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HRM-811 Reward Management
Campus NBS
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Reward Management
Course Code HRM-811
Credit Hours 3
Pre-Requisutes HRM-801
Course Objectives After completion of the course the students should be able to:
  • To enhance student capability and decision making skills in handling compensation management issues.
  • To design and evaluate compensation systems.
  • To acquire a working knowledge of legal and social issues regarding compensation practices.
  • To follow future directions and trends in the rapidly changing and complex area of compensation management.
Detail Content
  • Traditional approaches to pay management
  • International and national context of reward management
  • Reward philosophy
  • Integration of reward strategy – horizontal alignment
  • Evaluating, pricing and analyzing jobs and roles
  • Pay structures: Purpose, criteria and types
  • Graded and Job family pay structures
  • Broad band pay structures
  • Pay systems – contingent pay, competence, contribution and performance pay
  • Pay systems – Team contributions and organizational performance
  • Employee benefits and allowance
  • Reward systems for special groups
Text/Ref Books
  • Armstrong, M. (2000) Employee Reward. 2 nd Edition. CIPD London. ISBN- -0- 85293-820- 3
  • Related empirical and theoretical academic journal articles (As assigned)
  • White, G., and Druker, J. eds. (2000) Reward Management: A critical text. Routledge, London. ISBN-0- 415-19681- 7
  • Armstrong, M., and Brown, D. (2001) New Dimensions in Pay Management. CIPD London. ISBN-0- 85292-883- 1
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2017
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Asfia Obaid
PhD in Business Administration. Manchester Business School,
University of Manchester, UK.
MBA (Quaid-e-Azam University) Pakistan