BUS 361 - Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management (3)

Prerequisite: BUS 242  or permission.
This course provides opportunities for students to conduct in-depth analyses involving topics such as: employee recruitment and selection, performance evaluation and discipline, workplace discrimination, and recent issues raised by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students successfully completing this course will be able to: 1) list and explain the requirements of the primary employment laws; 2) identify specific discriminatory management practices related to employee recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, layoffs, and benefits; 3) discuss the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act; 4) discuss performance appraisal and the role that feedback plays in that process; and 5) explain how to ensure fairness in the discipline process and the ramifications of a poorly designed program.

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