This topic area focuses on how businesses can develop and use policies, procedures, structures, systems and approaches to management and leadership that will harness the human potential within an organisation and achieve organisation goals. An understanding of the central role of effective management and leadership in achieving efficiency and competitiveness is required. Candidates will need to understand the distinct bodies of theory that underpin the concepts of business management and leadership. The importance of motivation techniques and theories in understanding employee needs will be considered. The contribution to business success made by human resource management through effective workforce planning and the recruitment, selection and training of workers will also be

AS Level Content —- Paper 1 & 2

Management & Leadership>> Management & managers
>> Leadership
>> Choice of leadership Style
>> Emotional Intelligence
Motivation>> Motivation as a tool
>> Human needs
>> Motivation theories
>> Motivation methods
Human Resource Management>> Purpose & roles of HRM
>> Recruitment & Selection
>> Job description, person specification
>> Employment contracts
>> Redundancy & Dismissal
>> Staff morale & Welfare
>> Staff Training

A Level Content

Management & LeadershipNo content beyond the AS Level
MotivationNo content beyond the AS Level
Human Resource Management>> Approaches to HRM
>> Labour Legislation
>> Workforce Planning
>> Cooperation between management and workforce
>> Role of trade unions in HRM

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