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HR Management in International Companies

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватель


Бакарева Ирина Ивановна

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course provides practical and realistic perspective on various HR policies and practices in a context where international companies are facing high challenges related to ongoing changes in the local and global markets. Issues such as talent acquisition, onboarding, attrition and change management, workforce diversity, internationalization, employee engagement, as well as career and talent development are essential parts of this course, contributing to manage human talents not only today, but also in the future.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the different activities and practices for international human resource management (IHRM).
  • Explain the importance of culture and institutional legal context to IHRM.
  • Discuss the peculiarities of teams, networking, and the needs for learning in international companies.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Study and apply people science methods adjusting them to the IHRM practices.
  • Formulate tasks and develop HR business processes for multinational companies in the global context
  • Analyze HR related business cases, make managerial decisions and evaluate their consequences for IHRM issues
  • Manage and apply various HR activities to reach the company goals in the global context
  • Develop and support programs for organizational development in the global context
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Integrating People, Process, and Context Issues in the Field of International Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • Managing Key Staff Groups and Individual Processes in International Organizations. National Difference, Culture and IHRM.
  • Workforce Planning and Attrition Management
  • Acquisition of Human Resources and Onboarding
  • Selection methods and evaluation techniques in international organizations.
  • International relocations & specifics of Onboarding programs for expatriates and foreign assignees.
  • Performance Management and OKR programs in international organizations.
  • Remuneration management in international organizations.
  • Leadership in the 21st century. Global Succession & Career Planning, Training & Development
  • Values & Organizational culture. Stages of Organizational development based on Spiral dynamic theory.
  • Organizational HR Framework. Role of IHRM in Change Management.
  • Employer brand & EVP. Employees satisfaction, involvement & engagement.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Individual assignment: an interactive dashboard
    This individual assignment includes two files: an interactive dashboard prepared in Excel or Power BI and the recorded presentation. Both files must be uploaded to smart LMS not later than the deadline agreed at the beginning of the course and set at smart LMS. No grades will be given if files are not uploaded to smart LMS.
  • non-blocking Group assignment 1: “Cross-cultural program for international assignees coming to Russia”
    Individual assignment must be uploaded to smart LMS not later than the deadline agreed at the beginning of the course and set in smart LMS. No grades will be given if files are not uploaded to smart LMS.
  • non-blocking Group assignment 2
    Group assignment 2: "Strengths, weaknesses and improvement actions suggested for international company based on the outcomes of global employee survey." The group should be not more than four members. Group presentation must be uploaded to smart LMS not later than the deadline agreed at the beginning of the course and set in smart LMS. No grades will be given if files are not uploaded to smart LMS / to those who didn’t participate in preparation/presentation.
  • non-blocking Exam
    The exam consists of 30 test questions: closed or multiple choice (up to 2 marks for each positive answer). No negative marks for wrong answers. Students take this exam individually. Total time: 60 min. Total questions: 30.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.25 * Exam + 0.25 * Group assignment 2 + 0.25 * Individual assignment: an interactive dashboard + 0.25 * Group assignment 1: “Cross-cultural program for international assignees coming to Russia”
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Meyer, E. (2014). The Culture Map : Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures. PublicAffairs.
  • Murali Chemuturi, & Vijay Chemuturi. (2019). Managing People at Work : A New Paradigm for the 21st Century. River Publishers.
  • Paul Iles, & Crystal L Zhang. (2013). International Human Resource Management : A Cross-Cultural and Comparative Approach. CIPD - Kogan Page.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Briscoe, D. R., Tarique, I., & Schuler, R. S. (2012). International Human Resource Management : Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises: Vol. 4th ed. Routledge.