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University of HoustonSpring 2014TELS 3345 – Human Resources in TechnologySection1903325604Main Campus/ AH 201 …… Tuesday 7:00 to 8:30pmSugar Land Campus/ Room TBA… Saturday 10:00 to 11:30amInstructor Lawrence Wagoner – [email protected] - BlackboardText Bohlander, George and Snell, Scott Managing Human Resources, 16h edit. PrerequisitesJunior standing and prior approval of the College of Technology are required to take this course. The College of Technology strictly enforces prerequisites. Students inappropriately enrolled in this course may be administratively dropped without receivinga refund.Course DescriptionThis course addresses the functions of personnel administration in human resource development, employee-supervisor relationships, interviewing, recruiting and selection techniques, and training and development strategies and programs.Course ObjectivesTo study the elements, processes, and functions of human resource management: how investments in intellectual resources contribute to a positive, satisfying, productive workplace environment: the value of attitude, motivation, humor, creativity and leadership in maximizing human capital: and how human resource development continues to evolve in a technology oriented, economically driven global society.Getting started with Webct Blackboard: http://www.uh.edu/webct/new users/GradingA A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- F93-10090-9287-8983-8680-8277-7973-7670-7267-6963-6660-6259-0AssignmentsTextbook, Lectures, and Cases:Students are responsible for reading all text assignments prior to class. It is assumed and understood that any information or material passed on in class may become part of any subsequent exam.Students will be responsible for reading assigned cases at the end of the textbook chaptersand completing a written response to the questions asked in each case. (See - Course Assignment Schedule). Case studies will be submitted weekly and the students need to be prepared to discuss these cases in class. There will be three exams over the material from the textbook and lectures. A comprehensive final is not scheduled. Questions will be true/false, and/or multiple choice. Make-up exams will not be permitted unless authorized in advance by the course instructor.Book ReportEach student will be required to submit a book report on The Art of War by Sun Tzu.This book has become recognized as a classic on the strategy of war. Incorporated in SunTzu’s observations are specific admonitions concerning the proper acquisition, training, tactical employment, and strategic utilization of those individuals employed to execute the planned activities of the organization. I want you to draw from this book Sun Tzu’s observations regarding how best to optimize the human resource contributions that subsequently facilitate organizational success. Compare and contrast his views then with the world as we see it today through our life’s experiences and academic exercises. The paper must be a minimum of 7 (excluding the title page, content page, references, and any appendages). The paper must be typed, double-spaced, using standard 1” margins, and must not include an excessive amount of quotes. The paper should be broken into sub-sections with appropriate headings that identify the specific topic being reviewed. Proper use of grammar and punctuation will be considered in grading. The book report is due (in class) no later than April 26. No submissions will be accepted via the internet. Late submissions will be penalized.Grade Weights and DatesExam 1 Exam 2 Exam 3 Case Papers Book Report25%Feb 19 – 22Ch. 1-2-4-525%Mar 26 - 29 Ch.6-7-8-925%Apr30 – May 3Ch. 3-11-13-1410%See Schedule15%As per aboveExam will be taken on-line via Blackboard. The exam will be posted on Blackboard on the dates noted above and will be available from 8am on the day the exam starts to 11:30pm on the day it ends. A time limit will be set for each exam. More specific details will be discussed in class prior to the exam dates. Instructor’s PoliciesAll assignments are due on the assigned dates. Cell phones will be turned off while in class.Cheating will be dealt with very severely (in accordance with UH policy).UH PoliciesUH Student Handbook http://www.uh.edu/dos/hdbk/index.htmlAccommodations for Students / Disabilities /acad/ada.htmlAcademic Honesty /achonpol.htmlAttendance /attendance.htmlStudent Disciplinary Policies and Procedures /slpolicies/dispolproc.htmlCourse Assignment ScheduleDate Chapter - Assignment - ExamsWeek 1 Chapter 1 - Syllabus ReviewWeek 2 Chapter 1Week 3 Chapter 2 - Cases 1 and 2 from Ch 2Week 4 Chapter 4 - Cases 1 and 2 from Ch 4Week 5 Chapter 5 - Case 1Week 6 Chapter 6 - Case 2 from Ch 6Week 7 Chapter 7 - Case 2 form Ch 7Week 8 Chapter 8 - Case 1 from Ch 8Week 9 Chapter 9 - Case 1 and 2 from Ch 9Week 10 Chapter 11 - Case 1 from Ch 11Week 11 Chapter 13 - Case 1Week 12 Chapter 3- Case 1 and 2Week 13 Chapter 14 – Case 1Week 14 Book


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