units

MGG3430

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Coordinator(s)

Professor Alan Lawton

Offered

Gippsland

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • First semester 2016 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

Introduction to the major differences between domestic and IHRM; cultural, social and ethical issues for IHRM; IHRM planning, policies and procedures; international relations and evaluation of host country environments; recruitment and selection; remuneration; training and compensating expatriates; maintaining the employment relationship within international operations.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the environment and context of International Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  2. identify and analyse country/regional characteristics and organisational factors that are of importance for managing human resources internationally
  3. identify and develop key components of IHR strategy and IHR practice for an international firm
  4. assess the impact of IHRM strategy and practice on an international firm's concerns, goals and structures
  5. evaluate strategies for the establishment and maintenance of ethical and sound employment relationships within international organisations.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Students must have passed MGW2430 or MGG2430 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

MGC3430, MGF3430, MGW3430