Strategic Human Resource Management
Module no./code, Module name
Module 23-26a, Strategic Human Resource Management
Type of module
Language(s) of instruction
Language(s) of examination
Courses of the module
|Name||Course type||Credit hours||Links|
|Strategic Human Resource Management||Seminaristischer Unterricht||8 Credit hours||n/a|
Prof. Dr. Axel Bialek
- Prof. Dr. Axel Bialek
- Prof. Dr. Arnd Gottschalk
- Prof. Dr. Steffen Hillebrecht
Teaching and learning formats
Tuition in Seminar
Individual and group-work assignments
The focus Human Resource Management prepares students for future roles in the field of HRM as well as general management. Transfer of knowledge into practice and building-up professional competences take place via project work within the context of corporate partners like corporations, organisations or institutions. This provides a base for starting a career in the area of HRM within industrial enterprises or the service sector as well as pursuing a master study programme focussing on HRM.
Particular conditions for admission (to exam)
other exam (soP):, Report (A), Presentation (B) , Portfolio (F)
Decision and Announcement beginning of the semester; Multiple Choice: possible; Bonus: possible; Auxiliary material: no
Condition for award of ECTS credits
- sonstige Prüfung (Präsentation)
- sonstige Prüfung (Hausarbeit)
- sonstige Prüfung (Portfolio)
Weighting factor of module grade
Conditions for participation (in module)
You cannot enrol in the corresponding German TWIN module if you participate in this focus: Personalmanagement (BBW)
This module examines the role of the HR function within the broader corporate context.
- strategic versus operational management
- alignment between corporate, business and HR strategy
- performance management
- change management
- define the role of HRM in strategic management
- recognise the contribution of the HR function to the corporate added value and its evaluation
Level: Knowledge an Comprehension
- illustrate the nature of organisational culture and its implications to HRM
- classify main aspects of HR strategy and their conversion into operational practices
Level: Problem Solving
- identify, compare and contrast the different forms of contingent HRM strategy
- consider the implications of change in the global business environment in general and for HRM
Literature and other material
Rees, G. / Smith, P. E.: Strategic Human Resource Management, current ed.
Storey, J. / Wright, P.M. / Ulrich, D.: The Routledge Companion to Strategic Human Resource Management, current ed.
Vanderstraeten, A,: Strategic HRM and Performance, current ed.
Malik, A.: Strategic Human Resource Management and Emlpoyment Relations, current ed.
Balogun, J. / Hailey, V. H. / Gustafsson, S.: Exploring Strategic Change, current ed.