2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

HR: Performance Management: From Discipline to Motivation

Winter quarter

Faculty: Dariush Khaleghi HR Management, Leadership, Psychology

Fields of Study: business and management

Winter: CRN (Credit) Level 20314 (2)  

Credits: 2(W)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening and Weekend


HR practitioners and front-line managers share accountability for developing and implementing the systems that support the identification, measurement and rewarding of employees for their performance. This module will explore how to use motivation vs. discipline to drive exceptional performance and achieve organizational results. The course reviews current motivational theories and best performance management practices that help organizations achieve their goals and objectives.  This course also explores the field of organizational coaching to help managers and HR professionals grow, develop, and manage human capital more effectively, ensuring  long-term and sustainable organizational success.

This course is one in a series of elective courses for the HR Certification Program, but it is also open to enrollment by students who are not part of the certification program.

Required Reading (to be completed before the first class):

  • Buckingham, M. & Coffman, C. (1999). First, break all the rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 978-0684852867.
  • Hunt, M. J & Weintraub, R. J. (2011). The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business, 2nd edition. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, Inc. ISBN: 978-1412977760.

Note: This reading list was updated 9 Dec 2010.


Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun (Jan. 21, 22, 23)

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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