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HRMGT 280: Human Resource Management

An organization's human resources are very often a key, even the key, to the organization's success. Human resource management (HRM) is therefore of strategic importance. We begin by surveying the fundamentals of human resource management from the perspective of the organization's overall strategy, relying on concepts and theories from your previous economics and organizational behavior courses. Then we focus on the question of motivation and, in particular, how organizations can successfully motivate their employees to provide "efforts" that go above and beyond the nominal specs of the particular job.
Units: 2 | Grading: GSB Letter Graded

HRMGT 282: HR for Startups

This course focuses attention on human resource strategies for startups. It discusses recruitment, incentives, design of jobs, development of talent, leadership and empowerment challenges in startups. We will deal with questions ranging from equity splits to founding team dynamics, hiring talent to the sequencing of hires. We will use a mix of "live cases" from the field, and lectures.
Units: 4 | Grading: GSB Letter Graded

HRMGT 284: Organizational Strategy

HRMGT 284 will focus on the organization strategy of the firm. The success of a firm depends not just on a well-designed product market strategy, but on how well that strategy is executed to align the goals of the employees with those of the firm. Topics covered include meeting strategic objectives, hiring, pay, training, teamwork, promotions, performance evaluation, pay for top executives, management practices in startups, and organizational transformation. While the general theme is the management of the firm, the topics also lend themselves to developing perspectives on how you manage your personal career.
Units: 2 | Grading: GSB Letter Graded
Instructors: Shaw, K. (PI)

HRMGT 286: Managing People in the Global Context

The world of work has changed fundamentally - firms are now integrally linked to the global economy and many of you will manage teams of people located in different countries. What are the typical "people" challenges that arise when working across borders? We will answer this question by looking at topics such as hiring, job design, teamwork, training, pay and promotions. We will use exercises, cases from both developed and developing economies and guest lectures.
Units: 2 | Grading: GSB Letter Graded

HRMGT 302: Incentives and Productivity

This course is designed to teach the student how to use economics to solve practical personnel problems that affect worker productivity. Topics include: selecting the best workers to hire, training workers, turnover, setting compensation strategically, structuring salespersons' commissions, downsizing, using promotions as an incentive mechanism, and other topics. Examples and cases will be presented to demonstrate the importance of using economic techniques to structure human resources programs. The course will appeal most to the student who expects to be a general manager or who hopes to run his or her own business. Although the human resources specialist may benefit from this course, the emphasis will be on decisions that affect personnel, but are made primarily by general managers. The class format is somewhat unusual. Most classes consist of lecture with questions, but two are class workshops. The lecture will present a theoretical development of a topic. The questions discussed during the last part of the lecture period will involve practical business application of the theory presented in lecture. This course is more technical than other human resources courses, but should be accessible to anyone who has successfully completed the economics and statistics courses in the MBA core. Every student is expected to know calculus and basic probability and statistics. Although I will not emphasize the technical aspects on the final exam, the problem sets will require some knowledge of mathematics. To ease your fears, many "poets" have taken variants of this course in the past and have done well.nnnThere will be graded team problem sets and a final exam.
Units: 4 | Grading: GSB Letter Graded
Instructors: Lazear, E. (PI)

HRMGT 691: PhD Directed Reading (ACCT 691, FINANCE 691, GSBGEN 691, MGTECON 691, MKTG 691, OB 691, OIT 691, POLECON 691, STRAMGT 691)

This course is offered for students requiring specialized training in an area not covered by existing courses. To register, a student must obtain permission from the faculty member who is willing to supervise the reading.
Units: 1-15 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: GSB Pass/Fail

HRMGT 692: PhD Dissertation Research (ACCT 692, FINANCE 692, GSBGEN 692, MGTECON 692, MKTG 692, OB 692, OIT 692, POLECON 692, STRAMGT 692)

This course is elected as soon as a student is ready to begin research for the dissertation, usually shortly after admission to candidacy. To register, a student must obtain permission from the faculty member who is willing to supervise the research.
Units: 1-15 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: GSB Pass/Fail

HRMGT 802: TGR Dissertation (ACCT 802, FINANCE 802, GSBGEN 802, MGTECON 802, MKTG 802, OB 802, OIT 802, POLECON 802, STRAMGT 802)

Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: GSB Pass/Fail
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