HRMT3344 Staffing Organisations

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the Human Resource Management major sequence
  • Category B broadening unit for students
  • Level 3 elective
Content
This unit examines how to recruit and select the best employees for the job and how to ensure that those employees are motivated. It includes topics such as personnel selection and promotion; performance evaluation; job design and workload. It provides students with an understanding of theory, research and practice in contemporary human resource management, and knowledge of specific human resource management procedures and programs that can be implemented in organisations.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) describe 'best practice' and 'best fit' HR strategies and how they affect an organisation's staffing policy and practices; (2) explain how aspects of an employee's job affects that person and the organisation; (3) compare and contrast the appropriateness of commonly used recruitment tools and techniques for selection and placement decisions; (4) describe different forms of performance measurement that can be used to validate selection systems and motivate performance; (5) list and compare major strategies for retaining talented staff; and (6) develop written communication skills in explaining well-researched staffing principles.
Assessment
Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Ms Susan Barrera
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
HRMT2237 Human Resource Management
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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