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Motivation In Action
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  • Motivation
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This film includes case studies of people with a variety of motivational problems. In each case the viewer is left to consider what the problem is and what might be done to solve it.
Appraisal In Action
Key Topics
  • Appraisals
  • Listening Skills
  • Feedback
  • Training
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  • Human Resource Management
  • Personnel
In theory, appraisal interviews are a chance for a company to give feedback to employees about how they're doing, and for employees to air their feelings and concerns. But what happens in the real world?
Employment Law In Action
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  • Contracts Of Employment
  • Employment Law
  • Rights At Work
  • Maternity Leave
  • Bullying
  • Victimisation
  • Discrimination
  • Equality Act
  • Redundancy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Personnel
How do contracts of employment - and employment laws more generally - help people at work? This film includes some basic facts about employment as well…
All About Appraisal - Introduction and Examples
Most people think that appraisals are vital both for motivating staff and monitoring performance. But often they go badly wrong. This film explores the reasons why.
Organizational Cultures
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  • Culture
  • Group Norms
  • Power Culture
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  • Task Culture
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What's meant by the culture of an organisation? What are "group norms"? How do these invisible factors influence the way a business works?
Organizational Structures
Key Topics
  • Structures
  • Hierarchy
  • Span Of Control
  • Chain Of Command
  • Decentralisation
What's meant by the structure of a business? How does it affect the way a business operates? What happens when a company's structure hinders rather than helps its business?
Data Protection At Work
Key Topics
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  • Privacy
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  • Personnel Records
What is meant by data protection? Why is it important? What does it mean to an employee?
Employee Representation & Trade Unions
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  • Employees' Representatives
  • Unions
  • ACAS
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  • Unionisation
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How might employees have a say in the organisation for which they work? How important is the role of trade unions?
Termination Of Employment
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  • Redundancies
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Whether it's making people redundant or sacking someone for theft, terminating someone's employment is a big step. This film highlights the legal issues involved and shows what happens in the real world.
Give Me A Break
In Give Me a Break, four people are given the chance to change their life by experiencing a job they've dreamed about under the watchful eye of a mentor. Does the reality live up to their expectations? Have the breakers got what it takes to make the grade?
Policy Officer To Chef
Part of the Series: Give Me A Break
28-year-old paraplegic policy officer Mallika Macleod wants to be a chef. She has just two weeks to prove that she has the culinary talents and physical capacity to make it in the pressurised environment of a high quality commercial kitchen. Mentor Adrian Tobin gives Mallika her break, an award-winning chef…
Barman To Real Estate Whiz
Part of the Series: Give Me A Break
28-year-old barman Dave Feighan is at a dead end. He wants to turn his life around and explore his passion - real estate. For 2 weeks Dave is mentored by real estate guru Terry Hardie and immersed in the cut throat world of buying and selling property. Can Terry turn…