Economic Restructuring and Emerging Patterns of Industrial Relations

Title

Economic Restructuring and Emerging Patterns of Industrial Relations

Year

1993

Abstract

This book's essays analyze innovative responses by unions, corporations and governments to job loss caused by economic restructuring, drawing on examples from Western Europe and the U.S.

Files

Download 1. Introduction (1.2 MB)

Contents

  1. Introduction / Stephen R. Sleigh
  2. Economic Development and Industrial Relations in a Small-Firm Economy: The Experience of Metalworkers in Emilia-Romagna, Italy / Bruce Herman
  3. Managing Local Development: Lessons from Spain / Michael Barzelay
  4. Worker Democracy in Socialist France / Bernard E. Brown
  5. International Competition and the Organization of Production: The Study Action Team Process at Trico Products / Peter Lazes
  6. Collaborative Restructuring Efforts: Textile and Apparel Labor-Management Innovation Network, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania / Robert Coy, Saul Rubinstein, Michael Shay
  7. Labor and Industrial Relations Strategies in the State of Michigan / Michael Schippani
  8. Applying Skills-Based Automation Through Participatory Management: The Center for Applied Technology / Frank Emspak
  9. Social Democratic Trade Unions and Politics: Can the End of the Social Democratic Trade Unions be the Beginning of a New Kind of Social Democratic Politics? / Charles F. Sabel
  10. Training and the New Industrial Relations: A Strategic Role for Unions / Wolfgang Streeck

ISBN

9780880991315 (pbk.)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining

Economic Restructuring and Emerging Patterns of Industrial Relations

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Citation

Sleigh, Stephen R., ed. 1993. Economic Restructuring and Emerging Patterns of Industrial Relations. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.