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The aim of the course

The general aim of the course is to broaden and deepen the students’ knowledge of Human Resource Management (HRM), by discussing the concept from various perspectives, and its application in various contexts.

More specifically, after having successfully completed this course the students should be able to

  • Account for key HRM concepts and debates from different perspectives and with the understanding of contextual variances dealt with in the course.
  • Process, critically analyse and reflect upon literature within the HRM field of research.
  • Assimilate literature and other forms of information within other fields of research and practice and analyse them from an HRM perspective.
  • Integrate knowledge gained through reading, lectures and seminar activities, and express it orally and in writing.

Moreover, after having successfully completed the course, the students should have developed sensitivity towards the value of taking different perspectives into account when examining a body of knowledge, and of understanding the impact of different contexts.


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Last updated: 2009-12-14