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2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS5240M Human Resource Management: An International Perspective

15 creditsClass Size: 150

Module manager: Hyunyoung Jo
Email: H.Jo@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS5330MHuman Resource Management

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the main principles and developments in human resource management in the international context, specifically exploring the development of HRM, the introduction of strategy into the nexus of HRM, HRM in a global context, and the consequences of this for employers and employees in international organisations.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
- Describe and explain the context and core components of HRM and their relationship and application in the international environment
- Explain the development of HRM in a global context, and the past, present and future of work
- Identify the diverse range of issues that emerge within HRM, and the varied patterns of people management that currently exist
- Analyse Strategically developments and practices in international organisations and the practical significance of these for employers and employees

Skills outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
Transferable
- Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
- Engage critically with strategic concepts


Syllabus

Indicative content
1. What is HRM?
2. International HRM (IHRM)
3. Strategic (I)HRM
4. Managing Diversity
5. International HRM and Employment Relations
6. Recruitment and Selection
7. Training and Development
8. Pay and Reward Systems (Compensation)
9. Performance Management and Appraisal
10. The Management of Restructuring

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture102.0020.00
Seminar101.0010.00
Private study hours120.00
Total Contact hours30.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

Private study

- 20 hours seminar preparation
- 20 hours prepearation for lectures
- 30 hours further reading
- 50 hours preparation for assessment.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Class feedback will be given on work allocated for each seminar.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Assignment3,000 words100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The resit for this module will be 100% by 3,000 words coursework

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 10/08/2020 08:41:49

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