National Taiwan Normal University Course Outline
Fall , 2022

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I.Course information
Serial No. 1411 Course Level Master
Course Code IWM0085 Chinese Course Name 書報討論(三)
Course Name Seminar on Human Resource Development (III)
Department Graduate Institute of International Human Resource Development
Two/one semester 1 Req. / Sel. Req.
Credits 2.0 Lecturing hours Lecture hours: 2
Prerequisite Course Prerequisite course: 【IWM0072 Seminar on Human Resource Development (I)】、【IWM0073 Seminar on Human Resource Development (II)】 ◎1. This course is not available for undergraduate students. 2. If the listed course is a doctoral level course, it is only available for PhD students.
Course Description
Time / Location Tue. 3-4 Main 11-04
Curriculum Goals Corresponding to the Departmental Core Goal
1. 培養學生人力資源發展的專業能力 Cultivate students' professional ability of human resource development Master:
 1-2 Knowledge of Human Resource Theories and Practical Applications
2. Enhance communication and counseling competence for human resource work Master:
 1-3 Knowledge of Organizational Diagnostics, and Employee Counseling
3. Develop competence in cross-cultural management Master:
 1-1 Sensibility to Globalized Human Resource Issues
4. Strengthen international vision and communication skills Master:
 3-3 Acuity and Compatibility for Cultural Differences

II. General Syllabus
Instructor(s) Lu, Cheng-Chieh Allen/ 盧承杰

Class Schedule

Note: This schedule is subject to change

Week 1   Course Introduction, Syllabus Review

Week 2   Organizational learning overview 

Week 3   Knowledge management overview

Week 4   Knowledge management process (part 1)

Week 5   Knowledge management process (part 2)

Week 6   Knowledge management process (part 3)

Week 7   Organizational memory & forgetting (part 1)

Week 8   Organizational memory & forgetting (part 2)

Week 9   Barriers to organizational learning and knowledge management (part 1)

Week 10   Barriers to organizational learning and knowledge management (part 2)

Week 11   The Knowing-Doing Gap: Turning knowledge into action (part 1)

Week 12  The Knowing-Doing Gap: Turning knowledge into action (part 2)

Week 13   Building a learning organization (part 1)

Week 14   Building a learning organization (part 2)

Week 15 Case presentation  & Class discussion  

Week 16 Case presentation  & Class discussion

Week 17 Final team project presentation

Week 18 Final team project presentation

Instructional Approach
Methods Notes
Formal lecture PPT, handouts and video clip will be used for lecture
Group discussion Students will have group discussions on assigned case studies or journal articles
Grading assessment
Methods Percentage Notes
Assignments 30 % Students are required to submit a number of written report on assigned cases
Class discussion involvement 20 % Students are required to have frequent in-class discussion with classmates and the instructor
Attendances 20 % Instructor will take attendance throughout the semester
Presentation 30 % Students are required to submit a final team project at the end of semester
Required and Recommended Texts/Readings with References
  • Cohen, M. D., & Bacdayan, P. (1994). Organizational routines are stored as procedural memory: Evidence from a laboratory study. Organization Science 5(4), 554-568.
  • Argote, L., & Guo, J. (2016). Routines and transactive memory systems: Creating, coordinating, retaining and transferring knowledge in organizations. Research in Organizational Behavior, 36, 65–84.
  • Kane, A. A., Argote, L., & Levine, J. (2005) Knowledge transfer between groups via personnel rotation: Effects of social identity and knowledge quality. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 96, 56-71.
  • Winter, S. G., Szulanski, G., Ringov, D., & Jensen, R. J. (2012). Reproducing knowledge: Inaccurate replication and failure in franchise organizations. Organization Science, 23(3), 672-685.
  • Puranam, P. & & Maciejovsky, B. (2020). Organizational structure and organizational learning. In Argote, L., & Levine, J. M. (Eds), Handbook of Group and Organizational Learning. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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