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LER 597 C - Employee Motivation & Perfmnce

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Managing and motivating employees effectively is one of the most complex and challenging issues facing companies today. While business leaders acknowledge the need for implementing effective performance management systems, recent studies indicate that an overwhelming majority of performance management systems are unsuccessful. Takes a strategic approach to employee motivation and performance starting with a firm level view to reviewing current approaches to employee motivation and performance management. Aims at providing students with practical and conceptual tools that will aid them in future endeavors to design and implement employee development and performance management systems. Format includes in-class discussions, case studies and individual assignments and papers.

Special Instructions:

Synchronous Collaborative sessions:Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm central time on October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13. There is no class session during Fall break on November 22. This course is part of a self-supporting program and DOES NOT accept the following tuition and fee waivers (TFWs): Cooperation Teachers waivers, Non-Academic waivers (including UIUC employees and employees of other state institutions), Academic waivers from UIUC, UIC, and UIS employees, Related Agency waivers, Field Supervisor waivers, waivers granted through fellowships/assistantships as governed by the Graduate College at UIUC, or Retiree waivers. This program DOES accept statutory waivers (veterans grants, etc.)

Academic Program Restrictions:

MHRIR:HR&Indus Reltns Onl-UIUC

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: None

Term(s): Fall


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