2014 Unit of Study

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International Industrial Relations
UoS Code WORK6018
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1a - 1st half
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures Intensive - 6 days, Fridays 6:00pm-9:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00am-6:00pm in Weeks 2, 3 and 6. Exam Friday 2 May.
Assessment essay (40%), seminar presentation and participation (20%), and in class test (40%)
Description This unit provides students with insights into the debate about the effect of globalisation on employment relations by using comparative analysis to identify the range of factors that account for similarities and difference in national patterns of industrial relations. The unit focuses on providing an understanding of the nature of industrial relations patterns in developed and developing market economies and invites students to compare a range of developments across these countries.