Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Volume 17

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Continuing the tradition of Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations (AILR)this volume presents a rich mix of different approaches to industrial relations scholarship covering labor history, theory, quantitative and qualitative analysis. The range of papers in this volume potentially has significant implications for labour research and policy.

The themes in this volume cover important social, economic and business perspectives raising critical issues from historical to contemporary debates covering issues such as union recognition and investor reaction, human resource management and organizational Performance in the healthcare industry, employer associations, labor-related human rights and standards compliance in developing countries, work identify and sexual diversity, and paradigm shifts in industrial relations. This diverse range of themes provides not only an informative and useful contribution to our existing knowledge but raises important issues for contemporary debates in political and economic forums.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Introduction David Lewin Bruce E. Kaufman Paul J. Gollan ix

Card Check Recognition: Resulting Labor Relations and Investor Reaction Steven E. Abraham Adrienne E. Eaton Paula B. Voos 1

Having Your Cake and Eating It Too? The Relationship Between HR and Organizational Performance in Healthcare Rebecca K. Givan Ariel Avgar Mingwei Liu 31

From a "Negotiatory" to a "Belligerent" Employers' Association: Organized Master Printers of Columbus, Ohio, 1887-1987 Howard R. Stanger 69

An Institutional Approach to Labor-Related Human Rights Compliance: A Case of Forced Labor in Nicaragua and Honduras Diane F. Frey 127

Channels of Buyer Influence and Labor Standard Compliance: The Case of Cambodia's Garment Sector Chikako Oka 153

Identity at Work: U.S. Labor Union Efforts to Address Sexual Diversity Through Policy and Practice Monica Bielski Boris 185

Paradigm Shifts in Industrial Relations: A Bibliometric and Social Network Approach G. Steven McMillan Debra L. Casey 207

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