The objective of this module is to make students understand human resource management and equip them with knowledge, skill, and competencies to manage people along with material, information, capital, and knowledge asset in the organization, to equip the students in formulating their own managerial and leadership, style, their assumptions, and belief about ‘people’ and their behaviors in an organization. Given the state of competition and globalization, business environments are getting volatile and managing Human Resources is a challenge faced by present-day organizations in both domestic and global scenarios. This module helps students relate HRM practices in a globalized context, its significance, scope, and procedures related to International Human Resource Management.
LO1.Critically review and analyze the importance of HRM and its practices in an organization and how it can be linked with organizational behaviour activities in overcoming business issues and challenges for a better performance of the organisation.
LO2. Critically review and analyse the leadership framework and consider the nature, strengths and weaknesses of the various approaches: traits; functional; behavioural; style; contingency. The continuum of leadership behaviour should be explored in some depth, considering the chosen leadership style factors.
LO3. Discuss the concept of organisational behaviour and its interface with management. Review and critically synthesize the various influences on behaviour in organisations and the interface with management in integrating and balancing these.
LO4. Assess the role of IHRM and its impact on a global organisation. Identify some of the key HRM challenges facing organisations working internationally. Discuss the prevalent HRM practices and integrating the best practices in an international organisation.