Employment Relations in the UK,
3rd edition

By, Ed Rose
Financial Times/ Prentice Hall
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
January 2009
736 Pages
$115.00 paper original


Employment Relations by Ed Rose provides the most thorough and engaging introduction to the subject available today and is essential reading for anyone approaching Employment Relations for the first time.

Suitable for undergraduate, post-graduate and CIPD students of Employment Relations, Industrial Relations, HRM or Personnel Management courses.



PART ONE: Overview of Employment Relations

Ch.1: Setting the Scene

PART TWO: Employment Relations: Movers, Shakers, Parties and Institutions

Ch.2: Management and Employment Relations

Ch.3: Trade unions and the employment relationship

Ch.4: Government policy and employment relations

PART THREE: Employment Relations: Patterns, Processes and Outcomes

Ch.5: Collective bargaining, pay determination and workplace relations

Ch 6: Employee participation, partnership and involvement

Ch.7: Employment relations in non-union firms

Ch.8: Collective disputes and their resolution

PART FOUR: The Employment Relationship: Skills, Practices and Policy

Ch.9: Negotiation and negotiating skills

Ch.10: Discipline and grievance: incorporating an overview of individual employment law

Ch.11: Discrimination and diversity within the employment relationship

Ch.12: Unfair dismissal, redundancy and tribunal procedure

PART FIVE: Conclusion

Ch. 13: The recent past and the near future

Author Ed Rose is a Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations in the Business School at Liverpool John Moore’s University.

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