Managing HR and Knowledge Systems (WORK6117)


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.

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1 x 3 hour seminar/tutorial per week


presentation (20%), essay (40%), final exam (40%)

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