Managing People and Organisations

Managing People and Organisations

Assignment Brief 2 Semester B 2020/21

 

Module Title: Managing People and Organisations Module Code:   7BSP1247
Assignment Format & Maximum Word count An INDIVIDUAL Report, 

Word count: 1,500 words, plus or minus 10%

 

Assignment Weighting: 50%

(approx. 40hrs work)

Coursework Submission: Assignment 2 deadline, Wednesday 5th May 2021 23.59pm

Method: Submitted as a Word document online via Studynet

Coursework return Date returned to students: Within 4 weeks
Module leader    Paul Smith First marker      
Internal Moderator  Kathlyn Wilson Module Board name  HR&S
External Examiner  Simon Roberts Module Board date   

 

 

Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding tested in this assignment:
•               Analyse the management of people in an organisational context;

•               Evaluate the role of human resources function and the interaction between HR and line managers

 

Learning Outcomes: Skills and Attributes tested in this assignment:
•               Explore academic problem-solving skills of critical analysis, evaluation and integrating theory

•               Reflect critically and creatively and provide reasoned and rigorous analyses;

 

Feedback /Marking criteria for this Assignment
Performance will be assessed using HBS Grading Criteria and Mark scheme.

Guidance for improvement will be given in writing on the Assessment Feedback Form or on the StudyNet Feedback Form within 4 weeks of submission.

Assignments submitted up to one week late will receive a maximum numeric grade of:          Levels 4, 5 and 6 (UG) – 40            Level 7 (PG) – 50 Plagiarism offences will receive standard penalties.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detailed Brief for Individual Assessment
Assignment Title and Description of the Assignment:

 

Evidence of the link between Human Resources Management (HRM) and successful business outcomes

Critically evaluate how Human Resource Management (HRM) is integrated with the strategy of an organisation, critically exploring the role and impact of HRM with specific reference to the role of line managers in “adding value” to an organisation and contribute to business performance (Drawing on Ability Motivation and Opportunity (AMO) model).

 

Illustrate your answer with practical examples from at least two organisations and draw on relevant organisational strategy theories/models.

 

Marks Awarded for: 

Critical evaluation of the evidence that implementation of human resource management practices have delivered, or helped to deliver, value in organisations.

Provision of data that supports the view that HRM has added organisational value

Analysis of the importance of integration of business and Human Resources strategies

Critical evaluation of how line managers can contribute to a range of human resource management practices and contribute to business success.

Clear presentation

Relevant referencing

 

A note to the Students: For postgraduate modules, a score of 50% or above represents a pass mark.

It is essential:

·         That you use Harvard Referencing

·         That you include apply theory to practice using company examples.

·         Ensure that you thoroughly answer all aspects of the assignment.

Tips: It is expected that…

·         You use a range of recent academic resources.   e.g. books, journals, websites etc.

·         Do not use website references alone.

·         Read the area “marks awarded for” and ensure you address those areas in your answer.

 

Mark scheme:

    Weighting  
Presentation and Structure 10%
Harvard Referencing 5%
Content and findings 30%
Business Application and Integration of Data and Literature 15%
Analysis and Critical Evaluation 40%
Total 100
 

Feedback /Marking criteria for this Assignment
Performance will be assessed using HBS Grading Criteria and Mark scheme.
Guidance for improvement will be given in writing on the Assessment Feedback Form or on the StudyNet Feedback Form within 4 weeks of submission.

For each day or part day up to five days after the published deadline, coursework relating to modules submitted late will have the numeric grade reduced by 10 grade points until or unless the numeric grade reaches 40 for levels 4, 5 and 6 or 50 for level 7 (PG).  If a submission is more than 5 working days after the published deadline, a grade of zero will be awarded.

Where the numeric grade awarded for the assessment is less than 40, no lateness penalty will be applied;

 

 

 

 

 

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