HR4052QA Explain why line managers adopt the rational approach to recruitment?

Managing People in Organisations

Recruitment methods

Question 1. Explain why line managers adopt the rational approach to recruitment?

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Question 2. Describe the differences between a job description and person specification?

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Question 3. List three ways to encourage diversity when recruiting candidates?

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 3: Selection Methods

Question 1. What are the problems with using selection interviews to identify the best candidate in relation to reliability and validity as a selection tool?
You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Question 2. What are the advantages of using a competency framework to design selection interview questions?
You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 4: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Question 1. A friend suggests that George should implement mandatory diversity training.Based on your reading of the Dobbin and Kalev (2016) article, do you agree with George`s friend?

Provide specific examples from thearticle to back up your point why you agree/why you do not.

Question 2. Please recommend to George twoalternative diversity management interventions, that academic research has proven to be effective.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 5: Skills, Training and Development

Question 1. What are the challenges which Covid 19, has created for adult learners` employability in the labour market?

Question 2. Why is coaching by line managers important for the performance of their teams?
What benefits does conducting induction for new joiners have for organizations?

Week 6: Performance Management

Question 1. Please copy and paste a fully completed table assessing the performance review practices that you have experienced in your current job role.

Question 2. Identify one area of performance review in your current job role that is weak and explain why this is a problem.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 7: Academic writing, referencing and plagiarism

Question 1. What have you learnt about academic writing that will do differently as a result of your learning from today`s lecture/seminar?

Question 2. What have you learnt about plagiarismOR referencingthat will do differently as a result of your learning from today`s lecture/seminar?

Week 8: Motivation and rewards

Question 1. Identify the main pros and cons of "Payment by Results" (PBR).

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Question 2. Identify at least three of the more significant components of financial reward other than salary. Argue the benefits and drawbacks of each of them.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 9: The psychological contract and employee engagement

Question 1. Present a reliable definition of Employee Engagement.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Question 2. Identify at least three of the benefits of Employee Engagement to organisations.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 10: International differences in organisations and management

1. What are the challenges of leading in global firms?
2. List the reasons for expatriate failure in global firms?

Week 11: Leadership style

Question 1. Present definitions and give examples of these five concepts:

  • Transactional Leadership
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Contingency Leadership
  • Situational Leadership
  • Inclusive Leadership

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.