This essay is about CPM’s and HRM’s contribution to organisations, society, and humanity. It is designed to allow students to:
§ Understand the basics of contemporary people management (CPM) and HRM, their function & role (textbook, chapter 1 of Kramar, R, Bartram, T & De Cieri, H 2014, Human resource management in Australia– strategy, people, performance, (5th ed.) McGraw-Hill, Sydney).
§ Critically discuss the two concepts of CPM/HRM versus humanity, ethics, and Utilitarianism.
§ Explain the contribution of CPM HRM (chapter1) and ethics (chapter 15) to human beings, organisations, and society at large.
§ Describe “Utilitarianism’s “Happiness Principle” and its implications for HRM & CPM.
§ Develop analytical, critical, and communication skills appropriate for participating in an organisational, industrial, and national environment shaped by CPM/HRM and Ethics.
iNote: This assessment task assures learning outcome 3.1 as follows:
|Course Learning Outcome 3.1||Identify ethical issues in a variety of contexts and make recommendations for improved Business practice.|