Identify and describe one key change in the current workplace environment. With the help of examples show the influence of this change on Human Resource Practices (HRM) and the relevant ethical and/or legal (regulatory) frameworks that are applicable to the change you have identified. Moodle to find journal articles, case studies and more to help you prepare your assessment. Speak with the library assistants or email
Unit BUS1005 Foundations of Human Resource Management
Assessment Type Essay
Unit and Course
Unit Learning Outcomes Graduate Attributes Assessed
ULO 1: Examine the changing nature of
the employment, the workplace, the
Human Resource Management (HRM)
function and related ethical
GA 1: Communication
GA 3: Research
GA 4: Critical Thinking
GA 5: Ethical Behaviour
GA 6: Flexibility
ULO 3: Describe the legal and regulatory
frameworks governing Human Resource
Due Date/Time Week 11, Friday 3 June 2020. via Moodle
Turnitin 5:00pm (AEST)
In this assessment, you will work individually to write an essay focusing on a specific trend
in the changing nature of the workplace and the relevant ethical considerations and
Content and Structure:
Students will be expected to respond to the question below for this essay:
Question – Identify and describe one key change in the current workplace environment. With
the help of examples show the influence of this change on Human Resource Practices (HRM)
and the relevant ethical and/or legal (regulatory) frameworks that are applicable to the
change you have identified.
The essay should have the following key parts
1. Cover page
2. Table of contents
7. Appendices (if any)
Within the introduction, body and conclusion sections, sub-headings can be included as you
deem fit. Also, a relevant title has to be provided for the body section and the sub-headings
included in the body.
• The submission needs to be supported with information by credible sources.
• Credible sources should be varied and include, but not limited to, the Textbook,
Government reports, Industry reports, Newspaper articles, Books, and Journal
• Use the EBSCO Databases accessed through the Library and Learning Support
page on Moodle to find journal articles, case studies and more to help you prepare
your assessment. Speak with the library assistants or email
(email@example.com) if you require further assistance.
• The assessment will be submitted through Turnitin via your unit page on Moodle.
• Submission must be between 2000 words (+/- 10%) (not including executive
summary, table of contents, tables, figures or the reference list).
• Formatting requirements – use font size 11 (Times New Roman or Arial), 2.5
margins and 1.5 spacing.
• Use Harvard referencing including the reference list
Misconduct • The essay should be submitted through Turnitin via your unit page on Moodle.
• Turnitin is plagiarism software, which will identify if you have copied information
and included it in your assessment.
• Copying information from others (i.e. websites, partner company information, or
other students etc.) without the acknowledging the author is classified as
• Engaging someone else to write any part of your assessment for you outside of the
group work arrangement is classified as misconduct.
• To avoid being charged with Misconduct, students need to submit their own work
and apply Harvard Style Referencing (ask your lecturer or the learning support
coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you do not know what this means, or you
need assistance applying it).
• The AIH misconduct policy and procedure can be read on the AIH website
• Use the AIH referencing guide accessible via Library and Learning Support Page
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