2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2022  
2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OBHR 44300 - Contemporary Legal And Social Issues In Human Resource Management


Prerequisite(s): OBHR 43100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR BA 23100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C- OR GBG 35200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C-

Credit Hours: 3.00. This course involves the comprehensive study of contemporary legal and social issues facing managers with a heavy emphasis on human resource management (HRM). Legal and ethical issues relevant to HRM are discussed at a level where students will develop policies and practices to assist firms avoid legal action and costly litigation. Defenses to human resource related lawsuits are also discussed. Theories regarding discrimination, harassment, and social workplace issues are analyzed enabling students to apply their knowledge to novel concrete situations. The course assists current and future HR practioners to effectively manage an organization’s legal posture to be congruent with its strategic objectives. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.


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