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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7571/2019 - 26/08/2019

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, Anual, 42,0 TP , Cód. 818621.


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1st part - Human Resources Management
Provide students with theoretical knowledge that will allow them to know some theories, the evolution of techniques and instruments related to business management and human resources;

Develop conceptual and analytical skills on human resources management activities in organizations;

2nd Part - The new frontiers of management - The Age of Knowledge
It is intended that students understand the approach that economic theory gives to intangibles, in the light of the mechanisms of the innovation economy.

We seek to learn a body of fundamental knowledge about the theoretical problems developed in an attempt to better understand the organizational dynamics, at the current stage of the development of management theory.

3rd Part - Teams & Organizational Communication
To become aware of the dynamics of human behavior in organizations.

Understanding of the concept and the communication process and its strategic relevance in the current business environment;

Understanding and critical analysis of the various communication processes and their importance as a means of managing human resources;

Ability to understand and discuss specific and current topics related to business communication, namely intercultural and virtual communication.

Provide students with skills and competences for critical reflection, analysis and diagnosis of different organizational scenarios that allow them to make a critical use of theoretical instruments.

People management:
Conceptual and practices evolution
The nature of the HRM function

Human Resources Models and Techniques:
Analysis and job description
Recruitment, selection and reception of staff
Performance management and evaluation
Professional career management and development
Management of remunerations
Incentive systems and social benefits
Training and development

Team Management:
Leadership in Teleworking
Conflict management

Organizational communication:
Dimensions of the communicational process
Feedback and Performance
Communication Styles
Communication flows and patterns in organizations
Cross-cultural communication

Evaluation Methodology
[X] Single piece of assessment:
[100]% Final Exam
[X] Continuous assessment: (Minimum mark of 9/20
[50]% Individual Test
[50]% An Individual or Group assignment (maximum of 3 elements). Participation in class based on practical exercises

- Pinha e Cunha, M. e Marques, C. e Rego, A. e Campos e Cunha, R. e Cabral Cardoso, C. (2015). Manual de Gestão de Pessoas e do Capital Humano. Lisboa: Sílabo Editora
- Joaquim Vicente, R. e Camara, P. e Guerra, P. e , . (2013). Humator XX!. Lisboa: Dom Quixote
- Neves de Almeida, F. e , . (2019). A Arte de Gerir Pessoas. Lisboa: Actual Editora

Teaching Method
Active methods focused on learning to learn and learning to do.

Software used in class




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