Full information about this order is found in the uploaded file.
If you go down the page of the file, you would see the “indicative resources”. You have to include something or rather reference the Core textbook that is stated there.
Please use sources that are easily accessible in-case I have to look them up.
Lastly, the assignment is a portfolio divided into 3 parts. I’d need a draft of one of the parts by 25th June. very important!
The module provides a broad introduction to the management of Human Resources in organisations. In particular it focuses on the development of descriptive and prescriptive models and frameworks that relate to HR functions. This should enable students to examine how these functions might be used in practice.
This module evaluates the human resource management function, provides insight in to the relationship between HRM and other business functions, and enables students to examine how human resource related information informs a manager’s decision making process
The aims of the module are to:
Introduce students to the theory and current practices of Human Resources Management
Enable students to evaluate the role of Human Resources within organisations
Provide students with the opportunities to experience team working, analysis and presentation skills
A student passing this module should be able to:
Understand the key models and frameworks associated with HR and activities that are associated with the functions of HR
Describe the way these models and frameworks can be applied in practice
Understand the role of HR across the business and its interaction with other functions
Work effectively in small groups; analyse and present material to the lecture group
Understand and solve human resources-related problems encountered in business
1. Module title
Managing Human Resources
4. (Element number), Weighting, Type and Size of Assessment
001: 100% Coursework: Portfolio: 3000 words or equivalent
9. University Regulations for Assessment
(Standard statement) All assessments are subject to the Academic Regulations for Taught Provision. These include regulations relating to Errors of Attribution and Assessment Offences. In exercising their judgement, Examiners may penalise any work where the standard of English, numeracy or presentation adversely affects the quality of the work, or where the work submitted exceeds the published size or time limits, or where the work fails to follow normal academic conventions for acknowledging sources.
Youmustsubmitthreeportfolioquestions.Allthreemustbesubmitted,ifnotyouwilloutright FAIL.Thiswillincludetheonecompulsoryquestion,twofromfive.EachessaymustNOTBE LESSthan900wordsandNOTMOREthan1,100words.EACHessaymusthaveatleast10 academicin-textcitationsandcorrespondingend-of-textreferences(i.e.30minimumforentire portfolio).
2. Discusstheterms“validity”and“reliability”withinthecontextofselectionofprospective employees.Evaluatetheirapplicationininterviewingmethods/techniques..
3. Outlinetheelementsof‘totalreward’andevaluatetheimportanceofrewardsin managingtheperformanceofemployees.Useappropriateexamplesfromyourown researchintoorganisationstoillustrateyouranswer.
4. Thedeclineintradeunionmembershipandotherissuesrelatedtoachangein perspectivestowardsemployeerelationsarediscussedintheTUCvideoclip.Evaluate theextentthemainassumptionsunderpinningboththeunitaryandpluralistER perspectivescontributedtothisdecline?
5. Discussthereasonsforabsencesattheworkplace.Evaluatetheoptionsavailableto organisationsinminimisingabsences.
Allthecriteriabelowreferstotheportfolioanswersexceptofthattitled“Adherencetoall instructionsfoundin“10.Therequirementsfortheassessment”,whichreferstotheportfolioin itsentirety.
0 – 39%
Noclear understandingof theissues demonstrated
Limited understanding demonstrated,too descriptivewith someinaccuracies
Some understandingof theissueslimited discussionof
Agood understanding evident.Good breadthand depthto
Issues discussed thoroughlyand demonstrates theabilitytobe
issuessupported byreferencetothe academic
Littledevelopment ofevaluationofthe issuessupported
Some development and/depthof evaluation demonstrated,and
Good developmentof evaluationof the issues,well supportedand
Excellent evaluationof theissues thoroughly supportedand
Movesonfromthe descriptiveto developmentofthe issues.
Clearargument thatintegrates thematerialand leadstoa conclusion.
Clearargument thatisoriginal, critical, integratesthe materialand leadstoaclear
‘ghost’ bibliography. Littleorno evidenceof accessingand
structured bibliography. Someevidenceof accessingand
predominantlyin theHarvardformat withsomecitations inthetext.
Includeda good bibliographyin
theHarvard format,whichis fullycitedinthe text.
readingof relevant materials gatheredusing arangeof
bibliographyin theHarvard format,whichis citedfullyinthe text.Evidence
extensive readingof relevant materialsusing arangeof sources.
Minimumlevel acceptablefor business.
Wellwritten; Englishclear, correctand precise.
Originaland innovative; takescritical position; synthesises ideas,
Carefulreferencingofsourcesisvitalwhenmakinguseoftheworkofothers.Youare expectedtoemploythereferencingconventionsrecommendedintheCourse.These conventionsapplytoinformationtakenfrominternetsources,aswellasbooks,journalsand lectures.Ifyouareunsureofthewaytoreferenceproperly,seekadvicefromamemberof staffbeforeyousubmittheassessment.Thesearesomeofthepointsyoushouldcheck beforesubmittingyourwork:
Ifyouare unsureofthe waytoreferenceproperly,seekadvicefromyourmoduletutor orifnecessary anothermemberofstaffbeforeyousubmittheassessment. In submittingyourworkforassessment youaremakingastatementthatitisyourownwork,it hasnotbeensubmittedforanyotherassessment,anditdoesnotinfringetheethicalprinciples setoutintheUniversity’sHandbookforResearchEthics.
Tuesday 14:15 – 16:15 TC202A
Thursday 9:15 – 11:15 TC208B
Introduction to HRM
HRM Systems and Roles
Developing Human Resources
Recruitment and Selection
Strategic HRM & Organizational Performance
Managing Personnel Performance
International Human Resources
HRM and Performance
Managing Employee Relations
Ethics and HRM
Students will need regular access to one of the recommended texts in order to prepare for tutorial sessions and undertake the assessment. In marking assignment work, tutors will look for evidence of reading from the recommended sources.
Bratton, J. & Gold, J. (2012) Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice, 5th edn
Banfield, P. & Kay, R. (2008) Introduction to Hum Resource Management, Oxford, University Press
Beardwell, I. & Holden, L. (2000) HRM: A contemporary approach, 3rd edn. London, Financial Times / Prentice Hall
Gilmore, S. & Williams, S. (2009). Human Resource Management, Oxford, Oxford University Press
Price, A. (2007). Human Resource Managing in a Business Context. 3rd edn. London, Thomson Learning
Taylor, S. (2010). Resourcing and Talent Management, 5th edn. London, CIPD
Torrington, D., Hall, L. And Taylor, S. (2002). Human Resource Management, 5th edn. London, Prentice Hall
Journals and magazines:
Human Resource Management Journal
Industrial Relations Journal
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