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  • Wanted: Return of pioneering spirit.
    McCarthy, Bill // People Management; 01/26/95, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p30 

    Asserts the need to have a change in research objectives and methodology of industrial relations (IR) in Great Britain. Major changes in the expansion in the public funding of IR research; Importance of the macro-survey; Key to continuous improvement of IR.

  • Government Administered Workplace Surveys and Industrial Relations in Canada.
    Chaykowski, Richard P.; Slotsve, George A. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Spring2002, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p384 

    Comments on John Godard's (2001) study of the role of the Workplace and Employee Survey (WES) on industrial relations research, highlighting its application to Canada. General areas and arguments put forward by Godard; Issues associated with the general case on large surveys; Overview of the...

  • What? Me Worry? A Reply to Chaykowski and Slotsve.
    Godard, John // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Spring2002, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p393 

    Responds to a commentary made by R.P. Chaykowski and G.A. Slotsve (2002) concerning the role of Workplace and Employment Survey on industrial relations (IR) research. Definition of IR; Strength and weakness of the study; Criteria to evaluate government-sponsored workplace surveys.

  • Involvement key.
    Godard, John // Business Insurance; 06/16/97, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p18L 

    Focuses on a report `Employee Involvement: A Source of Competitive Advantage,' by the Life Office Management Association, which highlights the need for employees involvement in an insurance company. Outline of the report; Guidelines provided in the report; Contact information for the report.

  • New employer-employee contract replaces loyalty and job security.
    Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor; 2/21/95, Vol. 87 Issue 59, p8 

    Analyzes an emerging trend in the relationship between the employer and employee. Contract replacement; Policy moves. INSETS: Jobs in jeopardy.;After the smoke clears..

  • Microeconomic research ignored by government and industry.
    Oswald, Rudy A. // Monthly Labor Review; May81, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p32 

    Addresses the lack of microeconomic research on U.S. industrial relations. Outline of proposed micro research topics.

  • Employee/employer complaints.
    Oswald, Rudy A. // Executive Edge Newsletter; Jun97, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p5 

    Presents the result of a survey on the dislike perception of employees towards their jobs and employers towards their employees. Complaints of the employees towards their jobs; Attitudes of employees disliked by their employers.

  • Livres re�us.
    Oswald, Rudy A. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Summer2009, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p550 

    The article presents a bibliography of books received by the journal including "Why David Sometimes Wins. Leadership, Organization, and Strategy in the California Farm Worker Movement," by Marshall Ganz, "The ILO and the Quest for Social Justice, 1919-2009," by Eddy Lee, Gerry Rodgers, Lee...

  • Publications r�centes.
    Oswald, Rudy A. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Spring2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p356 

    This section presents a bibliography of articles concerning industrial relations, including "Le droit de la dur�e du travail, fin d'une �poque," by Fran�oise Favennec-H�ry in "Droit social," issue 3, March 2009; "Temporary Employment and Strategic Staffing in the...

  • Livres re�us.
    Oswald, Rudy A. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Spring2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p360 

    The article presents a bibliography of books received by the journal, including �Up in the Air: How Airlines Can Improve Performance by Engaging their Employees,� by Greg J. Bamber, Jody Hoffer Gittell, Thomas A. Kochan and Andrew Von Nordenflycht, �Emigration and Integration in...

  • Papers From the IRRA Annual Meeting.
    Oswald, Rudy A. // Monthly Labor Review; Feb65, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p141 

    Introduces the papers from the annual meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association held in Chicago, Illinois. Theme of the conference; Topics covered by the papers.

  • Industrial Relations Policy and 'Action-Oriented' Research.
    Barkin, Solomon // Monthly Labor Review; Feb65, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p142 

    Examines industrial relations policy and 'action-oriented' research in the United States. Manpower and social policy; Industrial relations system.

  • Commission to study labor-management relations.
    Warner, David // Nation's Business; May93, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p13 

    Reports on the commission set up by Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich and Commerce Secretary Ron Brown to study labor-management relations. Investigation of the current state of worker-management relations and labor laws; Commission on the Future of Worker/Management Relations; Chamber of...

  • Industrial relations research: its postwar contributions.
    Kerr, Clark // Monthly Labor Review; Jun84, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p34 

    Analyzes the contributions of industrial relations research in the U.S. Provision of a running description of and commentary upon current developments; Introduction of the welfare state to the U.S.

  • Global competition's impact on UK employment practice.
    Sisson, Keith // People Management; 01/26/95, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p47 

    Outlines the direction of research of the Warwick University's Industrial Relations Research Unit for the year 2000. Main focus of the research; Areas highlighted by the study; Influence of the European Union.

  • Labor relations at readers' firms.
    Sisson, Keith // Nation's Business; Feb96, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p63 

    Presents results from `Nation Business,' magazine readers survey on union relations at firms. Background information on survey; Results of survey.

  • Personnel--Now a major plank in corporate organization structure.
    Sisson, Keith // Industrial Management; Nov69, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p8 

    Presents the results of the National Industrial Conference Board study about personnel management in the U.S. Functions of human resource personnel; Research and development functions included in the personnel department; Changes in labor relations.

  • The Outlook for Labor-Management Peace in Today's America.
    Usery Jr., W.J. // Labor Law Journal; Apr74, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p195 

    Presents an excerpt from the address of special assistant to the president and director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service W.J. Usery to the Northwest Chapter of the Industrial Relations Research Association.

  • Guiding blight.
    Brockband, Anne; Beech, Nic // People Management; 05/06/99, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p52 

    Offers information on a study of mentoring relationships, conducted at King's Healthcare NHS Trust in London, England. Methods of the study; Aspects of mentor's role; Influential image of mentors; Change in mentees' attitude; Lessons from the study that are useful for professionals who manage...

  • Does your boss struggle to lead?
    Brockband, Anne; Beech, Nic // Administrative Professional Today; Aug2011, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p2 

    The article presents findings of a study which investigates employees' satisfaction with the performance of their supervisors.

  • Equal Opportunity and Federal Policy.
    Thomas, Clarence // Education Week; 6/16/1982, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p24 

    An excerpt from the recent speech of Clarence Thomas to the Washington chapter of the Industrial Relations Research Association and the Bureau of National Affairs is presented.

  • Good news for 1998!
    Trunick, Perry A. // Transportation & Distribution; Jun97, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p5 

    Editorial. Examines an annoucement made by the International Brotherhood of Teamster (IBT) on its agreement to collect data for the next national contract negotiations along with Trucking Management Incorporated (TMI). Information on the rules of the National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA);...

  • Warwick round-up.
    Trunick, Perry A. // People Management; 01/26/95, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p47 

    Offers several activities of the Warwick University's Industrial Relations Research Unit (IRRU). Factor for management to develop human resources policies; Comprehensive survey by United Kingdom union members; Book published by the IRRU.

  • Overview of the IRRA 1990 Research Volume on New Developments in Worker Training.
    Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel // Labor Law Journal; Aug91, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p561 

    This article provides an overview of the 1990 research volume for the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA) entitled New Developments in Worker Training: A Legacy for the 1990s. The editors for the volume are: Louis Ferman, Michele Hoyman, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, and Ernest Savoie....

  • NEWS BRIEFS.
    Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel // Research Technology Management; Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p10 

    Presents news briefs related to industrial technology. Explanation that research and development spending in China will increase from 1.3 percent to 2.5 percet of gross domestic product by 2020 as the country announced its 15-year science and development plan; Decision of Japan to increase its...

  • Labor Relations and Technological Change at Canadian Pacific Railway.
    Timur, A. Tarik; Ponak, Allen // Journal of Labor Research; Fall2002, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p535 

    The article examines technological changes in the railway industry and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), focusing on management strategies used to introduce new technologies, union responses to these changes, and the impact on labor relations. The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) is the stuff of...

  • ANALYTICAL MODELING IN COMPLEX SURVEYS OF WORK PRACTICES.
    Reiter, Jerome P.; Zanutto, Elaine L.; Hunter, Larry W. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p82 

    Quantitative industrial relations research frequently relies on data collected from large surveys of establishments that use complex sampling designs, such as stratified and unequal probability sampling. The authors analyze two complex surveys of establishments, the National Organizations Survey...

  • Labor and Employment Law.
    Reiter, Jerome P.; Zanutto, Elaine L.; Hunter, Larry W. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jul95, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p880 

    The article cites a research on labor and employment law as of July 1995. The research cited is Mark D. Karper's "The Deletion of 8a2: Impact on U.S. Industrial Relations."

  • Government and Industrial Relations.
    Reiter, Jerome P.; Zanutto, Elaine L.; Hunter, Larry W. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Oct97, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p162 

    This article highlights a research paper on government and industrial relations prepared by Mark Thompson and Anthony Smith.

  • Workplace Revenge: When It's OK to Get Back at a Bad Boss.
    Reiter, Jerome P.; Zanutto, Elaine L.; Hunter, Larry W. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine; 3/8/2011, p1 

    The article presents information on a study conducted by California's labor relations expert David Levine, according to which retaliation by an employee against his manager is more acceptable to employees if the retaliation is an act of omission or inaction, rather than active efforts to harm an...

  • Trust Drives Productivity.
    Reiter, Jerome P.; Zanutto, Elaine L.; Hunter, Larry W. // HR Magazine; Sep2012, p24 

    The article presents on research from University of Maryland student Alex Ning Li and Singapore Management University professor Hwee Hoon Tan on the impact that trust among management and subordinate workers has on levels of productivity in the workplace.

  • International and Comparative Industrial Relations.
    Clarke, Oliver; Gifford, Adam // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jan78, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p282 

    The article presents information about various developments and research related to international and comparative industrial relations in OECD countries and in San Diego, California. A working party report has been finalized on policies for life at work, which will be published shortly together...

  • Happiness Flash.
    Clarke, Oliver; Gifford, Adam // Self; Aug2010, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p118 

    The article focuses on studies related to happiness and satisfaction. A study from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, showed that people who are generally joyful report more job satisfaction, but loving one's job won't necessarily help the overall contentment. According to a Visa poll,...

  • The Effect of Perceived Organizational Support on Organizational Identification.
    Çelik, A.; Findik, M. // World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology; 2012, Issue 68, p1104 

    The aim of the study is to determine the effects of perceived organizational support on organizational identification. In accordance with this purpose was applied on 131 family physicians in Konya. The data obtained by means of the survey method were analyzed. According to the results of...

  • Research on Unions: Some Subjects in Need of Scholars.
    BENNETT, JAMES T.; DELANEY, JOHN THOMAS // Journal of Labor Research; Spring93, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p95 

    Research in industrial relations, as in other disciplines, frequently is narrow in scope and follows well-trodden paths. Although this approach has produced valuable insights into some areas, it has contributed to a lack of research in areas that are increasingly important. Accordingly, after a...

  • ‘If your only tool is a hammer, any issue will look like a nail’: building conflict resolution and mediation capacity in South African universities.
    Harris, Geoff // Higher Education; Jan2008, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p93 

    This article commences with an explanation of some of the technical terms in the field of conflict resolution. It then examines the common ways which parties to a conflict use in an effort to deal with it and concludes that, on a number of criteria, collaborative conflict resolution is the...

  • CURRENT RESEARCH IN LABOR ARBITRATION.
    Harris, Geoff // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Oct49, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p99 

    The article presents a list of studies related to labor arbitration, both completed and uncompleted, conducted by several researchers in the U.S. They include "Management Rights and the Collective Agreement," by Douglass V. Brown, "Changing the Labor Contract by Voluntary Arbitration," by Myron...

  • US bosses out of touch with 'stars'.
    Fuller, Georgina // Personnel Today; 11/28/2006, p8 

    The article focuses on a research study on the employer-employee relationship in the United States. The study revealed that the U.S. employers are not in synchronization with their top-performing employees when it comes to pay, healthcare and retirement plans. There was also a significant gulf...

  • Survey: Will workers show up in pandemic?
    Fuller, Georgina // Case Management Advisor; Aug2009, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p93 

    The article reports on the results of a study on the willingness of employees to work during a pandemic conducted by by Linda Good, the manager of employee occupational health services at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. The research found that if employers want their employees...

  • ASPECTE DOCTRINARE ÅžI JURISPRUDENÈšIALE CU PRIVIRE LA EFECTELE ANULÄ‚RII DECIZIILOR DE CONCEDIERE NELEGALE ÅžI NETEMEINICE.
    Lungu, Laurențiu-Răzvan // Romanian Case Law Review / Revista Romana de Jurisprudenta; 2013, Issue 6, p177 

    The legal regime of the dismissal nullity, unlike common law, presents some particular characteristics determined by the specific features of labor relations and by the necessity of protecting the employee occupying the job concerned at the moment of the judgment ordering the dismissal...

  • PAID LEAVE, YES; FLEX TIME, NO.
    Lungu, Laurențiu-Răzvan // Miller-McCune; Sep2008, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p79 

    The article examines the results of the 1988 British Workplace Employment Relations Survey by researchers John Budd and Karen Mumford in Great Britain. The researchers explained that union representation contributes to a more family-friendly workplace like generous leave policies which can be...

  • MANNERS MAKETH MANAGEMENT.
    Broughton, Philip Delves // Management Today; Oct2009, p48 

    The article reports on a research conducted by professors Christine Pearson and Christine Porath concerning the effects of employees abuse in the U.S. Findings of the research show 38% intentionally reduced the quality of their work, 66% stated that their performance declined, and 12% said they...

  • University of Warwick Industrial Relations Research.
    Bain, G. S. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jul75, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p638 

    The article focuses on various labor relation research work at the Industrial Relations Research of the University of Warwick in Warwickshire, England as of 1975. A number of detailed plant studies of the manufacturing industry in the West Midlands were conducted by Dennis Brooks and Karamjit...

  • The University of Wisconsin Industrial Relations Research Institute.
    Stern, James L. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Apr71, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p504 

    The article focuses on the research projects of the faculty at the Industrial Relations Research Institute in the University of Wisconsin. Glen Cain is conducting a study on the effects of income-maintenance programs on family size and composition. Gerald Nadler is conducting several research...

  • The University of Wisconsin Industrial Relations Research Institute.
    Jones Jr., James E. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jan72, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p305 

    Research work is in progress in the University of Wisconsin, Industrial Relations Research Institute, Madison. The research includes several projects of various members of the faculty. Jack Barbash is doing research on the theory of industrial relations and unions and the low-wage worker. Glen...

  • IRRA Research Activities.
    Jones Jr., James E. // Labor Law Journal; Sep59, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p655 

    The article focuses on the book "Catalogue of Current Industrial Relations Research," by Industrial Relations Research Association. This catalogue offers an instructive picture of the scope, direction and current status of research in the field of industrial relations. In addition to describing...

  • RESEARCH IN PROGRESS.
    Jones Jr., James E. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jan77, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p261 

    The article consists of a summary of major academic research being conducted at the time of publication in January 1977 in various fields covered by the journal. Research was being done on labor-management relations, on labor law and on the relationship between politics, government and...

  • Industrial Relations Research in the 1970s: Review and Appraisal.
    Heneman III, Herbert G. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jul84, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p622 

    Reviews the book `Industrial Relations Research in the 1970s: Reviews and Appraisal,' edited by Thomas A. Kochan, Daniel J.B. Mitchell, and Lee Dyer.

  • THE DEMISE OF THE NATIONAL UNION IN ITALY: LESSONS FOR COMPARATIVE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS THEORY.
    Locke, Richard M. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review; Jan92, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p229 

    Using data collected during field research in Italy on the reorganization of the auto industry, the author analyzes recent changes in Italian industrial relations Based on this case study, he argues for a new approach to comparative industrial relations research and theory. Instead of treating...

  • PREFACE.
    Burton Jr., John F. // Labor Law Journal; Aug91, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p452 

    This article highlights the Spring Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA) held on April 25-27, 1991 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Chapter of the IRRA agreed to host the meeting after a decision of the IRRA membership and executive board required a change from the...

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