[ 973SMCPAGSS16 ] SE Master Seminar Advanced Topics in Global Strategic Management - expiring

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Erna Szabo 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Master Course Creating Strategic Advantages
Original study plan Master's programme Management 2019W
Objectives By the end of this course, participants should have an understanding of the fundamentals of International Human Resource Management, know trends and current developments and be acquainted with current practices in formulating and implementing global HR strategies.
Subject The course addresses the main fundamentals of International Human Resource Management:

§ different options of MNE business strategies and their linkage to the selection of corresponding IHRM strategies. fundamental IHRM strategies and their impact on selected HRM functions. structure and design for multinational companies theoretical approaches of and current practices in global planning & staffing, recruitment & selection, performance management, training & development and compensation of international staff, especially in correspondence to the process of IHRM strategy setting. § peculiarities of international assignments.

Criteria for evaluation Group Performance (Final Group Paper) 35%, Knowledge Test 30%, Individual short essay write-up before class start 35%

Group Performance (Final Group Paper) 35%, Knowledge Test 30%, Individual short essay write-up before class start 35% Methoden

Methods The short essay write-up will ensure that students start to deal with the subject already before the course. Apart from this the essay results will be reflected and discussed in more detail during class. The knowledge test makes students on the beginning of day 2 reproduce, reflect on and apply the knowledge which they gain from the preparational reading as well as during class. In the final group report students will elaborate on and deepen their knowledge on selected IHRM topics which were discussed during class.

This class is an interactive class based on theoretical and practical insights; it uses strategies, such as group discussions, presentations, peer reflections, supervision and similar methods, which are crucial for achieving the main learning objectives.

Language English
Study material Briscoe, Dennis; Schuler, Randall; Tarique, Ibraiz (2012): International Human Resource Management, Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises; Dixon, Isaac E.; Fornal, Pete; Nelson, Nancy C.; Schroeder, Denny: Culture Management and Mergers and Acquisitions; Reiche, Sebastian B.; Harzing, Anne-Wil (2011): International Assignments, In: Harzing, Anne-Will K.; Pinnington, Anne (Eds.): International Human Resource Management, 3rd edition, London: Sage Publications; Vance, Charles M.; Paik, Yongsun (2011): Managing a Global Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities in International Human Resource Management;
Changing subject? No
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Corresponding lecture (*)SE Strategic Management in dynamic and complex environments
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
2IMGTATGS: SE Master Seminar Advanced Topics in Global Strategic Management (2010W-2016S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority