Managing Human Resources

  1. Human Resource Planning
    • Assess the function of Human Resource Planning (HRP). Drawing on literature, critically comment on its primary purpose and the different types of HRP.
  2. Role of the Line Manager
    • Outline and evaluate the role of the line manager and discuss how this might differ from the role of HR managers. Draw on key literature to support your answer.
  3. Recruitment and Selection
    • Outline and evaluate methods of recruitment and selection. Draw on key literature to support your answer.
  4. Training and Development
    • Discuss training and development methods and the impact these might have on employees. Engage with key literature to support your answer.
  5. Dismissal and Redundancy
    • Outline and evaluate the main reasons for dismissal and redundancy. Draw on supporting literature to inform your discussion.
  6. Employee Relations
    • Discuss the importance of a trade union in resolving workplace dispute. Draw on key examples and academic literature to support your answer.
  7. Performance Management
    • Discuss types of performance management and the implications these raise for employees. Draw on key literature to support your answer
  8. Reward Management
    • Outline and evaluate the different types of reward management – how can these motivate the workforce? Critically engage with key literature to support your answer.