BHR 4501: International Human Resource Management

Description

Examines three broad areas of international human resource management by examining human behavior within organizations from an international perspective; comparing and analyzing HRM systems in various countries and regions of the world; and focusing on key aspects of HRM systems in multinational firms.

Objectives

  1. Assess trends and challenges in the global work environment.
  2. Analyze the HR implications that international growth place on the firm.
  3. Evaluate the context of cross-border alliances and SMEs.
  4. Evaluate the issues relating to training and developing expatriates for international assignments.
  5. Evaluate the key components of an international compensation program.
  6. Summarize the repatriation process and job-related issues.
  7. Explain the formation of regional economic zones such as the European Union and the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
  8. Predict trends and future challenges, both managerial and academic, that are likely to have an impact on IHRM.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

International human resource management (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2013)
Author: Dowling, P. J., Festing, M., & Engle, A.
ISBN: 978-1-4080-3209-1
Price: $130.18

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