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Ano Letivo: 2017/18

Mestrado em Gestão de Recursos Humanos

International Human Resource Management

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 6419/2017, de 24-07-2017

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 TP

- Sílvio Manuel da Rocha Brito
- Maria Graciete da Purificação Reis Henriques Honrado

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Describe HRM practices and systems and assess cultural differences.
Identify the different ways of analyzing the relationships between HRM and organizational performance.
Evaluate the differences in HRM modes resulting from the different international strategic environments and challenges.

1. The management of human resources in the context of the organization in different cultures and different surrounding factors.
2. Globalization of markets.
3. The internationalization of Portuguese companies.
4. HRM in internationalized companies.
5. Geographic mobility of cadres.
6. Expatriate management:
a. Ideal expatriate profile.
b. Initial training in the language and culture of the host country.
c. Expatriation contract.
d. Rules for the reinsertion of the expatriate on return to the company.
e. Balance of personal and professional life.
f. Expatriation failure.
7. HRM systems in situation of expatriation.
- Management of remuneration, performance, training and career.
8. Planning and preparation of returnees.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous evaluation:
- Assiduity in class (10%);
- Group work consisting of 3 students (90%). This group work corresponds to the elaboration, presentation and defense of a scientific article.
Final Evaluation: Written examinations (see calendar).

- Brewster, C. (2011). International Human Resource Management . Wimbledon: CIPD
- Farndale, E. e Mayrhofer, W. e Brewster, C. (2016). A Handbook of Comparative Human Resource Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
- Rees, G. e Smith, P. (2014). Strategic Human Resource Management. London: Sage
- Brookes, M. e Brewster, C. e Wood, G. (2014). Varieties of HRM: A Comparative Study of the Relationship between Context and Firm. London: Routledge

Teaching Method
In order to facilitate the development of skills, this UC uses differentiated pedagogical approaches. The T sessions are expositive and the TP sessions are interactive, with a greater participation of the Students, especially in the presentation of p

Software used in class
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