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312.635.95 HUMAN RESOURCES IN HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS

Term: 3rd term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Judy Holzer
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Develops a basic understanding of human resources trends and issues in health care organizations. Emphasizes ways to build and motivate an engaged workforce. Examines the legal principles for many human resources processes. Other topics include labor supply and demand theory; sourcing, recruitment, selection and orientation; compensation; benefits; diversity; and performance management.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss the strategic role that human resources management plays in helping an organization meet its goals
Discuss the human resources challenges and be able to recognize alternative strategies for addressing these challenges
list those things most associated with employee satisfaction and motivation
discuss the legal principles relating to human resources and be introduced to all the component functions that make up human resources

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation will be based on individual written assignments, class participation and small group exercise participation.
Location: Hong Kong, China
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 25
Enrollment Restriction: DrPH students in the Pacific Rim cohort ONLY
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

All students must receive consent from Judy Holzer to register for this section ONLY.

For consent, contact: jholzer@jhpsh.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015