- Introduction to OB and HRM
- Strategic HRM
- Performance Management
- Strategic Recruitment and Selection
- Diversity and Equal Opportunity in the Workplace
- Organisational Culture and International HRM
- Reward Management
- Learning and Training at Work
This module appears in the following module collections.
Total contact hours: 24
Private study hours: 126
Total study hours: 150
Method of assessment
Main assessment methods
Individual essay - 3000 words (80%)
Group Presentation (20 %)
Baron, J.N. and Kreps, D.M. (1999) Strategic Human Resources: Frameworks for General Managers. John Wiley and Sons.
Bratton, J. and Gold, J. (2007) Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan, (4th edition).
Kramar, R. and Syed, J. (2010). Human Resource Management in a Global Context: A Critical Approach. Palgrave Macmillan. (in press).
Kramar, R. & Syed, J. (2012). Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
The intended subject specific learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of organisational processes relevant for their employment in a variety of work settings
- Analyse key aspects of organisational behaviour and human resource management in different business and corporate settings.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the key concepts, theories, policies and procedures that are commonly used by organisations in managing human resources.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the link between HRM strategies and policies and the broader issues of organisational performance and the business environment in different organisational settings.
- Recognise that the management of people is a function and task of all managers, not only personnel specialists.
- Identify current issues in organisational behaviour and human resource management.
The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Work in groups.
- Research sources of academic data (journals, on-line databases etc.).
- Critically engage with academic and practitioner literature.
- Analyse case studies.
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Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
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