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    • Debate: Reply to Swinney 

      Slott, Mike (1985-04-01)
      [Excerpt] Dan Swinney's response to my article is flawed in three respects. First, Dan doesn't adequately address the theoretical arguments and empirical data I presented to support my position. Second, he misrepresents ...
    • From Revolutionary Coalitions to Bilateral Deterrence: A Nonzero-Sum Approach to Social Power 

      Lawler, Edward J. (1993-01-01)
      This chapter reviews a program of work investigating how social power, defined as a structurally based capability, affects the tactics chosen in a conflict. A nonzero-sum approach to power stipulates that the total amount ...
    • Labor Bookshelf 

      Metzgar, Jack (1991-04-01)
      [Excerpt] The four books under review here argue against the statistics by telling story upon story of the activities that clearly have the potential for reversing labor's demise. Most of the stories are about defensive ...
    • Participating in Managing the Philadelphia Transit System 

      Tauss, Roger (1989-09-01)
      [Excerpt] The labor movement has hurt itself in recent years with a childish tendency to elevate tactical questions to the level of principles. And nowhere more than the "principle" of militancy versus cooperation and ...
    • Power and Tactics in Bargaining 

      Bacharach, Samuel B.; Lawler, Edward J. (1981-01-01)
      This paper develops and tests an analytical framework for analyzing the selection of tactics in bargaining. Using a variant of power-dependence theory, the authors propose that bargainers will use different dimensions of ...
    • The Role of Union Strategies in NLRB Certification Elections 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (1997-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Analyzing 1986-87 data from 261 NLRB certification election campaigns, the author finds that union tactic variables explain more of the variance in election outcomes than any other group of variables, including ...
    • Union Tactics Matter: The Impact of Union Tactics on Certification Elections, First Contracts and Membership Rates 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate; Juravich, Tom (1995-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This study examines the impact of union tactics on certification election win rates, first contracts and post-contract membership rates in the public sector. Based on an in-depth survey of union organizers in a ...