Managing Pay and Performance - MGMT3728

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Management

Course Outline: MGMT3728 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Any first year MGMT course (e.g., MGMT1001, MGMT1002, MGMT1101).

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Examines contemporary remuneration and performance management from both applied and theoretical perspectives, emphasising theories, practices and forces associated with the current trend away from traditional fixed, job-based pay to variable, person-based and performance-based remuneration. Topics covered include: HRM and the New Pay, motivation theory, fair pay, job evaluation, pay for skill and competencies, merit pay, recognition awards, performance appraisal vs performance management, broadbanding, team-based pay, gainsharing, employee share ownership, and executive pay. Also examines strategies for achieving an efficient and equitable mix of pay methods appropriate to particular levels of the workforce, from senior executives to non-managerial workers. Case study material is used throughout.
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