2014 Unit of Study

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Managing HR and Knowledge Systems
UoS Code WORK6117
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1 x 3 hour seminar/tutorial per week
Assessment Essays (30%), Lab Exercise (20%) and exam (50%)
Description The application of computer-based information systems to virtually all facets of Human Resource Management (HRM) is currently transforming the way in which medium-sized to large-scale organisations are managing their Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). This unit considers the nature, purpose and promise of HRIS, the managerial, technological and organisational factors driving its adoption, and its relationship to organisational knowledge, learning and decision-making.