When you post your responses, you must use the resources from the class. Occasionally it may be helpful to search other resources, and some assignments may call for additional research, but in the Discussion area, I am really looking for evidence that you read the course material and can apply it.
Question 1: Global HR differs from domestic HR in many ways. Describe two functions of HR (e.g. staffing, training, compensation) and how they are different in a global environment.
Question 2: Describe in your own words, the difference between global and international. Be sure to use our reading (Globalization and HR) to support your description.
Week 1 – What is Global HR? (Add weeks)
HRMN 467 6381 Global Human Resource Management (2222)
WHAT IS GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT?
Human resource management is one of the world’s fastest growing fields and presents
unprecedented opportunity for global advancement. The global human resource management course
prepares you to deal with all aspects of human resources within the worldwide context, including
US-based organizations doing business internationally and non-US-based organizations operating
Global Human Resource Management (HRMN 467) is a comprehensive study of global human
resource management. On completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate intercultural
competencies, identify trends in the globalized workforce, and analyze policies, practices, and
functions in global human resources. To do this, you will design a strategic staffing plan that includes
recruiting, training, compensation, and evaluation. You will also complete a reflective exercise to
assess your intercultural competencies and discuss current trends in global human resources.
Week 1 Aligned to course outcome #
Describe the difference between an
international organization, a multinational
organization and a global organization.
Describe challenges associated with a
To Do List:
1. Chapter 1 of the Bhebe book:
Introduction to Global HR
Globalization and Human Resource
Global Human Resources Management (Bhebe, 2019)
2. During week 1 we will begin by discussing the challenges of a global environment and the
definition of what it means to be a global workforce.
Read the Introduction to Global HR.
This text will give you a general overview of all the topics we will cover in Global HR. Keep it as your
primary resource. Then each week we will delve into a specific topic from this text.
To cite this resource:
UMGC (2018). Introduction to Global HR. Retrieved
3. Next, read Globalization and HR. To cite this resource:
Sims, R. (2019) Human Resources Management Issues, Challenges and Trends: “Now and Around the
Corner”, Information Age Publishing. pp. 31–52.
4. Participate in the weekly discussion
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Week 1 Activities