Christ University Institute of Management COURSE PLAN 2011-12 SUBJECT: HUMAN RESOURSE MANAGEMENT III Trimester : MBA – Class

: Ist Year 3 Hours / Week FACULTY: 2 Credits COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is an introduction to the human resources function and related elements and activities. The course outlines the roles and functions of members of the human resources department, as well as educating others outside human resources, in how their roles include human resources-related activities. The student will learn about the evolution in human resources management as we know it today. Emphasis is placed on the modern day importance of HRM and the new “corporate view” of the function. Additionally, the student will be exposed to the view of HRM from the perception of both management and subordinate employees. The importance of maintaining fair and equitable compensation and benefit programs will be discussed. The student will be exposed to practical situations and problem solving ,regarding areas of employee counseling, discipline and termination.. Other critical areas of training and development, staffing and strategy will also be explored. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To provide an understanding of the human resources management framework. 2. Offers experiential analysis to understand the challenges of HR Managers in developing their organizations 3. Provides insights on how to develop strategies, initiatives and programs to introduce and sustain competitive HR advantage in organizations 4. Focuses on management best practices, tools and models to implement an effective HRM system 5. Addresses the human capital as a critical role in firm's viability in the knowledge economy 6. To develop the core human resources management skills and competencies. The core competencies include HRM knowledge, planning, control, problem-solving and communication ESSENTIAL TEXT BOOKS:
B1: HUMAN RESOURSE MANAGEMENT – A CASE STUDY APPROACH; MULLER-CAMEN CROUCHER LEIGH, JAICO PUBLICATIONS. B2: HUMAN RESOURSE MANAGEMENT - A SOUTH – ASIAN PERSPECTIVE – SNELL , BOHLANDER & VOHRA- CENEGAGE LEARNING-2012 B3 : HUMAN RESOURSE MANAGEMENT - TEXT & CASES – V.S.P. RAO- SECOND EDITION- EXCEL BOOKS.

REFERENCE BOOKS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Fischer Cynthia, Human Resource Management, Biztantra Publciations Decenzo D.A, Robbins S.P, Human Resource Management, John Wiley & Sons Publications, 1999 Fisher, C.D, Schoenfeldt, L.F, Shaw J.B, Human Resource Management, Houghton Mifflin Company Publications, 1997 Mathis R.L, Jackson J.H., Human Resource Management, South Western: Thomson Learning Publications, 2000 Gary Desslesor, Human Resource Management

IMPORTANT NOTE : STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO READ THE CHAPTERS FROM THE CONCERNED BOOKS AND ALSO BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS CASE STUDIES OF THE RESPECTIVE CHAPTERS.

methodology to be followed. Sources. Quiz on unit 2 & case study UNIT 4 HRD. Forecasting. HRM Concept. Importance. JE. JD.Break up Unit Introduction. Meaning. Soclialisation and Retention 1 2 Short Seminar * CH 7 B1 Ch 8 B1 Ch4 B2 CH 9 B1. And retention of employees. CH 4 B3 CH 3 B2. Meaning. problems & challenges of 2 Case study/ presentation Ch 14 B1.Syllabus Topic.Ch 6 B2 Ch9 B1 . Scope & Functions Corporate Strategies. Objectives. Meaning. Problem and Challenges. Scope . & Job Design 1 2 1 Short Seminar * Case for Study * CH2 B 2. Objectives. HRM in India.&3 B1 2 Short Seminar * QUIZ on Unit 1 UNIT 2 HRP. Strategic HRM. Process.2. Methods of Selection. Evaluation of Effectiveness of HRD interventions & Career Development 2 1 CH4 &5 B2 Ch 12 B3 Lecture/Discussi ons Short Seminar * Methods for training workers & managers. JA. Objective. Constraints. Scope. ch 13 &14 B3 QUIZ & Case study UNIT 3 Recruitment & Selection. Skills & Competencies of HR Professionals Hrs Date Teaching Method Assignments Readings 2 Lecture/Discussi ons Lecture/Discussi ons Lecture/Discussi ons # Quiz / Case Lecture/Discussi ons Short Seminar * CH 1. Reliability & Validity of Tests. ch 5 B2 Ch 8 B3 1 Case study Meaning and importance of socialization. Briefing on Case Study Method. HRD in India. Objectives. UNIT 1 assignments. syllabus discussion. Process. 1 methods of socialization.

training and development in India. . feedback Coaching. Objective. Evaluation of training effectiveness. Collective Bargaining and Workers‟ Participation in Management. Ch 16& 17 B3 Ch 9 & 10 B2. Ch 15 B3 2 1 Lecture/Discussi ons # Quiz / Case Short Seminar * Case for Study * Appraisal process. ch 15 B1 Ch 26 B3 UNIT 7 Lecture / Discussions / Case Case for Study * Review. Ch 7 B2. Meaning. career planning & succession 1 planning. Ch 7 B2 Ch 11 B3 Ch 8 B2 Lecture/Discussi ons Short Seminar * Presentation / discussion Seminar. 1 . UNIT 6 Wage & Salary Administration Definition and objectives. 2 Lecture / presentation Seminar Ch 12 B1. 1 / exercise QUIZ & case study UNIT 5 Performance Management & Appraisal. Problems & challenges in promoting 1 equity in compensation & reward systems. Quiz / Case methods for evaluating performance. theory of wages. methods for computing value & worth of jobs.Basic ConceptsMeaning and importance of industrial relations. Scope & Purpose. Trade Unions. 1 components of executive compensation. 1 problems & challenges in appraisal. 2 Components of worker compensation. QUIZ on unit 6 Industrial Relations.

Article Review/ projects etc.. page 54-65 (Unit 6) 3.If you have any further difficulty you are most welcome to contact me. ( Unit 2) 5. CIPD provides excellent summary of the latest trends in workplace learning ( Unit 4) 4.uk provides clear guidance for the appropriate use of psychological tests for testers and test takers ( Unit 3) 2. reward and the new pay. (20 marks) 2. CIPD (2006) Learning & Development 4th Edition London . Journal of Business and Psychology 18.Additional Reading materials/ EBSCO 1. Evaluation Criteria 1.org. Personnel Review Vol 25 No 6. no 3 ( Spring 2004 ) . Armstrong’s Handbook on Human Resource Management. one student or a group of student will be assigned & after the Evaluation the marks will be taken into account for CIA „s Note.. Mid Semester Test (50 marks) 4. 337. (20 marks) 3. CIA II Presentation. Erich P Prien. Kirsten O and Lois G Gamble '' Perspectives on Nonconventional Job Analysis methodologies ''. one student or a group of student will be assigned to discuss the case & after the Evaluation the marks will be taken into account for CIA „s * Short Seminar – Topic for Short Seminar will be provided prior to the class. www. Prof.psychtesting. Vilas Annigeri . Attendance (10 marks) 3. End Semester Examination (100 marks) Brief description on CIA I & II: # Quiz – Hard copies will be given by Faculty & after the Evaluation the marks will be taken into account for CIA * Case for Study – Case Study will be provided prior to the class.. Kogan Page. CIA I Assignment & Case study / etc.Herry E (1996) Risk.

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