Module/Course Description

Course Title: HR, Development & Performance in Context

Course Code: LJMU-7502-UNIHR

Programme: MA in Human Resource Management

Credits: 20.00

Course Description:


To critically analyse the major organisational and external contexts and constraints within which organisations operate across a range of business sectors, evaluating the impact on business and HR choices and strategies, with particular focus on performance and development.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module the student should be able to:
1 Analyse and critically appraise the major features of the macro and micro environment within which organisations function.
2 Evaluate the impact of market and competitive environments, globalisation and international factors and demographic, social and technological trends on contemporary organisations.
3 Evaluate the role of management and different organisational / managerial functions within contemporary organisations
4 Analyse the often conflicting interests of stakeholders and challenges of the macro and micro environment as they impact on organisations business and HR choices.
5 Design systems and rationale for the creation of a high performance culture influencing individual and organisational performance.
6 Critically evaluate tools for managing both under-performance and high performance
7 Evaluate the need for strategic integration of Managing Performance with Human Resource Development
8 Critically appraise various development strategies in line with strategic aims

Prerequisites: LJMU-IND-M-100

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 8.0 Week(s)

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