mgest1323  2019-2020  Mons

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h + 10.0 h
Taskin Laurent;
Main themes
The course is constructed around an analysis framework including three distinct dimensions but which are in interaction :
·        The context enables to understand the emergence and the current development of the HRM function and practices  ;
  • The strategy illustrates the relation between the context, the business strategy and the definition of an HRM policy ;
  • HRM policies introduce to major HRM systems, both in their concrete modalities and in their individual and organizational issues

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The student will be able to :
  • Identify the HRM policies to address issues of organizational behavior, in a given context ;
  • Develop a critical analysis of a situation of HR management in systemic and strategic terms and, identify its influence on behaviors within organization ;
  • Apprehend the techniques and methods of HRM that support the conduct and development of individuals and teams within organization

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
I. The general model for 'managing humanly' (MH)
II. Context: the rise and contemporary developments of HRM and MH
III. Strategy and MH
IV. Organizational behaviour (motivation, leadership, group theories and models)
V. Traditional and emerging HRM practices
Teaching methods
Combination of plenary sessions, readings, meetings with experts.
Case study to be conducted in an organization (involving interviews, readings and tutorials).
Evaluation methods
Written exam
Case study (report, presentation)
Online resources
Slides, texts and other material available on Moodle
TASKIN, L. et DIETRICH, A. (2016) Management humain. Pour une approche renouvelée de la gestion des ressources humaines et du comportement organisationnel. Bruxelles : De Boeck supérieur. Coll. Manager RH.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor : Business Engineering

Master [60] in Management

Bachelor in Management

Bachelor in Information and Communication

Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences

Master [120] in Management