Third Semester

BPA 304: Human Resource Management

The objective of this course is to provide better understanding on basic concepts of human resource management. Furthermore, this course will be helpful to enhance knowledge on the various aspects of human resource planning and development approaches for the utilization of human resource skills for organizational effectiveness.

  1. Introduction
    • Concept of Human Resource Management (HRM)
    • Characteristics of Human Resource Management (HRM)
    • Objectives of Human Resource Management (HRM)
    • Components of Human Resource Management (HRM)
    • Emerging Human Resource challenges
  2. Human Resource Planning
    • Assessing current Human Resource (HR)
    • Human Resource Management (HRM) inventory
  3. Human Resource Information System
    • HR information system, and succession planning
    • Job analysis: meaning, purpose, methods and techniques
  4. Job design
    • Concept of job design
    • Approaches of job design
  5. Human Resource development
    • HR training and development
    • Career development
    • Rewards management
    • Employee grievances and disciplines
  • Adhikari, Dev Raj (2014). Human Resource Management. Kathmandu: Buddha Academic Publishers and Distribution
  • Agrawal, Govinda Ram (2071). Dynamics of Human Resource Management in Nepal. Kathmandu: M.K. Publishers and Distributors.
  • Ahusa, K.K (1992). Personnel Management. New Delhi: Kalyani Publishers.
  • Armstrong, Michael (2005). A Hand Book of HRM practice. London: Kogan Page Limited.
  • Armstrong, Michael (2012). Armstrong’s Hand Book: of Human resource Management Practice 12th Edition.London: Koganpage.
  • Beach, Dales S. (latest edition) Personnel; The Management of People at Work.
  • Bhatrai, Manoj (2063). Manab Sansadhan Bybasthpan. Kathmandu: Dhaulagiri Books and Stationary
  • Bramham, John (1982). Practical Manpower Planning.
  • Cascuo, wayne F. (1998). Managing Human Research .Boston,Mc Graw-Hill G1953
  • Decenzo, David A, Robbins, Stephen P. (1998). Persona Human Resource Management. New Delhi: Ashok K Ghosh Prentice Hall.
  • Dessler, Gary, Varkkey, Biju (2013). Human Resource Management .India Pearson.
  • Dessler, Gary (2011). A Framework for Human Resource Management. Delhi: Pearson.
  • Flippo, Edwin B. (1984). Personnel Management
  • French, wendell C. (1997). Human Research Management. India: All Indian Publishers and Distributions.
  • Mamoria, C.B. ( ) Management of Human Resources. New Delhi: Himalaya Pulishing House.
  • Mejia, Luis R.G., Balkin, D.B, Cardy Rober L. (2002). Managing Human Resource. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.
  • Mondy, R Wayne (2009). Human Resource Management. India: Pearson.
  • Mondy, R. Wayne (2009). Human Resource Management India: Dorling, Kindersley Indian Private Limited
  • Nair, N.G. (2002). Resource Management. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.
  • Novit, Mitchell S. (1979). Essentials of Personnel Management. London: Prentice International.
  • Prasad, Lallan & Bannerjee (1990). Management of Human Resources. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Private Limited.
  • Shrestha, Kulnarsingh (2004). Human Research Management .Kathmandu Nabin Prakashan.
  • Strauss, George & Sayles, Leonard R. (1980). Personnel: The Human Problems of Management. New Delhi: Prentice – Hill of India Private Limited
  • Tiwari, Madhunidhi (2061). Nepal Ko Nilamati sewa janshakti Bybasthaan. Kathmandu: Shreemati Kanti Tiwari
Human Resource Management

HRM 464: Performance Management

The objective of this course is to impart to the basic knowledge and skill for improving the human performance in organizations. It intends to provide the contemporary conceptual framework of performance management.


  1. Foundation of Performance Management: Introduction, Perspectives of Performance management, per-requisites of Performance Management, Characteristics of and Objectives of Performance Management, Principles of Performance management, Performance Management Model and Benefits of Performance management
  2. Performance Planning: Concept of Performance Planning, Setting Performance Criteria, Characteristics and Principles of Performance criteria, Process of Setting Performance Criteria, Characteristics and Objectives of Performance planning, process of Performance Planning and Barriers of Performance Planning
  3. Performance Managing: Concept, Characteristics, Objectives, Importance and Process of Performance Managing
  4. Performance Appraisal: Concept, Characteristics, Objectives, importance, Principles, Process, Approaches and Methods of Performance appraisal
  5. Performance Monitoring: Concept, Characteristics, Objectives, importance, Principles, Process of Performance Monitoring Performance Management Audit


Armstrong, M. ( 2009 ). Armstrong’s Handbook of Performance Management. UK: Kogan Page Limited.

Chadha, P. (2009). Performance Management. India: Macmillan Publishers India Ltd.

Kohli, A.S. & Deb, T. (2008). Performance Management: UK: Oxford University Press

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management Specialization

Human resources management (HRM) specialization area prepares students about personnel management in any type of institution. They study about personnel administration in Nepal, administrative reforms, performance management, total quality management, employer-employee relations etc.

HRM 461: Nepalese Personnel AdministrationTheory3
HRM 462: Administrative ReformTheory3
HRM 463: Human Resource DevelopmentTheory3
HRM 464: Performance ManagementTheory3
HRM 465: Total Quality ManagementTheory3
HRM 466: Employer-Employee RelationsTheory3