Checking date: 06/05/2022


Course: 2022/2023

International human resources management
(13261)
Study: Bachelor in Employment and Labour Relations (207)


Coordinating teacher: BONACHE PEREZ, JAIME ALFONSO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
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Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Principles of business administration Organizational behaviour Human resource management
Objectives
Knowledge: Learning objectives: At the end of the course, students should be able to: - Identify key concepts, frameworks and theories behind global human resource management practices discussed during the course; - Use relevant theories and frameworks to analyze challenges and problems associated with implementation of global management practices; - Understand the dynamics and issues pertaining to managing a global workforce; - Critically assess and reflect upon methods, theories, and conclusions in own and others¿ work. Abilities: - Ability to critically assess and reflect upon methods, theories, and conclusions in own and others¿ work - Ability to critically analyze international human resource management practices - Ability to make sound decisions in international human resource management Attitude: - Conceptual and intellectual effort - Inclination towards in-depth analysis of case studies - Active participation in class discussion. - Initiative in co-creating the practical classes.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1.-From Local to International HRM 2: Global Mobility and the Management of Expatriates 3: The international transfer of HR Practices 4: Global Teams
Learning activities and methodology
The teaching methodology includes: 1. Lectures, through which it will be presented to students the theoretical frameworks that may help understand the different aspects of International HRM and its organizational function. The lectures will be based on textbooks and readings. 2. Case studies, through which International HRM issues occurring in real organizations will be presented and discussed. The cases will stimulate students to employ the theories presented in the lectures.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • BONACHE, BREWSTER AND FROISE. GLOBAL MOBILITY AND THE MANAGEMENT OF EXPATRIATES. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. 2020
  • BONACHE, BREWSTER AND FROISE. GLOBAL MOBILITY AND THE MANAGEMENT OF EXPATRIATES. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. 2020
  • Caligiuri, P. Lepak, D. y Bonache, J. (2010). . Managing the global workforce. John Wiley & Sons . 2010
  • Caligiuri, P. Lepak, D. y Bonache, J. (2010). . Managing the global workforce. John Wiley & Sons . 2010
  • Reiche, B.S., Stahl, G.K., Mendenhall, E.M. & Oddou, G.R.. Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management (6th Edition). Routledge. 2012
Additional Bibliography
  • Deresky, H.. International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures. 8th edition. Pearson. 2015
  • Dickmann, M., Brewster, C. y Sparrow, P. . International Human Resource Management - A European Perspective . Routledge: London.. 2008.
  • Evans, P., Pucik, V., Bjorkman, I. & Morris, S. . Global Challenge: International Human Resource Management. 3rd edition.. Routledge. 2017
  • Scullion H. y Linehan, M. . .). International human resource management. A critical text. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke. 2005
  • Stahl, G.K., Björkman, I., Shad, M.. Handbook of research in international human resource management. 2nd edition.. Edward Elgar. 2012

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.