BUS3021 : International Human Resource Management
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Benjamin Bader
- Lecturer: Dr Sawlat Zaman, Dr Fiona Robson
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
1) to provide students with a broad critical understanding of the variety of responses being made by employers, management, trade unions and the state in different national settings.
2) to provide an opportunity for students to gain an in-depth knowledge of developments and issues in a particular regional or national setting.
3) to equip students with frameworks which will enable them to engage in comparative analysis of HR/employment relations systems.
Outline Of Syllabus
1. Introduction, varieties of capitalism and business systems
2. Welfare states and caring regimes
3. Varieties of industrial relations and training systems
4. The Americas (North and South)
5. China, Japan and Tiger economies
6. Europe and European Social Model
7. Institutional systems in emerging economies
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||32:00||32:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||7||2:00||14:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||4||1:00||4:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
- Lectures provide basic information which is then used to work through country specific case studies
- Principles will be illustrated and developed by case-study-based seminars.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||2||M||100||2,000 word Essay.|
|Oral Presentation||2||M||Presentation and discussion of a plan/outline related to the essay.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The assessment involves a 2,000 word case study that will provide the students with the opportunity to critically analyse issues related to the subject matter.