Essay on Assignment 1 Module 1 Yr 1

Submitted By SarahBrewster
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CIPD Assessment Report – Foundation and Intermediate (EXAMPLE) (AR1)
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AR1_Assessment report 1 V 1.0

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AR1_Assessment report 1 V 1.0

CIPD Level 5 HR Management

Assignment 1
Sarah Brewster


Introduction 3
Project Plan 4
Risk Assessment 5
Creative Thinking 7
Interpersonal Personal Conflict 9
Managing Political Behaviour 10
References 11


“A third of employees feel that their career development so far has failed to meet expectations; suggesting employers need to do more to retain talented staff” Churchard, C. (2014). Dissatisfaction with career training development hits talent retention.People Management online. [online] Available at: [Accessed 29 Oct. 2014].
The purpose of this project is to investigate the organisation’s recruitment and selection processes to improve their cost-effectiveness and quality, reviewing the quality of people they bring into the company, and enhance the level of new recruits’ ‘engagement’ with the organisation. Looking at both recruitment and new recruits engagement in two parts and running concurrently.
By breaking the project into components it allows us to see what is required and what improvements can be made to ensure there is a robust talent management plan in place for future. When we look beyond our own business and start to look at others such as those discussed in the above article we begin to understand that these areas which are key motivators within the work place need robust strategies to retain talented employees.

Project Plan

All successful projects are thoroughly planned and designed, so that they not only consider initiations, key elements, those involved, and timescales.
There are various methods of