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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glennis Hanley


The subject focuses on the changing nature of work and the implications of this for labour and management at the workplace. Topics include new technology and team working; employee financial participation; training and skill formation; equal opportunity and managing diversity; and occupational health and safety.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify and explain the changing nature of work and employment
  2. describe the process of labour market deregulation and analyse the consequences for employees, managers and society
  3. identify and explain labour process theories and their application to post-industrial societies
  4. identify critical issues which confront employee relations and human resource managers in a dynamic environment.


Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Glennis Hanley

Contact hours

3 hours per week


MGF2341, MGG2323, MGW2323