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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject extends the knowledge gained in Strategic Human Resource Management (BUA4SHR) by examining international and comparative human resource management. This subject focuses on two major areas. First, students will be exposed to both theoretical and practical issues relating to both the management of expatriates as well as local staff in the global environment. Second, the subject explores the country context of HRM and building on theories of culture and context compares different practices in different environments. On completion of this subject students should have a general understanding of the role of international human resource management in multinational enterprises.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Special conditions The Department of Management has an expectation of 80% attendance in all lectures. The University reserves the right to offer this subject in other modes including seminars, lectures, and block mode or modes using electronic technologies. When offered in different modes, assessment schemes may also be varied.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInternational Human Resource Management: Managing People in a Multinational ContextRecommendedDowling, P.J, Welch, D.E,8TH EDN. THOMSON LONDON, 2008

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