Human Resource Management

Course Content:

  1. Introduction to Human Resources Management. Models and processes in Human Resources Management. Planning of human resources.
  2. Staffing: Requirements (Job description and applicant’s profile). Methods for attracting candidates.
  3. Selection and Recruitment: Evaluation methods. Motivation theory and Work satisfaction.
  4. Compensation systems: Strategies, Policies and Parameters for definition of rewards and benefits. Market analysis. Job evaluation.
  5. Grades and Payments: Evaluation, Selection and Planning of the proper compensation system. Performance measurement systems. Evaluation of performance mesaurements for decision making. Evaluators’ characteristics and requirements. Communication of performance evaluation results. Change management and human resources development and training.
  6. Job relations: Content – Significance – Stakeholders. Employees’ rights. Discipline and communication in the working environment. Programmes of assistance and acknowledgement of employees. International Human Resources Management.

Student Assessment:

Active participation in lab exercises: contribution up to 10% to the overall grade
Mandatory oral exams: contribution up to 10% to the overall grade
Optional written assignment: contribution up to 10% to the overall grade


Assist. Prof. Yiannis Xenidis.

Indicative Bibliography:

  1. Armstrong, Μ. (2006). A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 10th edition, Kogan Page.
  2. Fitz-enz , J. (2001). How to Measure Human Resources Management, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill.
  3. Wilkinson, A. and Redman, T. (2005). Contemporary Human Resource Management: Text And Cases. 2nd edition, Prentice Hall.