Contemporary Developments in Global HRM
Unit purpose and aim(s)
This unit focuses on developments in the global context of human resource management (HRM). You will explore existing and emerging models of human resource management (HRM) and consider the impact of the global environment on these models including international policy, law and regulation.
You will also consider the concept of globalisation and its effect upon international management practices. You will evaluate trends in demography, social and technological changes and the way in which these shape and influence HR strategies and practices. You will look at future trends, the impact of radical political and economic changes and potential ramifications for the world of work and the HR function.
The unit will help you utilise your understanding of HRM in an international context to explore the challenges involved in cross-border managing an international HR function, including the consideration for staff working across international boundaries.
Furthermore, you will understand the tools and techniques required to develop high performing, integrated cross-cultural teams.
Assessed by assignment.