ISBN-10:
0538481986
ISBN-13:
2900538481983
Pub. Date:
11/21/2011
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Labor Relations Process / Edition 10

Labor Relations Process / Edition 10

by William H. Holley
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    ISBN-13: 2900538481983
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 11/21/2011
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 720
    Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

    About the Author

    William H. Holley taught labor relations, collective bargaining, and arbitration for 32 years at Auburn University, and he worked as an arbitrator in many industries, from airlines to professional sports to the Postal Service. Widely published, he coauthored Personnel/Human Resource Management with Ken Jennings and Labor Relations: An Experimental and Case Approach with Roger Wolters. His research has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Labor Law Journal, Personnel Psychology, and other journals. He served as secretary and president, as well as a board member for the Journal of Management of the Southern Management Association (a division of the Academy of Management). He is also a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, serving as its executive secretary-treasurer, vice president, and president. Dr. Holley received his B.S. and M.B.A. from Mississippi State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.


    William H. Ross has taught labor relations, collective bargaining, and human resource management courses for 30 years. He teaches at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, where he also serves as Chairperson of the Department of Management. He does research on third-party dispute resolution procedures, including mediation and arbitration, as well as the implications of technological innovations for human resource management. His research has been published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Labor Law Journal, and Negotiation Journal. Dr. Ross is on the editorial board of The International Journal of Conflict Management and Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology and other professional organizations. Dr. Ross received his B.A. from Auburn University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, with a minor in Labor and Industrial Relations, from the University of Illinois.


    Roger S. Wolters is professor emeritus in the Department of Management at Auburn University, where his primary interests included labor law, collective bargaining, and dispute resolution. Coauthor of Labor Relations: An Experiential and Case Approach with William H. Holley, Jr., his research was published in Labor Law Journal, Arbitration Journal, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Industrial Relations, and other journals. Dr. Wolters has consulted to private and public organizations, and served as an Administrative Hearing Officer for grievances with the City of Auburn, Alabama. He earned his B.B.A. and M.A. from the University of North Florida, and his Ph.D. in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois.

    Table of Contents


    PART I. RECOGNIZING RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF UNIONS AND MANAGEMENT. 1. Union-Management Relationships in Perspective. 2. Evolution of Labor-Management Relationships. 3. Legal Influences. 4. Unions and Management: Key Participants in the Labor Relations Process. 5. Why and How Unions are Organized.
    PART II. NEGOTIATING AND ADMINISTERING THE LABOR AGREEMENT. 6. Negotiating the Labor Agreement. 7. Resolving Negotiation Impasses and Developing Cooperation. 8. Contract Administration. 9. Labor and Employment Arbitration.
    PART III. THE OUTCOMES OF THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ISSUES. 10. Employee Discipline. 11. Institutional Issues: Managerial Rights, Union Security, and the Rights of Minority and Female Employees
    12.Administrative Issues. 13. Economic Issues.
    PART IV. APPLYING THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS TO DIFFERENT LABOR RELATIONS SYSTEMS. 14. Labor Relations in the Public Sector. 15. Labor Relations in Multinational Corporations and in Other Countries.

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