People Management and Performance Strategies

Human Resources

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
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Unit Code
Level 7
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Course Overview

The module delves deeply into the intricate nexus between human resource practices and organisational performance. Students will explore a myriad of techniques, tools and methodologies that top-tier organisations employ to attract, retain and develop talent, ensuring that the workforce remains agile, motivated and aligned with strategic objectives. As we navigate through contemporary challenges such as rapid technological advancements, demographic shifts and a growing emphasis on workplace well-being and work-life balance, this course equips learners with the requisite knowledge to craft and implement people-centric strategies that drive superior performance. Emphasis is placed on understanding the psychology of motivation, the dynamics of team collaboration and the role of leadership in fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation. By the end of this module, students will possess a holistic understanding of how tailored people management practices can transform organisational challenges into opportunities, ensuring sustained competitive advantage in a dynamic market.

Course Content

Key Principles of Effective People Management

  • Interdependencies with Organizational Performance
    • Management Strategies and Performance Metrics
    • Relationship between Employee Engagement and Productivity
    • Evaluating Organizational Effectiveness
  • People Management Models
    • Exploring Global and Cultural Variations in Management
    • Traditional Vs. Contemporary Models of Management
    • Application of Management Models in Diverse Organizational Contexts
  • Motivational Theories
    • Motivational Theories
    • Motivational Theories Relevance in Modern Workplace
    • Motivational Practices Impact on Employee Performance and Satisfaction 
  • Leadership Influence
    • Role of Leadership in Shaping Management Practices
    • Leadership Styles and Organizational Impact
    • Strategic Leadership and Sustainability

Crafting People-Centric Strategies

  • Designing Tailored Management Strategie
    • Organizational Challenges in Crafting People-Centric Strategies
    • Building High-Performing Teams
    • Reward Design and Behavior Shaping
  • Strategic HR Techniques
    • Implementing HR Strategies in Real-World Scenarios
    • Reskilling and Upskilling Initiatives
    • Integrating AI in Talent Management
  • Assessing Strategy Effectiveness
    • Performance Metrics and Evaluation
    • Continuous Feedback Mechanisms
    • Performance Management Trends
  • Reflecting and Iterating Strategies
    • Impact of Implemented Strategies
    • Realignment with Organizational Changes

Adapting to Modern Challenges in People Management

  • Technological Advancements
    • Impact of AI and Automation
    • Managing in a Digital Environment
    • Technology-Driven Changes in People Management
  • Workforce Diversity
    • Managing a Globally Diverse Workforce
    • Cultural and Location-Based Perspectives
    • Inclusion Strategies
  • Modern Employee Expectations
    • Understanding and Meeting Employee Needs
    • Strategies for Employee Engagement and Well-being
    • Remote and Hybrid Work Dynamics
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    • Brainstorming and Collaborative Problem Solving
    • Emerging Challenges
    • Leveraging Technology and Innovation

Continuous Improvement and Feedback in People Management

  • Systematic Feedback Loops
    • Establishing and Utilizing Feedback Mechanisms
    • Continuous Improvement Processes: Evaluating and Adjusting Management Practices
  • Iterative Improvements
    • Adapting to Changing Organizational Landscapes
    • Leadership and Decision-Making Skills
  • Monitoring Organizational Shifts
    • Aligning Management Practices with Goals
    • Responsiveness to Organizational Changes
    • Strategic Leadership and Management
  • Validating Adapted Strategies
    • Periodic Reviews and Stakeholder Feedback
    • Assessing the Effectiveness of Strategies
    • Performance Management and Evaluation

Communication and Advocacy of People Management Strategies

  • Communicating Strategy Rationale
    • Articulating Benefits of Proposed Management Strategies to Stakeholders
    • Persuasive Presentation of Strategies
  • Data-Driven Recommendations
    • Presenting Findings to Decision-Makers
    • Using Data to Support Strategies
    • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Collaborative Strategy Execution
    • Cross-Functional Team Collaboration
    • Integrating Strategies Across Departments
    • Managing Conflict and Negotiation
  • Negotiating with Resistors
    • Overcoming Resistance to Change
    • Gaining Commitment and Alignment
    • Building Consensus and Collaboration

Innovative Leadership and Organizational Development

  • Fostering Innovative Leadership
    • Cultivating Leadership for Innovation and Change
    • Role of Leadership in Organizational Development
    • Leadership in Diverse and Inclusive Environments
  • Organizational Development Strategies
    • Designing and Implementing Development Programs
    • Strategies for Organizational Growth and Scalability
  • Building Resilient Organizationssome text
    • Strategies for Organizational Resilience
    • Building Agility and Flexibility in Organizations
  • Global Perspectives in Leadership
    • Leadership in a Global Context
    • Cross-Cultural Management and Leadership
    • Global Trends and Implications for Leadership

Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility in People Management

  • Ethical Decision-Making in Management
    • Understanding Ethical Dilemmas in Management
    • Promoting Ethical Practices in Organizations
    • Ethical Leadership and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in People Management
    • Integrating CSR into People Management Strategies
    • CSR as a Driver for Employee Engagement and Retention
    • Measuring the Impact of CSR Initiatives
  • Sustainable Management Practices
    • Sustainability in HR Policies and Practices
    • Environmental and Social Sustainability in Workplaces
    • Developing Sustainable and Responsible Organizations
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance
    • Navigating Legal Aspects of People Management
    • Compliance with Employment Laws and Regulations
    • Ensuring Fair and Equitable Treatment of Employees
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Critically understand the key principles of effective people management and their impact on achieving organisational performance objectives

  1. Analyse the interdependencies between people management strategies and organisational performance indicators
  2. Compare and contrast various people management models and their application in diverse organisational scenarios
  3. Explain key motivational theories and their relevance in modern workplace settings
  4. Evaluate the role of leadership in influencing people management practices and driving performance

2.  Develop competency in crafting and implementing people-centric strategies that drive superior organisational performance

  1. Design tailored people management strategies suitable for specific organisational challenges
  2. Apply strategic human resource techniques to real-world organisational scenarios
  3. Assess the effectiveness of implemented strategies through performance metrics
  4. Reflect critically on the outcomes and iterate the strategies for continuous improvement

3.  Investigate and adapt to modern challenges in people management, considering factors like technological advancements, workforce diversity and shifting employee needs

  1. Research current trends and disruptions in people management due to technological evolution
  2. Discuss the implications of a globally diverse workforce on people management strategies
  3. Identify modern employee expectations and devise strategies to meet them
  4. Collaborate with colleagues to brainstorm innovative solutions to emergent people management challenges

4.  Prioritise continuous improvement, feedback mechanisms and adaptability in crafting and refining people management practices for sustained performance

  1. Establish systematic feedback loops to continually assess the effectiveness of people management initiatives
  2. Recommend iterative improvements based on gathered feedback and changing organisational landscapes
  3. Monitor shifts in organisational objectives and realign people management practices accordingly
  4. Validate the effectiveness of adapted strategies through periodic reviews and stakeholder feedback

5.  Effectively communicate, present and advocate for tailored people management strategies to diverse stakeholders, ensuring buy-in and collaborative implementation

  1. Communicate the rationale and benefits of proposed people management strategies to stakeholders
  2. Present data-driven findings and recommendations persuasively to organisational decision-makers
  3. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure cohesive strategy execution
  4. Negotiate with potential resistors, ensuring alignment and commitment to the proposed strategies
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
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  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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