INF333 Human Resource Management in Information Agencies (8)

This subject presents the essential elements of human resource management in information agencies. It introduces students to leadership theory and the practical skills required of supervisors and managers. Students will gain an understanding of the strategies required to motivate, lead and encourage staff in order to maximise their contribution to the workplace and enhance their individual well-being.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF333. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Information Studies

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed INF514

Subject Relationships

INF514 Paired Subject

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe how information agencies recruit, develop, and maintain their human resources;
  • be able to undertake effective human resource planning to meet future needs;
  • be aware of the changing nature of employment in information agencies;
  • have developed an understanding of the practical skills designed to enhance their ability to participate in the processes of staff development;
  • be able to identify current staffing issues that affect positive organisational change;
  • be able to debate issues related to good leadership; and
  • be able to explain teambased work structures and related motivational strategies.


This subject will cover the following topics:

- Job analysis - Job design - Organising human resources - Conflict: negotiation, mediation - Management of change - Motivation and job satisfaction


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.