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

: Ist Year I 3 Hours / Week FACULTY: Vinayak 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, problemsolving 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.

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assignments. methodology to be followed. Objectives. Strategic HRM. JA. 1 20-2-12 Lecture / Ch 12 B1. ch 13 &14 B3 QUIZ & Case study UNIT 3 Recruitment & Selection.2. Process. . Meaning. & Job Design 1 2 1 14-1-12 16-1-12 21-1-12 Short Seminar * Case for Study * CH2 B 2. 2 problems & challenges of training and development in India. HRM in India.Syllabu s Unit UNIT 1 Topic. 6-2-12 Case study/ presentation / exercise Ch 14 B1. Evaluation of Effectiveness of HRD interventions & Career Development 2 1 30-1-12 CH4 &5 B2 Ch 12 B3 Lecture/Discussi ons 4-2-12 Short Seminar * Methods for training workers & managers. Quiz / Case 2 1 13-2-12 18-2-12 Lecture/Discussi ons # Quiz / Case Short Seminar * Case for Study * methods for evaluating performance. Methods of Selection. Scope. Skills & Competencies of HR Professionals Hrs Date Teaching Method Assignments Readings 2 2 2-1-12 9-1-12 Lecture/Discussi ons Lecture/Discussi ons Lecture/Discussi ons # Quiz / Case Lecture/Discussi ons Short Seminar * Short Seminar * CH 1. ch 5 B2 Ch 8 B3 1 28-1-12 30-1-12 Case study Meaning and importance of socialization. And retention of employees. QUIZ & case study UNIT 5 Performance Management & Appraisal. Briefing on Case Study Method. Soclialisation and Retention 1 2 23-1-12 23-1-12 Short Seminar * CH 7 B1 Ch 8 B1 Ch4 B2 CH 9 B1. Process. Meaning.Break up Introduction. Objectives. Evaluation of training effectiveness. Reliability & Validity of Tests. 1 methods of socialization.Ch 6 B2 Ch9 B1 1 11-2-12 Ch 7 B2. Ch 15 B3 Appraisal process. HRD in India. Meaning. Sources. Problem and Challenges. Scope . Ch 7 B2 . Meaning. Importance. Quiz on unit 2 & case study UNIT 4 HRD. syllabus discussion.&3 B1 QUIZ on Unit 1 UNIT 2 HRP. Objectives. HRM Concept. Constraints. JE. Scope & Functions Corporate Strategies. Forecasting. CH 4 B3 CH 3 B2. Objective. JD. Scope & Purpose. Objective.

. Personnel Review Vol 25 No 6.Additional Reading materials/ EBSCO 1. reward and the new pay.Herry E (1996) Risk.org..uk provides clear guidance for the appropriate use of psychological tests for testers and test takers ( Unit 3) 2.psychtesting. page 54-65 (Unit 6) . www.

Kogan Page. Armstrong’s Handbook on Human Resource Management. Mid Semester Test (50 marks) 4.. ( Unit 2) 5. one student or a group of student will be assigned & after the Evaluation the marks will be taken into account for CIA ‘s . CIPD (2006) Learning & Development 4th Edition London . Attendance (10 marks) 3. CIPD provides excellent summary of the latest trends in workplace learning ( Unit 4) 4.3. Erich P Prien. (20 marks) 2. 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. Article Review/ projects etc. Kirsten O and Lois G Gamble '' Perspectives on Nonconventional Job Analysis methodologies ''. Journal of Business and Psychology 18. no 3 ( Spring 2004 ) . Evaluation Criteria 1. CIA I Assignment & Case study / etc. CIA II Presentation. 337. 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. (20 marks) 3.