6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- Second semester 2017 (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: 50% + Examination: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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