EMPL5501 Strategic Workplace Relations
- 6 points
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit deals with advanced topics in human resource management and industrial relations. The emphasis is on the workplace in the context of change. A detailed examination of contemporary research and practice provides the basis for case study analysis and practical projects.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate theoretical understanding of the literature in relation to strategic workplace relations; (2) critically analyse a workforce problem and develop practical solutions from various perspectives; (3) demonstrate the ability to work in multi-discipline teams; (4) apply theoretical models to workplace relations problem solving; and (5) demonstrate the knowledge and skills to integrate workplace relations with the overall organisation/business strategy.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) project; (2) test; and (3) case study. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Jacquie Hutchinson
- Unit rules
- EMPL5412 Employment Relations
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.