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|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Report / Case Study 4000 Words||80%|
|Semester Assessment||Group Presentation 15 Minutes||20%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Report / Case Study 4000 Words||80%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Report 1000 word Individual report||20%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Examine the development of human resource management, both as an academic discipline and within organizations, and analyse the major issues involved in the employment relationship and the dynamics shaping the contemporary labour market.
Locate an organization’s approaches to recruitment, selection and training within the wider industrial relations context.
Demonstrate a critical awareness of the importance of organizational learning and networks in the operation of the organization.
Demonstrate a critical awareness of the location of pay as one of a number of rewards, and links to motivation.
Evaluate the importance of emotional intelligence as a key element of leadership, and identify the management tools that might be deployed to address cultural challenges in leadership in an international context.
Evaluate the contemporary issues around human resource management, including change management and developing a creative workforce.
This module analyses the ways in which the development of an organization is driven through its own people. Relevant theoretical principles and models of human resource management, organizational behaviour and leadership are considered. Specific emphasis is given to topics such as recruitment and selection, employee motivation and remuneration, organizational culture and managing change, and diversity in employment. There is an emphasis on applications using practical examples and, where possible, guest speakers will be invited to provide case studies.
Historical development of human resource management, both as an academic discipline and within organizations
The employment relationship and the contemporary labour market
Recruitment, selection, training and performance management
People management, motivation, remuneration and engagement
Grievance, discipline and exit
Organizational culture, organizational learning, and networks
Organizational change and change management
Leadership and emotional intelligence, people skills and cultural challenges in an international context
Creativity within the workplace
Organizational behavior theory in relation to principles of human resource management
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|The module demands the participants to apply organizational theory to reason and understand the challenging nature of the managing people and organisations. By introducing a variety of theoretical as well as empirical topics, the module enables students to develop creative thinking approaches to solving organizational problems. These skills will have to be applied in seminar discussions, preparation of the coursework and timed assessments.|
|Students will need to show their ability to work as a team especially in the early stages of the project and in providing a solution to the issues highlighted.|
|Assess relevant theoretical perspectives related to the question Evaluate the appropriateness of these perspectives Select and apply appropriate methods for analysing the problem Solving live issues in the form of case studies|
|Must show executive level leadership and management skills in the execution of the financial analysis reports.|
|Must provide a high quality report and deliver a sound and well developed presentation of the key issues relating to the project.|
|The students are required to adapt their strategies and approaches to providing solutions to given people based issues and to identify the leadership skills to provide an effective solution to the issues identified.|
|Students must show critical reflective skills and adapt and improve solutions and the quality of the reports on an ongoing basis. Analysis undertaken on real world people and organisational problems with solution requiring realistic responses|
|Students are expected to use a range of digital presentation and work processing packages. Maintain links with supervisors via email and VLE.|
This module is at CQFW Level 7