MA GLOBAL BUSINESS CORE COURSE IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT Academic year 2007 - 2008

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Practical arrangements

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Learning outcomes:
Develop basic managerial competences related with human resource management in global organizations. Work and lead in a way that respects the cultural diversity of multinational and Multilanguage groups. Operate in the complex and unpredictable context, as the global economy and exercise initiative and personal responsibility at professional level. Demonstrate commitment in task clarifying, negotiation and delegation in groups where the members have different cultural and educational backgrounds. Demonstrate critical evaluation of perspectives of leadership. Apply problem solving techniques with autonomy, judgment and originality. Apply the ideas of best practice and good employer in international IHRM.

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Module programme
Date •October 5 Prof. •Manuel Guillén Contents 1) Module introduction, organising the work. The development of HRM and International HRM October 19 October 26 November 9 November 16 November 23 November 30 December 14 December 21 January 11 January 18 Roberto Luna Joaquín Camps Joaquín Camps José J. Rivera José J. Rivera Manoli Pardo Manoli Pardo Roberto Luna Manuel Guillén Coordinator 2) Competences in International HRM 3) International HR Strategy and Organisational Strategy 4) Staffing the International Organisation 5) Negotiation skills and Labour Relations 6) Cross Cultural International Management 7) International Managers’ Development 8) Managing Performance 9) Reward Management 10) Good Employer? Ethical leadership in International HRM Final Exam

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Classes structure:
Classes will be divided:
FIRST PART:
Lecture: Description of a map with general concepts to be developed with your book and resources. Presentation focused on IHRM specific and relevant aspects.

SECOND PART:
Case study methodology (with possible variations).

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Assessment

Assessment Methods and Weightings: Weighting in module assignment (10x0.5pts)
Daily case or practice resolution Participation

50% (5pts)

End of module time constrained examination

50% (5pts)

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Evaluation of participation Good participation in discussions is:

• Anchored in the case/essay • Reflective (original, thoughtful, insightful and helpful) • Connected to the discussion • Concise

Evaluation of participation

Assessing participation
High B/AQuantity (Frequency) Low C/B B/AA

Low Quality

High

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Sources:
Essential reading:

Edwards,T. and Rees, C. International Human Resource Management, Prentice Hall, 1st edition, 2006 Noe, Raymond A., Hollenbeck, John R., Gerhart, Barry, Wright, Patrick M. Human Resource Management, McGraw Hill, 4th edition, 2002
Further reading: Professors will provide the required readings. See also syllabus further readings.

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