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MMH352 - International and Comparative Human Resource Management

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

K Abbott (Trimester 1)

Prerequisite:MMH230 or MMH330
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit begins by setting out the international context of human resource management (HRM), looking at globalisation and the operations and strategies of multinational corporations. It then sets out the comparative context, detailing national cultural variations in which HRM practices might be expected to operate, as well as noting differences in the European, Anglo-American and Asian models of capitalism and labour management. The Unit concludes with topics on international recruitment, development, remuneration and performance management, as well as on managing corporate social responsibility in an international context.


Written Assignment 1 3000-4000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

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