Course Brief

Examining how international organisations go about managing their multicultural workforce, what complications they may encounter and how they might deal with them. The course also discusses a number of other strategic and managerial issues with a bearing on global employee management.


  • Distance Learning

Topics covered
  • The global market and its major actors.
  • Major approaches to managing employees.
  • The global context of employee management: national culture.
  • National culture and employee management.
  • Institutional context of employee management.
  • Transferring HRM practices across borders.
  • Global human resource management: major strategies and complications.
  • Global human resource management: a balancing act.
  • Expatriation as a vehicle of global management