HR 353 Introduction to Human Resource Management
S1Y 2006 MN
Associates of Libral ArtsBachelors of Human Resource AdministrationMasters of Public Adminstration
(901) 837-3552 (evenings)
13 January - 3 March 2006
4:30 - 9:30 PM
Textbook: Indroduction to Human Resources, 5th Edition, Wendell L. French, Houghton Mifflin Company
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: Theory, methodology and application of human resource planning and development techniques, staffing analysis and planning, career management, management succession and development, and performance improvement. Prerequisite: : MG352 or : HC351. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosoph is one of interactiveness based on lectures, radings, examinations, internet, videos, and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Mid-Term Examination 20%
Research Paper/Project 20%
Final Examination 30%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Course requirements turned in late will be graded at the next lower grade point. For example, everyone has the potential of making an A on any requirement; however, if the requirement is submitted late, the highest possible grade that can be received is a B for that requirement (project/paper, presentation or examination).
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Chanother.
Be tolerate of other's ideas, opinions, and suggestions.
Be ready to participate.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1:
Cases 1.1 and 1.2
Chapters 1, 2 and 3
Chapters 4, 5, 6
Chapters 7, 8, 9,
Chapters 10, 11, 12
Mid-Term (last hour)
Chapters 13, 14
Chapters 15, 16, 17
Chapters 18, 19, 20
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 .