|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
The module provides an introduction to the complex issues and problems involved in managing people in organisations in the public and private sectors and in domestic and international organisations. The module considers these issues from theoretical and practical perspectives using a combination of lectures and case studies in order to examine the contribution that the management of people can make to organisational success.
The module aims to develop:
- an understanding of the management of people in a variety of organisational settings
- an understanding of the role of people management in the achievement of organisational objectives
- a critical understanding of the options organisations have for managing people
Semester 1 to focus on establishing the employment relationship and processes of HRM, supported by relevant HRM case studies:
Introduction to managing people in organisations
Introduction to relevant models of HRM
Business strategy and human resource management
Work and work systems
Workforce planning and talent management
Recruitment and Selection, including growth to e-recruitment
Managerial choices in redundancy
Managing conflict in the employment relationship – including discipline and grievance
Semester 2 to focus on the informal emotional and psychological aspect of the employment relationship:
Impact of organisational culture
Importance of ethics and emotional labour
Employee involvement and participation
Managing across cultures
Measuring impact of HRM
Learning and development
Leadership and management development
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||60:00||60:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||24||1:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||12||1:00||12:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Student-led group activity||2||2:00||4:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|BUS2027||Human Resource Management I|
|BUS2028||Human Resource Management II|
Lectures introduce aspects of theory and relate this to practical examples through the use of case studies.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
The examination is designed to assess both students' knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management contributes to organisational performance.
The group assignment requires students to examine key a human resource management topic in depth and exposes students to the practical issues surrounding working in groups.
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