Advanced Human Resource Management (WiSe)

This course teaches how Human Resource policies, practices and systems influence employees’ behavior, attitudes and performance and how Human Resource Management can generate a competitive advantage for firms. To emphasize the relevance of evidence-based management, students will apply the theories and knowledge gained from empirical findings to practical issues and problems.


  •  Part 1: Strategic HRM; Theories & Evidence
    • Introduction, Strategic HRM, Evidence-based HRM
    • Human capital perspective & Resource-based view
    • Universalistic perspective, Contingency perspective, Configurational perspective
    • HR Transformation, HR and Line Manager Roles
    • Impact on Organizational Performance and Employee Well-being, HR Delivery
  • Part 2 – Putting (S)HRM into Effect; HR Policies & Practices
    • Job Analysis & Job Design
    • HR Planning & Recruitment
    • Selection
    • Performance Management
    • Incentives
    • Training & Development

Language: English

Teacher: Prof. Dr. Claudia Buengeler

                  Christoph Reinert M.Sc.

Registration and Downloads: You will find all Information on OLAT.

Credit points / SWS: 5 LP / 3 SWS (2 SWS Lecture and 1 SWS Tutorial)

Dates and Location: For all information about dates and locations please see UnivIS.

Cycle: Lecture: weekly, Tutorial: every second week

Examination Form: Exam


  • Noe, R., Hollenbeck, J., Gerhart, B., & Wright, P. (2017). Human Resource Management: Gaining A Competitive Advantage. Global 10th Edition. Mcgraw-Hill Education.
  • Additional research articles