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Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations Vol: 16

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27 Mar 2009
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
244 pages - 152 x 229 x 23mm
Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations


Volume 16 of "Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations" ("AILR") highlights important and interesting aspects of industrial and labor relations. Such issues include alternative approaches to establishing an ownership culture, accounting for union collective action through resource acquisition and mobilization, union avoidance through double-breasting, labor-management partnership and mutual gains, high involvement work systems and union-management communication networks, a new paradigm for IR/HR theory and research, implications for women of private pension reform, and competing ethical conceptions of the minimum wage.
List of Contributors. Introduction. The relative importance of psychological versus pecuniary approaches to establishing an ownership culture. Accounting for collective action: resource acquisition and mobilization in British unions. Subtle but deadly? union avoidance through “double breasting” among multinational companies. Does labor?management partnership deliver mutual gains? Evidence from the UK public services. The effects of high-involvement work systems on employee and union–management communication networks. Human resources relations: A new paradigm for better theorizing and research on the HR/IR field. Private pension reform and personal accounts in the UK: Implications for women. The minimum wage and competing ethical conceptions. Advances in industrial and labor relations. Advances in industrial and labor relations volume 16. Copyright page.

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