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HRM669 Research Sem in HRM Corp Strat

Lead Faculty: Dr. Bernadette Baum

Course Description

This course is focused on a selected combination of published empirical research and current topics in corporate strategy and human resource management. Articles for evaluation, comparison, and analysis will be drawn from journals and popular press in several fields, including economics, the behavioral sciences, management science, business administration, and elsewhere as they relate to the field of Human Resource Management. Faculty will guide students through written review of research and current practices, and seminar discussions in order assist the HRM Professional serve as a consultant to company management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate and analyze cyclical trends in corporate strategy and HRM's role.
  • Examine and compare seminal and current research on workplace trends as impacted by a diverse employee population nationally and internally.
  • Evaluate and apply concepts from management science, business, and HR related research that helps the HR function better align with corporate strategies and goals.
  • Formulate recommendations for improved organizational and individual performance based on research and trends as related to the employment lifecycle (entry, tenure, exit).
  • Examine legal and ethical trends in the workplace that impact how HR supports or leads organizational change.