Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

Human Resource Management and Employment Relations (HRER) is a multidisciplinary area that investigates all aspects of employment relations in the public and private sector. Modern organisations increasingly regard staff as their most valuable asset and chief source of competitive advantage. Consequently, they attach great importance to how they manage people. Successful management of employment relations is vital if employees are to be motivated and organisations are to be successful.

BCom graduates in HRER generally find work in management, administration and as human resource managers and trade union officials. HRER is also important for careers in the public sector such as policy advisers in the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment and the State Services Commission, and the growing area of employment relations/human resource management throughout the wider state sector. However, HRER papers will be useful to a career in any aspect of business.

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Human Resource Management and Employment Relations staff

Director, Centre for Labour, Employment and Work
School of Management

Deputy Dean
Wellington School of Business and Government

Senior Lecturer
School of Management

Adjunct Research Fellow
School of Management

Senior Lecturer
School of Management

Academic Program Leader MGBus
Wellington School of Business and Government

For further information, please contact:

Phone: + 64-4-463 5358
Fax: + 64-4-463 5084
Email:hrir@vuw.ac.nz

Refer to the online course catalogue or this school website for lecture times.