M06HRM Leading, Managing and Developing People
M06HRM Leading, Managing and Developing People Assignment Brief Submission Date Friday 25 May 2018 Word Count 2500 words This assignment has been designed to assess the following learning outcomes: LO1 Review and critically evaluate major contemporary research and debates in the fields of human resource management (HRM) and human resource development (HRD). LO2 Evaluate major theories relating to motivation, commitment and engagement at work and how these are put into practice by organisations. LO5 Critically discuss the aims and objectives of the HRM and HRD function in organisations and how these are met in practice. LO6 Assess the contribution made by HRM and HRD specialists in different types of organisation. LO7 Promote professionalism and an ethical approach to HRM and HRD practice in organisations. Reflecting on the presentations from the guest speaker/s, the content of the module and your understanding of the role of HR within your own organisation, or one you are familiar with, you are required to answer the following questions. Identify and critically discuss, what you consider to be the most significant challenge facing HRM/HRD specialists in 2018? (You only need to identify one). (Assesses LO1). 400 words The CIPDs Profession Map identifies 8 behaviours required by HRM/HRD Specialists. Identify and critically discuss, how you apply the Role Model behaviour in your current role? (Assesses LO7)400 words. With reference to the employment life cycle, what contribution does HR make at each stage of the employees journey (employment life cycle) within your organisation or one you are familiar with. When completing this task, please identify which of the HRM/HRD specialists roles are applicable at each stage of the employees journey (i.e. Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, Performance and Reward). (Assesses LO5 and LO6). 1000 words. Use examples from your own organisation to demonstrate how HRM/HRD practitioners and line managers (within your own organisation or one you are familiar with) assist employees in fulfilling each of the 5 stages of Maslows Hierarchy of Needs (1954). (Assesses LO2). 700 words. Assessment Criteria Weighting Understands the challenges facing HRM/HRD Uses specific examples to demonstrate an understanding of the most significant challenge facing HRM/HRD specialists within contemporary organisations. 15% HR Competence and Professionalism Explores how the CIPDs role model behaviour is applied within a work situation. 15% The Contribution of HR Critically assesses the involvement of HR during the employment life cycle and establishes the required specialist input at each stage of the employees journey. 40% Motivation in Practice Critically evaluates each stage of Maslows Hierarchy of Needs (1954) by exploring its practical use and relevance within a contemporary organisation. 25% Presentation Logical structure, attention to detail, minimum grammar & spelling errors and effort to complete a professionally presented assignment 5% How to submit your assessment The assessment must be submitted by 18.00:00 (UK time) on Friday 25th May 2018. 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