The perceptions of human resources and industrial relations managers on the impact of the 2012 Marikana incident on industrial relations in South Africa
This study conducted a thematic content analysis qualitative methods approach to explore the perceptions of the “Impact of the 2012 Marikana labour unrest on labour and industrial relations in South Africa”. Perceptions of industrial relations stakeholder role efficacy; causes and consequences of labour-management conflict, intra-union conflict and inter-union conflict are discussed. Economic, political, sociological factors as well as the influence of group dynamics are discussed to frame the impact of the 2012 Marikana incident on labour and industrial relations in South Africa.
University of the Witwatersrand Discipline of Psychology MASTERS RESEARCH REPORT
Marikana labour unrest, Stakeholder role efficiency, Labour-management conflict, Intra-union conflict, Labour relations, Inter-union conflict, Industrial relations, NUM, AMCU, NUMSA, COSATU, Wild-cat strikes, Tripartite Alliance