The Contemporary Employment Relationship

The Contemporary Employment Relationship

Title of Assignment
The question:

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