Labor-Management Cooperation: New Partnerships or Going in Circles?

Title

Labor-Management Cooperation: New Partnerships or Going in Circles?

Year

1990

DOI

10.17848/9780585298719

Abstract

Cooke answers important questions about labor-management cooperative efforts and addresses the problems undermining these efforts. His analyses are based on a variety of secondary data sources plus primary data from three nationwide surveys of plant managers, union leaders, and industry executives. Also included are several prescriptions for the success of labor-management cooperative efforts.

Files

Download 1. Cooperation: Trying to Make It Work in America (989 KB)

Contents

  1. Cooperation: Trying to Make It Work in America
  2. A Theoretical Framework: Juxtaposing Conflict and Cooperation
  3. Choosing to Cooperate: Company Strategies and Plant Programs
  4. Outcomes Associated with Cooperation
  5. Key Problems Encountered
  6. Implications and Prescriptions for Making Partnerships Work

ISBN

9780880990998 (cloth) ; 9780880991001 (pbk.) ; 9780585298719 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining

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Citation

Cooke, William N. 1990. Labor-Management Cooperation: New Partnerships or Going in Circles? Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585298719