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040836 VK EC GCM: Global Human Resources (VK) (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Summary

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).
Registration information is available for each group.

Groups

Group 1

service email address: opim.bda@univie.ac.at

max. 50 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 14.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 21.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 28.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 04.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 11.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 18.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 25.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 02.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 13.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 20.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 27.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Group 2

service email address: opim.bda@univie.ac.at

max. 60 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 10.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 17.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 24.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 31.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 07.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 14.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 21.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 28.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 05.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 12.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 09.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 16.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 23.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Setting the Scene
As businesses operate in a national, multinational, transnational and, increasingly so, in a global context they are embedded in a forcefield of challenges and opportunities which range from local right through to geo-political drives and constraints.
Business organisations develop their own specific cultures and structures and, in doing so, they interact with their stakeholders both internally and in their external environment.
Human Resource policies need to be part and parcel of overall business policies and strategies which they complement and support.
By definition, “Human Resources” is about people. It is, however, the specific business context which creates parameters to determine relevant policies, instruments and courses of action.
In the following steps these parameters will be explored and explained.
1. Introduction - Human Resources in the business context, inter-, multi-, transnational.
Terminology and definitions.
2. Group, Organisational and Company Cultures.
Definitions - ethnic/national cultural dimensions - dimensions of company culture - creating and managing culture.
3. Organisational Structure - definitions, purpose - key elements, examples - organisational effectiveness.
4. Motivation - points of clarification and understanding - sources of motivation - work motivation - review of theories and hypotheses.
5. Reward and Incentive - general principles - definitions - financial/non-financial - systems and applications - sound practice and pitfalls.
6. Performance Management - assessment and development of performance and potential.
7. Future Perspectives - human resources and the digital age - industry 4.0 - the “second machine age” - unconditional basic income? - a paradigm shift?
Practical relevance, application and applicability of theories, concepts and systems will be illustrated by reference to real life examples and issues. Students will be encouraged to participate actively.

Assessment and permitted materials

Will be based on participation in discussions, short written tests to be completed during the course and a final written test at the end.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirement for successful completion of the course includes at least grade 4 (grade 1 = very good, grade 5 = unsatisfactory) on final written test as well as 80 % attendance.

Examination topics

All topics covered by the course.

Reading list

Papers covering most of the lead topics will be available on Moodle.
Also, a short list of books will be provided for the benefit of those who may wish to delve more deeply into some of the subjects.

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