|| MM32010 |
|| HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Dr Michael Savvas |
|| Semester 1 |
|| Mrs Victoria E Rose-Piper |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 2 x 1 hour |
|| Lecture || 18 Hours. including a revision seminar |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours ||66%|
|Semester Assessment|| One essay of 1500 words (maximum)||34%|
|Supplementary Exam||1.5 Hours ||66%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| One essay of 1500 words||34%|
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Define the key terms in Human Resource Management.
Determine the origins of and developments in Human Resource Management.
Understand the current practices of human resource planning, recruitment and selection and performance management.
Explain the current practices of employee relations and management approaches to conflict resolution and health and safety.
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.
Introduction to HRM.
HRM versus Personnel Management.
HRM planning and the labour market.
Recruitment and selection.
Payment and reward systems.
Human resource development and training.
Trade Union recognition and consultation.
Procedures - evidence, disciplinary and redundancy.
Current and future developments in HRM.
** 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
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
This module is at CQFW Level 6