Module Identifier MM32010  
Academic Year 2007/2008  
Co-ordinator Dr Michael Savvas  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Mrs Victoria E Rose-Piper  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   2 x 1 hour  
  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


Reading Lists

** Recommended Text
(2005.) Human resource management /Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor. FT Prentice Hall 0273687131
Foot, Margaret (2005.) Introducing human resource management /Margaret Foot, Caroline Hook. Financial Times Prentice Hall 0273681745PBK
Maund, L An Introduction to Human Resource Management: Thoery and Practice Palgrave Publishers
Nieto, M.L. (2006) An Introduction to Human Resource Management Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke
** Supplementary Text
(2004.) Human resource management :a contemporary approach /edited by Ian Beardwell, Len Holden and Tim Clayton. Financial Times Prentice Hall 0273679112
Bratton, John.` (2003.) Human resource management :theory and practice /John Bratton and Jeffrey Gold. Palgrave Macmillan 0333993268
Cornelius, Nelarine. (2001.) Human resource management :a managerial perspective /Nelarine Cornelius. Thomson Learning 1861526105
Pinnington, A and Edwards, T An Introduction to Human Resource Management Oxford University Press

** Consult For Futher Information
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management Journal
Management Development Review
Personnel Review

Web Page/Sites


This module is at CQFW Level 6