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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Mr Anthony Forsyth


Issues included in the unit are theories and concepts concerning bargaining and dispute resolution, including alternative dispute resolution; the legal framework within which workplace bargaining and dispute resolution take place; examination of relevant case studies and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of various approaches to workplace negotiation, bargaining and dispute resolution
  • identify the various contexts in which workplace negotiation, bargaining and dispute resolution occur
  • assess the behavioural styles and other factors (eg: gender) that influence the ways that different parties engage in workplace negotiation, bargaining and dispute resolution
  • practically apply the relevant legal rules and bargaining techniques to hypothetical workplace negotiation, bargaining or dispute resolution scenarios.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Anthony Forsyth

Contact hours

Intensive block mode