HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY

IBU5HRM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of this subject is to provide a systematic framework within which to explore the complexities of managing people in a global business context. There will be four levels of examination of the subject; these are environmental, organizational, strategic and operational. Students will be exposed to both international and domestic human resource management dimensions and will focus on issues facing a range of organizations that operate in the international environment. On completion of this subject students should have a general understanding of the role of strategic international human resource management in the success of multinational enterprises.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA4SHR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The Department of Management has an expectation of 80% attendance to 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.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTo be AnnouncedPrescribedTBATBA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Have a general understanding of the role of strategic international human resource management (IHRM) in the success of a global organization.

Activities:
Class lecture, Seminar discussion, Case studies, Class presentation, In-class test and Group case report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Have a working understanding of the environmental context that human resource management (HRM) operates within multinational enterprises.

Activities:
Class lecture, Seminar discussion, Case studies, Class presentation, In-class test and Group case report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Gain specific knowledge that assists them to critically evaluate the HRM literature from a global perspective.

Activities:
Class lecture, Seminar discussion, Case studies, Class presentation, In-class test and Group case report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Develop useful managerial knowledge and skills for managing people in an international context and identify IHRM issues that might lend themselves to different methods of management.

Activities:
Class lecture, Seminar discussion, Case studies, Class presentation, In-class test and Group case report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One1,500-word individual assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04
One group presentation and report20 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test40 01, 02, 03, 04

City Campus, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One1,500-word individual assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04
One group presentation and report20 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test40 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One1,500-word individual assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04
One group presentation and report20 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test40 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One1,500-word individual assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04
One group presentation and report20 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test40 01, 02, 03, 04

Vietnam, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One1,500-word individual assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04
One group presentation and report20 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test40 01, 02, 03, 04