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Cyberunion: Empowering Labor Through Computer Technology / Edition 1
     

Cyberunion: Empowering Labor Through Computer Technology / Edition 1

by Arthur B Shostack
 

ISBN-10: 0765604639

ISBN-13: 9780765604637

Pub. Date: 09/30/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Key players in organized labour in the USA and abroad are busy modernizing their communications and making creative and effective use of computers and other technology. The author of this book argues that the road to
CyberUnion has begun and that those unions are ensuring a future strength.

Overview

Key players in organized labour in the USA and abroad are busy modernizing their communications and making creative and effective use of computers and other technology. The author of this book argues that the road to
CyberUnion has begun and that those unions are ensuring a future strength.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765604637
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/1999
Series:
Issues in Work and Human Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

I Computers and Labor

1 Using Computers as a Servicing Aid

Reading 1 How a Personal Computer Can Enhance Union Political Action Charles H. Laskonis

2 Using Computers as an Organizing Aid

Reading 2 Sensing the Speed Picking Up Carl D. Cantrell

II Variations on the Theme

3 Cyber Naught: Paving Over the Cow Path

Reading 3 Social Change Prospects for Unionism Kim Evon

4 Cyber Drift: Going Nowhere

Reading 4 Searching for the Way Bobby Brown

5 Cyber Gain: Getting With It

Reading 5 The AFGE Experience Sharon Pinnock

III CyberUnion: Informatics Plus

6 CyberUnion: Promoting Power

Reading 6 The World of Tomorrow Carol Rodgers

7 Futuristics: Promoting Alternatives

Reading 7 Teaching Futuristics Arthur B. Shostak

8 Innovations: Promoting Risk-Taking

Reading 8 What Must You Know to Be Employed in the Year 2025? Joseph Breedlove

9 Services: Promoting Ties

Reading 9 A Virtual Office for Operating Engineers, IUOE Local 148 Donald Giljum

10 Traditions: Promoting Roots

Reading 10 Bright Future for Unions? Jim Dator

IV With a Little Help from Our Friends: Build it and They Will Come

11 Change-Agents: Stateside

Reading 11 Women: We Can Do It! Arthur B. Shostak

12 Change-Agents: Overseas

13 Choices We Must Make

Reading 13 Virtual Corporations and American Labor Unions: So Many Unknowns So Much Potential Arthur B. Shostak

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