Flexible firm (industrial relations module)
Critically discuss the topic of flexible firm and include the following points within the discussion: (1000 words)
1- What is flexibility?
2- What is flexibility firm and what are flexible models?
3- What is the nonstandard work?
4- Is work being reorganised in UK( provide examples) ?
5- How is the reorganising of work linked to the flexible firm?
this is MSc level ,you are expected to discuss critically the above points not only answering them
this is a possible exam Q,please show off your understanding of the topic clearly in a modle answer
make sure of the originality of the sources
* Hollinshead, G., Nicholls, P. and Tailby, S. (2003), Employee Relations 2nd ed., Financial Times, Pitman Publishing
*Ed Rose (2008), Employment Relations London, Prentice Hall, Financial Times
Daniels, K. (2006) Employee Relations in an Organizational Context. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Leat, M. (2007) Exploring Employee Relations. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann.
Rollinson, D. and Dundon, T. (2007) Understanding Employment Relations. Maidenhead: McGraw Hill.
Williams, S. and Adam-Smith, D. (2006) Contemporary Employment Relations: A critical introduction, Oxford Press
Blyton, P. and Turnbull, P. (2004). The Dynamics of Employee Relations, Houndmills: Palgrave (Third Edition).
Lewis, P., Thornhill, A., and Saunders, M. (2003) Employee Relations, London, Prentice-Hall
Leat, M. (2001) Exploring employee relations, Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann
Kessler, S. and Bayliss, F. (1998) Contemporary British industrial relations, 3rd ed. London: MacMillan