Module Identifier MBM7010  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Dr Sharon J Williams  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials    
  Lecture   2 Hours.  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  70%
Semester Assessment  30%

Learning outcomes

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


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.

Brief description

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

Reading Lists

** General Text
(2005.) International human resource management :theory and practice /edited by Mustafa Ozbilgin. Palgrave Macmillan 0333993233PBK
** Recommended Text
Beardwell, I., Holden, L., Claydon, T (2004) Human Resource Management: A contemporary approach 4th edition. Prentice Hall
Bratton, J and Gold, J (2007) Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice Palgrave Macmillan Publishers
Hendry, C Strategic Human Resource Management Heinemann
McKenna, E. and Beech, N. Human resource management: A concise analysis Prentice Hall
Storey, J Human Resource Management, A critical Text Thomson Learning
Torrington, D., Hall, L and Taylor, S. (2006) Human Resource Management Prentice Hall


This module is at CQFW Level 7