BA 4020

International Human Resource Management

HBS > Professional Electives > International Human Resource Management
Course ID
BA 4020
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• The course aims to provide students insights to HR practices followed in Global organizations.

UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO IHRM
Definition – Evolution of HRM- Importance of IHRM, Models of IHRM – Matching Model, Harvard Model, Contextual Model, 5p Model, European Model, IHRM policies, Standardization and Localization of HRM practices

UNIT II HRM STRATEGIES
Internationalization and world business – Strategic orientation, IHRM in cross border Mergers and Acquisitions, International Alliances – IHRM & Competitive advantage- Cultural context of IHRM

UNIT III RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
International Managers staffing – Approaches to staffing – Role of Expatriates – Role of inpatriate – Role of Non expatriates- recruitment and selection methods- Current practices

UNIT IV TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL
Expatriate training program, components, types, effectiveness measures, HCN training- Trends in international training and development – repatriation process and training. International performance Management methods – cultural issues in Performance Management

UNIT V INTERNATIONAL COMPENSATION
Components of international compensation- Approaches to international compensation – Challenges and choices -International Labor Standards – emerging Issues

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
The student gets to learn about
• The basics of IHRM, models and practices
• strategic orientation and cultural context towards IHRM
• International practices on recruitment and selection
• International perspectives on Training, development, performance appraisal
• International practices on Compensation management

REFERENCES :

1. Peter J Dowling & D E. Welch: International Human Resource Management, Cengage Learning 7th Edition IE.,2017
2. Monir H. Tayeb: International Human Resource Management ,A Multinational Company Perspective Oxford University Press, IE
3. IbraizTarique, Dennis Briscoe&randall, International Human Resource Management- Policies and practices for Multinational Enterprises, Routledge, 5th edition
4. Anne- WilHarZing, Ashly Pinnington, International human Resource Management, 3rd edition, Sage Publication
5. P L Rao, International Human resource Management- Text and Cases, Excel Books
6. Christopher Brewster, Guy Vernon, Paul Sparrow, Elizabeth Houldsworth – International Human Resource Management, Kogan Page Publishers