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Case Studies (CS) – 10% marks
There are many excellent long and short case studies found throughout Stone’s book relating to the various sections and chapters of the text. Students will be required to work on these case studies, with the view to better understand the various HR theories and concepts and also to prepare them for their final examination. The facilitator will chose and then allocate the case studies for each group during week 2 for class presentations from weeks 7/8 and 9. The time for each presentation may vary from 10 to 20 minutes followed by class discussions. The group’s power-point presentations, both soft and hard copies, must be submitted to the course facilitator on or before the presentation. No written report is required for CS. The class and the facilitator will evaluate each group’s presentation. A blank evaluation form will be made available in class and posted in Moodle. However, the facilitator has the final say in terms of the final marks to be allocated to each group. The criteria to be used as a guide for evaluating the CS presentations is provided in the blank evaluation form.
MBA 423 Human Resources Management (Elective Course)
The effective management of people has an important bearing on organisational success. The importance of personnel policies and procedures has created opportunity for managers and administrators with expertise in this field. The course provides conceptual and practical skills in areas such as the strategic aspects of human resource management, manpower planning, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, training and development, salary administration and employee benefits. Industrial relations in the context of the South Pacific region is an important theme.
Graduate School of Business
Faculty of Business and Economics
University of the South Pacific,
Private Bag, Laucala Campus,
Tel: (679) 323 1391/323 1392
Fax: (679) 323 1397