Enables the student to effectively conduct the management of diverse human resources, particularly in the international employment relations context. Fosters an understanding of International HRM as well as HRM practices in other countries.
Topic 1 Introduction
Topic 2 The cultural context
Topic 3 The organisational context
Topic 4 Equity and non-equity modes of international operations
Topic 5 Planning, staffing and selection
Topic 6 Performance management
Topic 7 Training, careers, repatriation
Topic 8 Compensation, benefits and taxes
Topic 9 Global employment laws, labour relations, ethics and standards
Topic 10 Trends: Emerging types of assignees and assignments; women managing across borders
Topic 11 Trends: Managing knowledge; social responsibility, sustainability and diversity of human resources
Topic 12 Case study: BRICS
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify the range of HRM practices in an international context||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||examine the challenges in implementing HRM practices in an international context||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|3||develop management solutions to implementing HRM practices in an international context||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|4||research HRM practices in the context of at least two countries||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|5||compare the HRM practices in the context of at least two countries.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
- Dowling, P J, Festing, M & Engle, A D Sr, 2013, International Human Resource Management, 6th edn, Cengage Learning, Melbourne. ISBN: 9781408075746.
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Teaching and assessment
New Zealand - MIT
New Zealand - MIT
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Exam: closed book||35%|
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