Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: MAN210
Module Title: International Employment Relations
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2018/19
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: International Business School
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
This module aims to introduce key concepts concerning employment relations at an international level. Through understanding how external and internal environments influence employment relations and its impact on organizational performance, students will be able to analyse the complex nature of managing employee relations across border and explain how multinational corporations (MNCs) can effectively manage their employee relations.

Learning outcomes 
A. Understand key concepts of international employee relations

B. Apply key concepts to explain issues on international employment relations

C. Explain the impact of managing employment relations on Multinational Corporations (MNCs)

D. Critically analyse impact of political, economic and social phenomena on managing employment relations cross borders

E. Conduct data search, consolidation and analysis of relevant topics


Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered in lecture and seminar mode. Teaching will be organized beginning by in-class activities and mini presentations followed by a lecture highlighting key learning points of the week.
Syllabus 
1. Introduction of key concepts from multiple perspectives (divergence, convergence and cross-vegence)

2. External influence on employment relation development

3. Introduction to trade union

4. An introduction to employment relations in different countries

5. Introduction to the role of global manager

6. Managing employment relations internationally

7. Impact of managing employment relations on MNCs


Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 12    26      112  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Presentation 15.00
2 Individual Essay 85.00

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