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Disruptions and Innovations in HRM - WORK6100

Year - 2020

This unit of study examines emerging issues and trends in HRM, most particularly disruptive technologies; and the values that shape organisational decisions. It analyses how these changes are impacting HR capabilities, people management and workforce capacity. Students learn about the opportunities and challenges of disruptions in HR through practical examples of: HR digitalisation and workplace technology; new models of organisational engagement with stakeholders; and contemporary innovation through best practice case study examples.

1hr tutorial each week, 1.5 hour lecture every 4 weeks (4 in total) and weekly online lectures (video podcasts)

participation (10%); individual research essay (30%); final exam (40%); group assignment (20%)


Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Work and Organisational Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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