Yıldırım Beyazıt University School of Management
Human Resource Management

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Course Info

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University - Business School

Course Name Code Classroom Day Time Year Semester ECTS
Human Resources Management Bus 208 BS43 Wednesday 10:00 2018-2019 Spring 5

Contact Info

Lecturer

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hasan Engin Şener
Office : Yıldırım Beyazıt University, School of Management, Cinnah Cd. No: 16, Room: B276
Tel : (0-312) 466 75 33 - 3542
Web : www.enginsener.com/hrm
e-Mail : hrm@enginsener.com

Teaching Assistants

Final Top Ten of 2019

I would like to congratulate the students below for obtaining the highest grade:

  • 1. BATUHAN SUİÇMEZ (ULUS. TİC. VE İŞLET.) 99
  • 2. YASEMİN TÜRKMEN (ULUS. TİC. VE İŞLET.) 97
  • 3. AHMET NADİR ŞAKA (İŞLETME) 96
  • 3. SELİN KAREN JONES (ULUS. TİC. VE İŞLET.) 96
  • 5. MELİKE GÜRBÜZ (ULUS. TİC. VE İŞLET.) 95
  • 6. ISRA KHALİD (ULUS. TİC. VE İŞLET.) 93
  • 7. JANNUR BAKHYT (BANK. VE FİN.) 92
  • 8. OĞUZHAN KAAN (İŞLETME) 91
  • 9. FURKAN ALTUNDAĞ (İŞLETME) 88
  • 10. MARCOS ADIEL ARRIVILLAGA BENITEZ (ULUS. TİC. VE İŞLET.) 86

Average: 65/CB (115 students)

Final Top Ten of 2018

I would like to congratulate the students below for obtaining the highest grade:

  • 1) ASEM MOHAMED MOHAMED MANSOUR 99, YÖNETİM BİLİŞİM SİSTEMLERİ
  • 2) BETÜL ALTINÇUBUK 95, ULUSLARARASI TİCARET VE İŞLETMECİLİK
  • 2) MALIHA RAHMAN 95, ULUSLARARASI TİCARET VE İŞLETMECİLİK
  • 4) SELİN AKCA 94, İŞLETME
  • 5) KATLEGO AGRINNETH PHORA MAREA SEITSHIRO 92, ULUSLARARASI TİCARET VE İŞLETMECİLİK
  • 6) MOHAMED BOLKHIR 91, İŞLETME
  • 7) İLKKAN GÜLER 90, ULUSLARARASI TİCARET VE İŞLETMECİLİK
  • 7) ABDULMALEK AHMED MOHAMMED MATTASH 90, ULUSLARARASI TİCARET VE İŞLETMECİLİK
  • 7) HATİCE KÜBRA ÇİÇEK 90, ULUSLARARASI TİCARET VE İŞLETMECİLİK
  • 7) ABDULGHANI KAHLAWI 90, İŞLETME
  • 7) CALEB LARBI OKOH 90, PSİKOLOJİ(İNG)

Average: 67/CB (127 students)

Final Top Ten of 2017

I would like to congratulate the students below for obtaining the highest grade:

  • 1. SONER YILMAZ (99)
  • 2. SULTAN NİHAN SALEPCİ (98)
  • 3. ALAA DHIF ALLAH (95)
  • 4. NADIHAH BINYUNU (93)
  • 5. GİZEM MERDAN, EDA SÖNMEZ (92), AHMET ŞÜKRÜ PAMPAL (92)
  • 8. HÜSEYİN CANER ÇEVİK (91)
  • 9. ARZU BARIŞ (88)
  • 10. SANİYE BEYZA TOPCUGİL (87)

Average: 65/CB (140 students)

Final Top Ten of 2015

I would like to congratulate the students below for obtaining the highest grade:

  • 1: Merve GEDİKLİ (91)
  • 2: Oussama DJEBBI , Umutcan AYDEMİR , Salih AYBEY (86)
  • 5: Babageldi HALLIYEW (85)
  • 6: Ebru KAYA (84)
  • 7: Büşra ÖZDEMİR (81)
  • 8: Mehmet Oğuz ADEMOĞLU, Tuğcan KEFELİ , Emre BİLGİÇ , Büşra YILDIRIM (80)

Average: 65/CB (52 students)

Objectives

Goals and Objectives
The goal of this course is to present human resource management from a strategic perspective and to introduce the techniques and methods of HRM. Basic objective of this course is to discuss the key functions and roles of HRM including strategic management, job definition and analysis, human resource planning, selection and placement of the right person in the right job, training and development, performance management, and global HRM. Thus, students will be able to understand and analyze the complex structure of HRM processes.

Grading

  • Mid Term Exam Grade: Mid Term Exam (70%)+ Homework (20%) + Quiz (10%) + Bonus (if any)
  • Final Exam Grade: Final Exam (70%) + Homework (20%) + Quiz (10%) + Bonus (if any)
  • Grade: 40% of MTEG + 60% of FEG
    • AA: 90-100
    • BA: 80-89
    • BB: 70-79
    • CB: 65-69
    • CC: 60-64
    • DC: 55-59
    • DD: 50-54
    • FD: 40-49
    • FF: 39-0

Team Up for the quizzes!

  • Test, Unannounced, 10% of midterm and final exam grade.
  • Quiz is a group activity, you should form a team (min. 2, max. 3 group members are allowed)
  • https://www.jotform.com/80441794831965
  • Top Five Group members will get extra bonus points
    • 1: 5 points
    • 2: 4 points
    • 3: 3 points
    • 4: 2 points
    • 5: 1 point
  • Updated Quiz Results

Homeworks

  • The First Homework: What is the role of "human" (as an employee/ a worker) in the Fordist mode of production? What might be the implications of this role for employees? Discuss it with reference to the movie called Modern Times/Factory Scene. Please use this format for your homework. Please upload your homework to turnitin.
  • The Second Homework: Please write a critical summary on Ulrich, D. (1998) A New Mandate for Human Resources Harward Business Review, January 1998 Issue. After making a summary of the article , please state which role is the most important, according to you: administrative expert, employee champion, change agent, strategic partner. Please upload your homework to turnitin.
  • The Third Homework: Please conduct interviews with 10 people (either your friends or your family members, it is up to you) whom you think they know you well. Ask them two questions. 1. According to you, what are my three strengths? 2. Could you please give me an example for each of my strength? Then, Please write down your short, middle and long term objectives. Where (which position as a career in which company) do you want to be after 15 years? How can you use and develop your strengths to meet your objectives? (Maximum 700 characters) And then, please fill in the following form: https://form.jotform.com/70870597364972
  • The Fourth Homework: Please watch the movie called «Dead Poets Society.» Which character best suits you or which one did you like most? Why? What is the role of «ideals» in your life? Do you see yourself as an idealist or rather as a realist? Why? What is your ideal future? The slogan in the movie is «carpe diem.» What would be your motto in your life, if you had to choose one?
  • The Fifth Homework: Visit the following website: http://www.occupationalinfo.org/onet/ Then, choose three titles/occupations which you would like to work after your graduation. Evaluate yourself on the following elements: Knowledge: Do you have the necessary knowledge to do this job?, Skill: Do you have the necessary skills to do this job? And then, please fill in the following form: https://form.jotform.com/90916015372959

Homework Format

  1. Only the following format is accepted: word format for homework
  2. The annotation must have a title.
  3. The manuscript should be one page long.
  4. The font size should be 12-point.
  5. The font should be Time New Roman.
  6. The manuscript should be 1 spaced.
  7. All margins should be 2,5 cm wide.
  8. A cover page is not allowed.
  9. Citations/Quotations (Turnitin similarity index) cannot be more than 30%.
  10. All manuscripts should be submitted in due time.
  11. All manuscripts should be uploaded via turnitin.

Exams

  • Homework: (app.) app. every week
  • Quiz: Unannounced, app. every week
  • MidTerm: Once
  • Final: Once

Course Content


Week 1

  • Introduction to the course

Week 2

  • The role of human in the production process
    • Homework: What is the role of "human" (as an employee/ a worker) in the Fordist mode of production? What might be the implications of this role for employees/workers? Discuss it with reference to the movie called Modern Times/Factory Scene. (Due 26 February 2019, 23:59; 5 points) Please use this format for your homework. Please upload your homework to turnitin.
Learning Objectives for the second week
  1. Explain the principe of division of labour and discuss its implications for employees.
  2. Explain the evolution of capitalism with reference to Fordism and Post-Fordism.
    • Division of Labour, Scientific Management and Human Relations
      • Fisher C.D., Schoenfeldt, L.F. and Shaw, J.B. (2003) The Craft Sytstem, Scientific Management, Human Relations (pp.13-15) Human Resource Management 5th Edition, USA: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Film info
Modern Times/Factory Scene Initial release: February 5, 1936 (New York City); Director: Charlie Chaplin; Music composed by: Charlie Chaplin; Screenplay: Charlie Chaplin 1936 Film; 8.6/10·IMDb; This comedic masterpiece finds the iconic Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) employed at a state-of-the-art factory where the inescapable machinery completely overwhelms him, and where various mishaps keep getting him sent to prison. In between his various jail stints, he meets and befriends an orphan girl (Paulette Goddard). Both together and apart, they try to contend with the difficulties of modern life, with the Tramp working as a waiter and eventually a performer.

Week 3

  • The trends shaping HRM
    • Dessler, G. (2014) The Trends Shaping Human Resource Management (pp.5-10) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.
Learning Objectives for the third week
  1. Briefly discuss and illustrate each of the important trends influencing human resource management.

Week 4

  • What is HRM and Why is it Important?
    • Dessler, G. (2014) What is HRM and Why is it Important? (part 1) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.

Learning Objectives
  1. Explain why HRM is important.
  2. Explain what HRM is.

Week 5

  • The New HR Managers
    • Dessler, G. (2014) The New Human Resource Managers (part 1) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.
    • Ulrich, D. (1998) A New Mandate for Human Resources Harward Business Review, January 1998 Issue.
Learning Objectives
  1. Illustrate the human resources responsibilities of line and staff (HR) managers.
  2. List and briefly describe important traits of today s human resource managers.
  3. Identify the differences between Personnel Management and HRM.

Week 6

  • Strategic Management Process 1
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Strategic Management Process (part 3) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.
Learning Objectives for the 6th and 7th weeks
  1. Explain with examples each of the seven steps in the strategic planning process.
  2. Define strategic human resource management and give an example of strategic human resource management in practice.

Week 7

  • Strategic Management Process 2
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Strategic Management Process (part 3) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.
Learning Objectives
  1. Explain with examples each of the seven steps in the strategic planning process.
  2. Define strategic human resource management and give an example of strategic human resource management in practice.

Week 8

  • There is no lecture: Mid-Term Exam Week

Week 9

Learning Objectives
  1. Explain why talent management is important.
  2. Explain how to conduct a job analysis, including what it is and how it’s used.
  3. Use at least three methods of collecting job analysis information, including interviews, questionnaires, and observation.
  4. Identify the essential functions of a job descriptions and job specifications.
  5. Explain competency-based job analysis.
  • Job Analysis
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Job Analysis and Talent Management Process (part 4) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.

Week 10

Learning Objectives for the 10th week
  1. List the steps in the recruitment and selection process.
  2. Explain the main techniques used in employment planning and forecasting.
  3. Name and describe the main internal sources of candidates.
  4. List and discuss the main outside sources of candidates.
  • People Resourcing
    • Armstrong, M. (2009) People resourcing strategy, Human resource planning (pp.479-513), Armstrong’s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 11th Edition, London: Kogan Page.
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Personnel Planning and Recruiting (part 5) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.

Week 11

Learning Objectives for the 11th week
  1. Summarize the purpose and process of employee orientation.
  2. List and briefly explain each of the five steps in the training process.
  3. Conduct a needs assessment to identify training requirements.
  4. Explain how to distinguish between problems you can fix with training and those you can’t.
  5. Explain how to use five training techniques.
  6. List and briefly discuss the eight steps in leading organizational change.
  • Training and Development
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Training and Developing Employees (part 8) Human Resource Management 13th Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.,publishing as Prentice Hall.

Week 12

Learning Objectives for the 12th and 13th weeks
  1. Explain the purpose of performance appraisal.
  2. Answer the question, “Who should do the appraising?”
  3. Discuss the pros and cons of at least eight performance appraisal methods.
  4. Give examples of five potential appraisal problems.
  • Performance Management 1
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Performance Management and Appraisal (part 9) Human Resource Management 13th Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.,publishing as Prentice Hall.

Week 13

  • Performance Management 2
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Performance Management and Appraisal (part 9) Human Resource Management 13th Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.,publishing as Prentice Hall.

Week 14

Learning Objectives for the 14th week
  1. List the HR challenges of international business.
  2. Illustrate with examples how intercountry differences affect HRM.
  3. List and briefly describe the main methods for staffing global organizations.
  • Managing Global HRM
    • Dessler, G. (2014) Managing Global Human Resources (part 17) Human Resource Management 13th Edition, USA: Pearson Education,Inc.,publishing as Prentice Hall.

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