INF514 Human Resource Management in Information Agencies (8)

Students will be introduced to the theoretical foundations of human resource management (HRM). Students will explore practices of HR including: job analysis and design, HR planning, recruitment and selection, training, staff development and retention, succession planning, compensation, performance management, motivation and employee engagement. Importance of leadership in developing human resources will also be examined.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF514. 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 INF333

Subject Relationships

INF333 Paired Subject

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have a solid theoretical and practical knowledge of HRM in information organisations;
  • know how to apply the principles and techniques of HRM in information organizations;
  • be able to explain the elements of the HRM functions;
  • be able to discuss the role of leadership in effective HRM; and
  • be able to apply their knowledge to the role of leadership in effective HRM.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Job analysis and design
  • Theoretical foundations of HRM
  • Human resource changing environments, issues and challenges
  • Motivation and employee development
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Compensation and performance management
  • Training, staff development and retention
  • The future of HRM
  • Information organisation and HRM
  • Leadership and HRM


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.