Yıldırım Beyazıt University School of Management
MAN504 Human Resource Management

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Course Info

Yildirim Beyazit University - Business School

Course Name Code Classroom Day Time Year Semester ECTS
Human Resources Management MAN 504 805 Monday 13:30 2018-2019 Spring 10

Contact Info

Lecturer

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hasan Engin Şener
Office : Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Business School, Esenboğa Campus, B Building, Room: B.276
Tel : (00-90-312) 906 16 33
Web : www.enginsener.com/man504
e-Mail : hasan@enginsener.com

Objectives

Goals and Objectives
The goal of this course is to present human resource management from a strategic perspectiveM. Basic objective of this course is to discuss the transformation of HR Deparments from a strategic perspective. Thus, students will be not only able to understand and analyze the complex structure of HRM processes, but they also will be able to adapt theory to the practice.

Grading

  • Mid Term Exam Grade: Mid Term Exam (30%)+ 4 Homeworks (20%) + 2 Book Reviews (30%) + Quiz (10%) + Participation (10%)
  • Final Exam Grade: Final Exam (30%) + 3 Homeworks (15%) + Paper and Proposal (35%) + Quiz (10%) + Participation (10%)
  • Grade: 40% of MTEG + 60% of FEG
  • You should get minimum 70 to pass this course.
    • 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
  • Attendance is compulsory.

Homework Format

  1. Only the following format is accepted: word format for homework
  2. The annotation should have a title.
  3. The manuscript is limited to 1 page.
  4. The manuscript should be one page long.
  5. The font size should be 12-point.
  6. The font should be Time New Roman.
  7. The manuscript should be 1 spaced.
  8. All margins should be 2,5 cm wide.
  9. A cover page is not allowed.
  10. Citations/Quotations (Turnitin similarity index) cannot be more than 20%.
  11. All manuscripts should be submitted in due time.
  12. All manuscripts should be uploaded via turnitin.

Book Review Format

  1. Only the following format is accepted: word format for homework
  2. The annotation should have a title.
  3. The manuscript is limited to 3 pages
  4. The manuscript should be one page long.
  5. The font size should be 12-point.
  6. The font should be Time New Roman.
  7. The manuscript should be 1 spaced.
  8. All margins should be 2,5 cm wide.
  9. A cover page is not allowed.
  10. Citations/Quotations (Turnitin similarity index) cannot be more than 20%.
  11. All manuscripts should be submitted in due time.
  12. All manuscripts should be uploaded via turnitin.

Final Paper Format

  1. Only the following format is accepted: word format for homework
  2. The annotation should have a title.
  3. The manuscript is limited to 5 pages
  4. The manuscript should be one page long.
  5. The font size should be 12-point.
  6. The font should be Time New Roman.
  7. The manuscript should be 1 spaced.
  8. All margins should be 2,5 cm wide.
  9. A cover page is not allowed.
  10. Citations/Quotations (Turnitin similarity index) cannot be more than 20%.
  11. All manuscripts should be submitted in due time.
  12. All manuscripts should be uploaded via turnitin.

Course Content


Week 1

  • Introduction to the course

Week 2

  • Division of Labour, Scientific Management and Human Relations
    • Discussion: Pros and cons of the the division of labour principle --> Homework 1
      • Marx, K. (1982) The Dual Origin of the Manufacture (pp.455-458), "Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, Volume One", Introduced by Ernest Mandel, Translated by Ben Fowkes, UK: Penguin Books in association with New Left Review.
      • Smith, A. (1998) Of the Division of Labour (pp.17-28), An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations UK: ElecBook Classics
      • Taylor, F. W. (1919) The Principles of Scientific Management (pp.30-38) The Principles of Scientific Management, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers.
      • Mayo, E. (2003)Development of the Western Electric Inquiry. The Interview Program. (pp.74-75) in by Kenneth Thompson (Ed.) The Early Sociology of Management and Organizations, Volume VI The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization by Elton Mayo, London: Routledge.

Week 3

  • Evolution of Capitalism: From Fordism to Post-Fordism and the trends shaping HRM
    • Discussion: Pros and cons of the 4th Industrial Revolution for HR
      • Schwab, Kalus (2016) The Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum: Switzerland. --> Book Review 1
      • Marcuse, Herbert (1964) One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society, USA: Beacon Press.
      • Jessop, B. (1994) Post-Fordism and the State (pp.251-262) , in Ash Amin (ed.) Post-Fordism: A Reader. Oxford: Blackwell
      • Kumar, K. (2005) The Revival of Post-Industrial Theory (pp.29-32), From Post-Industrial to Post-Modern Society New Theories of the Contemporary World Second Edition, Oxford: Blackwell.

Week 4

  • From PM to the HRM
    • Discussion: PM. vs. HRM --> Homework 2
      • Bruce E. Kaufman (2008) The Development of HRM in Historical and International Perspective, The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management Edited by Peter Boxall, John Purcell, and Patrick M. Wright, UK: Oxford.

Week 5

  • Hard and Soft HRM
    • Discussion: Employee as a factor of production or asset? --> Book Review 2
      • Compulsory Book Review: Beer, M, Spector, B, Lawrence, P, Quinn Mills, D and Walton, R (1984) Managing Human Assets, The Free Press, New York ·

Week 6

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
    • Fombrun, C J, Tichy, N M and Devanna, M A (1984) Strategic Human Resource Management, Wiley, New York Please explain the matching model of HRM.--> Homework 3
    • Kaufman, Bruce E. (2001) The theory and practice of strategic HRM and participative management: Antecedents in early industrial relations, Human Resource Management Review Volume 11, Issue 4, Winter 2001, Pages 505-533
    • Mark L. Lengnick-Hall, Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall, Leticia S. Andrade, Brian Drake (2009) Strategic human resource management: The evolution of the field, Human Resource Management Review, Volume 19, Issue 2, June 2009, Pages 64-85, ISSN 1053-4822, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrmr.2009.01.002.

Week 7

  • Human Resource Management Strategies
    • Armstrong, M. (2006) HR Strategies (pp.37-46) in Strategic Human Resource Management: A Guide to Action, 3rd Edition, UK: Kogan Page. What are the overarching HR strategies? Which one do you think is the best? Why? Discuss...--> Homework 4

Week 8

  • There is no lecture: Mid-Term Exam

Week 9


Week 10

  • Outcomes: What are the Outcomes of HR Transformation?
    • Ulrich, D., Allen, J., Brockbank, W., Younger, J. & Nyman, M. (2009) HR Transformation: Building Human Resources from the Outside In (pp.33-54), NY: Mc Graw Hill.

Week 11

  • HR Redesign: Redsign the HR Department
    • How to organise HR departments? --> Homework 6
    • Ulrich, D., Allen, J., Brockbank, W., Younger, J. & Nyman, M. (2009) HR Transformation: Building Human Resources from the Outside In (pp.55-79), NY: Mc Graw Hill.
    • Dave Ulrich, James H. Dulebohn (2015) Are we there yet? What's next for HR?, Human Resource Management Review, Volume 25, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 188-204, ISSN 1053-4822, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrmr.2015.01.004.
    • Charan, R. (2014). It’s Time to Split HR, Harvard Business Review, From the July–August 2014 Issue, https://hbr.org/2014/07/its-time-to-split-hr

Week 12

  • HR Redesign: Upgrade HR Professionals
    • Ulrich, D., Allen, J., Brockbank, W., Younger, J. & Nyman, M. (2009) HR Transformation: Building Human Resources from the Outside In (pp.101-124), NY: Mc Graw Hill.
    • Ulrich, D. (2005) Role Call People Management 11-12: 24-28. Please summarise the evolution of HR roles. Which one do you think is the best role for HR? Why? Discuss. --> Homework 7

Week 13

  • Student Presentations

Week 14

  • Student Presentations

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