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Contemporary Issues in Human ResourceyManagement

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This course provides opportunities for students to conduct in-depth analyses involving topics such as: employee recruitment and selection, performance evaluation and discipline, workplace discrimination, and recent issues raised by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students successfully completing this course will be able to: 1) list and explain the requirements of the primary employment laws, 2) identify specific discriminatory management practices related to employee recruitment, 3) selection, promotion, transfer, layoffs, and benefits, 4) discuss the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 5) discuss performance appraisal and the role that feedback plays in that process, and 6) explain how to ensure fairness in the discipline process and the ramifications of a poorly designed program. Prerequisite: BUS-242 or permission.