On Different Planes: An Organizational Analysis of Cooperation and Conflict among Airline Unions

On Different Planes: An Organizational Analysis of Cooperation and Conflict among Airline Unions

by David Walsh
     
 

David Walsh examines the historically insular unions in the airline industry, where the need for cooperation has been heightened in the era since deregulation. Guided by organizational theory, he analyzes extensive data on pairs of unions, coalitions...See more details below

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David Walsh examines the historically insular unions in the airline industry, where the need for cooperation has been heightened in the era since deregulation. Guided by organizational theory, he analyzes extensive data on pairs of unions, coalitions...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875463292
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
Cornell Studies in Industrial and Labor Relations Series, #30
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 5.91(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Conceptualizing Inter-Union Relations: Constructing a Theoretical Framework9
Ch. 3The U.S. Airline Industry as a Context for Inter-Union Relations29
Ch. 4Inter-Union Relations in Historical Perspective48
Ch. 5Interdependence and the Presence of Inter-Union Ties: A Quantitative Analysis of Union Pairs67
Ch. 6The Structure of the Airline Union Network89
Ch. 7Dynamics and Outcomes of Inter-Union Relations: Airline Unions in Coalitions112
Ch. 8Mobilizing the Airline Union Network: The Struggle at Eastern Airlines134
Conclusion157
Afterword169
Appendix 1. Survey of Inter-Union Relations171
Appendix 2. Categories Used in Constructing Interdependence Measures178
Appendix 3. Explanation of Analyses180
Notes183
References194
Index203

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