Students need to complete and submit all assignments before the deadline and sit the final exam to complete the unit satisfactorily.
Seminar classes will be conducted over 3 hours of face-to-face teaching per week. Seminar classes will consist of a lecture (2h) and tutorial component (1h).
The timetable for classes can be found on the University web site at:http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/
Classroom sessions are backed up online with lecture notes, case studies, articles and discussion points on the major topics above that make up the unit content.
Absences in lectures
It is expected that students attend at least 80% of the seminar sessions and do the necessary readings and preparation for classes. Medical certificates must be provided if you are not able to attend a class without incurring a penalty. Please read the full policy located at: http://mq.edu.au/policy/docs/disruption_studies/policy.html
The application for exemption form is available at: http://www.reg.mq.edu.au/Forms/APScons.pdf
Students are expected to arrive on time, and not to leave until the class ends.
If you have a recurring problem that makes you late, or forces you to leave early, have the courtesy to discuss this with your lecturer.
Students must be quiet during classes, unless of course when class participation is required. Mobile phone must be turned OFF and not simply set to ‘silent’.
Students who disturb or disrupt in lectures and tutorials will be asked to leave.
Prizes for this unit (if applicable).
REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED TEXTS AND/OR MATERIALS
Dowling, P., Festing, M., & Engle, A. D. (2013). International Human Resource Management (6th ed.). London: Cengage Learning.
Obtainable from Macquarie University Coop Bookshop (email@example.com)
Students should have their own copy of this text. There are some copies on the library shelves and in library reserve. Lectures support and add to the textbook but cannot replace it.
Harzing, A.-W., & Pinnington, A. (2011). International Human Resource Management (3rd ed.). London: Sage.
Nankervis, A., Baird, M., Coffey, J., & Shields, J. (2014). Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice (8th ed.). South Melbourne: Victoria Cengage Learning Australia.
Hayton, J. C., Biron, M., Christiansen, L. C., & Kuvaas, B. (Eds.). (2012). Global Human Resource Management Casebook. New York: Routledge.
TECHNOLOGY USED AND REQUIRED
Students are required to use information technology in this unit.
Students will need to use:
- Library databases to source materials for the research reports, which are accessed electronically for conducting research for assignments;
- Electronic (internet) access to iLearn to download unit learning resources and upload assignments or other materials required for class activities and assignments;
- Microsoft word and Power point (where applicable) for the research reports and presentations.
Unit Web Page
Course material is available on the learning management system (ilearn). The web page for this unit can be found at: https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/login/MQ/
LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES
This unit will be taught via the participant-centred method of teaching. Students will partake in lectures, cases, video cases, and discussions/activities in class.
This unit is presented through the following learning media:
- Twelve weekly classroom lectures combined with small group discussions, case studies and videos.
- Students must attend at least 10 out of the 12 seminars. Lectures are supported online on iLearn:http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
- Lecture notes, assignment details, assessment methods, case studies, reading and reference materials and a sample exam paper are posted on iLearn.
- All students will upload an individual essay that in week 6, which carries a weightage of 40%.
- Student groups will be formed for group presentation. Each group only presents once. The weightage of this presentation is 10%.
- Every presenting group will submit a research report both on-line and in person on the day of presentation. The weightage of this submission is 20%.
- The total assignment weightage is 70% and the final exam will be 30%.