Why Managing People in Digital Era?

Digitalization changes not only the functions and tools of management, but also attitudes, values, perceptions of people in general. Students will learn what is behind the change and options of attitudes applicable to managing people in companies caused by the emphasis on competitiveness today. The course uses forms of discussions, workshops and presentations.

 

Course Title

Managing People in Digital Era

Learning Outcomes

Students will be provided by list of megatrends in management and involved into searching the major influences and impacts in managing people in companies.

Recommended Literature

Michael Armstrong: Armstrong’s Handbook of Human Resource Management Pratice, 2009

Peter Boxal, John Purcell, Patrick Wright: The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management, 2008

Interim Assessment

Speech, Case studies, Assignments

Final Assessment

Test

Aim of the Course

The teaching goal of the course is to enable students to understand the impact of megatrends in management emerging in the era of digitalization upon the functions and processes of Human resources management in companies.

Course Contents

Digitalization changes not only the functions and tools of management, but also attitudes, values, perceptions of people in general. This needs to be recognized, understood and properly used in management in order to be part of the trend and flow with it smoothly rather than being pushed to uncertainty and frustration. Students will go through all relevant topics in contemporary HRM.

Syllabus

  1. Development of the HRM over the century
  2. Contemporary chalenges of the HRM
  3. Roles of HR leaders today
  4. Employer Branding as the concept of Staffing
  5. Managing Workforce Diversity
  6. Sustainability of Motivation to work
  7. Researching motivation and managing performance
  8. Trends in Rewarding Employees
  9. Talent management as the concept of Training and Development
  10. Labour market in digital era
  11. The power of Corporate Culture