OBJECTIVES OF IR : OBJECTIVES OF IR Understand the key strategic issues in industrial relations. Explain the unitary, pluralist and radical approaches to industrial relations. Appreciate the role of employers, trade unions and governments in industrial relations. Understand individual and collective bargaining, conciliation and arbitration.
INTRODUCTION : INTRODUCTION Continuing work environment issues are creating pressures for more industrial relations reform. Higher productivity translates into higher wages, better jobs and improved job security. While all parties agree that reform is inevitable, the problem is in obtaining consensus.