ISBN 9780071333733,Industrial Relations : A Contemporary Approach

Industrial Relations : A Contemporary Approach



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071333733

ISBN-10 0071333738


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 446 Pages
Language (English)


This new edition of Industrial Relations: A Contemporary Approach contains the most up-to-date and theoretically informed analysis of the processes and practices of industrial relations. The changing roles of management, unions, governments and arbitration tribunals are accurately described, while the bargaining processes at all levels and their economic and social outcomes are revealed using and accessible writing style. Salient Features Explores union and non union form of employee representation. Seeks to locate current `enterprise bargaining systems in a boarder theoretical and historical framework of bargaining structures and processes. Study on patterns of cooperation as well as conflict and the efficiency and equity outcome of industrial relation process. IR versus HRM underlies the analysis in many chapters. Covers employment relations and employee relations. Chapters on: Employee representation: trade unions Employee representation: non-union Bargaining structures and processes New Features appearing in every chapter: IR news (relevant news story about IR appeared in press), work story and case studies along with debate questions. TABLE OF CONTENTS Industrial Relations: A Contemporary Approach 3/e Part I: The Nature and Context of Industrial Relations Chapter 1: The Study of Industrial Relations Chapter 2: The Changing Nature of Work and Employment Part II: The Parties Chapter 3: The State Chapter 4: The Federal Tribunal Chapter 5: Management Chapter 6: Employee Representation: Trade Unions Chapter 7: Employee Representation: Non-Union Part III: Processes and Change Chapter 8: Bargaining Structures and Processes Chapter 9: Conflict and Cooperation in the Workplace Chapter 10: Industrial Relations, HRM and Performance Bibliography Index