International Human Resources Management

Contents

Unit 1

  1. Introduction
  2. The international HRM framework
  3. LEARNING OUTCOMES
  4. Introduction
  5. The  international scene
  6. International HRM  strategies
  7. Contextual factors
  8. Cultural differences
  9. Institutional differences
  10. Convergence  and divergence
  11. Factors affecting convergence and divergence
  12. The orientation of international firms
  13. Drivers for convergence
  14. Dissemination of HQ policies and practices
  15. Choice of convergence
  16. The pressure for convergence
  17. Advantages and disadvantages of convergence
  18. Achieving convergence
  19. Key learning points
  20. Internationalization and globalization
  21. Contextual factors affecting international HRM
  22. Cultural differences
  23. Institutional differences
  24. Questions

Unit 2

  1. The practice of international HRM
  2. LEARNING OUTCOMES
  3. Introduction
  4. Workforce planning
  5. Resourcing
  6. International talent  management
  7. Talent management defined
  8. International talent management defined
  9. The significance of international talent management
  10. The process of international talent management
  11. International talent management in action
  12. International performance  management
  13. Approaches to international performance management
  14. International performance management systems
  15. International performance management issues
  16. Line managers
  17. Cultural differences
  18. Rating problems
  19. Variable levels of maturity
  20. International performance management in action
  21. Chartered Standard Bank
  22. Serono SA
  23. Reward management
  24. Design of international reward systems
  25. International reward strategy
  26. International reward management objectives
  27. International reward management in action
  28. CASE STUDIES
  29. US-owned MNC
  30. General Motors (GM)
  31. Multicultural working
  32. Role  of the international HR function
  33. Key learning points
  34. Workforce planning
  35. Resourcing
  36. Talent management
  37. International performance management systems
  38. Reward management
  39. Multicultural working
  40. Role of the international HR function
  41. Questions

Unit 3

  1. Managing expatriates
  2. LEARNING OUTCOMES
  3. Introduction
  4. Why use  expatriates?
  5. RoI on international assignments
  6. The  process of managing expatriates
  7. Resourcing policies
  8. Qualities and behaviours
  9. Alternative approaches to resourcing
  10. Recruitment  and selection policies
  11. Use of role specifications
  12. Desire to work abroad
  13. Realistic previews
  14. Preparation policy
  15. Assimilation  and support
  16. Career management
  17. Performance  management
  18. Assessing performance
  19. Re-entry policies
  20. Pay and allowances policies
  21. Home-based pay
  22. Host-based pay
  23. CASE STUDIES
  24. Oxfam
  25. IBM
  26. Use of expatriates
  27. Questions

 

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