Assignment – 5HRF Part B

Assignment – 5HRF Part B

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Part A (AC 1.1, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1 & 4.2) (2,000 words)


You are required to conduct some research into how HR supports organisational performance. Your are

required to provide written answers to the 4 questions below:

Question 1

I Give examples of the main organisational objectives that [“9443 function is_ responsible for delivering
and briefly explain how these have evolved are evolving in corfiemjrmflry orgar’iiFSationsrln-Ivour
answer, provide a briefgjustificationfo‘r’mfliagngHR in a professional, ethical and just manner (1.1

Question 2

I Give a brief summary of two different ways HR objectives can be delivered in organisations (2.1)

I Analyse how the HR function varies between organisations in different st of different Sizes

Question 3

I Your CEO has asked for a report on the contribution of the HR function to the business. In preparation
for the report, give a brief summary of the criteria and methods you would use to evaluate the HR
function’s contribution, e.g. the balanced scorecard, effective HR metrics, survey tools, line manager
and employee perspectives (3.1)

Question 4

I You will be given an article by your tutor/trainer that identifies and evaluates research evidence linking
HR practices with positive organisational outcomes. Your task is to:

Briefly summarise the findings

State how convincing you find these to be

Explain how high performance working and investment in people can impact on organisational
performance. (4.1 & 4.2)

In addition to the above, in a short paragraph, briefly describe how you will transfer the new knowledge

and skills gained during this assignment into working practices. You may also use this reflection for your


You should also include 3-5 references from up to date and relevant sources in order to support your

findings. This assignment must be submitted through Online Services.

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