The essay will explore how economic globalization in the context of the post-2008 economic recession has affected the employment relations in the organisations. This analysis has to be based only on one contemporary employment relations case study of your choice.
INDIVIDUAL ESSAY – 5,000 words
Your answer should present a balanced mixture of theory and practice and refer to practical organisational examples.
This assignment is designed to evaluate some or all of the following learning outcomes:-
1 Understand competing approaches that contextualise developments in employment relations.
2 Understand contemporary labour market trends and data.
3 Understand the main sources of employment relations legislation.
4 Understand the role of the parties (Government-Managers- Employees, trade unions) that affect the management of employment relations.
5 Understand different forms of conflict behaviour and dispute resolution.
This may be in essay format.
You should use specialised academic sources such as Journal articles, the best studies and academic research available, and cite case studies of actual company situations to support your arguments. You should back up your arguments with relevant academic theory and examples of best practice.
The work MUST be referenced according to the University’s standard (Harvard style). A bibliography should also be included.