INF514 Human Resource Management in Information Agencies (8)

Students will be introduced to the theoretical and practical foundations of human resource management (HRM) which will enable them to apply successful HRM strategies in their workplace. Students learn to examine how HRM functions and strategic human resource issues in the process of strategy formulation and implementation help an information agency to perform successfully and to gain a competitive advantage.


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 This subject shares similar content.

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to apply human resource management concepts and theories to an information agency;
  • be able to evaluate the similarities and differences in human resource management practices among different cultures;
  • be able to analyse the ways in which key human resource issues, functions and approaches may be executed with a strategic orientation; and
  • be able to research, formulate and implement a strategic human resource plan for an information agency.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Foundations of human resource management
  • Human resource management environment and organisational structure
  • Organisational culture
  • Human resource management functions
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Managing behavioural aspects of human resource management
  • The future of human resource management


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.