Module Identifier MBM7010  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator To Be Arranged  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials    
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  70%
Semester Assessment  30%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Brief description

The module will take a macro to micro perspective and will consider the following issues:


To equip students with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the work of the personnel function in various organisations. To assess the appropriateness of organisational behavioural contributions developed in the Organisation Behaviour module for current human resource management practices and opportunities. To develop in some detail the human resource management contribution to the management of different organisations especially in the global context. To analyse the nature of power and authority in organisations in relation to the development of appropriate and effective Human Resource Management practices. To develop the knowledge and skills required by Human Resource Management in making an effective contribution to organisations.

Reading Lists

Bratton, J and Gold, J Human Resource Management Macmillan
Hendry, C Strategic Human Resource Management Heinemann
McKenna, E The Essence of Human Resource Management Prentice Hall
Tyson, S Human Resource Strategies Pitman

Storey, J Human Resource Management, A Critical Text Thomson Lerning


This module is at CQFW Level 7