Teaching Human Resources Management Using SAP

Teaching Human Resources Management Using SAP

Satish P. Deshpande (Western Michigan Universty, USA) and Andrew Targowski (Western Michigan Universty, USA)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 9
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-349-4.ch008


Information technology has become a critical component for human resource (HR) profes-sionals. Human resource information systems (HRIS) have helped many HR departments automate routine processes, eliminate unnecessary work, and play a strategic role in driv-ing employee performance. Many IT ?rms are now forming alliances with universities to popularize their products. This chapter ?rst investigates the utility and the choice of vari-ous HRIS options available to an organization. Next, it evaluates the utility of universities forming alliances with enterprise resource planning (ERP) ?rms to enrich their business curricula. Finally, the experiences of a college of business at a large university in Midwestern United States with the implementation of IT in the Human resource management (HRM) curriculum are examined.

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