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ES981 - Organisations, People and Performance

  • Module code: ES981
  • Module name: Organisations, People and Performance
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module is intended to provide a knowledge and understanding of the importance of strategic management of the people resource in organisations and how this relates to the wider organisational context and business strategy. It is based on the premise that people are the key and most important resource in the organisation and translate other resources into added value. It explores all elements of successful and effective people management practice. It is a generic module and therefore is applicable across a range of courses. Relevance is achieved through case studies, relevant examples and reading material.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module, successful participants will be able to: Apply the principles of Strategic human resource management contingently within a business context and critically evaluate a range of HR strategic approaches; Utilise a knowledge of principles and philosophies that underlie an integrated and holistic approach to people management practice as it relates to the achievement of effective performance at both organisational and individual level; Understand organisational culture and structure and analyse and evaluate its importance in determining employee behaviour; Compare and contrast and apply theories of organisational behaviour and psychological theories in order to evaluate their potential contribution to people management practice; Recognise the importance of their future contribution and role as leaders as they manage themselves and others to reach their full potential.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES981-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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