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  1. Student Note 1 item
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      If you have difficulty with any of the resources in this reading list please email your Liaison Librarian Jane Shaw j.shaw2@keele.ac.uk to let her know.  Thanks

  2. **THIS READING LIST IS FOR UK-BASED STUDENTS - KDU STUDENTS SHOULD USE THE OTHER LIST FOR HRM-30029**

  3. Module Textbooks 6 items
    1. You should read extensively and aim to capture not only information about each topic but also some of the debates which characterise them. Reading lists are provided for each session. There is no one SET TEXT for this module, but the following two may provide a useful grounding in the subject area.

    2. Skills, training and human resource development: a critical text - Grugulis, Irena 2007

      Book Recommended

    3. The realities of work: experiencing work and employment in contemporary society - Mike Noon, Paul Blyton, Kevin Morrell 2013

      Book Recommended The ebook linked here is the earlier 2002 (2nd) edition

    4. The following two books may provide more specialist knowledge in the subject area.

    5. The skills that matter - Warhurst, Chris, Grugulis, Irena, Keep, Ewart 2004

      Book 

  4. Week 1: Tutorial - Introduction 16 items
    Session: Introduction to employee development and the module
    1. Preparation Reading 3 items
      1. In preparation for the tutorial, read at least the following texts: 

      2. Training and Development - I. Grugulis 2013

        Chapter  The ebook linked here is the 2006 2nd edition

    2. Essential Readings 6 items
      1. Training During the Recession - A. Felstead, F. Green 1994

        Article Essential

      2. Training and Development - I. Grugulis 2013

        Chapter Essential The eBook is the 2006 2nd edition.

      3. Human resource management at work - Mick Marchington 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 9

      4. Knowledge and Work - Mike Noon, Paul Blyton, Kevin Morrell 2013

        Chapter Essential An earlier edition is also available form the Library. Chapter 8

      5. Human Resource Development - Nick Wilton 2011

        Chapter Essential An earlier edition is also available from the Library

    3. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Employer-provided vocational training in Europe - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training 2010

        Document 

      2. Human Resource Development - I. Grugulis 2007

        Chapter 

      3. Knowledge work and knowledgeable workers - I. Grugulis 2007

        Chapter 

  5. Week 2: Lecture - Theme 1 13 items
    Session: Vocational Education and Training (VET) Systems
    1. Essential Readings 5 items
      1. International Comparisons: skills and employment systems - I. Grugulis 2007

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      2. Training and Development - I. Grugulis 2013

        Chapter Essential The eBook linked here is the 2006 2nd edition.

      3. Skilling the Labour Force - G. Rubery, D. Grimshaw 2003

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      4. Human Resource Development: the organisational and national framework. - M. Watson 2010

        Chapter Essential PLEASE NOTE: This chapter is not in the later edition of this book

    2. Further Readings 8 items
      1. Employer-provided vocational training in Europe - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training 2010

        Document 

      2. International Comparisons - R. Harrison 2002

        Chapter 

      3. Workplace Industrial Relations - J. Heyes 2000

        Chapter 

      4. Unions and Workplace Learning: conflict or co-operation with the employer? - J. Sutherland, H. Rainbird 2000

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

  6. Week 3:Tutorial - Theme 1 1 item
    Graduate skills and employability
    1. Readings: see week 2

  7. Week 4: Lecture -Theme 1 16 items
    Session: Vocational Education and Training in the UK
    1. Essential Readings 6 items
      1. Vocational Education and Training In Britain - I. Grugulis 2007

        Chapter Essential

      2. National skills strategy - R. Harrison 2009

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      3. Skills That Matter and Shortages That Don't - A. Westwood 2004

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 10 items
      1. From Training to Lifelong Learning: the birth of the knowledge society? - J. Storey 2001

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      2. The National Educational Framework - R. Harrison 2009

        Chapter 

      3. A Training Scandal? - E. Keep 1989

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

  8. Week 5: Tutorial - Theme 1 1 item
    Session: Recap and case studies on training
    1. Readings: see material for week 4

      Tutorial exercise will be uploaded onto the KLE

  9. Week 6: Lecture - Theme 2 40 items
    Session: Skills
    1. Essential Readings 9 items
      1. What's Happening To Skill? - I. Grugulis et al, 2004

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      2. Work Skills - Mike Noon, Paul Blyton, Kevin Morrell 2013

        Chapter Essential An earlier edition is also available from the Library

      3. Work Routines - Mike Noon, Paul Blyton, Kevin Morrell 2013

        Chapter Essential An earlier edition is also available from the Library

      4. Control: concepts and strategies. - D. Thompson, D. McHugh 2002

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 14 items
      1. Conflict at work: a materialist analysis of workplace relations - Edwards, Paul K. 1986

        Book  Read pages 39-40. Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      2. Contested terrain: the transformation of the workplace in the twentieth century - Edwards, Richard C. 1979

        Book  Read pages 18-22. Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      3. Man mismanagement - Fox, Alan 1974

        Book  Pages 36-40 and 46-49. Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      4. Industry and labour: Class struggle at work and monopoly capitalism - Friedman, Andrew L 1977

        Book  Pages 78-79 and 106-107. Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      5. Skills at work - I. Grugulis 2007

        Chapter 

      6. New Skills for Old?: the changing nature of skill - I. Grugulis 2007

        Chapter 

      7. Skill and the Labour Process: the conditions and consequences of change. - P. Thompson, C. Smith 2010

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      8. Skill and Performance - Irena Grugulis, Dimitrinka Stoyanova 2011

        Article 

      9. Human resource management in service work - Korczynski, Marek 2001

        Book 

      10. Hands, Hearts and Minds: changing work and workers at the end of the century. - C. Warhurst, P. Thompson 1998

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      11. Skills That Matter and Shortages that Don't - A. Westwood 2004

        Chapter 

    3. Readings on skills, control and front-line work 17 items
      1. We recruit attitude - Callaghan, George 2002

        Article 

      2. Human resource management in service work - Korczynski, Marek 2001

        Book 

      3. Skill formation in call centres - P. Thompson, G. Callaghan 2002

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      4. The Smile Factory: Work at Disneyland - J. Van Maanen 1991

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

  10. Week 7: Tutorial - Theme 1 1 item
    Session: Formative Assessment (Group Presentations on VET)
    1. Readings: see material for weeks 2 and 4

  11. Week 8: Tutorial - Theme 2 1 item
    Session: Control, Skills and Front-line Work
    1. Read Van Maanen's (1991) empirical study.

      Readings: See material for week 6

  12. Week 9: Lecture - Theme 3 45 items
    Session: Employee Development in Organisational Context
    1. Essential Readings 9 items
      1. A handbook of human resource management practice - Michael Armstrong 2006

        Book Essential Read Chapters 30, 35, 41 (Essential). Chapters 24, 38, 40 (Recommended)

      2. The realities of human resource management: managing the employment relationship - Sisson, Keith, Storey, John 2000

        Book Essential Read Chapter 6, pp.146-152.

      3. Employee development practice - Stewart, Jim 1999

        Book Essential Read Chapter 10, pp.179-194.

      4. Human resource management, 7th edition - Torrington, Derek, Hall, Laura, Taylor, Stephen 2008

        Book Essential Chapter 18

      5. Human resource management - Derek Torrington 2014

        Book Essential Chapter 16

      6. Human resource development: the organisational and national framework - M. Watson 2010

        Chapter Essential Chapter 8, pp.281-309. The 2014 9th edition is also available in the Library and as an eBook.

    2. Further Readings 11 items
      1. Strategic human resource management: a guide to action - Michael Armstrong 2000

        Book  The later edition (2016, 6th) of this book is also available from the Library but this chapter is not included in this edition

      2. CIPD Survey Report: Who Learns at Work? Employee Experiences of Training and Development. - CIPD 2008

        Document  Access this paper through registration on the CIPD website (which is free).

      3. Learning and Development - A. Collin 2014

        Chapter  Earlier editions are available in the Library.

      4. HRD tasks of first-level managers - Jan A. de Jong, Frieda J. Leenders, Jo G.L. Thijssen 1999

        Article 

      5. Learning and development - Harrison, Rosemary, Harrison, Rosemary, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 2009

        Book  Chapters 1, 7, 11, 12.

      6. Evaluating training programs: the four levels - Donald L. Kirkpatrick, James D. Kirkpatrick 2006

        Book 

      7. Human resource management at work: people management and development - Marchington, Mick, Wilkinson, Adrian, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 2008

        Book  Chapter 9.

      8. A handbook for training strategy - Sloman, Martyn 1994

        Book 

      9. Human Resource Development - Nick Wilton 2016

        Chapter  An earlier edition of this book is also available from the Library. Chapter page numbers may differ

    3. Readings on the Learning Organisation 18 items
      1. Essential

      2. Crucial Gaps in the Learning Organisation: power, politics and ideology. - J. Coopey 1996

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      3. Towards a learning organization? Employee perceptions - Darryl Dymock, Carmel McCarthy 09/2006

        Article Essential

      4. Towards The Learning Organization - E. Keep, H. Rainbird 2000

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      5. The Learning Organization: learning and empowerment for whom? - R. Snell, A. M. K. Chak 1998

        Article Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      6. Organisational Learning and Learning Organisations. - D. Torrington et al. 2011

        Chapter Essential Available as a digitised document on the KLE

      7. Further Reading

      8. Employee development practice - Stewart, Jim 1999

        Book  Read p.103, 109-116 and 211-216.

      9. Human Resource Development - Nick Wilton 2016

        Chapter 

    4. Readings on the learning organisation in specific work contexts 7 items
      1. The L&D agenda in different sectoral settings - M. Harrison

        Chapter  An earlier edition of this book is also available in the library.

  13. Week 10 - Tutorial - Theme 3 1 item
    Session: Employee Development in Organisational Contexts / The Learning Organisation
    1. Reading material: See material for week 9

  14. Digitised Readings for 2017-18 25 items
    1. Page Use the initial part of your Keele username (e.g. v7i10) and your Keele password to open the digitised readings. The readings are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your device. If you have problems with these links, pleas... click to read more
    2. What's Happening to 'Skill'? - Grugulis, I., Warhurst, C. & Keep, E. 2004

      Chapter 

    3. Towards the Learning Organization? - Sisson, K. & Bach, S. eds, Keep, E. & Rainbird, H. 2000

      Chapter 

    4. The Smile Factory: Work at Disneyland - Frost, P. J. et al. (eds.), Van Maanen, John 1992

      Chapter 

    5. Skilling the Labour Force - Rubery, J. & Grimshaw, D. 2003

      Chapter 

    6. Skill and the Labour Process: The Conditions and Consequences of Change - Thompson, P. & Smith, C. eds, Grugulis, I. & Lloyd, C. 2010

      Chapter 

    7. Skill Formation in Call Centres - Holtgrewe, U., Kerst, C. & Shire, K. eds, Thompson, P. & Callaghan, G. 2002

      Chapter 

    8. Selected Pages from 'Problems in the Analysis of Conflict' - Edwards, P. K. 1986

      Chapter  Available as a digitised document on the KLE

    9. Hands, Hearts and Minds: Changing Work and Workers at the End of the Century - Warhurst, C. & Thompson, P. eds, Warhurst, C. & Thompson, P. 1998

      Chapter 

    10. A Training Scandal? - Sisson, K. ed, Keep, Ewart 1989

      Chapter 

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