Examination and analysis of how human resource professionals go about designing a compensation and benefits plan that would attract and motivate qualified employees. Discussions emphasize evaluation of how successful compensation and benefits programs lead to enhanced quality of work life, higher levels of performance, lower absenteeism and lower turnover.
Most current editions of the following:
Most recent edition of the text listed below or another commonly used textbook at the graduate level for this subject.
By Milkovich, Newman, Gerhard (McGraw-Hill) Recommended
To critically evaluate compensation and benefits plans.
To appraise how effective compensation and benefits lead to improved quality of work life, higher levels of performance and lower absenteeism and turnover.
Describe various pay models and strategies.
Define the role of job analysis in compensation planning.
Evaluate effect of external competitiveness.
Appraise methods of pay-for-performance.
Describe employee benefits options.
Introduction of pay models and strategies
Internal description of job analysis
External factors and determination of pay levels
Employee contributions and pay and benefits
Recommended maximum class size for this course: 15
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