APSY612-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Performance Management and Appraisal

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Prerequisites

Entry is subject to approval of the Head of Department

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 437
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator

Katharina Naswall

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Debate Paper 20%
Final Paper - Performance management system 40%
Performance rating system 25%
Class discussion and participation 5%
Poster presentation (in class) 10%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Aguinis, J; Performance management ; 3rd; Boston: Pearson, 2022 (Required, or at least strongly recommended).

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,051.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if less than 1 person applies to enrol.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and faculties page .

All APSY612 Occurrences

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