Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Personnel Journal; Training & Development Journal; Journal of Management; Personnel Administrator;Personnel; Journal of Business Ethics; Personnel Psychology; Workforce; Journal of Industrial Engineering; HR Magazine; Management Review; Business Journal; Labor Law Journal;Human Resources Management Journal
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 philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes:1. Students will learn the different functions of Human Resource Management.
2. Students will be able to define what a HRIS is and know the applications or uses of an HRIS.
3. Students will be able to define equal employment opportunity and be familar with legal environment that faces todays human resources managers.
4. Students will be familiar with the laws associated with employment discrimination and know and understand what an affirmative action plan is.
5. Students will be able to identify several problems associated with Job Analyses.
6.Students will know and be able to discuss the relationship between HRP and organizational planning.
7. The students will be able to discuss the relationship and expected outcomes of recruiting and selction.
8. Students will understand the critical need for organizations to provide employee training and management development.
9. Students will be able to chart their own career developmental needs.
10. Students will able to evaluate the effectiveness of performance appraisal systems.
11. Students will understand what motivates employees in today's work environment.
12. Students will understand the complexities of dealing with labor in todays business environment.
13. Students will be able to articulate what organizational discipline is and when & how to apply.
Course Assessment: 1. Completion of all reading assignments prior to each class session.
2. Participation in class discussion and activities.
3. Submission of a Term Paper (8-10pages)
4. Group presentation on a topic dealing with human resource management. Each member of the group is expected to participate in the presentation. The group should be prepared to lead a discussion and handle responses during and/or after each presentation.
5. Completion of Three Exams that will cover the required textbook reading assignments and classroom lectures.
Grading: The student's final course grade will be based on the following measurements:
Test 1 100 Points 27%
Test 1 100 Points 27%
Test 1 100 Points 27%
Term Paper/Case 50 Points 14%
Term Paper Presentation 15 Points 05%
The method of evaluating the total points earned and grade awarded will be according to the following scale:
A 328 - 365 Points
B 292 - 327 Points
C 256 - 291 Points
D 219 - 255 Points
F 218 or less (or 3 or more unexcused absences)
TOTAL 365 Points 100%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Materials are due when they are schedule. ALL WORK THAT IS LATE (UNLESS DUE TO AN EXCUSED ABSENCE) WILL BE REDUCED BY 20% OF THE ORIGINAL GRADE. Example: a score of 90 will be reduced by `18 points for a final score of 72. Grades will be assigned based on completion of course requirements as defined in the course syllabus. There will be no adjustments of assigned grade based on additional work for extra credit.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: 1. CLASSROOM PARTICIPATION - Each student is expected to participate in class discussions and activities.
2. Additional Student Assistance - When a student feels additional assistance is needed, it is his/her responsibility to seek out and make such a request of the instructor. The instructor will be available to a student for counseling about the course and any particular problems that the student feels may be interfering with his/her learning experience.
3. In accordance with Park College Policy, no children will be allowed in the classroom or in the building between 0530 p.m. and 1030 p.m.
4. All cell phones will be turned off and beepers placed on an inaudible signal during class time.
5. STUDENT CONDUCT -- Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classrooms students whose behavior is detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, the use of abusive or obscene language, attending the class under influence of drugs or alcohol, etc. Students who are dismissed from class may be given failing grades, suspension, or expulsion from Park University. Students whose behavior, either verbal or written, is detrimental to the good order of Park University may be subject to disciplinary action ranging from suspension to expulsion from Park University. Students who exhibit abusive or obscene language or behavior toward administrative personnel or support staff are also subject to suspension or expulsion from Park University.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: DATES CHAPTERS TOPICS
14 Oct 04 1,2,3 Introduction, overview, assignments & Lecture
21 Oct 04 4,5 & 6 Lecture & Discussion
28 Oct 04 Test Chapters1-6 and Lecture Notes), Lecture on Chapters 7 & 8
4 Nov 04 9 & 10 Lecture & Discussion
11 Nov 04 11 & 12 Lecture & Discussion
18 Nov 04 Test Chap 7-12 and Lecture on Chapters 13 & 14
25 Nov 04 15 & 16 Lecture & Discussion Presentations and "PAPERS DUE"
02 Dec 04 17 & 18 Lecture, Discussion & Presentations
09 Dec 04 Test Chap 13 - 18, Presentations
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 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog Page 101
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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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 .
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