Ethics and Governance

HRM70011 12.5 Credit Points

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to equip students with the appropriate tools, theoretical frameworks and models in order to critically evaluate a range of ethical principles and their contribution to the achievement of sustainable outcomes in contemporary organisations. It provides a human resource management perspective to design and apply ethical and governance methodologies in the organisational decision making processes. Students will also be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and articulate arguments to influence the adoption of ethical, responsible governance practices when solving complex problems in organisations.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Critically evaluate a range of ethical principles and their contribution to the achievement of sustainable outcomes in organisations.
 
2. Critically evaluate the selection and application of ethical methodologies to decision making processes in organisations through a research project to be carried out in teams.
 
3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and articulate arguments to influence the adoption of ethical, responsible governance and sustainability practices when solving complex problems in organisations.
 
4. Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, and function as an effective member or leader of a team.

Courses with unit

 
This unit replaces HRM80003 from Semester 2, 2015.
 
This unit is effective from Semester 2, 2015.