|Module / ECTS / Path / Specialisation||Module :Management international des ressources humaines : 8 ECTS.|
|Open for visitors||yes (3 ECTS)|
|Working language :||English|
|Volume of contact hours :||20 h|
|Workload to be expected by the student :||60 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 2 : Students will develop advanced-level managerial skills.|
|Students will work collaboratively in a team.|
|Students will participate in a decision-making process in a critical way.|
|Students will communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, in a business context.|
|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|
The main goal of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and concepts necessary for solving practical problems when managing people from different nationalities. During this course one examines issues related to cultural diversity within and between organizations, cultural intelligence and competence, intercultural communication, conflict resolution and global leadership.
This course is designed to highlight how culture affects the international human resource management function. This course is designed to develop awareness, knowledge and competencies concerning management of human resources. Such skills are required in collaborative processes to deal with human systems in global organisations.
- Recognize one's own culture and learn how others perceive a person's own culture.
- Recognize cross-cultural issues in an international organization context with respect to HRM.
- Discover similarities and differences in cultural values, management practices and behaviors and facilitate their adaptation to the global, multi-cultural work context.
- Apply the benefits of cultural diversity in human resource management practices in international organisations.
- Differentiate between different schemes of cultural references
- Develop an awareness of the influence of cultural differences in the organization
- Predict Predict behaviours according to cultural belonging
- Defend the importance of the HR factor in the global strategy of international organisations
How to decipher cultural differences?
How to communicate in an intercultural context?
Intercultural management in practice: the process of internationalisation, from HRM to IHRM
How to manage diversity in the organization?
Developing competencies to work in a multicultural environment
Working in a multicultural team
Students are being expected to speak and write English and have some basic knowledge in (human resource) management. No further particular pre-requirements are needed, but some curiosity, reflectivity and respect are desirable in order to participate effectively during the course.
Articles that will be handed out during lectures about international management, international leadership, international negotiation.
CHANLAT, J.F., L’analyse interculturelle et les sciences humaines. Gestion en contexte interculturel. Approches, problématiques, pratiques et plongées in Eduardo DAVEL, Jean-Pierre DUPUIS, Jean-François CHANLAT (éd), Les presses de l’Université de Laval, Laval et télé université Uqam, 2008, pp. 25-71.
CHEVRIER, S., Le management interculturel, Presses Universitaires de France, 2003.
HOFSTEDE, G., Cultures and Organizations, Harper Collins Publishers, London, 1994.
d’IRIBARNE, P., La logique de l’honneur, Seuil, Paris, 1989.
MEIER, O., Management interculturel : stratégie, organisation, performance, Dunod, Paris, 2004.
SCHNEIDER, S.C., BARSOUX, J.L., Managing across cultures, Second edition, Pearson Education Limited, Harlow, 2003.
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