units

MGC2420

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glennis Hanley

Synopsis

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Glennis Hanley

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

MGF2341, MGG2323, MGW2323