Sustaining the Employment Relationship (11192.2)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Business School|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MRS Jane DIEDRICKS (Ph: +61 2 62015643 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 2 MRS Jane DIEDRICKS (Ph: +61 2 62015643 ) ON-CAMPUS
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The aim of this unit is to introduce students to 'best practice' research on the employment relationship. The unit focuses on a small number of key contemporary issues relating to the challenges of creating and sustaining a positive employment relationship and a healthy and safe work environment. The unit examines the theory and practice of how an organisation's performance may be influenced by the relationship with the workforce, unions and other stakeholders. The unit also examines, in broad terms, the key elements of the legislative framework for employment and the associated institutional arrangements as well as the legislative and management challenges of sustaining a healthy and safe working environment.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the theory and concepts of sustaining the employment relationship including developments in this field of study;
2. Apply dimensions of the competencies and behaviours of an HR professional (enabling organisations to sustain a positive relationship with the workforce and with other relevant stakeholders) and curate evidence for a learning-portfolio, reflect on and discuss the learning and development relevant to the student's professional life;
3. Explain the characteristics of effective practice for sustaining a positive workforce relationship and identify how this relates to employee wellbeing and effective individual and organisational performance;
4. Discuss elements of sound ethical principles and use basic HR metrics in evidence-based decision-making associated with sustaining a positive employment relationship;
5. Explain the factors driving organisational change, changes in the future of work and the workforce (including inclusion, ICT and internationalisation) that have implications for workforce management;
6. Explain industry research in sustaining a positive employment relationship with the workforce in a selected organisational context that enhances employee wellbeing and job performance; and
7. Demonstrate clearly in writing the results of research and analysis of organisational HRM capability in a dynamic organisational content.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2020
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 2, 2020
Three hours of an on-campus interactive workshop and an online lecture per week.
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