Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

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Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION SCIENCE
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Second semester
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Course description

Learning Objectives: The aim of this course is to provide students a solid preparation for acquiring skills and competences for understanding and analyzing problems and questions related to building the relationship between the individuals and the organizations and to strategic and operational choices and options for strategically managing human resources within public administration with particular attention to organizations trade union’ and negotiation processes and dynamics and to organizational behaviours.
Expected learning outcomes Knowledge and understanding: The student will demonstrate to know about the dynamics of functioning with renard to the relationship between individuals and organizations, identifying human resource management policies that contribute to sustain human re source value cycle, the main questions and problems concerning human resource management in public administration with regards to organizational and behavioural dynamics.
Applying Knowledge and understanding: The student will demonstrate to know how to apply the knowledge acquired in the theoretical part in order to face and solve questions regarding human resource management and to identify the main questions regarding the organizational behaviours within public administration by analyzing study cases and exercises.
Making judgments: The student will demonstrate awareness and ability to elaborate an own vision with regard to human resource management questions and policies and, in particular, with regards to processes contract management, negotiation between trade unions, public administration and management by proposing satisfying solutions for solving problems.
Communication: students will demonstrate the ability to acquire a technical vocabulary coherent with themes and topics of human resource management and communicate in a clear and appropriate way in specific contexts, with regards to management of internal relations and communication value and brand oriented, with regards to dialogue and relationship with trade unions.
Lifelong learning skills: The student must demonstrate a good capacity of learning and application related to dynamics and questions concerning human resource management, to knowledge about practical case studies, and communicative functions, to study, by autonomous thought, themes and questions in university and post-university training and study.


It is necessary to have acquired core knowledge provided by the course of organization theory


Part I (8 hours) – Individual and organizations: the role of human resource management. Human resource (HR) value cycle. The relationships within organization.
Part II (8 hours) - Strategy, structure and human resources. HR Function. Diversity management. Assenteismo
Part III (8 hours) – Job design. Time and space flexibility. Job design and Absenteeism.
Part IV (8 hours) – Programming and acquiring human resources
Part V (8 hours) – Valuation of people
Part VI (8 hours) – Rewarding people and compensation

Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises tutorials,


Tyson, S. (2006), Essentials of human resource management.
Condrey, S.E. (2005), Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government, Jossey-Bass
Further detailed information will be provided in the classroom with regards of needs of training and education that will emerge through lecture and discussion.

Learning assessment

The exam consists of an oral colloquium that is articulated in 5 questions (score 6 for each question)

Since 2020 October, due to health national emergency status because of pandemic Covid-19 and coherently with University's regulations the exam is articulated in in 4 questions as follows:

1 written question (20 mins) on MOODLE ELEARNING

3 oral questions on MSTEAMS

More information

Slides are available on MOODLE elearning uniparthenopeù

TEAMS Channel
ONLINE Lectures
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