Introduction to People Management

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Course Code PHRM51033

Title Introduction to People Management

Status: core

Learning outcome On completion of this course unit students should be able to

(a) Obtain an overview of HRM as an approach to advance learning, (b) View the evolution of HRM and to develop an overview on HRM management process (c). Identify the basic functions of HRM, (d) Understand various standard documents used in HRM

Contents:        Introduction: Defining HRM; Role of HRM; Importance of HRM; Challenges of HRM, Historical Development of HRM, Approaches of HRM, Human Resource Management and Personnel Management, Roles of HR Managers, Very Brief Introduction to HRM Functions: Job Design, Job Analysis, Job Description and Specification, HR Planning/Personal Planning, Attraction, Selection, Recruitment, Induction, Training and Development, Performance Appraisal, Time and Attendance, Leave Management, Salary Administration, Employee Movements, Discipline Handling, Managing Health and Safety, Grievances Handling, Knowledge Management, Reward Management, Transport Management, Comprehensive Study on Job Description and Specification, Introducing Various Documents/Formats/Forms Used in HRM Functions, for Example, Interview Calling letter, Appointment Letter, Warning Letters, Employee Termination Letters, Job Application Form, Leave Application Form,  etc

Methodology Lectures, Discussions, Presentations, Case Studies and Tutorials

Assessment End semester examination - 60%, Assignments – 40%, one of the assignments may sometimes be replaced by a mini test or a presentation

Recommended readings

Readings:

1.   Dessler G. (2003), Human Resource Management-10th Edition, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.

2.   Armstrong M. (2003), Human Resource Management Practice-9th Edition,   Kogan Page India, New Delhi

3.    Bandara, G. (2005). Business Studies (Singhala), ISBN 55-678-4-2

4.    Nickels, W.G. & et al, (2002). Understanding Business, 6th edition, McGraw – Hill, New York, USA

5.    Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, http://www./sagepub.com

6.    HR Magazine, http://www.shrm.org/hrmagazine/

7.   People Management, http://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/pm/

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