Bristol Business School Academic Year: 09/10 Assessment Period: August Assessment Type: Referral Coursework Module Leader: Module Number: Module Name: Word Limit: Nick Wilton (UWE), Evelyn Toh Bee Hwa (Taylors) UMPCNM-20-2 Human Resource Management 2,500 Coursework Submission Date and Time: Assignments are to be submitted by 2pm Monday 16 August 2010 at the Programmes Office. Please be aware that there is NO 24hr or 10 day window this year. Deadline: 14:00 Monday 16 August 2010 Assignment Instruction: Students are required to complete a 2500-word essay to address the following: Critically discuss how human resource management can contribute to improved organisational performance. To what extent has a link has been established between human resource management and improved organisational performance? Students should draw on the course textbook and other relevant academic sources, including academic journals, to address this question. Students should refer to the module handbook for details of the coursework assessment criteria and marking guidelines and to the generic coursework feedback posted on Blackboard following the prior assessment. Students should pay particular attention to referencing their work in accordance with the guidance provided in the module handbook and to the requirement for wide reading and independent research on the subject being addressed. Any questions regarding the referral coursework should be addressed to your workshop tutor in the first instance.