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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

INSTRUCTION PLAN (for Courses with Lectures, Tutorials (if applicable), no labs)
Term: 2nd
Course No. MGT 513 Course Title: Human Resource Management L: 3 T: 1 P: 0 Cr : 4
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Textbook: 1. Dessler, G and Varkkey, B(2009) 11 edition, Human Resource Management, Pearsons Education.
Other specific books: 2. Ivancevich, JM(2009) , Human Resource Management, Tata McGraw Hill.
3. Rao P.S. (2009), Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Text, cases and games, Himalya Publications.
Other readings:
S.No. Journal articles as compulsory readings (Specific articles, Complete reference)
4 HRM Review –ICFAI University
4.1 The economic meltdown- Impact on recruiting. May 2009, P-23
4.2 Managing business during recession. Oct 2009, P- 33
4.3 Employee Induction and orientation. July 2009. P-18
4.4 Article 360 degree feedback: Appraisal or development. Dec 2009 P-5
4.5 Collective Bargaining in Global business environment. Sep 2009 p- 53
4.6 Article on training need analysis (http://www.businessperform.com/workplace-training/training_needs_analysis.html
4.7 How to handle two careers? http://www.123oye.com/job-articles/hr/two-careers.htm
4.8 Men outnumber women in workplace: Fair or Foul play? http://beakware.com/resources/men-outumber-women.php
4.9 Changes Coming in Compensation, Staffing, Training for Associates: What Tomorrow's Law Firm Will Look Like
(http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1933646061&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=129893&RQT=309&VName=PQD ).
4.10 The coming battle over executive pay.( Harvard Business Review)
4.11 How to manage your negotiating teams. ( Harvard Business Review)
4.12 Create three distinct career paths for innovators. ( Harvard Business Review)
4.13 Private bank recruiters share an insights on industry.
http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=9&did=1897634941&SrchMode=1&sid=1&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=3
09&VName=PQD&TS=1262948241&clientId=129893

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4.14 Article on employee leasing(http://www.oasisadvantage.com/pages/What-is-Employee-Leasing-/122/)
4.15 Article on Whistle blowing. (http://stdwww.iimahd.ernet.in/~sandeepk/whistle.pdf)
5 Indian Management
1. Redefining HR, June 2009 p-49
6 6.1 Case Study: Telecommunicating: Empty cubicals vs. Beyond job design?( Rao P.S. (2009), Essentials of Human Resource Management
and Industrial Relations)a
6.2 Case Study: Manning of 4 Elite A’s by Sonde.( Manpower planning). (case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.3 Case Study: Decide now, But do it tomorrow.( Rao P.S. (2009), Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations)
6.4 Case Study: God helps Celestine (Training). (case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.5 Case Study: Low salary for nationals and high salary for expatriates for the same job= Halting the wings of the flights.( . Rao P.S. (2009),
Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations)
6.6 Case Study: Seniors versus Juniors ( Pay package). (case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.7 Case Study: Troubles never come singly.(case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.8 Case Study: Promotion due to Organizational development( Tale of two Mehtas). (case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.9 Case Study: Employee Employer relationship(case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.10 Case Study: collective bargaining vs. industrial bargaining.(Rao P.S. (2009), Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial
Relations)
6.11 Case Study: A foreign business partner( case study HRD by H kaushal)s
6.12 Case Study: Different ideas of New entrants. (case study HRD by H kaushal)
6.13 Case Study: New issues in Collective Bargaining ( http://www.managementheaven.com/new-issues-in-collective-bargaining/)
6.14 Authority of Personnel Manager at Regional level.(Rao P.S. (2008), Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial
Relations.
6.15 Case Study: Which is more important- Recruiting or retaining?.(Rao P.S. (2008), Essentials of Human Resource Management and
Industrial Relations.

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7 Videos:
7.1 Video clipping: On job description. (All Videos will be provided in CD).
7.2 Video clipping: On How to do effective performance appraisal.
7.3 Video clipping: On career planning.
7.4 Video clipping: On right to workplace safety.

Relevant websites:
S.No. Web address (Exact page address) Salient Features
8 www.hrdnetworkdelhi.com Provide information on current HR practices

9 www.citehr.com Contains all kind of new HR issues and easy way to exchange ideas with HR
people.
10 www.hr-guide.com Provide guidance on all HR components.

11 www.managementhelp.org It is complete integrated online library on the management books.

12 www.businessperform.com It will helpful in many HR issues and have good HR related articles.

13 www.ocw.mit.edu Open courseware useful for assignments.

14 http://proquest.umi.com/login Various issues related to HRM( username 3VYEZZWRB8 and password


‘welcome’)

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Detailed Plan for Lectures
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Week No. Lecture No. Topic Chapters/ Sections Homework/ Task Pedagogical tool Pedagogical tool Date Delivered
of Textbook/ other to be assigned to Demonstration/ Demonstration/
1 3 (Mention
reference students case study/ case study/ images/
Regular (R) /
3 images/ animations
Make Up (M)
animations etc.actually used
4 class)
etc.planned
Part 1 (one fourth of total number of lectures)
1. 1 Introduction to HRM: 1/CH1
Meaning, HRM policies,
Relationship with other fields.
2 E-HRM , Recent trends in HRM. 1/CH1
3 Strategic HRM environment, 1/CH3 5.1 Article:
Organizations Redefining
HR
2 4 HR as distinct competitive 1/CH3
advantages.
5 Job analysis, Job design, Job 1/CH4 6.1 Case
redesign. Study:
Telecommu
nicating:
Empty
cubicals vs.
Beyond job
design?
6 Job description, team design and 1/CH4 Assignment 7.1 Video
analysis. 1 clipping: on
job
description
3 7 Job carving, dejobbing and flexible 1/CH4
job environment.
8 HRP, HRP Process 1/CH5 6.2 Case
Study:
Manning of
4 Elite A’s

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by Sonde.(
Manpower
planning).
9 Rightsizing the enterprise and 1/CH5 . 6.3 Case study:
outplacement of employees. Decide now,
But do it
tomorrow.
Part 2 (another one fourth of total number of lectures)
4 10 Recruitment and Selection: Process 1/CH5 Submission of 4.13 Private
planning and forecasting Assignment 1. bank recruiters
share an
Term Paper
insights on
Allotment industry
4.1 Article:
The
Economic
Meltdown-
Impact on
recruiting
11 Internal and External sources of 1/CH6 6.15 Case
recruitment, recruiting and more Study:
diverse workshop, selection test and Which is
simulation process. more
important-
Recruiting
or
retaining?
12 Types of interviews and common 1/CH7 Assignment 2
errors, Employee Outsourcing.

5 13 Employee induction and placement: 1/CH8 4.3 Article:


Challenges. Employee
Induction
and
orientation

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14 Training and Development: Training 6.4 Case
process Study: God
helps
Celestine
(Training).

15 Training methods and evaluating the Quiz 1


training efforts.
4.6 Article
on training
need
analysis
6 16 Managing organizational change and 1/CH8 Submission of
development assignment 2

17 Performance Management System: 1/CH9 &10 4.4 Article:


Performance planning, Monitoring, 360 degree
appraisal and counselling feedback:
Appraisal or
developme
nt.
6.5 Case
Study: Low
salary for
nationals
and high
salary for
expatriates
for the
same job=
Halting the
wings of the
flights
18 Potential Appraisal need and 1/CH9 &10 7.2 Video
assessment Centres. clipping: on
How to do
effective
performanc

6
e appraisal

MID TERM EXAM


Part 3 (another one fourth of total number of lectures)
7 19 Compensation: Establishing 1/CH 11 , 12 4.9 Article
strategic pay plans. &13 on
Changes
Coming in
Compensa
tion,
Staffing,
Training
for
Associates
: What
Tomorrow'
s Law
Firm Will
Look Like
20 Pay for performance 1/CH 11 , 12 6.6 Case
&13 Study:
Seniors
versus
Juniors
(Pay
package)
21 Employee benefits and services: 1/CH 11 , 12 Assignment 4.10Article
challenges of remuneration &13 3 The coming
battle over
executive
pay
6.7 Case
study:
Troubles
never come

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singly

8 22 Developing HR need and scope of 1/CH8& 10


HRD
23 HRD practices in Indian Organizations 1/CH8& 10 4.7Article:
How to
handle
two
careers
24 Management Development and career 1/CH10, 2/CH13 Submission of 6.8 Case
planning: Techniques of Management &14 Assignment 3 Study:
Development Promotion
due to
Organizatio
nal
developme
nt( Tale of
two
Mehtas).
9 25 Training and development for 2/CH 13&14 Assignment
International Assignments 4
26 Career Planning, Succession Planning 2/CH 13 &14 4.12Article:
, Steps in Career Development Create
System three
distinct
career
paths for
innovators
7.3Video
clipping:
On career
planning
27 Employment Relations, Labour 6.9 Case
relations and collective Bargaining study:
Employee
Employer

8
relations

Part 4 (another one fourth of total number of lectures)


10 28 Approaches of IR and Trade 1/CH 14& 18 4.5 Article:
Union.
Collective
Bargaining
in Global
business
environmen
t
29 Industrial conflict 1/CH 14& 15 Submission 6.10 Case
of Study:
collective
Assignment
bargaining
4
vs.
industrial
bargaining.
30 Labour Legislations in India Term paper
submission
11 31 Workplace Safety and Health : 1/CH 16 Quiz 2 7.4 Video
industrial Safety and Health clipping on
2/Ch17
right to
workplace
safety.
32 Managing Global HR, Implementing 1/CH 1 6.11 Case
Global HR System study:
A foreign
business
partner
33 Staffing Global Organizations 1/CH1
12 34 Challenges of managing Expatriates, 1/CH2 4.8Article:
Equal opportunity and Law. Men
outnumber
women in
workplace:

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Fair or
Foul play?
35 Equal Employment Opportunity 1/CH2 6.12 Case
Study:
Differen
t ideas
of New
entrant
s.
36 Diversity Management and affirmative 1/CH2
action programme.

Spill over lectures


1 Cross cultural negotiation 4.11Article
How to
manage
your
negotiating
teams.

2 Employee Leasing 4.14


Article on
employee
leasing
3 Whistle blowing 4.15
Article on
Whistle
blowing.
4 Talent management in cost cutting 4.2 Article:
economy Managing
business
during
recession
5 Managing diversity in BPO industry Role play

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6 Spiritual Intelligence Class room
discussion.

Details of Homework and Case Studies Planned:


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Homework No. Topics of the homework Nature of Homework Actual DoA Actual DoS Actual date of of
(Group/individual/fieldwork) task evaluation
1 Each student has to compare an HR practices of two Field work based on
organizations operating in the same sector and interview of HR
will submit their comparative analysis. Manager/ Executive
2 Each student has to identify the company and they Individual
have to study the HR trends of past five years and
have to plan the Human resource for next five
years which help organization in its rightsizing.
3 An organisation will be allotted to the students and Individual
they have to identify the training needs of that
organization and as per the need they have to
prepare a training program.
4 An organization will be allotted to the students and Group
they have to analyse the relevance of client
appraisal for the organization in terms of
organizational growth and success.
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Term paper to be allotted by lecture no. (should be allotted before the end of 4 week of teaching and should be due
at least two weeks before the last day of classes). The term paper should be evaluated before the last day of classes
and the marks communicated to the students
All The detailed homework problems to be submitted attached as annexure
Scheme for CA: (out of 100)
Component Frequency Marks for each Total Marks
Homework based tests/quizzes 3 out 15 45
of 4

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Term paper 1 25 25
Quiz 2 15 30
Any other: specify

Total 100

List of suggested topics for term paper . (Student has to spend about 15 hrs on any one specified homework)
S.No. Topic
1 Relevance of job rotation in banks in terms of learning, motivation and performance.
2 Study on identifying the measures adopted by industries to retain high performance teams in insurance sectors.
3 Study on the success or settlement aspect of the trade union CITU.
4 Managing workforce diversity.
5 Each student will be allotted an industry in which they have to find out how different companies have managed trade unions as well as strikes.
6 Creating a leadership pipeline
7 Each student has to analyse the importance of self managed work teams in the organizations and how they can be helpful for sustaining high
performance.
8 Each student will be given an insurance company to find out how they should compensate to retain employee.
9 Managing uncertainty through hard decisions
10 Each student has to analyse the importance of Future proofing for organizations in the present competitive scenario and how it can offer
companies an advantage.
11 Planned Exit
12 Culture coaches for on boarding
13 Why CEO feels HR plays small role in organization’s success.
14 Training a competitive advantage
15 Employee engagement and communication for rainy days
16 Glass ceiling
17 Employee Discrimination
18 Each student will be given different companies and they have to find out the various strategies followed by the various companies during recession.

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OR
Each student has to work on the organization which belongs to different sector( They can choose organisation according to their suitability).
Student can substitute their term paper by project report, report based on HR practices in an industry. Report must be formed on the basis of primary data
collected by the students by using questionnaire or employee interviews. If student uses questionnaire then it should be approved by the concerned faculty.
Student can also use pictures and video clips.
Student can take the interview of employees for which the conversation can be recorded through mobiles phones and other modes which adds to the
authenticity of the report submitted.
They can choose any organization of different sector and can study the HR practices to make HR plans as mentioned below.

Industry/Sector Level of employee No. of employees to be State HR plan


interviewed
Insurance Middle level 10 Punjab 1. Recruitment plans
Telecom Middle level 10 Punjab 2. Selection plans
Banking Middle level 10 Punjab 3. Training plans ( Induction and on the job training)
Education Middle level 10 Punjab 4. Compensation plans
Manufacturing Middle level 10 Punjab 5. Exit plans

Plan for Tutorials : (Plan for 6 x T before MTE , 6 x T after MTE)


S. No. Topic (s) Type of pedagogical Pedagogical tool Date held for Date held for
tool(s) planned (case actually used – group A. group B
analysis, problem mention the title.
solving, test, role play, (case analysis,
business game etc) problem solving, test,
role play, business
game)
1 Job specification Case study
2 HRP Case study
3 Recruitment Role play
4 Induction Management game
5 Term paper Review

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6 Doubt clearing Revision
MID TERM EXAM
7 Training and Development G.D
8 Term paper Review
9 Compensation Business game
10 Employment relations Role play
11 Managing global HR Case study
12 Doubt clearing Revision

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