Operational HRM - F000821

Specific course requirements

This course is an advanced course in HRM extends on previously studied models and theories of HRM. The course is suitable for students that have prior knowledge of HRM.

Specifically, knowledge of Strategic HRM is presupposed in the course:

  • Theoretical models of HRM process value chain
  • Universalistic, contingency, contextual and configurational theories of HRM
  • Internal alignment of HRM practices; vertical alignment of HRM practices
  • High performance work systems
  • Jobs characteristics model
  • Job demand-job control model
  • Integrative model of job design
  • Equity theory
  • Procedural, distributive, and international justice
  • Motivation theories such as social exchange theory, Self-determination theory, Goal setting theory, Expectancy value theory and empowerment theory).
Additionally, a basic understanding of psychology and sociology is also presupposed. The master level course is meant to follow after other courses of HRM  (Strategic HRM, Introduction in HRM).

General course specifications

Consult the general specifications of this course in the exchange programme in economics and business admin.