HRM514 International Human Resource Management (8)

This subject adopts a comparative approach to understanding international human resource management by examining challenges, drivers and strategic issues while sustaining the culture of a dynamic global network. The role of HR functions in multinational organisations, such as managing human resources in cross-border network structures; global legal regulations; identification, preparation and relocation of talent; career management; turnover and employer branding, etc, will be examined.

Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
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
Postgraduate students only
Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge for this subject is similar to that covered in HRM502.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to critically analyse international business activity in the context of current and emerging international HRM theory;
  • be able to explain the complexity of cross-cultural differences with respect to the integration of international business activity and international human resource management practice;
  • be able to reflect, contrast and critically evaluate the differences and similarities in human resource management practices among different cultures;
  • be able to examine and justify criteria for selecting, preparing, managing and repatriating international managers;
  • be able to compare and contrast approaches to international human resource management practice; and
  • be able to critically discuss emerging issues in international business and their human resource management implications.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • The Internationalisation of HRM
  • The Strategic Context of International HRM
  • The Importance of Cross-Cultural Management
  • Identifying and Selecting International Staff
  • Preparing for International Assignments
  • Adjustments During International Assignments
  • Developing International Staff
  • Performance Management of International Staff
  • Rewarding International Staff
  • Repatriation and Career Management for International Managers
  • Comparative International HRM
  • Contemporary and Emerging Issues in International HRM
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.