| Assessment Task 2: Report on Employment Relations (35%)

Due Date

Week 6 Monday (17-Apr-2017) 05:00 PM AEST

Return Date

Week 9 Monday (08-May-2017) This is an estimated date only. Assignments will be returned after the marking and moderation processes are completed. Sometimes there might be a delay pending contingencies. Also, late submissions will result in significant delays in returning your assignments.

Conditions

No Conditions

Task Description

Case Study: The assessment item is based on the case study titled Constructive Relations at Top Trucking Company (Pages 169-170 of the textbook):

Based on this case study, write a business report that answers all the three questions:

  1. How do the new workplace practices introduced by the new yard manager complement one another?
  2. What are the risks to sustaining these changes if George or the yard manager moves on?
  3. Do you think tough blue collar unions like the Transport Workers Union are more of less likely to engage in workplace changes like these than public or service sector unions? Why? How would you find out if you are right?

All answers must be written with supporting academic references, including at least 10 peer reviewed journal articles. Please see the Moodle unit website for more details.

Length: 1750 words ± 10% (including executive summary, introduction, heading and subheadings, recommendations and conclusion but excluding title page and reference list)

Weighting: 35%

Reference Style: APA Style 

 

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