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MGC2410

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2010

Synopsis

This unit provides a foundation for the study and practice of industrial and employee relations. Topics include the development of the Australian industrial relations system, management and union objectives and strategies, employer associations, the role of government, causes and resolution of industrial conflict, enterprise bargaining, the legal framework for industrial relations and human resource management practice, and contemporary issues such as freedom of association and union avoidance.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • develop knowledge and skills applicable to working in the fields of industrial relations and human resource management
  • analyse the relationship between industrial relations and the wider socio-economic system
  • describe the interaction between the major parties and industrial relations processes in Australia
  • critically analyse the impacts of the regulatory reforms on industrial relations practices in Australia.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week