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International Business Administration

Current Topics of Research in HRM and Organization Studies (R-Module)

Exam number: 6724

Semester: from 2nd semester

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Elective

Frequency of module offer: Each summer semester

Prerequisites: Participants are required to have visited at least one course at our chair.

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Dr. Jana Costas

Name of the professor: Prof. Dr. Jana Costas, Research assistants

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (Lecture, tutorial etc.) 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 3

Methods and duration of examination:

  • active participation
  • presentation (40%)
  • essay (60%)

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):

  1. Participants are familiar with recent debates of HRM management and/or organization studies.
  2. Participants are able to critically engage in discussions about these topics.

Contents of the module:

  • HRM
  • Management studies
  • Organization studies

Teaching and learning methods:
Seminar sessions, presentations, discussions, group work

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
Depending on content

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.