HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management (8)

A number of factors can create issues between organisations and their people, or between people within organisations.  These factors can include changing generations, increasing global competition, emerging technologies and societal and regulatory changes.  This subject examines individual and organisational issues, challenges and possible solutions within the practice of human resource management.

Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Canberra Inst. of Technology
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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 Management and Marketing
Assumed Knowledge


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify, define and discuss contemporary issues in the field of human resource management;
  • be able to analyse and evaluate the implications of human resource issues for individuals and organisations; and
  • be able to develop and rationalise contextual solutions to selected human resource issues or challenges for specific organisational environments.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Attraction and Retention in the war for talent
  • The Role of Technology in enabling HRM
  • Managing Diversity and Equity
  • The Scourge of Bullying and Harassment
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • The search for work-life balance
  • Employment Relations and Culture
  • Managing Performance
  • The Necessity of Competitive Advantage
  • Contemporary Realignment and Restructuring
  • Australian HR issues within a Global Context
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.