HRM386 International Dimensions of Human Resource Management (8)
This subject critically examines the activities and policies of human resource management in the context of international business operations. In particular, it explores how human resource management is practiced in multinational organisations in the contemporary global business world. It also identifies trends and future challenges that are likely to have an impact on international human resource management.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Yangzhou University
Yunnan Uni-Finance & Economics
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Jilin Uni- Finance & Economics
Tianjin University of Commerce
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Management and Marketing
Enrolment restrictions

Students completing Stages I, II and III of the Bachelor of Business Studies China Program or students enrolled in a Transnational Education Partner Program only. Not available to students who have completed HRM381.

Subject Relationships
HRM381 significant overlap in content
Incompatable Subjects
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain the role of International Human Resource Management (IHRM) in sustaining the growth of international business activity and globalisation;
  • be able to draw contextually appropriate conclusions as to the cultural and organisational applications of IHRM;
  • be able to evaluate sourcing, training and development, compensation and the performance management of human resources for global markets;
  • be able to evaluate the role and context of international industrial relations; and
  • be able to determine and explore current IHRM trends and future challenges and apply them to a contemporary workplace issue.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction and the cultural and organisational contexts of IHRM
  • IHRM in cross border mergers and acquisitions, international alliances and SMEs
  • Sourcing human resources for global markets
  • International performance management
  • International training, development and careers
  • International compensation
  • International industrial relations and the global institution context
  • IHRM trends and future challenges
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.