ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Beijing, China
October/November 2003

INSTRUCTOR:                     Dr. Charles E. Rumbaugh, JD, CPCM
Phone:                                    310-373-1981
Fax:                                        310-373-4182
Email:                                 ADROffice@Rum baugh.net
Web:                                      http://www.Rumbaugh.net

TEXTS:                

Kleiman, Lawrence S. Human Resource Management: A Managerial Tool for Competitive Advantage, 2nd edition. South-Western College Publishing-International Thomson Publishing Company. (2000). ISBN 0-324-00871-6.  (Order from http://catalog.swlearning.com/catalog/ csi_custom.jsp?discipline_code=BU&market=college )

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course examines the impact of recruiting, hiring, training, performance appraisal, practices, and environmental factors such as industrial/labor relations on HR management.  It covers to a lesser degree theories and methods of introducing change in organizations, including the techniques for analyzing organizations, developing change programs, and implementing changes through concepts like value engineering, etc.  It will also introduce key negotiation/conflict resolution concepts and practices for the HR environment in order to create a “win-win” situation.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Kleiman” refers to “Human Resource Management”, by Lawrence Kleiman

Session Subject Chapter(s)
Day 1 Course Overview. Human Resource Mgt.
and Competitive Advantage.

Discussion/Overview of host/China/USA HR Laws: Legal and Environmental Context of HRM


Human Resource Management Pre-Selection Practices:
Planning for Human Resources
Do in class Incidents/exercises
Analyzing Jobs                    

Do  Initial Case Study before class starts


Read Chapter 1, Kleiman

Do in class Incidents/exercises applicable to the Subject    

Read Chapters 3 & 4, Kleiman
Do in class Incidents/exercises
applicable to the Subject

Day 2 Human Resource Management Selection Practices:
Recruiting Applicants
Selecting Applicants

HRM Post-Selection Practices:
Training and Developing Employees
Appraising Employee Job Performance
Determining Pay and Benefits in Host country
Implementing Productivity Improvement/Change
Programs--Value Engineering (VE)

Read Chapters 5 & 6, Kleiman
Do in class Incidents/exercises
applicable to the Subject

Read Chapters 7, 8, 9, & 10
Do in class Incidents/exercises
applicable to the Subject
VE exercises

Day 3 HR Management Practices affected by External Factors:
Meeting Employee Safety and Health Needs
Establishing HRM Practices Overseas
Working in the HR Field

Negotiation techniques for the workplace creating
a “win-win” situation Completion of Chapters.

Open Discussion of Students questions

Read Chapters 13-15, Kleiman
Do in class Incidents/exercises
applicable to the Subject

Negotiation slides/exercises

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES/BIBLIOGRAPHY:

See the internet sites starting on page 451 (“Manager’s Guide To The Internet”) of Kleiman including Appendix A.