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    • Preface to <i>Singing in a Strange Land</i> 

      Salvatore, Nick (2005-01-01)
      Salvatore delves into the life of the one of the most influential clergyman in twentieth-century African-American religious life, from his 1915 origins as a poor Mississippi farmboy to his early years as a preacher in ...
    • Preference Reversals in Personnel Selection 

      Rudin, Joel P.; Boudreau, John W. (1992-04-18)
      Preference reversals, in which one alternative is preferred in a choice task while another alternative is preferred in a judgment task, may occur in personnel selection. If so, the candidate who is assigned the highest ...
    • Prepared Statement for the National Mediation Board Open Meeting Re: RLA Rulemaking Docket No. C 6964 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (2009-12-07)
      Testimony before the NMB hearings on the proposed rule change to the RLA that recommend changing the voting standard from the majority of eligible voters to the majority of votes cast. The testimony summarized findings ...
    • Price Sensitivity in Employee Health Care Choices: The Utility of Out-Of-Pocket Costs and Risk Aversion 

      Sturman, Michael C.; Boudreau, John W. (1995-01-01)
      Using data from both company records and an insurance provider, the authors develop a direct measure of out-of-pocket costs incurred by employees choosing a health care plan. Previous studies have used characteristics of ...
    • Private and Social Returns to Education in Labour Surplus Economies 

      Fields, Gary S. (1972-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The purpose of this paper is to consider the cost-benefit criterion for resource allocation in labour surplus economies calling particular attention to the contrasts with full employment economies. The specific ...
    • Private Returns and Social Equity in the Financing of Higher Education 

      Fields, Gary S. (1975-01-01)
      [Excerpt] A widespread phenomenon in developing countries has been the rapid growth of schools and institutions of higher learning resulting in a so-called ‘education explosion’. One possible explanation for the education ...
    • Private Returns to Investment in Higher Levels of Education in Kenya 

      Fields, Gary S. (1972-03-01)
      [Excerpt] A widespread phenomenon in less-developed countries-has been the rapid growth of schools and institutions of higher learning resulting in a so-called “education explosion." One possible explanation for the education ...
    • Privatizing Education: Lessons from Canada and Europe 

      Bishop, John H. (1998-09-22)
      [Excerpt] Legislative proposals for vouchers for K-12 schooling have come before many legislatures and are a regular part of election year debates. Public support for vouchers is growing. When a representative sample of ...
    • Productivy Growth and Tenure: A Test of on-the-Job Training Theories of Wage and Productivy Growth 

      Bishop, John H.; Stephenson, Stan (1988-09-29)
      [Excerpt] Studies have found consistently that there is a strong positive correlation between a worker's tenure with a firm and that individual's wage rate. Becker's (1975) on-the-job training (OJT) model is the most widely ...
    • Professional Employees and Union Democracy: From Control to Chaos 

      Hurd, Richard W. (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Much of the research on union democracy and almost all of the press coverage focuses on abuses of power at the top of the organization. I look at a case at the opposite end of the democracy spectrum. After an ...
    • Professions, Organizations and Institutions: Tenure Systems in Colleges and Universities 

      Park, Sangchan; Sine, Wesley D.; Tolbert, Pamela S. (2010-01-01)
      A common strategy used by professions to support claims of workplace jurisdiction involves the institutionalization of professionally-endorsed formal structures, yet both theory and research suggest that ensuring the ...
    • Program Design and Student Outcomes in Graduate Education 

      Groen, Jeffrey; Jakubson, George H.; Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Condie, Scott; Liu, Albert Y. (2005-12-27)
      Doctoral programs in the humanities and related social sciences are characterized by high attrition and long time-to-degree. In response to these long-standing problems, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation launched the Graduate ...
    • Progressive Union Organizing: The SEIU Justice for Janitors Campaign 

      Hurd, Richard W.; Rouse, William (1989-10-01)
      [Excerpt] The Justice for Janitors campaign was conceived during a bitter labor dispute with Pittsburgh's Mellon Bank which started late in 1985. Mellon Bank, having just renewed an Service Employees International Union ...
    • Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being at Work: The Role of the Manager 

      Jordan, Tiffany; Mladenovic, Nate (2021-01)
      [Excerpt] Burnout can become that much more common when collective stress affects all employees. And the benefits of community may be all the more fleeting when employees are working from home indefinitely. This unprecedented ...
    • Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being During COVID-19 and Beyond 

      Jordan, Tiffany; Mladenovic, Nate (Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies, 2021-03)
      Employee health and well-being, long concerns of corporations, took center stage with the advent of COVID-19. Just before the pandemic, major companies were spending an average of 3.5 million a year on special programs to ...
    • Promotions and Incentives in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations 

      DeVaro, Jed; Brookshire, Dana (2007-04-10)
      [Excerpt] Using data from the 1992–95 Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, an employer survey, the authors document a new empirical finding that workers are less likely to receive promotions in nonprofit organizations ...
    • Prospects for Worker Participation in Management in the Single Market 

      Turner, Lowell (1993-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This paper examines the development of and debates over the so-called social dimension of the single market project, with particular reference to the issues of employee information, consultation, and participation ...
    • Prospects in the Academic Labor Market for Economists 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2004-04-01)
      [Excerpt] American colleges and universities are increasingly substituting nontenure track full-time and part-time faculty for full-time tenured and tenure track faculty. Moreover, institutions of public higher education, ...
    • Public Sector Collective Bargaining and the Imperative for Service Delivery: An Overview 

      Brock, Jonathan; Lipsky, David B. (2003-01-01)
      [Excerpt] When public sector officials and union leaders are willing to enter into cooperative arrangements, the evidence in this volume and elsewhere suggests they usually find that cooperation results in improvements in ...
    • Public Sector Labor Markets 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Schwarz, Joshua L. (1983-08-01)
      This paper provides a critical survey of the literature dealing with public sector labor markets. It discusses the research by economists on wage determination in the state and local sector (including the effects of. ...