Performance and Rewards (WORK6030)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines the processes and practices associated with contemporary performance and reward management. Results-based, behaviourally-based and competency-based methods of performance management are examined, along with processes of performance review, planning and developing. Coverage of reward management issues includes: job- and person-based approaches to building base pay structures; methods for rewarding individual performance; work group incentives such as gainsharing, goal-sharing and team pay; methods of rewarding employees for organisational performance, including employee share ownership; and performance-related rewards for executives. The unit also examines approaches to developing strategically integrated performance and reward management systems.

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Classes

13 contact hrs per week x 3 weeks

Assessment

performance management case analysis 2000 words (40%); in class quiz (20%); final 2 hour exam (30%); class participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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