Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:||
Monday 21 July 9-5pm
Wednesday 23 July 9-5pm
Friday 25 July 9-5pm
Friday 1 August 10-2pm
Friday 8 August 10-2pm
Friday 15 August 10-2pm
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
144 hours per semester, including self directed study/research.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The way an organisation manages its human resources can be a source of competitive advantage. This subject begins with an evaluation of the theory and empirical research on the role and impact of strategic human resource management for firm performance. We then investigate some key techniques in human resource management; performance management, impression management, performance based pay. We then examine the impact of HR on a range of outcomes: organisational commitment, turnover and absenteeism cynicism. In this class we not only review research findings on each topic but also evaluate the quality of these findings from a methodological perspective. The subject concludes with a re-assessment of the assumptions and techniques of human resource management.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Commerce (Management) |
Master of Commerce (Marketing)
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