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Employment relations

Author: Alan J Geare; Fiona Edgar
Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Otago University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive book describes current practice in industrial relations, using case studies from Australia, the US, the UK and New Zealand. It provides some historical background and introduces key concepts in the field. Discussion includes what is an employee / employer, what are unions and their roles, industrial relations objectives, and the dynamics of interactions such as bargaining. The book examines also  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Geare; Fiona Edgar
ISBN: 9781877372438 1877372439 1877372438
OCLC Number: 145380672
Description: 389 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Employment relations : a general introduction --
Ch. 1. Introduction to employment relations --
Ch. 2. The state --
Ch. 3. Managers and employers --
Ch. 4. Employees and their organisations --
Ch. 5. The objectives of the parties --
Ch. 6. Interpretation skills --
Ch. 7. Bargaining --
Ch. 8. Conciliation, mediation and arbitration --
Ch. 9. Discipline and dismissals --
Ch. 10. Industrial conflict --
Ch. 11. Wages --
Ch. 12. Equal employment opportunities --
Ch. 13. Participation --
Ch. 14. Labour market flexibility --
Ch. 15. The future --
Pt. 2. Employment relations : the New Zealand system --
Ch. 16. Introduction --
Ch. 17. Arbitration era --
Ch. 18. Collective bargaining era --
Ch. 19. Laissez-Faire era. Part one: Employment relations, a general introduction --
The framework --
Interactions --
Issues --
Part two: Employment relations, the New Zealand system
Other Titles: Employment relations, New Zealand and abroad
Responsibility: A.J. Geare & F.J. Edgar.
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This comprehensive book describes current practice in industrial relations, using case studies from Australia, the US, the UK and New Zealand. It provides some historical background and introduces key concepts in the field. Discussion includes what is an employee / employer, what are unions and their roles, industrial relations objectives, and the dynamics of interactions such as bargaining. The book examines also addresses issues such as wages, work flexibility, participation and equal employment opportunities.

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