This is an individual research based portfolio assignment targeting 3 strategic People Management areas in a case study scenario. A 2000 word word-processed portfolio should be prepared for this submission.
This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:
Demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be an effective people manager
Identify and evaluate key HR processes which underpin the performance management of people at work
Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues facing line managers relating to people management
Choosing an organisation from the list below, research how the areas of 1) Leadership and Management; 2) Training and Development; and 3) Talent Management underpin Performance Management at your chosen organisation.
Special consideration must be given to the following:
1)The operational context of the organisation
2)Relevant applicable theoretical models
3)Recommendations with a focus on the required knowledge, skills and behaviour needed by management to deliver on these 3 key areas.
Notes for Guidance
·The portfolio should be written in a report format and comprise of 3 clear sections.
·You are also expected to conclude with relevant and appropriate recommendations, summarising ways forward for your organisation in relation to the 3 areas.
·Only ONE final conclusion is required at the end of the portfolio to conclude the portfolio.
·An appendices is expected and must include supporting research documents or snippets of relevant information pertaining to your portfolio content.
·A reference list AND bibliography is expected, with more than 10 citations in each list. These must demonstrate that the student has deployed a range of literature sources e.g. books; journals; articles; company documents; internet, web sites etc.
How your work will be assessed
Your work will be assessed on the extent to which it demonstrates your achievement of the stated learning outcomes for this assignment (see above) and against other key criteria, as defined in the University’s institutional grading descriptors. If it is appropriate to the format of your assignment and your subject area, a proportion of your marks will also depend upon your use of academic referencing conventions.
This assignment will be marked according to the grading descriptors for Level 4.
Excellent critical discussion of key concepts and underpinning theory supported through extensive secondary research findings. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of HR models and key concepts through discussion using good secondary research.Demonstrates some understanding of HR models with a range of secondary research utilised to support the discussion.
Excellent analysis of the models and concepts with an extensive comparison to the NHS. Excellent explanation and evaluation.Good analysis of the models and concepts with a good comparison to the NHS. Good explanation and some evaluation.Some analysis of the models and concepts with some comparison to the NHS. Effort made to explain though tended to describe.
Excellent evaluation of the impact of different models on organisational practice. Reflective and detailed evaluative conclusions and recommendations. Good evaluation of the impact of different models on organisational practice. Good evaluative conclusions and recommendations.Some evaluation of the impact of different models on organisational practice. Conclusions drawn and recommendations made, but less convincing.