Models of Engagement: Union Management Relations for the 21st Century
Yarrington, Lucille M., Townsend, Keith J., & Brown, Kerry A. (2007) Models of Engagement: Union Management Relations for the 21st Century. In AIRAANZ Conference 2007: Diverging Employment Relations Patterns in Australia and New Zealand, 7th – 9th February, 2007, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Changes to Industrial Relations legislation ushers in the possibility of changes to the way managers and unions engage. Many academics suggest the most recent changes to the Australian WorkChoices legislation have provided an array of opportunities for businesses to alter their relations with unions and employees. However, there is a range of literature that suggests that many employers benefit from having unions involved in their workplace. This paper explores the factors that are present in ‘good’ union-management relations and analyses the ways in which organisations might benefit from union involvement.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Unions, Management Relations, Australia|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Industrial Relations (150306)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:32|
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