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MGF2341 - Managing employee relations

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Marjorie Jerrard


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


Management of the employment relationship and workplace issues is central to the unit. Roles of parties to the employment relationship - management, employees, trade unions, employer groups, government, and tribunals - are analysed. Management and employee roles in conflict resolution, negotiation and bargaining, conciliation and arbitration, and maintaining control of the employment relationship are covered. External and internal environments are considered regarding legislation, labour market reform, and decentralisation of the Australian industrial relations system to an enterprise focus.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Media portfolio (2500 words): 30%
Assignment (1000 words): 20%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

Three hours of class contact


Completion of 12 units of study


MGC2410, MGW2323