MANAGING CULTURE - Middle East Technical University

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BA-2204
Human Resource Management
Introduction
Course syllabus available at
http://old.ba.metu.edu.tr/user/ctopal
Instructor: Çağrı Topal
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Description
Introducing students to the field of human
resource management
 Broad coverage
 General management perspective
 Specific topics
• Contexts of human resource management
• Staffing
• Employee development
• Compensation
• Governance
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Relevance
A core subject and discipline in management
 Human resource as an investment
 Human factor as the sole producer of value
 Competition and globalization
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Objective
Critical understanding of basic HRM topics
and concepts
 Contributing to teamwork skills through
interactive learning
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Outcomes-theoretical
Environmental factors and organizational
characteristics
 Employee recruitment, selection, and
separation
 Performance appraisals, workforce training,
and career development
 Compensation, rewarding, and benefits
 Relations with employees and unions
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Outcomes-practical
Relating established HRM theories and
practices to real life
 Criticizing established theories and practices
 Improving teamwork abilities
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Textbook
Required
 Gomez-Mejia, L.R., Balkin, D, and Cardy, R.L.
2011. Managing Human Resources (7th
edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
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Assessment
Midterm exam 1
25%
 Midterm exam 2
30%
 Final exam
35%
 Group participation
5%
 Individual participation
5%
 Total
100%
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GRADES ARE FINAL
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Exams
Multiple-choice questions
 First midterm: 1st and 2nd parts, March 11
 Second midterm: 3rd and 4th parts, April 13
 Final: 5th and 6th parts
 Everything included
 Make-up exam only if applied within one
week after the exam with documentation
 No make-up for group or individual
participation studies in the class
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Attendance and participation
Come prepared
 Bring your book to the class
 Have a look at the end-of-chapter questions
 Ask relevant questions and provide insights
 Share personal experiences
 Be critical
 Justify your comments
 Do not write the name of an absent student
on the group participation sheet and lose all
participation points for the term
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Grading-1
Percentage
 90-100
 85-89
 80-84
 75-79
 70-74
 65-69
 60-64
 50-59
 49 and below
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Grade
AA
BA
BB
CB
CC
DC
DD
FD
FF
Coefficient
4
3.5
3
2.5
2
1.5
1
0.5
0
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Grading-2
No change in grades if no miscalculation
 No additional individual study
 Unacceptable criteria: this is your last
semester, this is your only course, this is
important for you to be able to apply for a
master’s degree, your CGPA is less than 2.00
or 2.50 or 3.00, you fall into the probation
status, or any other reason not stated in the
syllabus
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Civility
Be in class on time
 Do not leave the classroom for any reason
 Turn cellular phones and laptops off
 Avoid side conversations and other noncourse activities
 Use impersonal language
 See the instructor if you need special
arrangements
 DO NOT COME TO CLASS IF YOU THINK
YOU HAVE BETTER THINGS TO DO
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Code of ethics and regulations
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Make yourself familiar with or refresh your
memory about the university’s code of ethics
and academic regulations
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Schedule
Tentative
 Date changes depending on the class’s pace
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Questions
Questions
 Concerns
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