|| MBM7010 |
|| HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Dr Michael Savvas |
|| Semester 1 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || |
|| Lecture || 2 Hours. |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours ||70%|
|Semester Assessment|| 2000 Word Essay/Report||30%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours ||100%|
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Define the key terms in Human Resource Management.
Explain the shift from Personnel Management to Human Resource Management.
Determine the key concepts of Human Resource Management.
Apply the elements of performance management to a company.
Examine Human Resource Management from an international dimension.
Determine the case for managing diversity in a company.
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.
The module will take a macro to micro perspective and will consider the following issues:
Human Resource Management within the context of overall organisational performance.
Organisational and national culture as a variable affecting the effective implementation of PM systems
An evaluation of traditional personnel management versus strategic Human Resource Management, the myths and realities.
Micro issues influencing, and influenced by, PMS and HRM: Entry (recruitment and selection); Ongoing (training and development, empowerment, appraisal); Outgoing (labour turnover, succession planning).
** General Text
(2005.) International human resource management :theory and practice /edited by Mustafa Ozbilgin.
Palgrave Macmillan 0333993233PBK
** Should Be Purchased
Beardwell, I., Holden, L., Claydon, T (2007) Human Resource Management: A contemporary approach
5th edition. Prentice Hall
** Recommended Text
Bratton, J and Gold, J (2007) Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice
Palgrave Macmillan Publishers
Hendry, C Strategic Human Resource Management
McKenna, E. and Beech, N. Human resource management: A concise analysis
Storey, J Human Resource Management, A critical Text
Torrington, D., Hall, L and Taylor, S. (2006) Human Resource Management
This module is at CQFW Level 7