2014 Unit of Study

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International Dimensions of HRM
UoS Code WORK6108
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1b - 2nd half
Prerequisites None
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Lectures Intensive mode Saturdays and Monday Evenings (2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 May)
Assessment Readiness assurance tests (35%), team strategy activities (25%), written assignment (40%)
Description This unit considers the opportunities and challenges associated with managing people in international and cross-cultural contexts, with specific emphasis on international recruitment, selection, preparation, placement, management development, performance management, reward and remuneration. The unit considers the implications of internationalisation and globalisation for human resource management (HRM), the different levels of international business activity, the difference between domestic and international HRM, the challenges of cross-cultural management, models of cross-cultural management, and specific international HR processes, including selection, development, performance management, remuneration and repatriation. The unit provides students with a practical understanding of the issues and challenges associated with managing employees in international, global and cross-cultural contexts.
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