Short Title:Human Resource Management
Full Title:Human Resource Management
Module Code:HUMR H3001
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in no programmes
Reviewed By:PHIL MULVANEY
Module Author:ERIC WHITSELL
Module Description:The main focus of the module is on contemporary human resource management theory and its application in the workplaces. Each of the core HR policy and practice areas will be explored. Students will be encouraged to discuss, appreciate and apply key theory, conceptual frameworks and knowledge of issues and common practices in the human resource management area of organisation studies.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the essential theories, models and practices of human resource management, and of their relevance and appropriateness in developing organisational policies, procedures and practices.
LO2 Discuss and critique the relationships between people and employment in contemporary society, and how human resource discourse and practice affects and constructs these relationships.
LO3 Demonstrate skills in the critical analysis and evaluation of contemporary human resource management structures and practices.
LO4 Demonstrate an understanding of human resource management practices in organisations.
LO5 Contextualise their analyses within the wider economic, political and ideological environment and organizational situations.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Multiple Choice Questions Short multiple choice questionnaire to engage students at the depth of understanding and reflection required. 1,2 10.00 Week 3
Project Report, by individual or small group, of a company's HRM framework or, an analysis of HRM issues in a case study. 3,4,5 25.00 Week 8
Presentation Presentation , linked to report or seminar topic. 3,4,5 5.00 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,3,4 60.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecturer provides overview of topic area, models, theories and latest research and practice. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Critical analysis,discussion and reflection of case studies and empirical material 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Completion of prescribed reading, skills reflection/application exercises and advanced preparation for class. 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecturer provides overview of topic area, models, theories and latest research and practice. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Critical analysis,discussion and reflection of case studies and empirical material 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Completion of prescribed reading, skills reflection/application exercises and advanced preparation for class. 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Armstrong, M. 2014, A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 13th Edition Ed., Kogan Page
Recommended Book Resources
  • Cole, C 2002, Personnel and Human Resource Management, 5th Edition Ed., Thomson.
  • Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N., & Morley, M. 2011, Human Resource Management in Ireland, 4th Edition Ed., Gill and MacMillan
  • Beardwell, J., and Clayton, T. 2010, Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach, 6th Edition Ed., FT Prentice Hall
  • Kew, J., and Stredwick, J. 2013, Human Resource Management in a Business Context, 2nd Edition Ed., CIPD UK
  • Marchington, M., and Wlkinson, A. 2012, Human Resource management at Work, 5th Edition Ed., CIPD UK
  • Rees, G and French, R. 2013, Leading, Managing and Developing People, 4th Edition Ed., CIPD UK
  • Storey, J., (Editor) 2007, Human Resource Management: A Critical Text, 3rd Edition Ed., Thomson
  • Taylor, S 2114, Resourcing and Talent Management, 6th Edition Ed., CIPD, UK
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