|Course set (UE) / Credits (ECTS) / Track / Specialization||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
|LEARNING GOAL 1 : Students will master state-of-the-art knowledge and tools in management fields in general, as well as in areas specific to the specialized field of management.|
|Students will identify a business organization’s operational and managerial challenges in a complex and evolving environment.|
|Students will understand state-of-the-art management concepts and tools and use them appropriately.|
|Students will implement appropriate methodologies to develop appropriate solutions for business issues.|
|LEARNING GOAL 3 : Students will demonstrate their understanding of practices reflecting ethical, diversity and sustainable development values in business organizations.|
|Students will identify and analyze issues relating to diversity, ethics and sustainable development in their business context.|
|LEARNING GOAL 4: Students will study and work effectively in a multicultural and international environment.|
|Students will demonstrate written and oral competency in two foreign languages.|
|Students will analyze business organizations and problems in a multicultural and international environment|
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...
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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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