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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Enables the student to effectively conduct the management of diverse human resources, particularly in the international employment relations context. Fosters an understanding of International HRM as well as HRM practices in other countries.

Unit content

Module 1: The changing context to international business

Module 2: Differing institutional and cultural contexts

Module 3: Comparative HRM Part 1: Developing people

Module 4: Comparative HRM Part 2: Rewarding people

Module 5: Expatriation trends and developments

Module 6: Integrating global HRM practices: HR practice transfer, global integration and local responsiveness, and talent management

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 analyse the changing context for international business and the implications for human resource management (HRM)
2 explain the institutional and cultural bases between countries in the way they manage their HRM
3 compare the way that different aspects of HRM practices varying across national boundaries
4 identify key challenges facing both people and organisations working internationally.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse the changing context for international business and the implications for human resource management (HRM)
  2. explain the institutional and cultural bases between countries in the way they manage their HRM
  3. compare the way that different aspects of HRM practices varying across national boundaries
  4. identify key challenges facing both people and organisations working internationally.

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