15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The course aims to provide a broad understanding of the principles and practice of human resource management in the context of library and information services (LIS). It introduces students to a range of key skills and techniques needed to manage people in organisations, including recruitment interviewing, performance appraisal, coaching, team working and conflict management.

Staff Contact: Professor Sheila Corrall, Information Studies
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Practical Sessions
Assessment: Coursework, Group Presentation, Group Report, Individual Reflection
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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK