Courses & Units

Economics of Human Resources BEA306

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Note:

This unit will be taught subject to the availability of staff.

Introduction

This unit provides the economic tools of analysis to answer important questions in the area of human resource management. With a specific focus on the management of human resources at the firm level, the unit provides a detailed but non-technical analysis of important issues relevant to today's personnel managers. Topics include the role of education and training, hiring and turnover, compensation and worker incentives, measuring performance, promotions as a motivator, and team-based production. The analysis of the main issues will be reinforced and complemented with reference to a series of firm-level case studies.

Summary

Unit name Economics of Human Resources
Unit code BEA306
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Dr Clinton Levitt

Teaching staff

Dr Clinton Levitt

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2015: $1,283.00 2015: $1,957.00 091901

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BEA140 & BEA200

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x hour workshop per week

Assessment

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Textbooks

Required

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Recommended

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