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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Helen De Cieri


Introduction to the major differences between domestic and IHRM; cultural, social and ethical issues for IHRM; IHRM planning, policies and procedures; international relations and evaluation of host country environments; recruitment and selection; remuneration; training and compensating expatriates; maintaining the employment relationship within international operations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify and analyse the differences between national (domestic) and international human resource management (IHRM)
  • critically analyse the issues related to managing people in multinational enterprises
  • assess the external factors that influence the management of people in multinational enterprises
  • critically analyse the relationships between IHRM and individual and organizational elements
  • integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge with practical examples of IHRM.


Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Helen De Cieri

Contact hours

3 hours per week


MGC2430, MGF2661 or permission


MGC3430, MGW3430