Managing labour on a large construction site

Stephen Frenkel, Graeme Martin

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Large construction sites are frequently characterised by industrial action and other labour problems. However, some companies have a consistently superior record in managing their labour relations. Here the authors examine the policy and practice of a joint venture composed of two such companies responsible for managing one of the largest sites in Australia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-157
Number of pages17
JournalIndustrial Relations Journal
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1986

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Frenkel, S., & Martin, G. (1986). Managing labour on a large construction site. Industrial Relations Journal, 17(2), 141-157. https://doi.org/10.1111/irj.1986.17.issue-2
Frenkel, Stephen ; Martin, Graeme. / Managing labour on a large construction site. In: Industrial Relations Journal. 1986 ; Vol. 17, No. 2. pp. 141-157.
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