NMSU MGT 451 - Syllabus (2 pages)

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Mgt 451 -

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MANAGEMENT 451 Selection Placement Evaluation of Human Resources Fall 2008 MW 4 00 5 15 BC 102 Phil Benson pbenson nmsu edu Office BC 338 Office hours 2 00 3 30 T by appointment Phone 646 5695 Message 646 1201 Text Heneman H G III Judge T A Staffing Organizations 6th ed 2009 Irwin McGraw Hill Course Objectives All of us at one time or another will be involved in the employee selection process As a job candidate we are well aware of the importance of this process We usually try to increase the probability that we will be chosen as the best person for the job Conversely many of us will also be involved in the selection process from a reverse perspective we will be selecting others for employment in our organization Unfortunately even the best selection systems are not always successful We overlook candidates who could perform successfully and sometimes select people who do not work to our satisfaction In addition the selection process has to conform to legal requirements This course will cover the criteria and methods that should be used to maximize the likelihood of finding and selecting high performers Unfortunately the selection process is fraught with uncertainty we are trying to predict the future with procedures that are less than perfect In reality what seems to be a common sense endeavor of staffing an organization is quite complex This course is thus intended to increase your understanding of how a selection process should be designed Organizations need to collect job relevant information from applicants and subsequently use this information appropriately in making selection decisions Specifically this course will help you to Understand the legal and regulatory environment surrounding the human resources functions of selection placement and evaluation Become familiar with job analytic techniques Apply analytic skills to assessing patterns of compliance with governmental regulation and organization policies Understand the kinds of tests which are most



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