SHR020-2 Employment Relations And Employment Management


Critically analyse the employment relationship with a sound grasp of theoretical perspectives, legislation and other contextual factors that affect the management of employment, employee relations and reward.

What am I required to do in this assignment?

  1. Blacklisting employees has devastating impact on employees’ freedom of association (joining Trade Unions), do you think Blacklisting should be illegal? Justify your argument with employee relations theories and concepts.
  2. If you were hired as a consultant by The Consulting Association, critically discuss how you would advise her based on theintroduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to modify their present data management practices.
  3. In the light of the GDPR rules discuss the cost firms can pay by mismanaging employees data.

What do I need to do to pass?

  • Analyse contemporary employment relations developments, issues, strategies and practices.
  • Analyse reward management issues, strategies and practices.
  • Assess the most appropriate employee relations and reward practices within a given context to contribute to a positive employment relations climate and to drive sustained organisational performance.

How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?

How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?

Include name, student ID number, unit title and code, assessment title, date of submission.

Your report should include an Executive Summary at the front of the report (BEFORE the Contents Page) which summarises the main points including key recommendations.

Short introduction to the report setting out what the aims and objectives of the report are, what the report will cover and why.

This section will contain your analysis of the three questions

The conclusion should briefly and clearly synthesise the key points of your analysis.

Your recommendations will already be in your response in questions 1,2 and 3, so no need for additional recommendation

Reference List   You need to support your work with reference to academic sources (e.g. books and journal articles) as well as examples of organisational good practice

How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?

This assessment draws upon your understanding of the theories, HR strategies, HR functions and analysis of the internal and external context of organisations which we discuss in class and at our seminars etc

How will my assignment be marked?

Your assignment will be marked according to the threshold expectations and the criteria on the following page.

You can use them to evaluate your own work and consider your grade before you submit.


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