20 credits at level HE4
This module provides a basic introduction to human resource management. It is designed both for those who may be working in first line supervision within the sport and fitness industries and for those who wish to develop their knowledge of and skills in human resource management in order to aid career development and progression. It assumes no previous knowledge. It will encourage students to apply theory in the context of work-based supervision and first line management.
Theories of human behaviour amd motivation
McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y
Maslow's hierarchy of motivational factors
Coaching Styles for motivation in business
Herzberg and hygiene / satisfaction factors
Supervisory skills and techniques
Setting aims and targets in human resource management
Dealing with conflict and disciplinary issues
Appraisal and Staff Development Issues including Investors in People and other relevent quality kitemarks
The module is delivered through keynote lectures, tutorials, seminars, case studies and role-play exercises. Students will be encouraged to use their own work experience, both as supervisor and team member. to identify good practice in supervision and the motivation and management of people.
Role play exercises will provide an opportunity for students to undertake team member / supervisor roles and for other students to discuss and suggest improvements in the techniques and methods adopted.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be able to state the relevance of theories of motivation to human resource management||Explain why theories of motivation may be helpful in the management of people.|
|2.||Demonstrate an understanding of the application of basic theory to workplace practice in human resource management.||Describe situations in which techniques based upon this theory may effect better management.|
|3.||Apply knowledge and theoretical concepts of human resource management to workplace situations.||Apply and justify the use of techniques based upon theory in given supervisory case studies based on the work place.|
|4.||Describe the role of staff development and appraisal.||Outline the relevance of IIP to sport and fitness organisations|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Adair, John Eric. (2003) The inspirational leader : how to motivate, encourage and achieve success. London : Kogan.
Armstrong, M. (2003) A handbook of human resource management practice, 9th ed., London: Kogan.
Chelladurai, Packianathan (1999) Human resource management in sport and recreation, Human Kinetics.
Gallwey, W. T (2002) The Inner Game of Work: overcoming mental obstacles for maximum performance, London: Texere
Leopold, J. (2002) Human resources in organsiations London: Financial Times and Prentice Hall.
Marchington, M. (2002) People management and development: human resource management at work, 2nd ed., London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Newall, H. and Scarborough, H. (2002) HRM in context: a case study approach, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Torrington, D. (2004) Human resource management, 6th ed., London: Financial Times and Prentice Hall.
Whitmore, John (2002) Coaching for Performance: growing people, performance and purpose 3rd ed, London: Nicholas Brealey
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