Business and management studies
International Human Resource Management (HRM)
Module code: N1081
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination
In this module, you are introduced to an analytical and critical approach to international aspects of Human Resource Managment.
- how power and politics are implicated in the internal dynamics of multinational corporations
- how the 'ideal worker' as construed by strategic International Human Resource Management practices informs the expectations from workers
- if corporate social responsibility can possibly suffice to ensure a fair employment relationship in the absence of a transnational regulator.
Module learning outcomes
- Develop detailed knowledge informed by the core concepts, methodological tools, and debates in the field of international human resource management
- Critically evaluate the core premises, heritage and methodological thrust of the culturalist approach to IHRM
- Describe or comment upon current research/debates on the reasons behind and problems with international staffing and cross-border assignments