HR 434 Compensation Management
S2SS 2006 RA
Tavares, Richard S.
Master of Arts in Human Resources DevelopmentMaster of Arts in ManagementBachelor of Arts in Psychology
Randolph Campus Center
By phone or email
March 14 - May 4, 2006
Tuesday - Thursday
7:40 - 10:20 PM
Textbook: Compensation Management, in a Knowledge-Based World, Henderson, 10th Edition, Prentice Hall
Additional Resources: Randolph Library
San Antonio Library
Course Description: A study of compensation theories, policies, systems and practices with emphasis on the design of effective compensation programs. The course views compensation basically from the employer's point of view. 3:0:3.
Educational Philosophy: The instructor believes in the Socratic Method, i.e., learning through self-discovery. This is facilitated by the student reading the requisite text, applying their relevant experiences, examinations, writings, presentations, and the on-going dialogue of the student and instructor.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Students will read all class material prior to coming to class and be prepared to participate in class discussion. Each student will be required to present to the class, material obtained from an outside source, as it pertains to the chapter being reviewed. There will be two examinations, a five page paper (APA style), and a presentation of the paper are the requisite graded activities.
Grading: Midterm/Final Examinations = 100 points each
Paper = 75 points
Presentation = 75 points
Participation = 50 points
360 - 400 = A
320 - 359 = B
280 - 319 = C
240 - 279 = D
240 and below = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late assignments will be lowered by 5 points, and examinations will be lowered by 10 points each.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend all classes, to include those that are rescheduled. You are expected to arrive on time and stay during the entire class. The instructor will be notified in advance, either by phone or e-mail, if you are unable to attend. Five class participation points will be deducted for each unexcused absence. More than three unexcused absences are deemed excessive and will result in an Involuntary Withdrawal and a failing grade. Make-up examinations are permitted only for excused absences. Communication devices will be turned off during class.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .