|Module / ECTS / Path / Specialisation||Module :Human Resources and socially responsible perspectives : 5 ECTS.|
|Open for visitors||yes (5 ECTS)|
|Working language :||English|
|Volume of contact hours :||27 h|
|Workload to be expected by the student :||108 h|
Track : Attendance
This course focuses on Human Resources Management and its socially responsible implications. It introduces Corporate Social Responsibility through an overview of its conceptual approach and its practical applications. In order to do that, corporate governance, stakeholders' theory and sustainable development will be developed under the point of view of Human Resources Management.
- Define concepts related to a general view of the corporation, such as corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.
- Relate the practical aspects as well as the influence of such concepts to the activities of Human Resources Management within the organization.
- Analyser real organizational HRM practices and be able to criticize them both orally and written by mobilizing concepts seen in class.
- Develop a critical approach of practices combining Social Responsibility and Human Resources Management.
Main topics to be discussed in class:
° Corporations: definitions, roles and expectations
° Corporate Governance
° From governance to sustainability: focus on actors, actions and motivations
° Sustainable development and CSR
° Human functions of business and the emergent alternatives on CSR
° The sustainable Human Resources Management
Basic knowledge of vocabulary and definitions of concepts related to Human Resources Management, such as recruitment, remuneration, personnel evaluation, work conditions, social dialogue, career management, international HRM...
Kim, K., J. R. Nofsinger & D. J. Mohr (2010), Corporate Governance, Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall.Noe, R. A., J. R.
Hollenbeck, B. Gerhart & P. M. Wright (2015), Human Resource Management, United Kingdom: McGraw Hill.
Stoner, A. F. & C. Wankel (eds.) (2010), Global sustainability as a business imperative, New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan.
De Stefano, Bagdadli & Camuffo (2018), The HR role in corporate social responsibility and sustainability: a boundary-shifting literature review, vol; 57, n° 2, p. 549-566.
Fuentes-Garcia, F. J., J. M. Nunez-Tabales & R. Veroz-Herradon (2008), Applicability of Corporate Social Responsibility to Human Resources Management: perspective from Spain, Journal of Business Ethics, n° 82, p. 27–44.
Gond, J. P., J. Igalens, V. Swaen & A. El Akremi (2011), The Human Resources contribution to responsible leadership: an exploration of the CSR–HR interface, Journal of Business Ethics, n° 98, p. 115–132.
Tricker, B. (2015), Corporate governance: principles, policies, and practices, Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
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