MMH701 - Human Resource Strategy

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Human Resource Management students only)

Unit chair:

Y Fujimoto

Incompatible with: MPM722, MPR722 or MPT722


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit provides an introduction to the key concepts associated with human resources management and examines the contribution of human resources to organisational performance and competitive advantage. Topics include:  the development of theoretical basis for HRM - history and origins; theories and influences; stages in development; concepts and models; functions and roles of HR departments; skills for HR professionals; internal and external environmental influences on HR; HR and its links with business strategy; competitive challenges for HR; criticism of HRM; international HRM; and emerging trends in HRM.


Written Assignment 1 (Analytical Essay) 3000 words 40%, Written Assignment 2 (Work Based Report) 4000 words 60%

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