Labor Relations: Striking a Balance
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BeschreibungJohn Budd continues to present the most dynamic, engaging approach to understanding labor relations in the 21st century with Labor Relations, 4/e. This textbook presents labor relations as a system for balancing employment relationship goals (efficiency, equity, and voice) and the rights of labor and management. By weaving these themes with the importance of alternative perspectives on the nature of the employment relationship throughout the text, students can learn not only how the traditional labor relations processes work, but also why these processes exist and how to evaluate whether they are working. In this way, students can develop a deeper understanding of labor relations that will help them successfully navigate a contemporary labor relations system that faces severe pressures requiring new strategies, policies, and practices.
InhaltsverzeichnisPART ONE: FoundationsChapter 1Contemporary Labor Relations: Objectives, Practices, and ChallengesChapter 2Labor Unions: Good or Bad?PART TWO: The U.S. New Deal Industrial Relations SystemChapter 3Historical DevelopmentChapter 4Labor LawChapter 5Labor and Management: Strategies, Structures, and ConstraintsChapter 6Union OrganizingChapter 7BargainingChapter 8Impasse, Strikes, and Dispute ResolutionChapter 9Contract Clauses and Their AdministrationPART THREE: Issues for the 21st CenturyChapter 10Flexibility, Empowerment, and Partnership Chapter 11GlobalizationPART FOUR: ReflectionChapter 12Comparative Labor Relations Chapter 13What Should Labor Relations Do?Appendix A: The National labor Relations ActAppendix B: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Appendix C: A Sample NLRB DecisionAppendix D: Collective Bargaining Simulation: The Zinnia and Service Workers Local H-56
PortraitJohn W. Budd is a professor in the Industrial Relations Center at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management where he holds an Industrial Relations Landgrant Professorship. Professor Budd has taught labor relations to undergraduates, professional Master's students, and Ph.D. candidates and has received multiple teaching awards. He is also the author of the award-winning "Employment with a Human Face: Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice" (Cornell University Press) and has published numerous journal articles relating to work and labor relations.
Untertitel: 4 Rev ed. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2012
Seitenanzahl: 576 Seiten