HRM and IR in Action (WORK6034)


This unit examines the emergence, significance and challenges associated with applied human resource management and industrial relations within contemporary organisations. In doing so, the unit brings together and consolidates theories, practices and debates associated with human resource management and industrial relations, whilst drawing on both Australian and international examples to illustrate the current and future imperatives central to human resource management and industrial relations.

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Further unit of study information


1 x 3 hour seminar/tutorial per week


presentation (20%), assignment (40%), final exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


minimum of 36 credit points



Additional Information

Capstone unit for the Master of HRM&IR.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.