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MMH352 - International Human Resource Management

Year:

2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Connie Zheng
Trimester 2: Shuang Ren
Prerequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132.

For all other students: MMH230

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 2 hour class + 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

11 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) + 11 x 1 hour online seminars

Content

This unit critically examines the challenges of managing human resources in a global context. The unit takes a comparative approach to evaluate the cultural and institutional factors which influence international human resource management practices. Main learning contents cover discussions of globalisation trends, organisational structures and labour management strategies of multinational companies as they respond to different national cultures and institutions, and to the dynamic changes of labour market conditions in the global marketplace.

 

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Examine globalisation trends, and strategies and impact of multinational companies (MNCs).

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO2

Compare and contrast cultural and institutional factors of different countries that influence the operation of international HRM of MNCs.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO3

Analyse the operation of leadership development, recruitment and selection, and compensation systems in an international context.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO4

Critique the meaning, instruments and regulation of corporate social responsibility.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO8: Global citizenship

 

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

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Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Written Assignment 3000-4000 words 40% Week 7
Examination 2 hours 60% Exam period

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMH352 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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