Strategic and effective human resource management is now widely recognised as a critical contributor to the achievement of organisational objectives, organisational competitiveness and profitability. Todays HR professionals are expected to understand and practise human resource management that is strategically aligned with organisational goals, and creates value for the organisation. This unit integrates theory and research to develop students understanding of evidence-based human resource management, and their professional skills, in human resource practice.
|Unit name||Applied Human Resource Management|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Desmond Ayentimi|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Identify HRM theories and concepts in people management settings.
- Identify key HRM principles and practices employed as they are applied in solving people management problems in organisations.
- Apply HRM theories and principles in developing HRM systems to improve human resource management practices in real business contexts.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:BMA317
|Assessment||Assignment (20%)|Report (30%)|Assignment (25%)|Presentation (25%)|
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You will need the following text [available from the Co-op Bookshop]: Stone, RJ 2017, Human resource management, 9th ed, John Wiley & Sons: Milton, Queensland. Students can purchase the text as a hard copy text with an interactive e-text code through the Co-op bookshop or can purchase just the interactive e-text , through the WileyDirect website.
Boxall, P & Purcell, J 2016, Strategy and human resource management, 4th edn, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, England.
Collings, DC & Wood, G (eds) 2009, Human resource management: a critical text, Routledge, Oxford.
Compton, R, Nankervis, A & Morrissey, W 2006, Effective recruitment & selection practices, 4th edn, CCH, Sydney.
Connell, J & Teo, S (eds) 2010, Strategic HRM: contemporary issues in the Asia Pacific region, Tilde University Press, Melbourne.
Dessler, G. 2016, Fundamentals of human resource management, 4th edn, Pearson, Melbourne.
Evers, A, Anderson, N, & Voskuijl, O 2005, The Blackwell handbook of personnel selection, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford.
Hartel, CEJ & Fujimoto, Y 2015, Human resource management, 3RD edn, Pearson, Melbourne
Holland, P, Sheehan, C, Donohue, R & Pyman, A 2007, Contemporary issues and challenges in HRM, Tilde University Press, Melbourne (Chapters 2, 6 & 12).
Kramar, R, Bartram, T, De Cieri, H, Noe, RA, Hollenbeck, JR, Gerhart, B, Wright, P 2014, 'Human resource management' in Australia : strategy, people, performance, 5th edn, McGraw Hill, North Ryde.
Nankervis, A, Baird, M, Coffey, J & Shields, J 2013, Human resource management : strategy and practice, 8th ed Cengage Learning, Melbourne.
Pilbeam, S & Corbridge, M 2006, People resourcing: contemporary HRM in practice, Prentice Hall, London.
Shields, J 2007, Managing employee performance and reward: concepts, practices, strategies, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Vic.
Storey, J 2007, Human resource management: a critical text, 3rd edn, Thomson Learning, London.
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