Survey of the field covering recruitment, selection, training, appraisals, grievance handling, communications, discipline, safety, compensation, and benefits.
Develop understanding of theory and research on managerial, entrepreneurial leadership and creativity in organizations. Topics include leadership, decision making, motivation, personality, and rewards within group settings.
Identify and evaluate methods to promote an effective change transition through efficient integration of corporate goals with the organizational culture.
Reading and research in a special area within the major field under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty advisor.
Selected topics. Emphasis on trends, recent issues, job evaluation, incentive systems, salary administration, executive compensation, profit sharing, benefit programs, retirement plans. Pre: 351.
Contemporary practices and trends in personnel planning for a competent work force; legal constraints, recruitment and selection, differential placement, training, career programming. Pre: 351.
Theory and practice in negotiating; design and operation of different kinds of workplace dispute resolution (such as mediation, arbitration, and various alternatives); features exercises on bargaining and negotiation and advocacy and decision skills. (Spring only)
Evolution, interpretation, and application of labor and social welfare legislation with special emphasis on impact of labor-management relations. Pre: 361.
Review and analysis of basic factors that distinguish employment relations; examination of the development of recent legislation and programs at federal, state, and municipal levels. Specific consideration given to current problems on the mainland and Hawai‘i. Pre: consent.
Analysis of the current concepts and practices in the design, delivery, and assessment of training. A-F only.
In-depth analysis of selected current practices and trends in HRM. Repeatable one time for different topics. Pre: consent.
Analysis and critical evaluation of basic issues, policies, and trends in personnel administration. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.
Covers issues in design, delivery, and assessment of training, theoretical background of training and development process, types of training process, cross cultural and other types of diversity training and development of training modules. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.
Organizational development (OD) and major concepts in organizational behavior. MHRM majors only. A-F only.
Intends to give HR professionals a basic overview of the vocabulary and concepts of financial decision-making. Topics include: understanding financial information, budgeting, the finance of retirement and employee benefit and business valuation. MHRM majors only. A-F only.
Survey of compensation methods and procedures including job evaluations, incentive systems, salary administration, fringe benefits, appropriate legislation, policies and strategy issues of compensation systems. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.
Recruiting and selection to optimize organizations including job design, job analysis, recruitment and selection methods, such as types of interviews and assessment centers, within legislative environment. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.
Theory and practice of negotiation. Exploration of appropriate strategies, tactics, and communication techniques. Study of dyadic multi-party, cross-cultural, and assisted negotiations. MHRM majors only. A-F only.
Exploring global trends in human resources with focus on the Asia Pacific region. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.
In-depth analysis of selected current practices and trends in human resources. Repeatable four times with change in topics. MHRM majors only. A-F only.
The final course in the MHRM curriculum. It provides students opportunity to integrate and apply previous course content to their professional organization offering a value-added opportunity to enhance organizational performance. MHRM majors only. A-F only.
Builds on previous leadership and management courses, focus on development of individual leadership skills emphasizing ethical and critical decision making, effective working relationships, and a systems-perspective relevant to healthcare organizations. A-F only. Pre: BUS 626. (Alt. years)