Introducing Students to Human-Centered Design

A Tool for Linking Strategy and Employee Experience

Authors

  • Lizabeth A Barclay Oakland University (MI)

Abstract

This exercise introduces Human Resource Management (HRM) students to Human-centered Design.  This multiple-part exercise builds skills in empathizing with applicants and employees, defining a problem statement, and engaging in ideation to improve HRM practice. In doing so, students become more aware of tensions between strategic and employee-based Human Resource Management. Variations, resources, and suggestions are provided for interested faculty. 

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Published

2021-07-25

How to Cite

Barclay, L. A. (2021). Introducing Students to Human-Centered Design : A Tool for Linking Strategy and Employee Experience. Journal of Human Resources Education, 15(1), 30–43. Retrieved from https://journals.troy.edu/index.php/JHRE/article/view/295