Title: Study of university curriculum development for human resource management and the expectations of business managers

Authors: Jennifer Shu-Jen Lin

Addresses: Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of International Business Administration, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan

Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to investigate and analyse curriculum development systems for |Human Resource Management| (HRM) at universities| business management faculties as well as analyse the expectations that managers at listed companies in different industries have of these programmes. A questionnaire survey targeted at HR managers of listed companies in different industries was developed for this study based on |HRM|-related curricula offered by university business management faculties. Using this survey, the differences between expectations of business managers in the high-technology, financial, service, and manufacturing industries were then analysed based on survey results.

Keywords: manager expectations; business managers; human resource management; HRM education; university curriculum development; higher education.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBSR.2008.020767

International Journal of Business and Systems Research, 2008 Vol.2 No.4, pp.418 - 430

Published online: 14 Oct 2008 *

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