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Human Resource Strategy

Course Number: 
BUS-418
Minimum Credits: 
3
An advanced exposure to relevant human resource management topics, using a case-based analytical approach. Emphasis is placed upon how strategic human resource decisions interplay with the overall strategies of an organization. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) explain the relationship of human resource strategy with overall organization strategy; 2) describe how an organization's external and global environments directly and indirectly impact strategic human resource management decisions; 3) elucidate strategies for effective recruitment, selections, and retention of employees; 4) discuss ways to increase productivity through organizational restructuring, job design, and effective leadership; and 5) delineate the characteristics of a good disciplinary climate. Prerequisite: BUS 242 or permission.