Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Human Resource Management

LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course



DESCRIPTION The study-unit introduces students to current literature and practice in the field of Human Resource Management in organizations.

Study-unit Content:

The themes of the study-unit are explored and presented through the development of a continuum represented by bureaucratic structures and learning organizations as the two extreme ends. An integrated picture is provided of the key function and the role and responsibilities of Human Resource Management practitioners in an ever-changing and dynamic environment. This scenario provides the framework within which the main HR activities in organizations are discussed, namely, employee relations, human resource planning, recruitment and selection and training and development.

Recommended Textbook:

Baldacchino, G., Cassar V. and Azzopardi J. (2019) Malta and its Human Resources: Management and Development Perspectives, Malta University Press.


Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (2 Hours) SEM1 Yes 100%

LECTURER/S Joseph G. Azzopardi
Maria Victoria Gauci

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