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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Tui McKeown


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.


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.


Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Tui McKeown

Contact hours

3 hours per week