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Fall, 2011, Tuesday, 9:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Changya Hu 胡昌亞 Office Hours: By appointments (CB 261008)
Phone: 2939-3091 ext 81008 Email: email@example.com
Classroom: 260102 TA: 劉晏孜ssp0213@gmail.com
Class Website: http://moodle.nccu.edu.tw/course/view.php?id=689
Textbook Website: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073530271/student_view0/index.html
Course Objectives: The purpose of this class is to provide students with an introduction
of the staffing process. Topics to be covered include job analysis,
recruitment, assessment, selection, and decision making.
Textbook: Heneman III, H. G. & Judge, T. A. (2009). Staffing Organizations,
th6 Edition, Boston: McGraw-Hill.;雙葉書局；
Class Format: A variety of instructional techniques will be used in this class,
including, but not limited to: lectures, in-class activities, discussion,
exams, and student presentations.
Requirement: Students are expected to attend every class, read all assigned
materials prior to class, and also expected to complete assignments
prior to class. Thorough and timely completion of all assignments
is expected. Late assignment will not be accepted.
Grading: The following will determine one’s final grade in this class:
Class Quizzes 20%
Group Assignments 40%
Individual Assignments 25%
Attendance & Participation 9%
I reserve the right to modify the syllabus and assignments for this class as necessary in Changya Hu?
order to improve the quality and value of the class. If you have suggestions for improving the class, please bring these to my attention.
Class Quiz (20%)
There will be 5 quizzes. Each quiz includes about 10 multiple choice questions. The quiz with the lowest score will be automatically excluded from your final quiz grade.
Group Assignment (40%)
Students are expected to form a team of up 4 (graduate) to 6 (undergraduate) students for 3 group assignments (GAs). Late group assignment will be penalized 10% of your GA grade per calendar day.
aGA1 (10%): Text book Case study (40 min per group)
I. Oral Report？(1) Students which not need to oral report provide background of
the case and discuss, ex. The situations, questions and other
information about the case.
(2)Then, provide 10~15 mins to students which need to oral
II. The content of ppt？The background description, decision analysis, how to do
about the case
III. The deadline of ppt？After your oral report, students need renew your ppt
about class discussion and hand in at the next Monday
GA3 (30%): Staffing project
Individual Assignment (25%)
There will be 3 individual assignments (IAs). You will have to upload your assignments to the class website. Late assignment will be penalized 10% of assignment grade per calendar day. No plagiarism! Identical assignment will result in splitting the assignment score with your classmate(s). The topics of IAs are:
IA1(5%): Multiple choice questions: Each student is required to pick 5 chapters and
submit 3 multiple-choice questions (undergraduate only need to provide 2
question) for each chapter. These questions will be distributed to the class
band to be used as sources of the quiz items.
b Deadline: At 8:00 Every Thursday
Revised deadline: At 12:00 Every Friday
cIA2(11%): Tanglewood Case 6: Interview
IA3(9%): G: Research paper summary; U: Linking research to practice
c Group Assignment for undergraduate students
Attendance & Contribution (9%)
Your attendance and participation in the class is worth 9 % of your final grade. By default, each student starts with zero in the A&P score. You will earn points by participating in class discussions, asking insightful questions, class exercises, and extra point activities. You earn 3 points per participation/contribution and you can earn up to 6 points for every class and a maximum of 15 points for the whole semester.
Quizzes, group discussions, roll calls, or in-class activities will be used as your attendance records. Each student is exempt from one absence with no questions asked. You
will be assessed 1 point against your final grade for each additional unexcused absence and 0.5 point for attending class later than 10:00 am.
Cell Phones and Laptop
Cell phones must be turned off or silenced during class. You can use your laptop in during the class only for note taking. Using your laptop or phone for the following purposes are strictly prohibited: emailing, instant messaging, and internet surfing. I reserve the right for me and my TA to approach you in class without notification and warning, and to see what you have been doing with your laptop and cell phone. If there is anything other than note-taking related activities, you will be asked to leave the room.
Recruitment and Selection Class Schedule
Week Date Topics Notes
1 09/13 Class Overview
2 09/20 Staffing Models and Strategy (Ch1)
3 09/27 Planning (Ch3)
4 10/04 Job Analysis and Rewards (Ch4) ； Quiz 1
*Alldredge & Nilan(2000)
5 10/11 Case 2
External Recruitment (Ch5)
6 10/18 Internal Recruitment (Ch6) ； Quiz 2
*Cober et al. (2003)
7 10/25 Case 3
8 11/01 External Selection I (Ch8) ； Quiz 3
9 11/08 Case 4
Week Date Topics Notes
External Selection II (Ch9)
10 11/15 Internal Selection (Ch10) ； Quiz 4
11 11/22 Presentation of Case 6 ;IA2 due (11/21 1pm)
12 11/29 Decision Making (Ch11)
13 12/06 Final Match (Ch12)
14 12/13 Guest Speaker ； Quiz 5
15 12/20 Guest Speaker
16 12/27 GA Presentation I
17 01/03 GA Presentation II
18 01/10 GA Presentation III ;IA3 due (01/09 1pm)
GA = Group Assignment IA = Individual Assignment * Each graduate student is required to turn in a hard copy of a one-page summary (within 800
words) at the beginning of the class.
Alldredge, M., & Nilan, K. J. (2000). 3M’s leadership competency model: An internally
developed solution. Human Resource Management, 39, 133-145.
Baron, R. A. (1983). ‘Sweet smell of success?’ The impact of pleasant artificial scents on
evaluations of job applicants. Journal of Applied Psychology, 68, 709–713.
Cober, R. T., Brown, D. J., Levy, P. E., Cober, A. B., & Keeping, L. M. (2003).
Organizational Web sites: Web site content and style as determinants of organizational
attraction. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 11, 158-169.
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