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Course Description:

This comprehensive study offers an integrated introduction to the strategic, organizational, human resource and industrial relations issues posed by globalization. Multinational corporations require not only coordination of their international strategy, but also the people and the organization to implement it. This study focuses on resource policy and practice and encourages students to develop their understanding of the processes involved and to formulate their own strategic solutions. The study covers four major areas: the changing international context of contemporary business and its implications for human resource strategy; national differences in human resource management and their effects on organizational and personnel policy in multinational corporations; the practicalities of appointing and managing an international staff, including the processes of assessing and rewarding the managers and questions of industrial relations and industrial democracy and their relation to the functioning of multinational corporations.

Prerequisites: Human Resources Management or equivalent.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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