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Identify and evaluate key HR processes which underpin the performance management of people at work

Identify and evaluate key HR processes which underpin the performance management of people at work

Details: Module code and title:
MG411 Introduction to People Management
Module leader and Module Tutor:
FOLAKE(ML), ARUN(MT), PETER(MT)
Assignment No. and type:
Individual Research Portfolio
Assessment weighting:
100%
Submission time and date:
14/06/2019
Target feedback time and date:
3 weeks
Assignment task
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:
LO 1
Demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be an effective people manager
LO 2
Identify and evaluate key HR processes which underpin the performance management of people at work
LO 3
Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues facing line managers relating to people management

Task requirements
In 2018 the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) turned 70. Due to advances in treatments, standards and administrative policies over this time, coupled with a growing and aging population, pressures facing the service are greater than they have ever been.
With waiting times across the board still low by historical standards, but on the rise, and a slowly growing financial budget, the NHS is aiming to take practical action to take the strain off of its various departments in the coming years.
The challenges faced by the NHS’ HR department have been great and show no sign of easing.
You are tasked with reviewing the accompanying NHS case study in order to compile a 2000 word portfolio for the Head of England’s NHS HR department. The focus of the portfolio will be placed on the following 3 strategic People Management areas currently being addressed by the NHS:
Area 1: Leadership and Management Area 2: Training and Development Area 3: Talent Management
Special consideration should be given to: Key theoretical models within the 3 areas and their application to the current NHS scenario The role and priorities of NHS Management and the HR function in supporting Management The different internal and external influences on the 3 highlighted areas Any relevant recommendations the portfolio highlights.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 the NHS in keeping best practice and improving areas which are more problematic.

Referencing and research requirements
Please reference your work according to the Harvard style as defined in Cite Them Right Online (http://bit.ly/2B9o671). This information is also available in book form: Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2016) Cite them right: the essential reference guide. 10th edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Copies are available via the University library.

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.

Submission details

You are reminded of the University’s regulations on academic misconduct, which can be viewed on the University website: http://bit.ly/2VE1lC9. In submitting your assignment, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these regulations Please also note that work that is submitted up to 10 working days beyond the submission date will be considered a late submission. Late submissions will be marked and the actual mark recorded, but will be capped at the pass mark (typically 40%), provided that the work is of a passing standard. Work submitted after this period will not be marked and will be treated as a non-submission.
Criteria
%
70% +
60-69%
50-59%
40-49%
Fail
Research Skills
10
Evidence of wide research using primary and secondary research and an imaginative range of sources.
Evidence of good research. Some primary and secondary research though more limited in range.
Evidence of solid research though limited to secondary research but from a range of prescribed texts and sources.
Some evidence of research though perhaps limited to secondary research.
Little evidence of any research; little reference to appropr…

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