Žmogiškųjų išteklių valdymas: tarptautiniai aspektai (MNG220)

Course description

Human resources play crucial role in any organization. Increasingly, technology is the same worldwide, so the critical difference among competitive organizations is having the right people in the right roles, and that is a major responsibility of the Human Resource Management (HRM) function. This course is designed to introduce students to the important work of staffing, development, and retention of any company’s most important asset – competent, effective employees. It involves: a) analytical aspects of HRM, including HR metrics and evaluation of HRM effectiveness; b) international aspects of HRM, such as the impact of organizational and national contexts on HRM, HR management in multinational corporations, expatriation and repatriation management. Students are expected to complete the course with the ability to discuss and analytically evaluate major issues in HRM and to understand the relationships among HRM, productivity, profitability, and organizational competitiveness as well as analyse the linkage between HRM and international business strategy, expatriation and repatriation management, and international aspects of the core HRM issues. Learning will be based on lectures, practice-based activities, readings, case analysis, student reports, guest speakers and team projects. The material to be presented is based on the evolution of HRM worldwide as well as on the HRM actualities in Lithuania.

Aims and objectives

The course is aimed at introducing students to the complexity and major issues of managing human resources, applying analytical and international approaches.

Learning outcomes

  • Evaluate human resource management and its place and significance in the organization.
  • Interpret micro and macro environments and context of HR management, including international aspects.
  • Analyse and apply human resource management activities in retaining the most valuable company’s asset - employees: job analysis, HR planning, recruiting, selecting, apprising, training, developing, compensating etc.
  • Compare particular methods and tools used in implementing specific HRM activities and choose the most appropriate in defined situation.
  • Develop expatriation and repatriation program.
  • Measure efficiency of HRM activities in organization.
  • Working in team present topics orally as well as in proper written form; make decisions.
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