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Emerging Challenges in Industrial Relations - WORK6040

Year - 2020

This unit focuses on contemporary and emerging challenges in the world of work and employment relations. It seeks to understand how these issues are understood and experienced by important stakeholders including managers, employees, unions, governments, policy makers and regulators. Key issues of focus include changing workforce demographics, new forms of work, sustainability and work, and flexibility and precarity in work. The unit engages with stakeholders to understand their interests in relation to these key issues changes. Analysis of these issues is informed by scholarly research and industry perspectives. This unit is a core unit in the Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations.

1x 1h lecture + 2x 1h workshop

Group Research Report - Written Report (25%), Group Research Report - Video Summary of Report (10%), Critical Reading Conversation Video (5%), Essay (30%), Reflective Response (30%)

Additional information
This is a core unit for the Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations courses.




Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Work and Organisational Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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