MMH709 - Employment Relations for Organisational Effectiveness

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

K Abbott

Incompatible with: Nil


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This unit presents an overview of employee relations in the Australian context. It focuses on the way employment relationships are managed within a framework of change. The unit sets out unique nature of the employment relationship, adopting an historical and theoretical framework of analysis. Topics include: defining employment relations; employment relations in the Australian context; employee participation; industrial conflict and negotiation skills; unions and employer associations; the integration of industrial relations and human resource management; and management style, organisational size and employment relations.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written Assignment 4000 words 60%

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