Covers principles and techniques for recruiting, selecting, and developing employees, appraising their performance, and rewarding their contributions. Explores key topics primarily through case studies, readings, class discussion, and fieldwork. Reviews legal and regulatory issues that surround these methods. Intended for both general managers and human resource professionals.
This course is a broad introduction to human resources management (HRM). HRM is the implementation of organizational behavior knowledge to effectively manage people at work. My goal in this course is to provide an intellectually challenging environment in which students of various backgrounds and career interests can gain practical understanding of HR policies and procedures. The specific topics we will study include legal issues, job analysis, recruiting and selection, performance appraisal, compensation, benefits, and training and development. You will also learn to critically evaluate the merits of trendy approaches to selecting and maintaining an effective workplace, from both legal, scientific, and practical perspectives.
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