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MGMT8034 - E-HRM

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Title:E-HRM
Long Title:E-HRM
Module Code:MGMT8034
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: DON CROWLEY
Module Author: ANNE CROWLEY
Module Description: HR professionals need to understand how technology can improve the efficiency and add value to the delivery of HR services. With a clear strategy on e-HRM an organisation can leverage more from their existing HR operations and enhance service to the rest of the organisation. The student will gain an understanding of e-HRM and what it can deliver for the organisation as well as an understanding of the challenges such projects might face.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Assess the current issues and trends within e-HRM systems and their impact on todays changing HR landscape.
LO2 Evaluate an organisations need for e-HRM applications and the implication of such systems on the organisation.
LO3 Appraise the different e-HRM applications available.
LO4 Critically analyse and evaluate the management of e-HRM projects.
LO5 Propose a strategically aligned e-HRM system implementation.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
e-HRM Strategy Development
e-HRM strategy development, Alignment with corporate strategy, Strategic fit for Organisation, Implications of organisational structure and culture.
e-HRM Systems
Classifications of e-HRM systems, Advantages and challenges of different classifications, Implementation and rollout implications.
e-HRM project challenges
Discussion and analysis of specific challenges faced by e-HRM initiatives and how these might be overcome.
Data Protection & Security
Implications of e-HRM systems on data protection and privacy issues, understanding of security requirements for e-HRM systems.
e-HRM systems trends
Consideration of current trends in e-HRM applications, Implications of social media and web technologies.
Case Study Work
Topics will be addressed through a discussion of academic material and case study discussion.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Design of a strategically aligned process to implement an e-HRM system within an organisational context 2,3,4,5 40.0 Week 7
Practical/Skills Evaluation Use of Web/Social Media technology tools to assist in HRM processes 3,5 10.0 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 50.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Delivery and discussion of course material. Lectures will include discussion of relevant articles and case study material. 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Review of course material, assigned articles, case studies and independent research. 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Lab Evaluation of e-HRM solutions, Implementation of e-HRM tool. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Delivery and discussion of course material. Lectures will include discussion of relevant articles and case study material. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Review of course material, assigned articles, case studies and independent research. 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Lab Evaluation of e-HRM solutions, Implementation of e-HRM tool. 2.0 Every Month 0.50
Total Hours 8.50
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Michael Muller-Camen, Richard Croucher, Susan Leigh, 2008, Human Resource Management : a case study approach, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development London [ISBN: 9781843981657]
  • edited by Grame Martin, Martin Reddington, Heather Alexander 2008, Technology, outsourcing and transforming HR, Elsevier Oxford, UK [ISBN: 9780750686457]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Tanya Bondarouk, Huub Ruël, Jan Kees Looise. 2011, Electronic HRM in theory and practice, Emerald Bingley, UK [ISBN: 9780857249739]
  • Hal G. Gueutal and Dianna L. Stone, editors 2005, The brave new world of eHR, 1 Ed., Jossey-Bass San Francisco [ISBN: 0787973386]
  • Mary Gowan 2001, eHRM, 1E Ed., Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, N.J. [ISBN: 9780130912831]
  • edited by Alfred J. Walker 2001, Web-based human resources, McGraw-Hill New York [ISBN: 9780071365154]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Wang, Z., Chen, J. 2005, Technology, Innovation & Human Resource management, International Journal of Manpower, 26 Number 6, 481 - 502 [ISSN: 0143-7720]
  • Zahid Hussaina, James Wallace, Nelarine E. Cornelius 2007, The use and impact of human resource information systems on human resource management professionals, Information & Management, 44, 74
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BHRMN_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management 7 Mandatory

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