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Public sector human resource management (6 points)


Leader: To be advised

Caulfield First semester 2003 (OCL)
City First semester 2003 (Evening)
Singapore First semester 2003 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit provides a critical analysis of contemporary human resources and labour relations management, in reference to the new public management paradigm. It discusses the application of modern private sector management practices to the public sector. Topics covered include - strategic HRM, HR planning, recruitment and selection, leadership and the senior executive service, training and development, performance management, labour relations including workplace awards and agreements, separations, resignations, redundancies and dismissals, pay and classification systems, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, as well as reform agenda.

Assessment: Two assignments (2000 words each): 40% + Examination: 60%

Contact Hours: 3-hour class per week

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