Categories
First Semester

MPA 503: Public Sector Human Resource Management

This course provides the fundamental concepts, terminologies and technical basics involved in public sector human resource management so that students can deal effectively with human issues that arise in the workplace.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Basics of Public Sector Human Resource Management (HRM) (LH 10)
  • Concept, principles, and functions of HRM
  • Evolution of HRM in the public sector
  • Strategic human resource management (SHRM)
Unit 2: Acquisition of Public Sector Human Resources (LH 10)
  • Human resource planning
  • Role and functions of recruitment agencies: recruitment, selection and placement; orientation and socialization
Unit 3: Development of Human Resources (LH 10)
  • Employee training
  • Management development
  • Career development
  • Human resources development practices
Unit 4: Retention Policy (LH 10)
  • Compensation and benefits including safety and health
  • Motivation, performance evaluation/appraisal
  • Code of ethics and discipline
  • Grievance handling, collective bargaining, retirement and dismissal
Unit 5: Emerging Trends and Challenges in Public Sector HRM (LH 8)
  • Managing diverse workforce
  • Emerging issues and challenges in working with human resources (quality of HRM and quality of HRM policies and practices)

References

  • Decenzo, D. A. & Robbins, S. P. (1998). Persona Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.
  • Adhikari, D. R. (2014). Human Resource Management. Kathmandu: Buddha Academic Publishers and Distributors.
  • Agrawal, G. R. (2071). Dynamics of Human Resource Management in Nepal. Kathmandu: M.K. Publishers and Distributors.
  • Ahusa, K. K. (1992). Personnel Management. New Delhi: Kalyani Publishers.
  • Armstrong, M. (2005). A Hand Book of HRM Practice. London: Kogan Page Limited.
  • Armstrong, M. (2012). Armstrong’s Handbook: of Human resource Management Practice (12th ed.). London: Kogan Page.
  • Cascuo, W. F. (1998). Managing Human Research. Boston: Mc Graw-Hill.
  • Dessler, G. & Varkkey, B. (2013). Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Pearson.
  • Dessler, G. (2011). A Framework for Human Resource Management. Delhi: Pearson.
  • French, W. C. (1997). Human Research Management. New Delhi: All Indian Publishers and Distributors.
  • Mamoria, C. B. (2009). A Text Book of Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.
  • Mejia, L., Balkin R. I. N. G., Cardi B., & Robert, L. (2002). Managing Human Resource. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.
  • Mondy, R. W. (2009). Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Pearson .
  • Mondy, R W. (2009). Human Resource Management. India: Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Nair, N. G. (2002). Resource Management. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.
  • Novit, M. S. (1979). Essentials of Personnel Management. London: Prentice Hall.
  • Prasad, L. B. (1990). Management of Human Resources. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Shrestha, K. (2004). Human Research Management. Kathmandu: Nabin Prakashan.
  • Strauss, G. & Sayles, L. R. (1980). Personnel: The Human Problems of Management. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Tiwari, M. (2061). Nepal Ko Nilamati Sewa Janshakti Bybasthaan, Kathmandu: Kanti Tiwari.
Categories
Second Semester

MPA 510: Organizational Behavior

The objective of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge on organizational behavior so as to make them competent and capable in understanding concepts, theories, tools and techniques of organizational behavior. This course intends to develop analytical and creative skills among the students so that they can practice it in actual working environment.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Fundamentals of Organization Behavior (LH 6)
  • Concept and evolution of organization behavior
  • Organization behavior and public administration
Unit 2: Basic Human Processes (LH 10)
  • Perception: factor influencing perception perceptual set in organization, perceptual errors
  • Personality, determinants of personality, theories of personality, major personality attributes and characteristics
  • Theories of learning: social learning and reinforcement
Unit 3: Individual in Organizations (LH 12)
  • Organizational commitment, job involvement and job satisfaction
  • Motivation: concept, content theories (need theory, two factors theory, ERG theory), process theories (expectation theory, equity theory, goal setting theory)
  • Power and organizational politics
  • Conflict management
Unit 4: Group in Organizations (LH 12)
  • Concept of group and group dynamic
  • Group formation, formal and informal group
  • Team work and effective team performance
  • Communication: concept, formal and informal communication in organization, communication barriers, effectiveness communication
  • Leadership: concept, leadership style and theories of leadership (trait theory, behavior theory and situational theory: Fielder’s contingency theory and path goal theory)
Unit 5: Organizational Change and Development (LH 8)
  • Concept of change, resistance to change
  • Managing organizational change
  • Concept and techniques of organization development
  • Problems in changing the organization

References

  • Adhikari, D. R. (2014). Organizational Behaviour. Kathmandu: Buddha Academic Publishers and Distributors.
  • Agrawal, G. R. (2015). Organizational Behavior in Nepal. Kathmandu: M.K. Publishers and Distributors.
  • Brown, W. B. & Moberg, D. J. (1980). Organizational theory and Management: A Margo Approach. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Kelly, J. (1987). Organizational Behaviour: Its Data, First Principles and Application. New Delhi: Surjeet Publications.
  • Luthans, F. (1998). Organizational Behaviour Boston: Irwin McGraw-Hill.
  • Mathema, S. B. & Bhattarai, M. (2071). Santhnatmak Bybahar. Kathmandu: Dhaulagiri Books and Stationary.
  • Moorhed, G. & Griffin, R. (1999). Organizational Behavior. New Delhi: AITBS Publishers and Distributors.
  • Newstrom, J. W. & Davis, K. (2003). Organizational Behaviour: Human Behaviour at Work. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited.
  • Pradip, K. (1996). Organizational Theory and Behaviour. New Delhi: Kedarnth Ram Nath and Company.
  • Pugh, D.S. (1971). Organization Theory. England: Penguin Books.
  • Raw, V.S. & Narayan, P. S. (1995). Organization Theory and Behaviour. New Delhi: Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Robbins, S. P. & Sanghi, S. (2007). Organizational Beaviour. Delhi: Dorling Kindersley.
  • Singh, H. B. (2072). Sangthnatmak Bybhar tatha Manab Sansadhan Bybasthapan. Kathmandu: Asmita Books Publishers and Distributers.