Strategic Human Resource Management, 5 cr (Master`s level)

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Date
    02.09.2019 - 20.12.2019
Last enrolment date
    25.08.2019
Location
    Online course
Prerequisites
    BBA in business or economics or equal
Goal
    After completion of the module the student is able to conduct a strategic review. The student knows how to utilise different HR strategies for the benefit of global businesses. The student is able to analyse the strategic integration and the actual fit of firm's HR policies and practices to its corporate and business strategy. The student is able to create a development plan for HR in order to improve the organisations overall performance.
Contents
    The course content will focus on the strategic management process, different types of strategies and the role of strategic human resource management in international context. In addition topical HR metrics, benchmarking, high-performance work systems, employee engagement, diversity and sustainability issues will be addressed.
Accomplishment
    Lectures (for international business management students), virtual studies (for entrepreneurship and business competence students),independent study assignments, final case.
Literature
    Textbooks:
Armstrong, M. 2016. Armstrong's Handbook on Strategic Human Resource management.6th ed. Kogan Page.
Evans, P., Pucik, V., Björkman, I. 2011.The Global Challenge: International Human Resource Management.2nd ed. Mc Graw-Hill Irwin
Journal Articles:
Lundy, O 1994, 'From personnel management to strategic human resource management', International Journal Of Human Resource Management, 5, 3, pp. 687-720
Parry, E 2011, 'An examination of e-HRM as a means to increase the value of the HR function', International Journal Of Human Resource Management, 22, 5, pp. 1146-1162,
Taylor, S, Beechler, S, & Napier, N 1996, 'Toward an integrative model of strategic international human resource management', Academy Of Management Review, 21, 4, pp. 959-985
Kramar, R 2014, 'Beyond strategic human resource management: is sustainable human resource management the next approach?', International Journal Of Human Resource Management, 25, 8, pp. 1069-1089,
Naznin, H, & Hussain, M 2016, 'Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR', Vision (09722629), 20, 2, pp. 135-138
Colbert, BA 2004, 'The complex resource-based view: implications for theory and practice in strategic human resource management', Academy Of Management Review, 29, 3, pp. 341-358,
Price
    75 €
Further Information
    avoinamk@jamk.fi

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