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%)