International Human Resource Management
Module no./code, Module name
Module 23-26b, International Human Resource Management
Type of module
Language(s) of instruction
Language(s) of examination
Courses of the module
|Name||Course type||Credit hours||Links|
|International Human Resource Management||Seminaristischer Unterricht||8 Credit hours||n/a|
Prof. Dr. Axel Bialek
- Prof. Dr. Axel Bialek
- 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 and contribution of the human resource function in an international business management environment:
- politics and practices used in the context of international human resource management, including topics on culture
- planning and forecasting
- compensation and benefits
- training and development
- international assignment management
- implications of globalisation
- deployment of global strategies for multi-national enterprises (MNE)
- define the specific role of international human resource management working in global business operations
- classify the topics on context, culture, and strategy relevant to multi-national enterprises (MNE)
Level: Knowledge an Comprehension
- implement the framework for international assignment management and the legal and regulatory considerations that global businesses face
- examine insights into and appreciation for the complexities and differences of operating a business in an international context as it applies to HRM
Level: Problem Solving
- appraise differences in operating a domestic versus and international business
- develop IHRM politics and practices to be adopted to operate successfully in foreign markets
Literature and other material
Tarique, I. / Briscoe, D. /Schuler, R.: International Human Resource Management, current ed.
Reiche, S. / Harzing, A.-W. / Tenzerfith, H.: International Human Recource Management, current ed.
Dowling, P. J. / Festing, M. / Engle, A. D.: International Human Resource Management, current ed.
Crawley, E. / Swailes, S. / Walsh, D.: Introduction to International Human Resource Management, current ed.
Sparrow, P. / Brewster, C. / Chung, C.: Globalizing Human Resource Management, current ed.
Bamer, C. J. / Lansbury, R. D. / Wailes, N. / Wright, C. F:: International & Comparative Employment Relations, current ed.