2023-2024 / GRHO0035-1

HRM, globalisation and innovation


24h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in economics and business management4 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...)4 crédits 
 Master in human resources management (120 ECTS)4 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...) (Faculty of social sciences)4 crédits 


Annie Cornet

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Changes caused by globalisation affected workforce and labor market. How do companies go to European or global nationally fit into this new organizational and economic landscape?  Which change and challenges for HRM policies ?
- Globalization and its impact on corporate life (outsourcing, offshoring) - Mobility of labor - Co-habitation of different models of HRM (north america, asia, africa) - Role of the hierarchy in different national contexts - Equality / discrimination in different countries - Globalization and trade unions - Sustainable development and CSR globally

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

  • understand the changes associated with globalization and economic and social issues
  • identify impacts on HRM policies and organizational forms
  • identify and understand the professional equality policies in different national contexts
  • see the impact of globalization on trade unions.
  • understand some issues linked with international coooperation

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

course ex cathédra
texts to prepare and discuss
vidéos / case study

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

A priori face-to-face

some home preparations (read text and watch video before class)

Recommended or required readings

all the supports and information in lola.hec.ulg.ac.be

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

 see lola https://lola.hec.uliege.be/course/view.php?id=404


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


CORNET Annie, Professeure,
Hec-Ecole de gestion de l'Ulg - UER Management, service GRH et management des organisations,
Responsable Unité de recherche EgiD (Etudes sur le genre et la diversité en gestion)
N3 4e étage 4/82b

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