Module Identifier MM32010  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Dr Jack Eaton  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Lecture   18 Hours including a revision seminar  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam1.5 Hours  66%
Semester Assessment One essay of 1500 words (maximum)34%
Supplementary Exam1.5 Hours  66%
Supplementary Assessment One essay of 1500 words34%

Learning outcomes

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


This module explores the responsibility of organisations for the sound management of their employees. Necessarily, a prime feature will be the rapidly changing context in which this occurs and the consequent revisions in personnel policy and practice that have been occurring in employing organisations.

Brief description

This module considers the strategic aspect of HRM with due attention to its main generic components.


Beginning with the importance of HRM for line management, the module deals with selection, performance review, rewards, training and development to end with employment relations and a brief look at employment law.

Reading Lists

Storey, J and Sisson, K Managing Human Resources and Industrial Relations Open University Press
Bratton ,J and Gold, J Human Resource Management Palgrave Macmillan
Torrington, D and Hall, L Human Resource Management Prentice Hall
McKenna, E and Beech, N The Essence of Humna Resource Management Lawrence Erlbaum
Price. A Human Resources in a Business Context Thomson
Cornelius, N Human Resource Management Thomson


This module is at CQFW Level 6