International and Comparative Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
Gain an international viewpoint on employment and human resource policies. Register the effect cultural and national factors can have on organisational practices. Gather concepts that can be applied in real-world multicultural workplaces.
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- 19 Jul 2021
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At the completion of this subject, students should have:
- An advanced understanding of international and comparative human resource management and employment relations (IHRM and IER) as a functional area, adding to their career and vocational skills, and professional effectiveness.
- Critically evaluate scholarly perspectives on IHRM and IER and apply these to the analysis of the changing nature of work organisations and social regulation in the global economy.
- An understanding of the principal roles, functions and outcomes of IHRM and IER;
- The knowledge to problem-solve and critically evaluate IHRM and IER complexities, contributing to their organisational membership skills; and
- The knowledge to apply effective IHRM and IER values and techniques to real-world situations, and in particular, to apply these values to the practice of multi-cultural teamwork.
- Introduction to the Course
- Varieties of Capitalism
- Paired Country Comparisons
- Industry Comparison
- Introduction to International HRM
- Managing Across Cultures
- Staffing, Training and Development
- Knowledge management
- Performance Management; Rewards
- Repatriation of expatriates; Women in international management
- Course review
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject provides students with an understanding of the cultural and national factors that affect people management issues in organisations that operate across national borders. It also examines the efficacy of different employment policies and practices within the world economy. The subject explains the reasons for the development of different forms of employment practices and the extent to which these differences are sustainable.
- Critical Essay (40%)
- Group presentation (20%)
- Assignment (40%)
Current study term: 18 Jul 21 to 15 Oct 21
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