Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding tested in this assignment:



Assignment Brief – Coursework 2


Module Title:

International and Comp HRM

Module Code:


Assignment Format & Maximum Word count

An INDIVIDUAL Essay, maximum 2,000 words


Assignment Weighting:


Coursework Submission:

Time: 23:00
Date:16th December 2019
Method: Canvas

Coursework return Date returned to students:

4 weeks after submission

Module leader 

Dr Kathlyn Wilson

First marker  

Dr Kathlyn Wilson and teaching team

Internal Moderator

Approved ü
Date: 20th September 2019

Module Board name

PG Human Resource Management and Strategy

External Examiner

Approved ü
Date: 23rd September 2019

Module Board date

2nd February 2020


Assessment Criteria

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding tested in this assignment:

·         the theoretical and empirical work of key writers, both classical and contemporary, on different aspects of international human resource management as a distinctive field of study and practice;

·         the strategic orientations of multinational corporations (MNCs) and related HR  policy/employment considerations;

·         comparative and diverse contexts impacting HRM and its related practices in various regions.

Learning Outcomes: Skills and Attributes tested in this assignment:

·         demonstrate an ability to critically appraise, evaluate and synthesise different  writers' theoretical and empirical contributions to the study of international  human resource management

·         critically evaluate and apply relevant theory to practice to the complex  interrelationship of human resource factors within multinational corporations

·         communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and work effectively in diverse  groups

Transformational Opportunities


Feedback /Marking criteria for this Assignment

Performance will be assessed using HBS Grading Criteria and Mark scheme.
Guidance for improvement will be given in writing on the Assessment Feedback Form or on the StudyNet Feedback Form within 4 weeks of submission.

For each day or part day up to five days after the published deadline, coursework relating to modules submitted late will have the numeric grade reduced by 10 grade points until or unless the numeric grade reaches 40 for levels 4, 5 and 6 or 50 for level 7 (PG).  If a submission is more than 5 working days after the published deadline, a grade of zero will be awarded.

Where the numeric grade awarded for the assessment is less than 40, no lateness penalty will be applied;

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