HR 353 Introduction to Human Resource Management
S1H 2008 BU
Curtis, Ronald J.
Ed.D. M.A., B.S.
Bldg. 596, Rm. 212, MCAS Beaufort
Tues.-Thur. 10 A.M.-3 P.M.
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Mathis & Jackson. Human Resource Management. 12 ed. Thomson.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Academy of Management Journal, HR Focus, Labor Law Journal, Monthly Labor Review, Work Force, Compensation & Working Conditions, Business Week, Wall Street Journal.
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Educational Philosophy: The student will be involved in an active learning process consisting of classroom academics, research, writing, examinations and oral interaction with the professor and fellow students. This is aimed at learning through the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Students are required to read all assigned material prior to class and be prepared to discuss questions relating to the assignment. Students will participate in small group discussions along with class-wide discussions. A term paper (typed, double-spaced, 10 pages excluding title and documentation pages) analyzing an HR aspect of an actual organization will be prepared and presented to the class. Two examinations will be given. The comprehensive final (core assessment) is not a take home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed note examination.
Mid-term examination 30% (30 pts)
Final examination (Core Assessment) 30% (30 pts)
Term paper 30% (30 pts)
Group participation 5% (5 pts)
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend all classes and to be on-time for the start of class. Students are expected to participate in class and group discussions. A make-up assignment is required for all classes missed.
DATE CHAPT. TOPIC
07Jan 1,2 HR introduction and strategic HR management.
09Jan 3,4 Human relations and equal employment legalities.
14Jan 5,6 Managing equal employment and job analysis.
16Jan 7 Recruiting in labor markets.
21Jan 8 Selection and placement of HR
23Jan 9 HR training and development.
28Jan 1-9 MID-TERM EXAMINATION
04Feb 10 Career development.
06Feb 11,12 Performance appraisaL and organizatonal reward systems.
11Feb 13,14 Variable pay and employee benefits.
13Feb 15 Risk management and worker protection.
18Feb 10-15 Review.
20Feb 16 Employee relations. TERM PAPERS DUE.
25Feb 17 Union organizing and collective bargaining.
27Feb 10-17 FINAL EXAMINATION (CORE ASSESSMENT).
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86Dishonesty will result in a failing grade in this course and may result in expulsion from the University.
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85Plagiarism will result in a failing grade for this course and may result in expulsion from the University.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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