Human Resource Measurements

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Course Code                             :        BHRM 42132

Course Title                              :        Human Resource Measurements

Status                                         :        Compulsory

Credit Rating                            :        2

Semester                                    :        Second

 

 

Aim                                            : To provide the students with knowledge and techniques on    how to measure HRM processes and their outcomes to         show HR’s contribution to organizational outputs

 

 

Learning Outcomes                  : On completion of this course unit, students should                                         be able to;

  • identify and describe the basic concepts, frameworks and models of measuring HR contributions in organizations.

 

  • analyze and evaluate current HR outcomes and develop new methods to evaluate HR’s effectiveness

 

  • develop suitable HR measurements in order to contribute to overall organisational performance management

 

 

Course Content                        : Introduction; meaning of measurement, need of measuring HR, concepts of process management; meaning of process, measuring quality of a process, frameworks of quality measurements in process. Principles for effective workforce metrics. Measuring HR processes; hiring and staffing, compensation and benefits, training effectiveness, employee relations and retention programmes, Absenteeism and turnover. Systems in measuring HR productivity in Business. Measuring Human Capital’s value added. Balanced Scorecard Approach in overall performance management. HR scorecard approach. Issus relating to HR measurements.

 

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning : Lecturers, Discussions, Case studies, Assignments, Audio and Video Techniques

 

Assessment                                : Examinations, Presentations, Assignments, Case analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Readings         :

 

Becker,B.E., Huselid,M.A., Ulrich, D. (2001), The HR Scorecard, Harvard Business School Press.

 

Brooks, C. (2005). Measurement Matters, 1st Edition, Pearson Education Private Ltd Publishing, New Delhi.

 

Cascio,W.F. and Boudreau,J.W.(2010). Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education Malaysia (Pvt.) Ltd. Kuala Lumpur.

 

Fitz,E.J and Davison, B. (2002). How to Measure Human Resource Management, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill publishing, London.

 

Fitz,E.J.(2009). ROI of Human Capital: Measuring the Economic Value of Employee Performance, McGraw-Hill publishing, London.

 

Huselid,M.A., Becker,B.E. and Betty,R.W.(2005). The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital To Execute Strategy, 1st Edition, Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation.Mark A. Huselid (Author) Visit Amazon's Mark A. Huselid PageFind all the books, read about the author, and moreSee search results for this author Are you an author? Learn about Author Central

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