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Link between Industrial Relationships & Leadership

1 day

SAQA US No. Title NQF Level Credits
To create understanding of how labour relations in South Africa have developed and to offer a strategy for developing positive employee relations in the workplace. 4/5

TARGET POPULATION

This programme is targeted at all levels of managers and supervisors – tailored to each group.

CONTENT

The course sets out to enlighten learners on how situations affect human behaviour in general and labour relations in particular.

  • Paradigms and how they have affected peoples’ thinking in leadership and labour relations matters.
  • A review of various psychological experiments which show the impact of situations on human behaviour
  • A brief review of South African labour history and its link to present day labour relations thinking.
  • The principles of power and their impact on workplace relations
  • An analysis of power within the organisation with view to creating a stable working environment.
  • Employee engagement and how this impacts on the industrial relations climate of a workplace.
  • A plan is developed to link IR and leadership by identifying and addressing performance barriers and improving working relationships within the workplace.