Human Resource Management, Leadership and Culture in an International Context
Full course description
With developments like globalization, increased international competition, diversity and cross-cultural integration, one can easily state that international business is the future. And in order to be prepared for the future one has to possess a set of competencies relevant for international business. This course will focus on some of these competencies, combining several relevant and popular topics: Human resource Management, Leadership and Culture, all put in the perspective of the International Context.
- To define a thorough understanding of the growing need for leadership and management of cultural diversity in the global business context.
- To provide conceptual and practical frameworks for successfully managing people and teams in a global, cross-cultural context.
- To provide frameworks for assessing organizational culture and insights as well as some practical tools for establishing relevant organizational changes.
- To identify new developments in the field of HRM, in relation to the increasing international and cross-cultural workforce.
- To develop the necessary insights and skills for international managers and professionals to operate successfully in an highly competitive, international context.
Skills and Competencies:
- Critical thinking
- Problem definition
It is expected that participants have a 3rd year bachelor level of knowledge.
- Adler, N.J., Gundersen, A., International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior. Thomson South-Western, 5th edit., 2008, ISBN 13: 978-0-324-36074-5.
- Torrington, D., Hall, L., Atkinson, C., Taylor, S., Human Resource Management. Pearson Ed. 10th ed, 2017, ISBN-10: 1292129093
- K.A.R. van Leendert
- Willem Scheepers
- Geert Heling