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This module tackles strategic people management issues raised by the emergence of the global operating context that most, if not all, businesses face today.
An evaluation of strategic human resources management (SHRM) to debate the nature and practicality of human resource management (HRM) at a strategic level using examples from private, public and third sectors. This is followed by international and comparative human resource management topics to ground the debate in a global operating environment. The module concludes with an examination of the relative merits of available systems to strategically manage human resources and knowledge, and the sustainability of such strategies, from a theoretical, practice-based and policy perspective.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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