Managers are paid to manage and they should be free to do that without interference.
Critically evaluate in regards to one aspect of the employment relationship
Possible themes and keywords may include,
1. Employee participation and involvement in the Employment Relationship.
Keywords: Employee participation, Employee involvement, Employee voice
2. Union involvement in the Employment Relationship.
Keywords: Union and Non-union representation, Union involvement
3. The State’s involvement in the Employment Relationship.
Keywords: Regulating the employment relationship, Management prerogative, Labour market regulation, Labour market flexibility
As you will discover, there are diverging and often conflicting viewpoints discussed in this course. This assessment item is designed to develop your research skills and get you thinking critically about the topic. It will allow you to present your own viewpoint, as well as develop generic skills in writing and presenting a logical and persuasive argument. Writing an essay allows you to demonstrate your understanding of the subject matter by drawing together concepts learned in lectures and discussed in tutorials, supplemented by research. You are expected to present an argument based on research in response to the question.
Remember, in an argumentative essay:
“ a clear position on the topic is presented;
“ the position is supported by information/evidence that supports that position; that is, your argument is substantiated;
“ opposing viewpoints are presented; and,
“ a persuasive conclusion is presented.
Your Essay should be 1200 words (+/- 10%) followed by a reference list with a minimum of 8 peer-reviewed references. Peer-reviewed or Refereed articles are from academic/scholarly journals that only publish articles that have passed through a review process. The review process helps ensure that the published articles reflect solid scholarship in their fields.
Format & Reference Style
Use the APA 6 or AGPS Harvard system of referencing.