Managing Employment Relations

Theory, Policies and Practice

Understand the key aspects of employment relations and how they apply in practice with this comprehensive textbook.
Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
EAN: 9781398618121
Edition: 8
Format: 246x189
480 pages

About the book

This is a key textbook for postgraduate students taking a module in employment relations on both CIPD and non-CIPD accredited master's courses

Managing Employment Relations explains what employment relations means, what the key theories and processes are and how these apply in practice. It explains the legal aspects of employment relations as well as coverage of employee representation, employee voice and participation. There is also expert discussion of how to manage workplace conflict, grievances, workplace discipline as well as how to manage redundancies and employee exits. This eighth edition now includes updated coverage of workplace unions, new material on what role ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) issues play in the employment relationship and discussion of talent retention and reward.

Pedagogical features throughout include learning objectives, reflective activities, real-world examples, explore further boxes, key learning points and review questions. Online resources include a lecturer manual, lecture slides, sample essay questions, annotated weblinks and additional real-world examples.

About the authors

Tony Bennett is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Richard Saundry is a Principal Research Fellow at the University of Westminster, UK and a Visiting Fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Margaret Prior is a Lecturer in Human Resources Management at the University of Plymouth, UK. She came to academia after a career working for two major trade unions.