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Human Resources Management (HRM)

Shidler College of Business

HRM 200 Career Development (1)

HRM 351 Human Resource Management (3) Survey of the field covering recruitment, selection, training, appraisals, grievance handling, communications, discipline, safety, compensation, and benefits.

HRM 353 Leadership and Group Dynamics (3) 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.

HRM 354 Organizational Change and Effectiveness (3) Identify and evaluate methods to promote an effective change transition through efficient integration of corporate goals with the organizational culture.

HRM 361 Labor Problems (3) Problems and economics of labor; history, structure, government, activities of trade unions. DS

HRM 399 Directed Reading and Research (V) 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.

HRM 453 Personnel Compensation (3) Selected topics. Emphasis on trends, recent issues, job evaluation, incentive systems, salary administration, executive compensation, profit sharing, benefit programs, retirement plans. Pre: 351.

HRM 455 The Staffing Process (3) Contemporary practices and trends in personnel planning for a competent work force; legal constraints, recruitment and selection, differential placement, training, career programming. Pre: 351.

HRM 463 Negotiation and Workplace Dispute Resolution (3) 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)

HRM 465 Labor and Social Legislation (3) Evolution, interpretation, and application of labor and social welfare legislation with special emphasis on impact of labor-management relations. Pre: 361.

HRM 467 Labor Management Relations (3) 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.

HRM 468 Training and Development (3) Analysis of the current concepts and practices in the design, delivery, and assessment of training. A-F only.

HRM 469 Seminar in HRM (3) In-depth analysis of selected current practices and trends in HRM. May be repeated in a different topic. Pre: consent.

HRM 671 Human Resource Management (3) Analysis and critical evaluation of basic issues, policies, and trends in personnel administration. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

HRM 672 Training and Development (3) 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.

HRM 673 Advanced Organizational Behavior (3) Organizational development (OD) and major concepts in organizational behavior. MHRM majors only. A-F only.

HRM 674 Finance for Human Resource Management (3) 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.

HRM 675 Compensation (3) 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.

HRM 676 The Staffing Process (3) 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.

HRM 677 Negotiations and Labor Relations (3) 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.

HRM 678 International Human Resources (3) Exploring global trends in human resources with focus on the Asia Pacific region. HRM majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

HRM 679 Human Resource Management-Topics (3) 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.

HRM 680 Human Resource Management Capstone (3) 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.

HRM 688 Human Resources Leadership in Healthcare Organizations (3) 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)