2011 Demonstration of Program Outcomes
MS in Human Resource Management

Source: Aggregated outcome assessment results from 2011 capstone courses.


Analyzes business theories, markets, and reporting practices in human resource management.

0% Non-Performance: Does not describe business theories, markets, and reporting practices in human resource management.

0% Basic: Describes business theories, markets, and reporting practices in human resource management.

2% Proficient: Analyzes business theories, markets, and reporting practices in human resource management; in the analysis, demonstrates critical thinking, using analytical tools and the literature.

98% Distinguished: Synthesizes business theories, markets, and reporting practices in human resource management; in the synthesis, demonstrates critical thinking, using analytical tools and integrating the literature.

Assesses culture and change management in organizations.

1% Non-Performance: Does not explain culture and change management in organizations.

0% Basic: Explains culture and change management in organizations.

1% Proficient: Assesses culture and change management in organizations, employing research methods in assessing cultural change management strategies.

98% Distinguished: Analyzes culture and change management in organizations; in the analysis, integrates research methods in considering cultural change management strategies.

Evaluates strategic management and critical thinking in human resource management.

0% Non-Performance: Does not analyze strategic management and critical thinking in human resource management.

0% Basic: Analyzes strategic management and critical thinking in human resource management.

1% Proficient: Evaluates strategic management and critical thinking in human resource management while employing literature and research methods in exploring cases, standards, and change agent roles.

99% Distinguished: Evaluates strategic management and critical thinking in human resource management; in the evaluation, synthesizes literature and research methods in cases, standards, and change agent roles.

Applies information technology solutions within an organization.

1% Non-Performance: Does not describe information technology solutions within an organization to enable growth or sustainability.

0% Basic: Describes information technology solutions within an organization to enable growth.

1% Proficient: Applies information technology solutions within an organization to enable growth and sustainability.

98% Distinguished: Analyses information technology solutions within an organization to optimally enable growth and sustainability.

Applies systems design and process management in human resource management.

3% Non-Performance: Does not describe systems design and process management in human resource management.

0% Basic: Describes systems design and process management in human resource management.

0% Proficient: Applies systems design and process management in human resource management, employing systems theory and emerging knowledge process standards.

97% Distinguished: Analyses systems design and process management in human resource management, integrating systems theory and emerging knowledge process standards as well as research studies of the roles of systems design in organizational and HRM processes.

Communicates effectively.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate written communication skills; ideas are not supported and with citations or references; ideas and structure are disorganized.

0% Basic: Inconsistently demonstrates written communication skills; ideas are somewhat supported and organized with citations and references.

1% Proficient: Demonstrates effective written communication skills; ideas are generally supported and organized with proper citations and references.

99% Distinguished: Demonstrates excellent written communication skills; ideas are organized and well supported with proper citations and references; the language, mechanics, and logical development enhance clarity.

Analyzes ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society.

9% Non-Performance: Does not examine ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society.

0% Basic: Examines ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society.

0% Proficient: Analyzes ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society, recognizing the role of HRM professionals within ethics and legal policies.

91% Distinguished: Evaluates ethical and legal responsibilities in organizations and society, integrating the expanding central role of HRM professionals in the development of organizational ethics and legal compliance policies.