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WORK6108: International Dimensions of HRM

This unit considers the opportunities and challenges associated with managing people in international and cross-cultural contexts, with specific emphasis on international recruitment, selection, preparation, placement, management development performance management, reward/remuneration, and repatriation. The unit considers the implications of internationalisation and globalisation for human resource management (HRM), the different levels of international business activity, the difference between domestic and international HRM, the challenges of cross-cultural management, and specific international HR processes. The unit provides students with a practical understanding of the issues and challenges associated with managing employees in international, global, and cross-cultural contexts.

Code WORK6108
Academic unit Work and Organisational Studies
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. explain the economic, social, cultural and political context of international human resource management
  • LO2. draw upon existing and new knowledge to identify and evaluate relevant issues in managing employees in an international environment
  • LO3. critically apply relevant processes in managing employees in an international environment
  • LO4. demonstrate through collaborative work evidence of respectful, ethical and professional behaviour in diverse settings.

Unit outlines

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