National Taiwan Normal University Course Outline
Spring , 2024

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I.Course information
Serial No. 1342 Course Level Master
Course Code IWM0091 Chinese Course Name 國際組織人力資源專題研究
Course Name Special Topic on Human Resources in International Organizations
Department Graduate Institute of International Human Resource Development
Two/one semester 1 Req. / Sel. Sel.
Credits 3.0 Lecturing hours Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite Course Prerequisite course: 【IWM0072 Seminar on Human Resource Development (I)】 ◎1. This course is not available for undergraduate students. 2. If the listed course is a doctoral level course, it is only available for PhD students.
Course Description
Day & Class Period/Location Tue. 2-4 Main 11111
Curriculum Goals Corresponding to the Departmental Core Goal
1. Understand human resource issues in international organizations in global context. Master:
 1-1 Sensibility to Globalized Human Resource Issues
2. Conduct study about human resource issues in international organizations. Master:
 1-3 Knowledge of Organizational Diagnostics, and Employee Counseling
3. Gain knowledge about human resource challenges in international organizations. Master:
 2-1 Professional Skills of Recruitment, Selection, Training, Staffing, Retention, and Organizational Development
4. Understand strategies for studying human resource issues in international organizations. Master:
 3-1 Passion for Developing Human Resource Profession
 3-3 Acuity and Compatibility for Cultural Differences

II. General Syllabus
Instructor(s) CHANG,Wei-Wen/ 張雯

The objective of this course is to explore the human resource challenges and strategies in global contexts for international organizations.

Students enrolling in this course will conduct a research project related to human resources.

Through lectures, project discussions, and presentations, this course aims to

1. equip participants with the skills necessary to systematically study the challenges faced by organizations in human resources

2. gain a deeper understanding of the corresponding strategies used to address these challenges.

3. Conduct a research porject related to Human Resoruce Issues in various types of organizations. 

Instructional Approach
Methods Notes
Formal lecture Formal lecture will be used to help students understand the relevant knowledge.
Group discussion Student will be assigned into groups for discussion.
Cooperative learning Students will share their feedback for classmates.
Case studies Students will conduct a research project related to human resources in organizations and explore strategies for the challenges they face.
Grading assessment
Methods Percentage Notes
Assignments 20 % Students will demonstrate their learning through assignments.
Class discussion involvement 20 % Students will participate class discussion to express their understanding.
Attendances 10 % Students need to attend the class regularly.
Presentation 25 % Students will join the presentation in the class.
Case study reports 25 % Students will report their research project results in the class.
Required and Recommended Texts/Readings with References

1.  Academy of Management Journal (AMJ).

2.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations (IJIR).

3.  Klenke, K. (2016), Qualitative research in the study of leadership, Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

4.  Merriam, S. B., & Tisdell, E. J. (2015). Qualitative research: A guide to design and implementation. John Wiley & Sons

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