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This course examines contemporary issues in human resource management (HRM). We look at applying HRM-related theory, processes, and interventions, as ways in which HRM can exert a positive influence on how organisations function. We use readings, case studies, and engagement with practitioners to provide a highly interactive learning experience.
This course examines current issues in human resource management (HRM). We look at HRM-related theory and applications, and discuss ways in which HRM can have real influence on organisational functioning. We use readings, case studies, and engage with practitioners to provide a highly interactive learning experience. The course covers topics such as organisational resilience, measurement and diagnosis of organisational challenges, and HRM-related interventions particularly focusing on developing organisational resilience. In addition, students complete an independent project on the topic of their choice (approved by the instructor).Relationship to other coursesThis paper complements other 600-level MGMT courses. Some skills developed in this course are directly relevant to the Management Dissertation/MCom Thesis.
The learning objectives for this course 1. Students will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of factors contributing to a well-functioning organisation. 2. Students will learn to critically analyse different measurement approaches in organisations and understand when and how to apply such measures. 3. Students will be able to synthesise academic literature and make practical recommendations based on such literature.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department
There will be no tutorials in this course.
Detailed assessment information will be provided in class.
Text and readings to be advised in class. There is no set textbook for this class; rather, we will use journal articles and other materials.
Domestic fee $1,066.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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