L7 Leading and
Developing People: Individual written report, 100%
Key Details and
17 January 2023, no later than 16:30pm (GMT)
Synthesise and critically review major theories of HRM and HRD,
understanding how development, impacts on improvement. This will include
motivational and engagement theories and how these are put into practice, in
Critically evaluate good leadership style, its impact on strategy, its
characteristics, ethics and values and the methods that organisations, use to
develop their employees.
3. Critically assess the role
of HRM and HRD, including the methods and practices within different
organisations, in particular with regard to constructing development plans and
Assessment details: Individual written report,
100% (2,500 words +/- 10%)
Referencing: Students are expected to
use Harvard Referencing throughout their assignments where required. Please
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“The added value that people can contribute to an organisation is
emphasised by human capital theory,
which regards people as assets
and stresses that investment in people will generate worthwhile returns
for the business.”
of HRM and HRD as your preferred evidence and following a critical approach
answer the following in total 800 words:
Critically evaluate the arguments for and against the
belief that the employees of an organisation should be viewed as assets. (250 words)
Critically assess the evidence for the claim that
investing in people will produce worthwhile returns. (250 words)
Given that convincing evidence exists for the claim in
(b), critically discuss why some organisations continue to act as if their
workforce were simply a cost to be minimised. (300 words)
all organisations exists at three different levels, the team, the operational
and the strategic. Therefore there is no value in having a great strategic
leader if your organisation is useless at the team and operational levels.”
and valid evidence
and following a critical approach
answer the following in total 800 words:
(a) Critically evaluate the
above statement and its relevance for practising managers. (350 words)
(b) Critically evaluate
strategies that an organisation could use in recruiting, selecting and
developing people to ensure that there is a balance between team, operational
and strategic leaders. (450 words)
the obstacles to change is the first step in successfully managing change.”
and valid evidence and following a critical approach answer the following in
total 900 words:
Critically discuss how “force-field analysis” can
improve the ways in which organisational change is managed. (400 words)
Using at least one contemporary case study, critically
assess the relationships between organisational change and the role of HRM and
HRD. (500 words)
Module Assessment Criteria
Illustrates an excellent level of
understanding of complex issues in the subject. All requirements of the work
are dealt with to a high standard and the work is free from all but isolated
minor errors. The material is wholly relevant to the tasks.
Excellent analysis, synthesis and critical
reflection with the ability to tackle issues and questions not previously
Evidence of independent and original
judgment in relation to the resolution of the client’s needs and problems.
Excellently presented in terms of structure and professional style
a very good understanding of the issues in the subject, some of which are
likely to be complex with some independent critical thought appropriate to
the tasks. Most of the requirements of the work are covered with only a few
gaps or minor and inconsequential errors. The material is largely relevant to the tasks and there is a good attempt at
analysis, synthesis and critical reflection with evidence of some ability to
tackle issues not previously encountered. The work is presented in a clear
and well- organised manner
with only minor spelling and grammatical errors.
The work displays good
knowledge and understanding and its relevance to the task. The submission
exhibits clear analysis and reasonable use of grammar, spelling and language. It may contain errors and lack fluency.
Limited evidence of the ability to
sustain a relevant
argument or logical reasoning.
50 – 59%
an unsatisfactory grasp of the issues in the subject. Primarily descriptive
and lacking in independent critical thought appropriate to the tasks.
Weak or no attempt at analysis, synthesis and critical reflection with
little evidence of ability to tackle issues not previously encountered. Poor
spelling or other grammatical errors.
0 - 49%