Labor Relations: Striking a Balance

Labor Relations: Striking a Balance

by John W. Budd
     
 

John Budd continues to present the most dynamic, engaging approach to understanding labor relations in the 21st century with Labor Relations, 3/e. Budd’s well-received and award-winning presentation shows labor relations as a system for balancing employment relationship goals (efficiency, equity, and voice) and the rights of labor and management. Labor

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John Budd continues to present the most dynamic, engaging approach to understanding labor relations in the 21st century with Labor Relations, 3/e. Budd’s well-received and award-winning presentation shows labor relations as a system for balancing employment relationship goals (efficiency, equity, and voice) and the rights of labor and management. Labor Relations moves beyond a process-based focus in studying this topic by placing the discussion of contemporary U.S. processes into the context of underlying themes, such as what the goals of the system are, whether or not those goals are being fulfilled, and if reform is needed. Central topics are placed in the broader context of the goals of the employment relationship, conflicting rights, and the environment of the 21st century. Budd’s broader context, therefore, makes labor relations more engaging and relevant to students. It also allows instructors to raise important “big picture” ideas that go beyond mere how-to descriptions of labor relations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071105217
Publisher:
Irwin/McGraw-Hill
Publication date:
12/28/2009
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Foundations1
Ch. 1Contemporary labor relations : objectives, practices, and challenges3
Ch. 2Labor unions : good or bad?31
Ch. 3Labor relations outcomes : individuals and the environment63
Pt. 2The U.S. new deal industrial relations systems93
Ch. 4Historical development95
Ch. 5Labor law139
Ch. 6Labor and management : strategies, structures, and rights185
Ch. 7Union organizing213
Ch. 8Bargaining247
Ch. 9Impasse, strikes, and dispute resolution281
Ch. 10Contract clauses and their administration317
Pt. 3Issues for the 21st century359
Ch. 11Flexibility and employee involvement361
Ch. 12Globalization397
Pt. 4Reflection433
Ch. 13Comparative labor relations435
Ch. 14What should labor relations do?467

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