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HRM Lecture (11) - Chapter 12 Union-Management Relations...

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Chapter 12 Union-Management Relations CHAPTER OVERVIEW Chapter 12 continues the discussion on the relationship between employer/management and employees. It covers the collective union-management relations. The chapter examines management’s industrial relations strategies, employees’ union organization, and collective bargaining; it concludes with coverage of the debate on human resource management HRM and trade unions. Chapter objectives: After studying this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Describe contemporary trends in union-management relations 2. Explain and critically evaluate different types of union-management strategy 3. Explain the pattern of trade union membership and union structure 4. Understand the nature and importance of collective bargaining 5. Describe the core legal principles relating to union-management relations 6. Critically evaluate the importance of ‘new unionism’ and ‘partnership’ for union- management relations. CHAPTER OUTLINE Introduction Critical literature presents the HRM model as being inconsistent with traditional industrial relations. The debate has been influenced by political-legal developments in the UK and US. Questions posed include can an employee be committed both to their employer’s goals and the union’s goals simultaneously? Is dual commitment possible? Can trade unions and HRM coexist? To begin answering these questions the contemporary trends in union-management relations are critically evaluated. [Type text]
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Union-Management Relations Industrial relations are defined as the process of control over the employment relationship, the organization of work, and relations between employers and their employees. Industrial relations activities influence key elements of the HRM model shown in Chapter 1, Figure 1.4: recruitment and selection, human resource develolpment (HRD), rewards, and have typically opposed employee appraisal. Contemporary management control strategies over the employment relationship involves
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HRM Lecture (11) - Chapter 12 Union-Management Relations...

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