Aims to develop an understanding of the employment life-cycle such as branding image and attraction and ending with employment transitions and termination. Builds on initial themes identified in the unit Managing Organisations in relation to the employment relationship.
Topic 1: Examining the role of the manager in effective HRM.
Topic 2: Human resource planning
Topic 3: Understanding the role of job analysis in attracting suitable employees.
Topic 4: Understanding employee selection.
Topic 5: Human resource development (HRD)/ training, coaching and mentoring
Topic 6: Career planning and development, employability, skills, boundary-less careers.
Topic 7: Examining how human resources are rewarded.
Topic 8: Understanding performance management systems/appraisal.
Topic 9: Human resource information management systems.
Topic 10: EAP/OHS/affirmative action/EEO/anti-discrimination/workplace relations & industrial awards.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Discuss attraction, and recruitment and selection of the current workforce.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|2||Demonstrate an understanding of current practices such as: Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), affirmative action, anti-discrimination, workplace relations and industrial rewards.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|3||Identify past and current methods of training in the workplace, Human Resource Development (HRD), performance management systems and performance appraisals.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|4||Identify current best practice methods of career and succession planning, coaching, mentoring and extending the working lives of employees.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|5||Discuss employability, skills, graduate attributes, boundary-less careers, employment transitions in the public/private sector, SMEs and not-for-profit.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
- Stone, RJ, 2014, Human Resource Management, 8th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Australia. ISBN: 978 0 730 30251 3.
- Stone, RJ, 2017, Human Resource Management, 9th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Australia. ISBN: 978 0 730 32948 0.
Teaching and assessment
Melbourne - The Hotel School
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Exam: closed book||40%|
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby
|Exam: closed book||40%|
Sydney - The Hotel School
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