The Modern Grievance Procedure In The United States

Overview

The result of a major research project funded by the National Science Foundation, this book focuses on unionized grievance procedures in four major industries: steel manufacturing, retail department stores, nonprofit hospitals, and local public schools. Authors David Lewin and Richard B. Peterson identify the determinants and measures of grievance procedure effectiveness and examine the consequences of grievance procedure usage at the individual level. Their work, the first comprehensive study of its kind ever ...

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Overview

The result of a major research project funded by the National Science Foundation, this book focuses on unionized grievance procedures in four major industries: steel manufacturing, retail department stores, nonprofit hospitals, and local public schools. Authors David Lewin and Richard B. Peterson identify the determinants and measures of grievance procedure effectiveness and examine the consequences of grievance procedure usage at the individual level. Their work, the first comprehensive study of its kind ever published, serves not only to advance our knowledge of grievance procedure dynamics and outcomes, but also demonstrates the efficacy of behaviorally-oriented research into modern industrial relations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899301495
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/27/1988
  • Pages: 304
  • Lexile: 1590L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

DAVID LEWIN is Professor of Business, Faculty Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program, and Director of the Industrial Relations Research Center, Columbia University.

RICHARD B. PETERSON is Professor of Management and Organization, University of Washington.

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Table of Contents

The Grievance Procedure in Practice and Research: Review and Assessment

The Study Design

Grievance Procedure Effectiveness: Aggregate Analysis

Grievance Procedure Effectiveness: Disaggregate Analysis

Post-Grievance Settlement Behavior and Outcomes

Conclusions and Implications

Appendix 1: Mail Questionnaires

Appendix 2: Interview Schedules

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