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MGC2420 - Employee relations

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Glennis Hanley


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


The subject focuses on the changing nature of work and the implications of this for labour and management at the workplace. Topics include new technology and team working; employee financial participation; training and skill formation; equal opportunity and managing diversity; and occupational health and safety.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify and explain the changing nature of work and employment
  • describe the process of labour market deregulation and analyse the consequences for employees, managers and society
  • identify and explain labour process theories and their application to post-industrial societies
  • identify critical issues which confront employee relations and human resource managers in a dynamic environment.


Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


MGF2341, MGW2323

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