour formatLocation of lectures/tutorials: see personal timetableTutorials commence in week 1NB: Students are required to attend their allocated tutorial. We haveapproximately 700 students in the course and all of you have competinginterests. You need to be responsible for managing those demands.Lectures & tutorials
Lectures-Present concepts of HRM and place them in context-Develop and stimulate your desire for research and deeper learningTutorials-Explore practice through dialogue and Group Debates (more on this later!)and student engagement-Participatory Inquiry- YOU are the facilitatorsLEARNING STRATEGY
The purpose of this Unit is to introduce students to the basic elements ofHuman Resource Management (HRM).Our objectives are that students will gain a comprehensive understanding of:what HRM is and how it has evolved;the core activities involved in managing people;how environmental context influences HRM strategy;the concept of strategic HRM, and the relationships between businessstrategy and HR policy and practice.key contemporary issues in managing workers including retaining talent,developingskills,devising effective reward systems and understanding therole that regulation plays in influencing HRM strategiesObjectives
Compulsory Textbook:Nankervis, A., Baird, M., Coffey, J., & Shields, J. (2017).Humanresource management: Strategyand practice(9th ed.). Melbourne: Cengage. This text can nowbe purchased from the MacquarieUniversity Co-op Bookshop.Additional references listed in the tutorial guide. These are notcompulsory but may be useful for assessments.Note the importance of becoming familiar with scholarly journalsin the field.Course Administration- Readings
Course AdministrationASSESSMENT (See Assessment guideavailable for download on ilearn)Group project: HRMin practice (40%)Assessedcoursework/Class Debate(10%)Final Exam(50%)Details3000 word report onthe strategic role of HRin modernorganisations15 minute debateon allocated topicfrom the courseAssessingunderstanding ofthemes discussedin the course.

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