04-71-243-01Human Resources ManagementGeneral Information Class Meetings: Thursday, 1-3:50pm, Odette building, Room B02; Summer 2009 Instructor: Dr. Zhenzhong Ma Office Hours: Wed. 12-2pm or by appointment E-mail: [email protected]Office: Odette Building, Room 455 Phone: 519-253-3000 ext. 4251Secretary: Ms. May Nhan Contact: OB 405, ext. 3094 COURSE DESCRIPTIONThe management of human resources in any organization is often considered to be a difficult task. The difficulty stems primarily from the fact that people related problems are numerous and complex in nature. Management constantly faces people problems and needs to tackle them in the most effective approaches. In this course, we will study these problems and try to understand the principles of human resources management at workplace by exposing students to the theories, concepts, principles, and applications of human resources management. This course will be focused on the guiding principles in HR areas such as Staffing, Performance Evaluation, Training and Development, Reward Systems, and Labor Relations, with an emphasis on the critical link between business strategies and human resource policies and practices. LEARNING OBJECTIVESAt the completion of this course, it is expected that students will be able to •Define Human Resource Management and its roles in organizations. •Describe and apply the integration of strategic business planning and human resource practices. •Explain the influence of the legal context on HR policies, emphasizing the implications of failing to treat employees equitably. •Experience an effective interview process using the behavioral description technique. •Recognize and prevent the common errors in different interview approaches. •Explain the process of orienting, socializing and training employees. Page 1 of 9
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