HR 434 Compensation Management
S2DD 2006 DC
Mapes, Nancy E.
March 13 - May 7, 2006
5:00 - 10:45 PM
Textbook: Henderson, Richard I. Compensation Management in a Knowledge Based World. 10th edition. Prentice Hall, 2006.
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: My philosophy is one of interaction and exploration based on lectures, class discussion/exercises and student research.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Class discussions/exercises, 3 examinations, research paper and brief oral presentation.
Grading: 90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
Below 60 = F
Exam #1 - 20%
Exam #2 - 20%
Final Exam - 20%
Research Paper - 25%*
Class Participation - 15%
* Grade for Research Paper based on:
Quality of research/analysis 20%
Paper organization/flow 20%
Grammar, spelling, sentence structure 20%
Adherence to directions 20%
Oral presentation 20%
Late Submission of Course Materials: The research paper is due no later than the last class meeting. Research papers submitted late will not be accepted.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Please show respect for fellow students and the classroom environment. Please clean up after yourself before leaving the classroom.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Monday March 13 Chapters 1, 2, 3
Monday March 20 Chapters 4, 5
Monday March 27 Chapters 6, 7
Examination #1 covering Chapters 1-5
Monday April 3 Chapters 8, 9, 10
Monday April 10 Chapters 11, 12, 13
Examination #2 covering Chapters 6-10
Monday April 17 Chapters 13, 14, 15
Monday April 24 Chapters 16, 17, 18
Monday May 1 Presentation of oral reports
(if not done previously)
Final exam covering Chapters 11-18
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 .
Additional Information:Research paper - Each student should choose a topic of personal interest related to compensation management and prepare a research paper on that topic. Papers should be at least 10 pages in length (typed, double spaced). The 10 pages does not include title page, table of contents, bibliography, illustrations, or the like. Papers should exhibit an acceptable footnoting/bibliographic style. At least 3 current research sources, other than your textbook, should be used and cited (the textbook may be used, but may not be counted as one of your 3 sources). Papers are due no later than the last class session (May 1). In addition, each student will briefly discuss/summarize his/her paper for the class.