20 credits at level HE6
THIS MODULE IS A DUPLICATE OF HRM3001 FOR STUDENTS STUDYING THE INTERNATIONAL PRE-MASTERS IN BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
To critically review, consolidate and understand the nature and scope of a Strategic Human Resource perspective in the management of the employment relationship.
To examine the nature of the links between corporate strategy and the Human Resource Management process.
To critically evaluate the concepts and tools underpinning Strategic Human Resource Management.
To use knowledge, concepts and tools underpinning Strategic Human Resource Management to diagnose Human Resource Management issues.
To use independent judgment in the application of Human Resource Management models, concepts and tools to provide creative and viable solutions to Human Resource Management issues.
To accept accountability for determining and achieving group and personal outcomes.
The concept of strategy: the rise of strategic management, the emergence of Strategic Human Resource Management, strategic planning tools and techniques, implementation and control.
Culture, Strategy and Change: strategic structures, strategic models, in search of excellence, corporate culture, national culture, multi-national enterprises, leadership and change management, corporate social responsibility.
Human Resource Planning and Human Resource Strategy: human resource planning models, forecasting external supply, career planning.
Strategic Recruitment and Selection: environmental context, use of product life cycle, the selection process, reliability and validty, selection criteria and criterion development.
Strategic Human Resource Development: the impact of external factors, strategic management development and creating a learning organisation.
Strategic Management of Motivation and Reward: job evaluation, performance management, performance related pay.
Managing the Employment Relationship strategically: employee participation and involvement, team working, collective bargaining, conflict at work, discipline and grievance procedures.
The module will be developed through a variety of teaching and learning methods - directed reading, formal lectures, seminars, group discussions, debates and role-play will be used to consolidate and develop knowledge. Using case study approach will be one of the key teaching and learning tools. Tutorials will allow for guidance and feedback on progression within the module.
NB Where this module is offered online (via BoltOnline) lectures and seminars delivered by Elluminate.
Lectures 13 x 1.5 = 19.5
Seminars/tutorials 13 x 1.5 19.5
Preparation 13 x 4 = 52
Coursework 1 x 28 = 28
Bacground reading 13 x 3 = 39
Examination preparation 1 40 = 40
Examination - 1 x 2 = 2
TOTAL = 200 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Evaluate the differening perspectives of Strategic Human Resource Management||be able to critically appraise the differences between a variety of strategic models of Human Resource Management and suggest Human Resource Management processes and practices within a strategic context.|
|2.||Critically appraise the issues involved in the strategic process of formulation and implementation.||
to be able to explain and critique strategic planning tools and techniques, and their implementation and control.
be able to develop an critcal understanding of corporate culture, national culture, models of change and "in search of excellence" and how this can impact upon the strategy process.
|3.||Evaluate a range of human resource activities in support of strategy.||be able to evaluate the concepts of human resource planning, recruitment and selection, human resource development, motivation and reward and managing the employment relationship from a strategic perspective.|
|4.||Analyse the link between theory and practice in aspects of Strategic Human Resource Management through a case study approach.||be able to critically assess the effectiveness of Human Resource Management strategy within a variety of organisations.|
|5.||Think critically and creatively in relation to complex Strategic Human Resource Management issues within organisations.||be able to evaluate Strategic Human Resource Management and analyse the effectiveness of the implementation of strategic interventions.|
|6.||Develop an independent and autonomous approach to study and develop self management and research skills.||be able to produce valid, timely and well researched course work.|
|7.||Develop team-working skills and oral presentation skills.||be able to provide a positive contribution to the team in the completion of group tasks and contribute to discussions.|
|8.||Communicate effectively in writing .||be able to produce effective written work.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||A case study critically evaluating the implementation of Strategic Human Resource Management presented as an individual essay of 2500 words||A time-constrained examination which explores issues related to Strategic Human Resource Management|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Armstrong M (2006) Strategic Human Resource Management: A guide to action. 3rd ed. London:Kogan Page
Bach S and Sisson K (2000) Personnel Management. A comprehensive guide to theory and practice. 3rd ed. Oxford: Blackwell
Hendry C (2000) Human Resource Management. A Strategic Approach to Employment. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
Legge K (2005) Human Resource Management. Rhetorics and Realties. Anniversary ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave
Newell H and Scarborough (2002) Human Resource Management in Context. A case study approach. Basingstoke: Palgrave
Redman T and Wilkinson A (2001) Contemporary Human Resource Management. Harlow: Pearson
Thornhill M, Lewis P, Saunders M, Thornhill A, Morrow T (2007) Strategic Human Resource Management. Contemporary Issues. Harlow: Pearson
Torrington D, Hall L, Taylor S (2007) Human Resource Management. 7th ed. Harlow: Prentice-Hall
|Host Subject Group:||Management|
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