Employee Relations

Module code: MN7583

Employee relations occur whenever people work. Given the diversity of work and organisational contexts this means that there is also a diversity of employee relations practices. In this module you will examine the field of employee relations in contemporary industrialised society.

Topics covered

  • Theory and context of employee relations
  • Parties involved in the employment relationship
  • Practices of collective bargaining, the pay function and the processes of employee participation and involvement
  • Patterns of discrimination, and the implications for managing diverse workforces
  • Changing nature of employee relations and recognises the importance of the understanding labour market, organisation and workforce flexibility

Assessment

  • Essay (100%)