Research Project STRUCTURE
- An Abstract or An Executive Summary: about 150-200 words briefly describing the contents of your report
- Table of Contents
- Introduction: The introduction should introduce the topic in a way that prepares the reader for what is to come.
- Body: addressing the assessment requirements as stated in the Assessment Overview, use proper headings and sub-headings.
- References: current/latest but relevant references, minimum of ten (10) peer-reviewed journal articles published between 2011-2021.
Research Project (50 marks)
Word count: 4,000 words (+ references)
Identify a current major certified Enterprise Agreement (Context base on Australian industrial relations) and explain in detail the:
- History of parties (organisation and Union), relevant economic circumstances including market and political situation underpinning the Agreement.
[Once you have chosen an Enterprise Agreement you need to identify the Organisation and Union. The Annual Report and website will assist here, the Fair Work Commission may also assist in terms of disputes. The financial reports and any business articles on the industry and the organisation. The political situation may relate to the Federal/State Budget or China trade war or similar]
- Process followed by parties to achieve a completed Enterprise Agreement.
[This is outlined in the FWC benchbook on EA’s and if there has been a dispute or scope order it can add to the process followed by the parties]
- Summarise Agreement and identify those clauses that go beyond the NES requirements.
Explore two major clauses and explain the rationale behind it (how it came about, what impact it has on the parties and why it exists in the agreement) using the theory found in Bamber et al and/or Teicher et al.
[Look for clauses that cost money or time (same as money as it is a cost) consider how each party would have addressed it and what arguments might have been put forward]
You are expected to include a minimum of 10 (ten) academic & peer-reviewed journal articles that are relevant to Industrial Relations and published between 2011-2021 (Note: Wikipedia is NOT an academic reference)
The report must be word-processed, and must follow a report format, including correct referencing (Harvard style), formatting, layout and grammar. In relation to referencing, the report must include accurate and detailed in-text referencing as well as a list of references, and follow a Research Project (file: Report Structure)
** Note plagiarism – the use of others’ words without attribution – is considered a severe offence, and will lead to serious consequences (including subject failure).
Type Of Service: Academic Paper writing
Type Of assignment: Project
Number of sources: 10
Academic Level: Master’s
Paper Format: Harvard
Line Spacing: Double
Language style: AU English