Docente: Silvia Profili
Corso di laurea: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Management dell’Innovazione
People are the most important asset of any organization. Human resource management (HRM) can be defined as the effective use of human capital in an organization through the management of people-related activities. Successful human resource management and its emphasis on the well-being of the employees enhance the performance of organizations and play an important role in creating and sustaining advantages. This course attempts to introduce the relevance as well as the most important ideas, concepts and techniques of HRM. Relying on a rigorous theoretical and methodological approach, the course offers the opportunity to learn the most widespread HR management practices and tools through an in depth analysis of some of the most significant experiences “in the field”.
Main learning objectives:
Define the key areas of human resources
Understand the strategic role of human resources
Understand performance and competence appraisal
Evaluate training and career development within a company
Understand the total rewards system and compensation packages
Topics to be examined include:
The human resources function as a strategic partner and a change agent
Managing Jobs: Job Analysis
Recruiting and selecting staff
Rewards and compensation
Lectures, tutorials and group discussions, case studies and seminars with external guests.
50% final written exam
50% participation to class discussion and team works
Boselie P., 2014, Strategic Human Resource Management: A Balanced Approach, 2/e.
Gabrielli G., Profili S., 2016, Organizzazione e Gestione delle Risorse Umane, Isedi, Torino.
Additional readings and case studies will be provided by the instructor