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    • American Labor History 

      Salvatore, Nick (1998-01-01)
      To account for the persistent struggles of a working people that only episodically (and even then with hut a small minority) sought to transform democratic capitalism, and to do so without exaggerating the reality of ...
    • Between Support and Shame: The Impacts of Workplace Violations for Immigrant Families 

      Gleeson, Shannon (2015-01-01)
      Purpose - This study examines the conditions that lead to workplace violations for low-wage immigrant workers, and how family life shapes their decision to speak up. I also highlight how both employer abuse and the claims ...
    • Challenges in Managing the New Diverse Labor Force 

      Cook, Alice H.; Stallworth, Lamont E. (1998-01-01)
      Among the purposes of this chapter is (1) to examine past and present statuses of demographic groups who earlier suffered discrimination in employment but who today are legally protected. Our purpose is then (2) to appraise ...
    • Collective Bargaining Amidst Education Reform 

      Bacharach, Samuel; Lipsky, David B.; Shedd, Joseph (1993-01-01)
      [Excerpt] It is increasingly clear that the prospects for educational reform in America and the future of collective bargaining in public education are closely intertwined and becoming more so. The authors of this paper ...
    • Contesting the Dinosaur Image: The Labor Movement's Search for a Future 

      Hurd, Richard W. (1998-01-01)
      [Excerpt] As labor contests the dinosaur image it will find no easy answers. Hard work, careful assessment of options, and a willingness to take risks are all required. Without widespread experimentation and a significant ...
    • Convergence and Diversity in International and Comparative Industrial Relations 

      Turner, Lowell; Windmuller, John P. (1998-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In this essay, we reexamine a critical paradox in international and comparative industrial relations, a paradox that already decades ago demonstrated its ability to intrigue scholarly curiosity (Galenson, 1952,1963; ...
    • Employment Relations in the United States 

      Katz, Harry C.; Colvin, Alexander J.S. (2011-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In accord with the relatively strong role that market forces have played in American economy history, the United States has long been noted for a high degree of diversity in the conditions under which employees ...
    • Excluded Actors in Patient Safety 

      Lazes, Peter; Gordon, Suzanne; Samy, Sameh (2012-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In this chapter we argue that it is necessary to create a fundamentally different patient safety template. Creating that template can produce impressive results. Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn has been ...
    • Fifty Years of Organizational Behavior from Multiple Perspectives 

      Goodman, Paul S.; Whetten, David A. (1998-01-01)
      Many of the underlying themes in the field of organizational behavior reveal the strains between basic and applied research, qualitative and quantitative preferences, gradations of analysis, and the relative importance of ...
    • From Labor Law to Employment Law: What Next? 

      Edwards, Harry T.; Seitz, Virginia A. (1998-01-01)
      [Excerpt] If bargaining is broad-based (in nonfragmented units) and if the parties have full resort to a reasonable panoply of economic weapons, the stakes usually will be too high for either side to press for impasse. But ...
    • Income Distribution and Economic Growth 

      Fields, Gary S. (1988-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Who benefits how much from economic growth and why? This question is fundamental to today’s development economics. This chapter reviews some of the major lessons learned and major directions for future research ...
    • Introduction to <i>Industrial Relations at the Dawn of the New Millenium</i> 

      Neufeld, Maurice F. (1998-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The essays assembled in the volume focus upn the state of the art of industrial relations at the dawn of the new millennium. The authors of these essays are members of the faculty of the School of Industrial and ...
    • Labor Economics 

      Boyer, George R.; Smith, Robert (1998-01-01)
      The authors hypothesize that most labor economists "sooner or later had to incorporate at least the appearance of institutional concerns in their papers to avoid indigestion whenever lunching with colleagues outside the ...
    • Learning, Training, and Development in Organizations: Emerging Trends, Recent Advances, and Future Directions 

      Bell, Bradford S.; Moore, Ozias A. (2018-01-01)
      Dramatic changes have occurred in learning, training, and development in organizations in recent years. This chapter examines the implications of these changes for research in four areas: (1) training design and delivery, ...
    • Navigating Occupational Health Rights: The Function of Illegality, Language, and Class Inequality in Workers' Compensation 

      Gleeson, Shannon (2014-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In this chapter, I argue that although undocumented status has little formal bearing on the ability of workers like Jose to access key rights such as workers' compensation, illegality shapes every aspect of ...
    • Organizational Behavior: Production of Knowledge for Action in the World of Practice 

      Argyris, Chris (1998-01-01)
      If a policy is a solution, “actionable knowledge is the actual behavior required to implement the solution”
    • Organizational Systems and Employee Motivation 

      Boswell, Wendy R.; Colvin, Alexander J.S.; Darnold, Todd C. (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Motivation is typically thought of as a within-person phenomenon. Yet the individuals at work are a part of a larger organizational system, and as such, a more complete understanding of employee motivation ...
    • Personnel and Human Resource Management 

      Dyer, Lee; Burdick, Walton E. (1998-01-01)
      The basic endeavor of this discipline has not changed over the years: it has sought “to contribute to organizational success by assuring that the right numbers of the right people are in the right places at the right times ...
    • Research on Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures 

      Colvin, Alexander J.S.; Klaas, Brian; Mahony, Douglas (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) encompasses a range of procedures, such as mediation, arbitration, ombudspersons, and peer review, that provide alternative mechanisms for resolving disputes and conflicts, ...
    • Restructuring Social Security: How Will Retirement Ages Respond? 

      Fields, Gary S.; Mitchell, Olivia S. (1987-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Budgetary pressures on the Social Security system have increased in recent years, prompting a variety of proposals to restructure the U.S. retirement income program. Most of these proposals ignore the possibility ...