Foundation Degree in Business & Management (Year 1)
Human Resource Management (New Code)
School of Business, Management and Professional
Semester 1 (Tutor: Rajendra Kumar)
ASSESSMENT HRM Report
Completion of this work will satisfy the following learning outcomes from module new code:
LO1: Explain the role of the Human Resource function within an organisational context
LO2: Examine the effectiveness of recruitment and selection strategies in an organisational setting
LO3: Analyse approaches to talent management using best practice models
LO4: Examine and assess HR systems and processes in management of organisational performance and achievement of objectives
You are required to produce a report that examines the HRM function and its impact on organisational performance in a business context.
Consider the following areas within your report:
- the role of the HR function within an organisational context LO1
- the effectiveness of recruitment and selection strategies to maintain organisational performance LO2
- approaches used to manage talent linked to organisational performance along with an exploration of good practice models LO3
- explore HR systems and procedures and how they enable the achievement of business objectives LO4
You will need to include and reference at least 8 different academic sources including at least 3 books, 2 statistical/numerical sources and 2 journals that helps provide supporting evidence for any assertions that you make. Your report should be no more than 4,000 words +or- 10%. All written work should be submitted online through Turnitin, via Schoology. You must include both a reference list and bibliography.
This task will meet learning outcomes LO1, LO2, LO3 and LO4 has a 100% weighting towards the assessment for this module
Issue Date: 24/05/2021
Submission Date: 09/07/2021
Feedback Date: 06/08/2021
The skills development opportunities identified in this assignment are:
- The application of theory to management practice.
- Contribute effectively and ethically in making judgements that would inform or benefit management practice
- Demonstrate written communication skills in a range of contexts.
- Effectively communication ideas drawn from your research within the presentation of your report
- Analyse facts and draw conclusions through an examination of human resource management in a business context
|HRM Report||You are required to examine the role of Human Resource Management within a business context, looking at organisational development and the role of Human Resource management aligned to implementing change, workforce planning, organisational structure, growth and expansion. The effectiveness of the recruitment and selection process in a business context should be evaluated to consider how it supports achievement of its purpose and complies with legislative requirements under the Equalities Act. Case law examples and recommendations for improvement should be considered. You are required to analyse the impact of staff development and talent management on employee performance. You will explore best practice models and the benefits they have on organisational performance. A critical assessment of how effective HR systems and policies such as Sickness, Grievance or Performance Management impact on business operations and practice. Attribution of higher grades are associate with: evidence of good research and judgements made supported by business theory within all written workevidence of wide reading around topics to support conclusions drawneffective use of the Harvard referencing format good use of spelling, grammar and punctuation throughout all written work||25 25 25 25|
Undergraduate Generic Marking Criteria Foundation Degree Level 4
|Level 4 (Certificate)||Classification||Level 4 (Certificate)||Classification||Level 4 (Certificate)||Classification|
|90%-100% Exceptional work with presentation of a very high standard. There is coherence of ideas and demonstration of a thorough knowledge and understanding. Arguments are supported by wide reading with very effective use of source material and accurate referencing.||Distinction*||80%-89% Outstanding work with presentation of a very high standard. There is coherence of ideas and demonstration of a thorough knowledge and understanding. Arguments are supported by wide reading with effective use of source material and accurate referencing.||Distinction*||70%-79% Extremely good work with presentation of a high standard. There is coherence of ideas and demonstration of thorough knowledge and understanding. Arguments are supported by wide reading with appropriate use of source material and accurate referencing.||Distinction*|
|60%-69% The work is well presented and coherently structured. There is evidence of a sound knowledge and understanding of the issues with theory linked to practice where appropriate. Most material used has been referenced/acknowledged.||Distinction||50%-59% Presentation is acceptable but with some errors. There is knowledge and understanding of issues under discussion and some evidence of the application of knowledge and ideas where appropriate. Some use of relevant source material.||Merit||40%-49% Presentation is acceptable but attention to structure and style is required. The content is relevant but largely descriptive. There is evidence of a reasonable level of knowledge and understanding but there is limited use of source material to support the arguments, proposals or solutions. Some links are made to practice where appropriate.||Pass|
|30%-39% The work is poorly structured and presented. Some material may be irrelevant. Content is based largely on taught elements with very little evidence of reading around the topic and little or no reference to practice where appropriate.||Fail||20-29% The work is very poorly structured and presented. Much material is irrelevant. Content is based almost entirely on taught elements with very little evidence of any purposeful reading around the topic. No effective reference to practice where appropriate. To obtain a mark of 20% the work must show evidence of a genuine attempt to engage with the assessment requirements and with the subject matter.||Fail||0-19 % The work is extremely poorly structured and presented. It demonstrates no real knowledge or understanding of key concepts and principles. Much material is irrelevant. No effective use of supporting material. No reference to practice where appropriate. Not a genuine attempt to engage with the assessment requirements and/or subject matter.||Fail|