2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|International Dimensions of HRM|
|Offered||Semester 1b - 2nd half|
|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.|