HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY

IBU5HRM

2021

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-ordinatorElise Lee

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLecture, Seminar discussion, Case studies, Class presentation and group report, Case Study Report.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUA4SHR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse the role of strategic international human resources management (IHRM in the success of a global organisation.
02. Examine the environmental context that Human Resource Management (HRM operates within multinational enterprises
03. Compare and contrast similarities and differences in HRM policies and practices in the international sector
04. Critically evaluate the HRM literature from a global perspective
05. Propose recommendations for managing people in an international context and identify IHRM issues that might lend themselves to different methods of management.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size120

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition students are expected to undertake between 1h and of learning and assessment tasks

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 2 - 7
Two 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via blended.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 24
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, LTU Term 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 36 - 42
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 46 - 0
One 3.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word individual assignment (critical analysis)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One group presentation and report 5 mins/student for presentation, report 500 words per student

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2,500-word individual case study

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5