HR 491 SrSem in Human Resources Mgmt
S1AA 2012 LC
Senior Adjunct Instructor
MS - Management & Human Resources DevelopmentBS - PsychologyAA - Paralegal Studies
Lackland AFB, Texas
Anytime upon request
January 16 - March 11, 2012
4:45 - 10:10 PM
EN306B; HR353; HR422: MG365;
Textbook: No Textbook: All materials will be provided.
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Educational Philosophy: The degree of concentration, material covered and specific methodology to be utilized in each area will be determined by the amount of classroom time available. Methods used to achieve these learning objectives will include lecture, reports, self-study, and most importantly, class discussion and student participation. All methods of teaching are designed to transfer new material by clarifying and emphasizing subject areas presented in the course. The lecture relies on the fact that yhou have read the assigned material and have completed any assignment relating to it prior to class meetings.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
There will be a midterm and a final examination over all information covered in class. In addition there will be case studies, class discussions, an oral and written presentation presented to the class. Class participation is based on the fact that you are present for class each evening. If you are not present for class you cannot be given credit for participation on that particular meeting. All examinations are closed book, closed notes, and there will be no take home exams. It is required that the topic selected for your written project and oral presentation be directly related to subject matter discussed in class. Research or other material previously used for course credit cannot be used fort this course. The subject of your paper and presentation must be chosen no later than week two of the semester to ensure time enough to complete the project as well as time to grade it. The written project will be 10 – 12 pages, double spaced, grammatically correct (not including cover sheet, references, or attachments). The American Psychological Association (APA) publication style is required. Your references should be noted at the end of the paper. Plastic report covers and separate folders will not be accepted. A single staple is the preferred method of binding. Please include a cover sheet with your written document. All papers are due by week #7 (No Exceptions). Students are encouraged to use the Internet’s search tools. An oral presentation of 8 – 10 minutes is also required over the same topic of your written research paper. Half of the class will present their oral presentations on the date of the mid-term examination and the remainder will be presented on the date of the final examinations.
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 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Turn off all cell phones. Make arrangements to arrive to class on time so class may start on time. In order to succeed in this course, the student must first and foremost be in class for all meetings. The student must conscientiously prepare for class by reading and preparing the assignments prior to class. Taking notes would also be of the student's benefit. The student must be parepard to answer questions and solve problems in class. The student must also satisfactorily complete all examinations and homework in the class.
ASSIGNMENT - All cases will be provided by instructor
1/19/12 – Week 1 – Discuss assignments for entire semester
a. Leveraging HR and Knowledge Management in a Challenging Economy
b. Building Sustainable Organizations
c. Stepping Up to the Table: The HR Professional’s Role in Corporate Strategy
1/26/12 – Week 2 – Discuss assigned case studies; Choose topics for presentations
a. Pushing ADA Beyond the Limits
b. Sexual Harassment 2.0: How to Combat Sexual Techno-Harassment in the Workplace
c. Six Ways to Strengthen Staffing
d. Playing IT Big Brother: When is Employee Monitoring Warranted?
e. Considering HR Outsourcing?
2/2/12 – Week 3 – Discuss Case Studies – Review for Mid-Term Examination
a. The Brain Drain: How to Get Talented Women to Stay.
b. Rewarding Outstanding Performance: Don’t Break the Bank.
c. Don’t Punish Employees with Training
d. Strategic Organizational Diversity: A Model?
e. Laid Off
2/9/12 – Week 4 – Mid Term Examination – ½ Class Oral Presentations
2/16/12 – Week 5 – Discuss Case Studies
a. Opening Keynote: Rethinking Pay for Performance
b. Putting the Hurt On
c. Workplace Bullying Threatens Employers
d. Making Benefits Matter
e. The New 401(k) Landscape: How Plan Sponsors Can Adapt
2/23/12 – Week 6 – Discuss Case Studies
a. Finding and Fixing Corporate Misconduct
b. Poor Performance & Due Process
c. Managing Part-Time Employees
d. Sharing Work
e. Fighting the Good Fight
f. Baking Ethics into Company Culture
3/1/12 – Week 7 – Discuss Case Studies – Written Projects Due
a. Global Outsourcing
b. America’s Other Immigration Crisis
c. Offshored Headquarters
d. Multiple Choice
e. Roots of Insecurity: Why American Workers and Others Are Losing Out
3/8/11 – Week 8 – Final Examination – Final Oral Presentations
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96
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