University of Technology Sydney

21720 Human Resource Management

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Anti-requisite(s): 21866 Human Resource Management: Concepts and Applications



This subject presents an introduction to the field of human resource management (HRM). Topics covered include; the role and importance of strategic HRM; ethical considerations in HRM and contribution to good corporate governance; implications of HRM policies and procedures for human and other forms of sustainability; the importance of effective HR talent attraction and retention; the contribution of various HR functions such as recruitment, selection, motivation, rewards and incentives, performance management and appraisal, as well as training and development; and the role of key stakeholders and performance problems; managing diversity and EEO. The subject investigates frameworks that assist with crafting an effective HRM, identifying challenges (including ethical issues) and devising solutions. The subject also examines employee engagement and other leading edge HRM analytics. A key component of the subject is gaining skills in the ability to think critically about crafting a HRM system for global and Indigenous cultures, as well as the ability to use HRM tools that enhance organisational outcomes.

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