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MGW2430

Faculty of Business and Economics

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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.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2011 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sijun Shao (Gippsland)

Synopsis

Analysis of the strategic role of HRM in organisations, human resource planning, job design, staffing, performance management, training and development, reward systems, legal issues in employment, HR information systems, and the contribution of HRM to competitive advantage.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. understand the organisational role and context of HRM
  2. describe how HRM can contribute to the achievement of strategic and operational organisational objectives
  3. identify and describe the influence of an organisation's external environment on HRM
  4. identify the range of HR activities and techniques and explain how they can determine, acquire, develop, motivate and reward employees
  5. describe contemporary issues in managing human resources and discuss their influence on HRM.
  6. demonstrate in the individual summative assessment task a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered in the unit. This is demonstrated by the requirement that the student must attain a mark of at least 40% in the final summative assessment task.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Chye Kok Ho

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete MGW1010 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions

MGF2661, MGC2430, MGG2430