Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetussuunnitelma 2016–2018
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PYJO0005 PJO1/PLR36/PMA36 Human Resource Management 5 op
Johtaminen ja organisointi, Pori
Harri Virolainen, Hannele Seeck
Suunnitellut järjestämisajankohdat
Periodi I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X


The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the key HRM related practices, concepts and theories. On completion of this course, the student should have gained:
1/ A basic understanding of the complex question of HRM's contribution to employee and organizational wellbeing as well as performance.
2/ Understanding of fundamentals of human resource management: concepts and practices.
3/ Critical thinking skills about Human Resource Management.
4/ Developed skills in identifying and arguing for the suitability of various HRM practices.


The specific topics covered include:
Introduction: The concept of HRM; the role of HRM, HRM & individual and organizational performance, Motivating through rewards and recognition; compensation, Psychological contract and commitment, Recruitment and selection; Performance appraisal, Downsizing & Restructuring, Training and Development; Talent management, Heath and HRM; Ill behavior at work, Organizational culture & change, Engagement; HRM and enhancing creativity and innovation, Organizational control, power and political process in organizations, HRM, ethics and organizational learning.
The course consists of lectures and seminars. Seminars include role play as well as case analysis. During the course the participants also get practice in writing academic texts and arguing for their views in class.


Opetustapa Paikalla Verkossa
Luento-opetus 18 t 0 t
Seminaari 6 t 0 t



Materials in English, course is lectured in Finnish or English.

Vaadittavat opintosuoritukset

Suoritusvaihtoehto 1
  • Tutkinto-ohjelman omat opiskelijat
  • Muut opiskelijat
  • Tohtoriopiskelijat
  • Vaihto-opiskelijat
Osallistuminen opetukseen
  • suomeksi
  • suomeksi
  • suomeksi
Kirjallinen tentti
  • suomeksi

Exam, essay, case-analysis/seminar class participation.

Arviointi ja arviointiperusteet

Numerolla 0-5.
At least 50 per cent ('pass') is required for all different elements of the examination in order to pass the course. Group performance will be assessed as a joint effort, i.e. everybody receives the same mark. Please note that the points you receive for the sub-parts are valid only this academic year.

Suositellut suoritusajankohdat

2nd year, I period


Course books (chapters specified in the beginning of the course)

Torrington, D., Hall, L., Taylor, S. and Atkinson, C. (2009). Fundamentals of human resource management: managing people at work. (1st edition) Pearson Education.

Wilkinson, A. (Ed.). (2010). The SAGE handbook of human resource management. SAGE Publications. Electronic book

During the lectures we will focus on the most important issues. By attending the lectures you will get information on what aspects are worth focusing on when reading.


Guest, David E. (1997). Human resource management and performance: a review and research agenda. The International Journal of Human Resource Management 8(3): 263-276.  DOI: 10.1080/095851997341630

Lengnick-Hall, Mark L.,Lengnick-Hall, Cynthia A., Andrade, Leticia S. & Drake, Brian (2009). Strategic human resource management: The evolution of the field. Human Resource Management Review 19(2): 64–85. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2009.01.002

Sheehan, C., De Cieri, H., Cooper, B. & Brooks, R. (2014). Exploring the power dimensions of the human resource function. Human Resource Management Journal 24: 193–210. DOI: 10.1111/1748-8583.12027

Gruman, Jamie A & Saks, Alan M. (2011) Performance management and employee engagement. Human Resource Management Review 21 (2): 123–136. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2010.09.004

Lewis, Robert E. & Heckman, Robert J. (2006). Talent management: A Critical Review. Human Resource Management Review 16(2): 139–154. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2006.03.001

Collings, David G. & Mellahi, Kamel (2009). Strategic talent management: A review and research agenda. Human Resource Management Review 19(4): 304–313. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2009.04.001

Nishii, Lisa H. & Özbilgin, Mustafa F. (2007). Global diversity management: towards a conceptual framework. The International Journal of Human Resource Management 18(11): 1883-1894.
DOI: 10.1080/09585190701638077


The class of 2015 and former classes may include this course only in Management and Organization studies.

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