International Human Resources Management
Multinational Business Policy and Geopolitics
This course focuses on the international environment of business and the strategic choices facing organizations engaged in international business operations. Topics include the structure and competitive dynamics of international industries, trade and trade theory, forms of transnational and multinational business, global competition and global strategies, balancing local demands and global integration, the role of culture and government in international business, international financial and currency markets, and the management issues in multinational firms. Students will then be given the tools and strategies to link global talent management and H.R. practices and principles to each of these topics using the case study approach. Students will be asked to take a critical approach to Corporate Social Responsibility and its impact on business policy. Finally, the course will help students make the nexus between geopolitics, multinational policy and H.R. decisions.