Within the context of broad major current themes and debates in the field, students will critique and dispute concepts and theories which underpin contemporary HRM. Students will use case studies to debate the efficacy of practical techniques, and current models and frameworks used in relation to HRM in organisations.
|1.||Critically commentate upon the duality of staff and line management responsibility for the management of human resources;|
|2.||Evaluate the strategic advantages attainable from effective human resources management planning and implementation techniques;|
|3.||Interrogate the application of systems models to human resources management functions;|
|4.||Apply relevant principles in the area of human resources practices in a legal, ethical and socially responsible manner to illustrate the role of culture, values and dispositions in affecting the attainment of goals;|
|5.||Concisely advocate and justify professional judgements to specialist and non-specialist audiences through critical analysis, interpretation and contextualisation of theoretical propositions and the provision of evidence-based corroboration; and|
|6.||Exemplify creative and innovative problem solving of complex professional challenges.|
|Report||Case Study Report||50%|
Human resource management: Strategy and practice, 9th edn.
Nankervis, A, Baird, M, Coffey, J & Shields, J 2017,
Cengage Learning, Melbourne, Australia
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