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%)
This is a core unit for the Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations courses.