INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Human Resource Directors/Managers who work in multinational corporations are responsible for

developing strategies for the management of employees within the organisation, in all locations across

the globe.

As CEO of a multinational corporation, what are some of the key competencies you will expect from

your HR Director. Why?

You may use point form to discuss the key competencies. Use 3-5 academic references.

Rationale

During the course of this subject you will be examining a number of different theories and ideas on

International human resource management and the impact these may have on the employees and on

the organisation. Much of what you read about may be familiar to you as you may have seen it going

on around you in the workplace, or been part of such interactions yourself.

When establishing your blog you should only make it available to me for marking. Details on how to

establish your blog and a guide for users can be found at:

http://www.csu.edu.au/division/landt/interact/help/blog.htm

Marking criteria

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Marking Guide for Blog Postings

Criterion and

weighting

Incomplete Proficient Exemplary Mark

Information sources

(2 marks)

Poor range of sources used in the blogs Two to three sources are used per blog Four or more sources are used per blog

Quality of blog post

(8 marks each)

Posts show little evidence that information was

located, digested and analysed. Posts do not fully

address the requirements

Posts demonstrate reflection on information

sources. Gaps in connecting the analysis to

the requirement

Posts demonstrate that information is

critically analysed, with clear connections

drawn to the requirement

Quality of writing

of each blog (5

marks each)

Poor structure, unacceptable errors in grammar,

spelling, punctuation and referencing of sources

Reasonable structure, some errors in

grammar, spelling, punctuation and

referencing of sources

Well structured, posts are free of

grammatical, spelling, punctuation and

referencing errors.

Total mark

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Presentation

You are required to write a blog using the blog tool in the Interact site. When establishing your blog

you should only make it available to me for marking. When submitting your Blog postings, please

ensure that you include your name and the commentary number in the subject line. Details on how to

establish your blog and a guide for users can be found at:

http://www.csu.edu.au/division/landt/interact/help/blog.htm

Note: Standard penalties will apply to late submissions.

Assessment item 2

Essay

Value: 35%

Due date: 10-Sep-2014

Return date: 01-Oct-2014

Length: approx 1500-2000

Submission method options

Hand delivery (option applies to Internal only)

Alternative submission method

Task

It has been argued that the same HR practices may not produce the same results in different cultural

contexts.

Given this, choose two of the following HR practices and explain how cultural differences may have

an impact.

Support your discussion with academic literature and case examples. Case examples could be drawn

from various sources including journal articles, newspapers and company reports.

Performance management

Recruitment and selection

Human resource planning

Employee involvement in decision making

Staff induction

Rationale