6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
- First semester 2017 (Off-campus)
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:
- describe the environment and context of International Human Resource Management (IHRM)
- identify and analyse country/regional characteristics and organisational factors that are of importance for managing human resources internationally
- identify and develop key components of IHR strategy and IHR practice for an international firm
- assess the impact of IHRM strategy and practice on an international firm's concerns, goals and structures
- evaluate strategies for the establishment and maintenance of ethical and sound employment relationships within international organisations.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
See also Unit timetable information
MGC3430, MGF3430, MGW3430