This topic provides students with an introduction to issues in, and strategies for managing the workforce in international business operations. It extends basic principles in Human Resource Management (HRM) to the international business arena, and examines HRM issues that are distinctive features of global, transnational and multidomestic business operations. Areas covered include: international HRM planning and staffing; international recruitment and selection; staff training and development; expatriation and repatriation; international employment relations; managing multicultural teams; managing diversity; performance appraisal; compensation; HRM issues in international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.
This topic aims to introduce issues in, and strategies for, managing the workforce in international business operations. Much of the topic is based on international business case studies and International Human Resource Management (IHRM) theory, research and practice, and involves a high level of student participation. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of:
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