Human resources management (HRM) and industrial relations

Essay by australia_appleUniversity, Bachelor's July 2007

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Executive SummaryEmployment Relations encompasses the varied methods and processes of people management, including human resources management (HRM) and industrial relations. The Employment Relations field includes rules, attitudes, customs, practices, policies and behavior in and around the employment relationship. The main 'actors' in the field are employees and the organizations, employers and their associations, and the state and its institutions involved in employment issues. (Adapted from Bamber, G., Park, F., Lee, C., Ross, P. and Broadbent, K., 2000, "Employment Relations in the Asia Pacific: Changing Approaches", 1st Edition, Thomson Learning (Australia)The purpose of this assignment is to analyze the roles of tripartite in Malaysia. In this assignment, it mainly focuses on the types of roles played by the government, unions and management. In government, it will focus on the 3 major roles, which are legislator, administrator and participant. In trade unions, it will emphasize on the Malaysian Employment Federation and also the rules of strikes.

While in management, it will focus on the type of management theories, managerial styles and also the roles of Malaysian Employment Federation and National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia roles played in the management in Malaysia industrial relations.

Table of ContentPage1. Introduction of Malaysia Industrial Relations 12. Collective Bargaining 23. The Role of Government in Malaysia Industrial Relations 33.1 Legislator 3 - 43.2 Administrator 43.3 Participant 54. The Role of Union in Malaysia Industrial Relations 5 - 75. The Role of Management in Malaysia Industrial Relations 7 - 86. Conclusion 97. References8. Websites9. Journals10. Appendix1. Introduction of Malaysia Industrial RelationsMalaysia was a colony of Britain and as such as a parliamentary democracy modeled after the British system. The presence of three main ethnic groups (See appendix Figure 1) has been the cause of ethnic tension and Malaysia has developed a number of...