The Contemporary Employment Relationship
Title of Assignment
4 – Compare and contrast the differences in a unionised and a non-unionised workforce in a large manufacturing context.
Specific Learning Outcomes of Assessment
On completion of this assessment, the learner will be able to:
1 Demonstrate evidence of wider research, which illustrates the student, understands Contemporary Employment Relationships.
2 Illustrate critical analysis in their assessment of the module Contemporary Employment Relationships
Generic Learning Skills Outcomes of Assignment
The assignment aims to assess the students ability to:
4 Illustration by the student of an assignment which demonstrates critical thinking and analysis.
The student can competently articulate their understanding of the subject matter, when interviewed.
An ethical approach is illustrated within the assignment.
Demonstrate an awareness of Employment Law legislation and place it in context.
Suggested Reading to be used- Key text:
Dibben, P., Wood, G. and Klerck, G. (2011) Employment Relations A Critical and International Approach, CIPD
Dundon T and Rollinson D, (2011), Understanding Employment Relations,
Other Useful Texts:
Beardwell, I., Claydon, T. (2010) Human Resource Management: a contemporary approach, FT Prentice Hall, Pearson Publishing
Bratton J and Gold J., (2007) Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice, McMillan,
Daniels, K., (2012) Employment Law: An Introduction for HR and business students, CIPD
Farnham D, (2010) Human Resource Management in Context, CIPD
Fairbrother P., (2000) Trade Unions and the Crossroads, Mansell
Gennard J and Judge G (2010), Managing Employment Relations, CIPD
Gennard J and Judge G (2005), Employee Relations, CIPD
Hobsbawn E J, (1968) Industry and Empire, Penguin
Salaman M, (2000), Industrial Relations in Theory and Practice, Prentice Hall