|About the book|
This is the ideal resource for students who need to gain a thorough understanding of contemporary issues and the practical skills needed for the workplace.
Tony Dundon and Derek Rollinson clearly guide readers through the multitude of factors – economic, social, psychological and legal – that shape contemporary employment relations and management practice. Their student-friendly approach provides exercises, case studies and reflective questions – plus a wealth of additional resources online – designed to help readers think critically and apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
|About the authors|
Tony Dundon is Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations and HRM at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He has published extensively on employment relations in smaller and non-union firms, employee voice and trade union organising. He is also Editor of the Human Resource Management Journal.
Derek Rollinson was Principal Lecturer and Head of the Division of Organisational Behaviour at the University of Huddersfield. He is now an independent writer and researcher.
|Table of contents|
PART 1 Introducing employment relations
1 The subject of employment relations
2 Control in employment relations
3 The changing contexts of employment relations in Great Britain
Integration 1 Comparing employment relations systems
PART 2 The parties in employment relations
4 Employers, managers and management styles
5 Trade unions and other collective associations of employees
6 The role of the State in employment relations
Integration 2 Integrating parties and contexts in employment relations
PART 3 Interpersonal processes in employment relations
7 Discipline and grievance
8 Dismissal and redundancy
Integration 3 Integrating the effects of interpersonal processes
PART 4 Organisational processes in employment relations
9 Employee voice
10 Equality and diversity management
11Collective bargaining and pay determination
13 Conflict and protest in employment relations
Integration 4 Integrating the effects of organisational processes