Current global economy deterioration presents challenges and opportunities for the Strategic Human Resource Management

MMH230 Strategic Human Resource Management

Trimester 1 2009



Assessment Details

Research Essay



Assessment Overview



Due Date: 15 May 2009 at 11.59pm on DSO and 5:00pm in the assignment box on campus.



Marks: 20% of total marks



Word limit: 1500 words (individual essay)

2000 words (group* essay)





Research Question



Students must write an academic essay based on their research of the following question:



 Current global economy deterioration presents challenges and opportunities for the Strategic Human Resource Management



Using both referenced theory and research evidence, discuss the importance of building a strategic approach to human resource management. Present specific HR strategies and practices that organisations can implement to remain competitive in the current volatile environment.

In writing this essay, it is expected that you refer to a minimum of 8 academic journal articles and/or relevant reference textbooks.



Basic Formatting Requirements



Your paper should be presented in a reader-friendly way:

” double spaced, one-sided, 2.5 cm margins

” 12 font size Times New Roman

” assignment attachment sheet for each assignment, plus title page with student(s) full name(s) and student number(s)

” number text pages

” in-text referencing

” include a correctly formatted List of References.