HRMT3345 Managing Jobs, Performance and Wellbeing

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the Human Resource Management major sequence
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Management and Commerce
  • Category B broadening unit for students
  • Level 3 elective
This unit examines human performance at work and implications for the management of human resources. Topics include: individual work performance in the modern work context; well-being in the workplace; advanced topics in work design; performance assessment and management; and the training of knowledge and skills. The unit emphasises the contribution of human resources management to developing a high performance work system that meets both individual and organisational needs.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate understanding and knowledge regarding a range of human resource management (HRM) topics (e.g. high performance work systems, training and development, performance appraisal); (2) demonstrate understanding and knowledge regarding a range of individual difference factors that are relevant to the design and evaluation of HRM interventions (e.g. work attitudes, motivation and emotions); (3) demonstrate the ability to conduct and write a literature review regarding a specific HRM issue that draws on theoretical and empirical research; and (4) demonstrate the ability to write a project proposal or report.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tutorial participation; (2) strategic HRM case analysis; and (3) final examination. Further information is available 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)
Dr Joseph Carpini
Unit rules
HRMT2237 Human Resource Management
Incidental fees
Incidental student fees and charges are costs incurred by students as part of their studies at UWA that are in addition to their tuition fees (further information is available here or contact your Faculty Office).
Participation in this unit will incur the following incidental fee(s):
Mental Health First Aid Training Certificate (estimated cost - 50).
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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