This course presents a broad introduction to the functions and strategic role of human resource management (HRM) by examining the impact of the organization's internal and external envoronment on the activities of personnel/human resource managers. Various personnel management concepts and practices such as HR planning, job analysis and design, employment law and labor relations, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisals, compensations and benefits, and overall HR system design and management are explored. Selected readings and exercises are used to guide the student through the process of understanding the strategic role of human resource management. Pre-requisite: MG 541 or equivalent.
Spring 2018, Fall 2017