040227 KU Organization and Human Resources in International Firms (MA) (2021S)
- Anmeldung von Do 11.02.2021 09:00 bis Mo 22.02.2021 12:00
- Anmeldung von Do 25.02.2021 09:00 bis Fr 26.02.2021 12:00
- Abmeldung bis Mi 31.03.2021 23:59
Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert
Attendance of the first webinar on 2.03.2021 is mandatory.
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
Each student is strongly encouraged to participate in online discussions. Attendance is registered via an online tool and the participation is evaluated through the public chat function in the webinar tool. The participation is an important part of evaluation.
Students are strongly advised to read the assigned material from the reference books and articles, and to express opinions, comments, and insights relative to the discussion topic.
The overall level of students' knowledge is tested at an open-questions exam taking part at the end of the semester.
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
The minimum requirement for the exam is 50% of the maximum grade assigned to the exam.
The distribution of grades will be based on the following:
0%-50%: failed the course (5)
51%-62%: enough to pass (4)
63%-74%: satisfactory (3)
75%-87%: good (2)
88%-100%: very good (1)Participants are also encouraged to take part in the public lectures, organized at the faculty (for the schedule please refer to at https://im.univie.ac.at/windsperger/im-public-lectures/?no_cache=1). In these lectures, top professionals from multiple internationally active companies present and discuss with the audience various topics relevant for the global business. The attendance and participation in these lectures is voluntary and rewarded with a bonus of 5% added in case of the attendance of all lectures announced in the respective semester.The grading is based on the following scheme:
Participation - 10%
In-class assignments - 20%
Team-based case study project - 40%
Final Exam - 30%
Role of culture in HRM
Global Staffing Decisions
Knowledge management, Training and Development
HRM in M&As
Diversity and other current topics in IHRMBy the time of completion of the course the participants are expected to be able to apply the theoretical knowledge to the analysis of the real-life situations.
The exam questions include direct requests to illustrate the discussion of specific theoretical concepts with the examples learned through the preparation of the assigned case study and participation in the presentations of the colleagues.
DOWLING, P. J. (2013) International Human Resource Management, 6th Edition. Cengage Learning EMEAAdditional Readings:
HARZIG, A.K. (2014) International Human Resource Management, 4th Edition. Sage Publications Ltd (UK)
REES, G. (2014) Strategic Human Resource Management: An International Perspective. Sage Publications Ltd (UK)Other Materials: Other class materials such as lecture slides and handouts are to be made available before the actual start of the classes / particular sessions.