Completely revised concise overview of contemporary Irish industrial relations, reflecting the changed economic, legislative, social and political environments in Ireland today.
Shorter, more student-friendly edition provides all the main contextual issues and theoretical perspectives combined with details on institutions, to promote an informed view of this subject.
Provides a historical and international context allowing for an appreciation of industrial relations processes, law and practice.
Highlights the Croke Park Agreement, new employment legislation and trade union law amendments, and features and analyses all current industrial relations developments.
Provides a general overview of the more significant contextual, theoretical, institutional, substantive and procedural aspects while reviewing salient trends in the industrial relations arena.
Comparative material gives context to the nature and development of the contemporary Irish system of industrial relations.
Provides guidance on key skills for managing people,including negotiation skills and skills for conducting disciplinary and grievance interviews.
Presents a balanced and comprehensive treatment of contentious topics, encouraging students to engage in debate and form their own views.
Case studies are used to provide context, allow class discussion and role play exercises, while case study usage guidelines will be available online for lecturers
Industrial Relations or Human Resource Management courses at third level
Institute of Professional Development courses
Industrial relations practitioners