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International Human Resource Management


Module description

This is a central module on the MSc degree programme in Human Resource Management (HRM), with the face-to-face version offered by the Departments of Management and Organizational Psychology and the distance-learning version offered by the Department of Organizational Psychology alone.

It covers the theory and practice of HRM at the international level, working with other cultures and values, the practice of HRM in multinational firms, including performance management and training, as well as international regulation and governance.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will:

  • understand the theory and practice in the study of international human resource management
  • be familiar with the approaches to HRM in a number of countries and understand their similarities and differences
  • have a better grasp of the specific issues involved in working with people from other cultures and countries
  • understand the specific issues involved in HRM in multinational firms, including performance and pay, training and development, and diversity and well-being.