School Of Management

Industrial Relations StrategyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200615.1


Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Louise Ingersoll

Equivalent Units
61433 - Industrial Relations Strategy

200300 Managing People at Work AND 61432 Enterprise Industrial Relations

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
This unit covers change in industrial relations -- theoretical models, Dunlop, Marx, role of values (fairness and equity); links with strategy; contemporary pressures for change in Australian industrial relations -- social, economic, political; role of strategy in industrial relations -- strategy and the concept of strategic choice; employer strategies -- standard modern, sophisticated modern, sophisticated paternalist, alternative approaches, practical applications; trade union strategies -- national, workplace, political; major preferred strategies, alternatives, practical applications; government strategies and public policy -- liberalism, pluralism, Marxist interpretations, corporatism and its variations, practical applications; the context of strategy development and change -- award restructuring, flexible work practices and enterprise bargaining; industrial democracy and consultation; technological change and redundancy; white collar and professional unionism; strategic unionism; evaluating strategic responses to contemporary change; developing advanced.

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