IDENTIFYING DATA 2018_19
Subject (*) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Code 16214109
Study programme
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management (2009)
Cycle 1st
Descriptors Credits Type Year Period
6 Compulsory Second 2Q
Language
Anglès
Castellà
Català
Department Business Management
Coordinator
CASCÓN PEREIRA, ROSALIA MONTSERRAT
VALVERDE APARICIO, MIREIA
E-mail mireia.valverde@urv.cat
rosalia.cascon@urv.cat
tahereh.maghsoudi@urv.cat
Lecturers
VALVERDE APARICIO, MIREIA
CASCÓN PEREIRA, ROSALIA MONTSERRAT
MAGHSOUDI , TAHEREH
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General description This is a introductory course to the concepts and policies of the Human Resource Management function.

Competences
Type A Code Competences Specific
 A5 Run a business or other public or private institution and direct or manage any of their functional areas (human resources, administration and finance, sales and marketing, operations).
 A7 Scientifically analyze case studies of businesses and business problems and can draw up consultancy reports that respond to these problems.
Type B Code Competences Transversal
 B5 Teamwork, collaboration and sharing of responsibility
 B6 Clear and effective communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in public or a specific technical field
Type C Code Competences Nuclear
 C4 Be able to express themselves correctly both orally and in writing in one of the two official languages of the URV

Learning outcomes
Type A Code Learning outcomes
 A5 Locate human resources in the company.
Understand the strategic importance of people and how they are managed.
Apply human resources policies, analyze problems and suggest possible solutions.
 A7 Interpret problems of managing human resources.
Use theoretical concepts and context to provide solutions to problems.
Type B Code Learning outcomes
 B5 Participate actively and share information, knowledge and experience.
Take an interest in the importance of the group’s activity.
 B6 Intervene effectively and convey relevant information.
Reply to the questions that they are asked.
Type C Code Learning outcomes
 C4 Produce oral texts that are appropriate to the communicative situation.
Produce well-structured, clear and rich written texts

Contents
Topic Sub-topic
SECTION I: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONCEPT
1. What is Human Resource Management? Concept and functions. 1.1. What is Human Resource Management? Concept and functions.
1.2. The strategic importance of people management.
1.3. Levels of management.
2. History of HRM function. 2.1. Origins
2.2. Welfare Period
2.3. Scientific Management
2.4. Behavioral Sciences
2.5. Control period and Legal period
2.6. Technical period. Personnel Management.
2.7. Human Resource Management
2.8. People Management
3. Who is in charge of the HRM function? Agents and Roles. 3.1. Senior Management
3.2. Line Management
3.3. HR Department
3.4. External Agencies
3.5. Roles of the HR department
SECTION II: HRM POLICIES AND ACTIVITIES
4. HR Planning 4.1. Concepts and objectives
4.2. Process
4.3. Methods
4.4. Practice
5. Job analysis, Job description and Job evaluation 5.1. Concepts and objectives
5.2. Process
5.3. Methods
5.4. Practice
6. Recruitment, Selection and Socialization 6.1. Concepts and objectives
6.2. Process
6.3. Methods
6.4. Practice
7. Training and Development 7.1. Concepts and objectives
7.2. Process
7.3. Methods
7.4. Practice
8. Performance Assessment 8.1. Concepts and objectives
8.2. Process
8.3. Methods
8.4. Practice
9. Reward and Compensation 9.1. Concepts and objectives
9.2. Process
9.3. Methods
9.4. Practice
10. Promotions, Functional mobility and Geographical mobility 10.1. Concepts and objectives
10.2. Process
10.3. Methods
10.4. Practice
11. Disengagement 11.1. Concepts and objectives
11.2. Process
11.3. Methods
11.4. Practice

Planning
Methodologies  ::  Tests
  Competences (*) Class hours
Hours outside the classroom
(**) Total hours
Introductory activities
2 4 6
Problem solving, exercises in the classroom
A5
B5
B6
C4
20 40 60
Lecture
B6
C4
28 28 56
Personal attention
A5
B5
B6
C4
2 0 2
 
Mixed tests
A5
2 24 26
 
(*) On e-learning, hours of virtual attendance of the teacher.
(**) The information in the planning table is for guidance only and does not take into account the heterogeneity of the students.

Methodologies
Methodologies
  Description
Introductory activities With questions to make students reflect and debate about the topic.
Problem solving, exercises in the classroom Case studies, role-playings and other activities.
Lecture Participative teaching lectures.
Personal attention To solve doubts. It is necessary to ask for an appointment before.

Personalized attention
Description
To solve doubts.

Assessment
Methodologies Competences Description Weight        
Problem solving, exercises in the classroom
A5
B5
B6
C4
There are two activities to develop throughout the course. They will be explain in the first session of the course. 50%
Mixed tests
A5
It is necessary to get a minimum of 4 out of 10 in the exam to average with the grades of the continuous assessment activities. 50%
Others  
 
Other comments and second call

Submission of the course activities are mandatory to go to the second call. It consists of a Test exam which accounts for the 50% of the total grade. You need a minimum of 4 to average with the rest of the activities.


Sources of information

Basic Torrington, D.; Hall, L.; Taylor, S. and Atkinson, C., HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, Pearson Education, 2011


Complementary

Llibres

·         De la Calle Durán, M.C. y Ortiz de Urbina Criado, M. (2006), Fundamentos de recursos humanos, Madrid: Pearson Educación.

·         Delgado, M.I.; Gómez, L.; Romero, A.M. y Vázquez, E. (2006), Gestión de recursos humanos: Del análisis teórico a la solución práctica, Madrid: Pearson Prentice Hall.

·         Fernández López, J. (2005), Gestión por competencias: Un modelo estratégico para la dirección de recursos humanos, Madrid: Pearson Educación.

·         García-Tenorio Ronda, J. y Sabater Sánchez, R (2004), Fundamentos de dirección y gestión de recursos humanos, Madrid: Thomson.

·         Leal Millán, A.; De Prado, A.A.; Rodríguez, L. y Román, M. (1999), El factor humano en las relaciones laborales: Manual de dirección y gestión, Madrid: Ediciones Pirámide.

·         Pereda Marín, S. y Berrocal Berrocal, F. (2006), Técnicas de gestión de recursos humanos por competencias, 2ª edición, Madrid: Editorial Universitaria Ramón Areces.

·         Porret Gelabert, M. (2008), Recursos humanos: Dirigir y gestionar personas en las organizaciones, 3ª edición, Barcelona: ESIC Editorial.

·         Puchol, L. (2005), Dirección y gestión de recursos humanos, 6ª edición, Madrid: Ediciones Díaz de Santos.

·         Valverde, M. (2002), Recursos Humanos I, Barcelona: Ediuoc.

·         Werther, W.B. y Davis, K. (2008), Administración de Recursos Humanos. El capital humano de las empresas, McGraw Hill: Méjico.

 

Revistes

·         Capital Humano

·         Dirigir Personas, Revista Profesional de la Gestión de Personas, AEDIPE (Asociación Española de dirección y Desarrollo de Personas)

·         Estudios Financieros, Revista de Trabajo y Seguridad Social: Recursos Humanos

·         Harvard Deusto Business Review

 

Altres fonts

 ·         Periódicos: Expansión y Empleo

(http://www.expansionyempleo.com/actualidadytendencias.html)

·         Pàgines web d'empreses

·         Pel·lícula: Recursos Humanos, 1999, Director: Laurent Cantet.

Recommendations


Subjects that it is recommended to have taken before
COMPANY ORGANIZATION/16214003
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR/16214107
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