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This course will focus on the theory and application of performance management research. Considerable attention will be given to the development of performance management systems in organisations. Topics such as criterion theory and development, performance appraisal methods, feedback, job evaluation and reward systems will be discussed.
APSY612 deals with various issues related to performance appraisal and performance management, with particular attention given to practical application of theories discussed in class. Considerable attention will be given to the development of performance management systems in organisations. Topics such as criterion theory and development, validity and reliability, performance appraisal methods, feedback, job evaluation and reward systems will be discussed.
After completion of the course you will be able to: 1. Explain the purposes, methods and applications of performance management and appraisal. 2. Demonstrate understanding of how performance management fits in an organisation’s strategic plan. 3. Critically evaluate performance management systems, understanding both their benefits and limitations.4. Design a performance management system, including a performance rating system.
Entry is subject to approval of the Head of Department
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Boston: Pearson, 2022 (Required, or at least strongly recommended).
Domestic fee $1,051.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if less than 1 person applies to enrol.
Maximum enrolment is 30
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