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A look by trade unionists, management, academics, politicians and journalists at all aspects of industrial relations.
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Module code and title: P881, Industrial relations
Item code: P881; 11
First transmission date: 15-02-1976
Published: 1976
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Duration: 00:24:30
Note: Also used for PT281.
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Producer: Ken Patton
Contributors: John Beishon; Harold Walker; Hugh Scanlon; Len Murray; Alan Law; H. A. Clegg; Michael Bett; Peter Sissons
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Argument; Balance of power; Conflict; Future trends; Industrial relations; Monetary inflation
Footage description: An introduction poses various questions which will be looked at in the programme. General opinions are given on the overall topic of what is meant by industrial relations in terms of conflict, argument and balance of power. A look at some internal factors affecting industrial relations such as rules, procedures the law and political involvement provoking conflict. External economic factors such as inflation, incomes policy, unemployment and growth rates are discussed. The role of the media in reporting industrial conflicts, is discussed, with negative and positive sides being pointed out. Future trends, such as industrial democracy and worker involvement are commented on.
Master spool number: 6HT/72146
Production number: 00525_2261
Videofinder number: 1284
Available to public: no