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    • Faltering Standardization: Conflict and Labour Relations in China's Taxi and Sanitation Industries 

      Zhang, Hao; Friedman, Eli (Wiley & Sons, 2021-09)
      The marketization of municipal services in China's cities from the 1990s triggered a wave of strikes beginning in the 2000s that provided an impetus towards standardization and the re-regulation of employment conditions. ...
    • Managing with Labor's Values 

      Margolies, Ken (2022)
      When it comes to managing staff, one size does NOT fit all. Each staff person has different history, experience, personality, behavioral styles, culture, and motivation. Managers need to know their staff well so they can ...
    • Who Will Help? Willingness to Work for the Union 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Fiorito, Jack (Départment des Relations Industrielles, Université Laval, 1994)
      This paper proposes and tests a model of a critical union commitment dimension: "Willingness to work" for the union. Organization and social psychological theories, along with previous empirical research, are used to develop ...
    • India’s Outsourcing Industry and the Offshoring of Skilled Services Work: A Review Essay 

      Norlander, Peter; Erickson, Christopher; Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Kannan-Narasimhan, Rangapriya (ADAPT University Press, 2015-01-29)
      The present paper proposes a framework for understanding the type of work and processes involved in offshoring that treats skills and wages as separate dimensions, and seeks to understand the transformation of work through ...
    • Introduction to a Special Issue on Improving Private Regulation of Labor in Global Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence 

      Amengual, Matthew; Kuruvilla, Sarosh (Cornell University, 2020-08)
      [Excerpt] As we write this introductory essay on private regulation in global supply chains, we are in the midst of a pandemic caused by COVID-19. Beyond the health care crisis, the economic disruption is devastating. ...
    • Field Opacity and Practice-Outcome Decoupling: Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Liu, Mingwei; Li, Chunyun; Chen, Wansi (Cornell University, 2020-08)
      Although firms in diverse industries increasingly adopt private regulation of labor standards for workers in their global supply chains, growing scholarly evidence suggests that this approach has not generated sustainable ...
    • Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining in Global Supply Chains: A Research Agenda 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh; Li, Chunyun (Wiley Periodicals, 2021-04)
      This article outlines a research agenda for Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining, two fundamental labor rights essential to the achievement of “Decent Work” for workers in global supply chains. The authors argue ...
    • Labor Action Tracker: Annual Report 2021 

      Kallas, Johnnie; Grageda, Leonardo; Friedman, Eli (2022)
      [Excerpt] 2021 was a dramatic year for the US labor movement, with an upsurge in strike activity that gained extensive media attention. In light of ongoing speculation about the scope of these actions, we are particularly ...
    • Maine Climate Jobs Report 

      Cha, J. Mijin; Moskowitz, Hunter; Phillips, Mathew; Skinner, Lara R. (ILR Worker Institute, 2022-03)
      This report outlines these intersecting crises and then offers a series of “climate jobs” recommendations for Maine – a set of bold, science-based recommendations that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollution at ...
    • An Interview with John M. Abowd 

      Schmutte, Ian; Vilhuber, Lars (WIley, 2022-02-20)
      John M. Abowd is the Chief Scientist and Associate Director for Research and Methodology, U.S. Census Bureau. He completed his A.B. in Economics at NotreDame in 1973 and his Ph.D. in Economics at University of Chicago in ...