Faculty Contact Telaireus Herrin telaireus.herrin@faculty.umuc.edu

 Faculty Contact Telaireus Herrin telaireus.herrin@faculty.umuc.edu

 Course Description Prerequisite: HRMN 300. Recommended: HRMN 367. A comprehensive study of global human resource management. The objective is to demonstrate intercultural competencies; identify trends in the globalized workforce; and analyze policies, practices, and functions in global human resources. Topics include global staffing, training, compensation, and evaluation.

 Course Introduction 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 worldwide.

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.

 Course Outcomes After completing this course, you should be able to:

• demonstrate the intercultural competencies of an effective citizen

• distinguish national and global culture and the impact they have on the globalized workforce in order to contribute to human resource practices across countries and cultures

• identify the key challenges and trends in the changing globalized workforce in order to implement effective human resource practices

• analyze and assess global human resource policies, practices, and functions in order to meet an organization’s goals and objectives while maintaining the values and traditions of the local culture

 Course Materials Click to access your course materials information (http://webapps.umuc.edu/UgcmBook/BPage.cfm? C=HRMN%20467&S=7381&Sem=2195)

Adelphi · Syllabus ·

HRMN 467 7381 Global Human Resource Management (2195) HRMN-467 Summer 2019 Section 7381 3 Credits 06/17/2019 to 08/11/2019

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 Class Guidelines Contacting your Faculty Member

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Click the Classroom Walkthrough Videos link below, and then click The Pager link, to view a how-to video on how to use the Pager function within the classroom:

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Within the Content section of your classroom, view the Start Here section or Additional Course Information section within the Syllabus to learn more about contacting your faculty member.

Additional Information

Effective Writing Center:

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 Grading Information

Conferences/Class Participation 25%

International HRM Case Study Assignment 1 25%

International HRM Case Study Assignment 2 25%

International HRM Case Study Assignment 3 25%

Total 100%

You should be familiar with the expectations of online etiquette and civility, acceptable use of computing resources, and the use of social media.

Access these resources for information:

Primer on online etiquette – Five rules of respectful online communication Acceptable use – Guidelines for proper use of university computing resources and Google services Code of Conduct – The Dos and Don’ts of acceptable student behavior Code of Civility – Guidelines for promoting a positive, collegial atmosphere Social Media Policy – Policies and guidelines for participation in social media

 Project Descriptions

 Academic Policies ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has adopted a Philosophy of Academic Integrity (https://www.umuc.edu/current- students/learning-resources/academic-integrity/philosophy.cfm)to guide the university’s commitment to a culture of academic

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integrity and authentic education encompassing a set of dispositions and behaviors that are socially beneficial, educationally critical, and professionally necessary.

All members of the University community must maintain the highest level of integrity across the academic experience. For students, intellectually honest academic work represents independent analysis, acknowledges all sources of information that contribute to the ideas being explored, and ensures the ability to engage in life and work authentically. Your instructor is your primary resource for how to uphold the highest ethical standards in the context of this course’s specific requirements.

Your instructor and other UMUC staff may use Turnitin or other technology resources to support the development and assessment of authentic student writing. To learn more about Turnitin, the feedback it provides, and your options regarding the inclusion of your work in the Turnitin database, visit University guides for Turnitin at umuc.edu/library/libresources/turnitin-students.cfm (https://www.umuc.edu/library/libresources/turnitin.cfm) and http://sites.umuc.edu/library/libresources/turnitin.cfm#studentcopyright (http://sites.umuc.edu/library/libresources/turnitin.cfm#studentcopyright).

Additional resources to support you in authentic learning are available at umuc.edu/academicintegrity (https://www.umuc.edu/current-students/learning-resources/academic-integrity/index.cfm).


Students are expected to work together cooperatively, and treat fellow students and faculty with respect, showing professionalism and courtesy in all interactions. Please review the Code of Civility for more guidance on interacting in UMUC classrooms: https://www.umuc.edu/students/support/studentlife/conduct/code.cfm (https://www.umuc.edu/students/support/studentlife/conduct/code.cfm).


UMUC is committed to ensuring that all individuals are treated equally according to Policy 040.30 Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Sexual Harassment (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/adminpolicies/admin04030.cfm).

Students with disabilities who need accommodations in a course are encouraged to contact the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) at accessibilityservices@umuc.edu, or call 800-888-UMUC (8682) or 240-684-2287.

The following academic policies and procedures apply to this course and your studies at UMUC.

150.25 Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa15025.cfm) – The University expects all members of the university community—students, faculty, and staff—to share the responsibility and authority to report known acts of academic misconduct. Report suspected academic misconduct to your instructor. All cases of academic misconduct will be addressed in accordance with Policy 150.25.

This policy also states that faculty may determine if the resubmission of coursework from previous classes (whether or not taken at UMUC), partially or in its entirety, is acceptable or unacceptable. Faculty communicate these expectations to students in writing. If you are unclear about the reuse of your prior work, consult with your instructor.

151.00 Code of Student Conduct (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/studentpolicies/stud15100.cfm)




The following policies describe the requirements for the award of each degree:

Degree Completion Requirements for the Graduate School (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa17040.cfm)

Degree Completion Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa17041.cfm)

Degree Completion Requirements for an Associate’s Degree (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa17042.cfm)

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170.71 Policy on Grade of Incomplete (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa17071.cfm) – The mark of I is exceptional and considered only for certain courses. Students who have completed 60% of their coursework with a grade of B or better for graduate courses or C or better for undergraduate courses and request an I before the end of the term. The mark of I is not available for noncredit courses.

170.72 Course Withdrawal Policy (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa17072.cfm) – Students must follow drop and withdrawal procedures and deadlines available at https://www.umuc.edu/ (https://www.umuc.edu/) under Academic Calendar.

130.80 Procedures for Review of Alleged Arbitrary and Capricious Grading (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa13080.cfm) – appeals may be made on final course grades as described herein.

190.00 Intellectual Property (https://www.umuc.edu/administration/policies-and-reporting/policies/research/intellectual-property.cfm) – All university faculty, staff, and students must comply with University guidelines on the use of copyrighted material. Uploading UMUC or faculty copyrighted material without authorization degrades and corrupts the integrity of the teaching and learning experience and is a potential violation of UMUC policy and copyright law. You must obtain permission to post UMUC or other’s copyrighted material to third-party websites, including social learning network sites. UMUC reserves the right to take appropriate action to remove copyrighted material uploaded without authorization.

205.06 Calculation Of Grade-Point Average (GPA) for Inclusion on Transcripts and Transcript Requests (https://www.umuc.edu/policies/academicpolicies/aa20506.cfm) – Note: Undergraduate and Graduate Schools have different Grading Policies (i.e. The Graduate School does not award the grade of D). See Course Syllabus for Grading Policies.

270.00 Acceptable Use (https://www.umuc.edu/administration/policies-and-reporting/policies/fiscal-and-business-affairs/acceptable- use.cfm) – The security of the online classroom is critical to ensuring a strong culture of academic integrity and authentic education at the University. It is a violation of the University’s policies for anyone to share logon, password, and any other secure information about a UMUC online account, including credentials required to access the online learning environment.


According to UMUC’s grading policy, the following marks are used:

Undergraduate Graduate

A 90-100 90-100

B 80-89 80-89

C 70-79 70-79*

D 60-69 N/A**

F 59 or below 69 or below

FN Failure-Non attendance Failure-Non attendance

G Grade Pending Grade Pending

P Passing Passing

S Satisfactory Satisfactory

U Unsatisfactory Unsatisfactory

I Incomplete Incomplete

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AU Audit Audit

W Withdrew Withdrew

* The grade of “B” represents the benchmark for The Graduate School. Students must maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher. Classes where final grade of C or F places a student on Academic Probation must be repeated. ** The Graduate School does not award the grade of D.


UMUC values its students’ feedback. You will be asked to complete an online evaluation toward the end of the term. The primary purpose of this evaluation process is to assess the effectiveness of classroom instruction in order to provide the best learning experience possible and make continuous improvements to every class. Responses are kept confidential. Please take full advantage of this opportunity to provide your feedback.


Extensive library resources and services are available online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at https://www.umuc.edu/library/index.cfm (https://www.umuc.edu/library/index.cfm) to support you in your studies. The UMUC Library provides research assistance in creating search strategies, selecting relevant databases, and evaluating and citing resources in a variety of formats via its Ask a Librarian service at https://www.umuc.edu/library/libask/index.cfm (https://www.umuc.edu/library/libask/index.cfm).


This course may contain links to external sites neither owned nor maintained by UMUC. UMUC bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of external sites or for that of subsequent links. In addition, the terms of use, security policies, and privacy policies may differ from those of UMUC. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content, terms of use, and policies.


Those requiring technical assistance can access Help@UMUC Support directly in LEO under the Help menu. Additional technical support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week via self-help and live chat at https://www.umuc.edu/help (https://www.umuc.edu/help) or by phone toll-free at 888-360-UMUC (8682).


All items on this syllabus are subject to change at the discretion of the Instructor and the Office of Academic Affairs.

 Class & Assignment Schedule

Class Week Activities and Due Dates Due Date

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Week 1

Introduction / Definitions / Expectations and Global Environment and its Challenges


Introduction to Global HR


Post Introduction Conference/class participation Complete Academic Integrity Module


National and organizational culture Macro/micro cultures Challenges of a globalized workforce Demographic trends Intercultural competence Intercultural communications Global vs national vs international vs multinational

Discussion Responses due: 6/23/19

Week 2

Staffing, Recruiting, and Selecting


Global HR and Culture


Conference/class participation


Challenges of a globalized workforce Recruitment/staffing Global hiring practices

Discussion Responses due: 6/30/19

Week 3

Issues in International HR


Staffing Internationally


Conference/class participation Part 1 of Case Study Due

Concepts: International HR Considerations

Discussion Responses due: 7/7/19

Assignment 1, Case Study due: 7/7/19

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Week 4

Compensation and Benefits


Expatriate Adjustment


Conference/class participation


Expatriate Adjustment

Discussion Responses due: 7/14/19

Week 5

Evaluation and Performance Management


Global Compensation


Conference/class participation Part 2 of Case Study Due


International Compensation Practices Total Rewards Practices

Discussion Responses due: 7/21/19

Assignment 2, Case Study due: 7/21/19

Week 6

Global Employee Relations


Global Employee Relations Issues International HRM Considerations


Conference/class participation


Health and Safety Security Global labor management

Discussion Responses due: 7/28/19

Week 7

Global Competency


Expatriate Training


Conference/class participation Part 3 of Case Study Due


International negotiations Conflict management Global leadership/management

Discussion Responses due: 8/4/19

Assignment 3, Case Study due: 8/4/19

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Week 8

Global HR by Regions


Expat Insider 2017 Report HRM in Europe HRM in Japan HRM in India


Conference/class participation

Discussion Responses due: 8/11/19

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  • HRMN 467 7381 Global Human Resource Management (2195) HRMN-467
    • Faculty Contact
    • Course Description
    • Course Introduction
    • Course Outcomes
    • Course Materials
    • Class Guidelines
    • Grading Information
    • Project Descriptions
    • Academic Policies
    • Class & Assignment Schedule

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