An Introduction to Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations / Edition 3

An Introduction to Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations / Edition 3

by KATZ, Thomas A. Kochan, Harry Charles Katz, Thomas A. Kochan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0072837004

ISBN-13: 9780072837001

Pub. Date: 07/07/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Authored by a well-respected team in labor relations, this text covers key topics in industrial relations and collective bargaining using a unique conceptual framework based on the three levels of industrial relations activity (strategic, functional, and workplace). Two extensive, class-tested mock-bargaining exercises are included. International and comparative

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Authored by a well-respected team in labor relations, this text covers key topics in industrial relations and collective bargaining using a unique conceptual framework based on the three levels of industrial relations activity (strategic, functional, and workplace). Two extensive, class-tested mock-bargaining exercises are included. International and comparative labor relations are both integrated throughout and receive full chapter treatment. The text extensively discusses recent reorganizations in the process and outcome of bargaining, including detailed treatment of the participatory process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072837001
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/07/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


PART ONE: INTRODUCTION:
1. A Framework for Analyzing Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations
2. The Historical Evolution of the U.S. Industrial Relations System
3. The Legal Regulation of Unions and Collective Bargaining
4. The Role of the Environment
PART TWO: THE STRATEGIC LEVEL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND STRUCTURES FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
5. Management Strategies and Structures for Collective Bargaining
6. Union Strategies and Structures for Representing Workers
PART THREE: THE FUNCTIONAL LEVEL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
7. Union Organization and Bargaining Structures
8. The Negotiations Process and Strikes
9. Dispute Resolution Procedures
10. Contract Terms and Employment Outcomes
PART FOUR: THE WORKPLACE LEVEL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
11. Administering the Employment Relationship
12. Participatory Processes
PART FIVE: SPECIAL TOPICS
13. Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector
14. International and Comparative Industrial Relations
15. The Future of U.S. Labor Policy and Industrial Relations
Appendix A: Private Sector Mock Bargaining Exercise
Appendix B: Public Sector Mock Bargaining Exercise
Appendix C: Grievance Arbitration Exercises

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