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Mutual gains : a guide to union-management cooperation /
Edward Cohen-Rosenthal and Cynthia E. Burton.
edition
2nd ed., rev.
imprint
Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, c1993.
description
xi, 344 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0875463126 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, c1993.
isbn
0875463126 (pbk. : alk. paper)
catalogue key
433079
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-330) and index.
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"Points the way to widened worker participation, greater employment security, and improved competitiveness for workers and employers alike." William Batt, U.S. Department of Labor
Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Union and Management Perspectives on Cooperationp. 1
What Is Union-Management Cooperationp. 3
The Union's Decision to Cooperatep. 23
Management's Decision to Cooperatep. 34
Guide to Approaches to Union-Management Cooperationp. 47
Reorienting the Roots: Collective Bargaining and Grievance Procedures as Problem-Solving Toolsp. 49
Building Linking Structures: Labor-Management Committeesp. 76
Developing New Organizational Structures: Quality Circles to Sociotechnical Redesignp. 102
Creating New Opportunities: Cooperation on Marketing, Service, and Product Developmentp. 128
Achieving Quality: A Joint Union-Management Commitmentp. 144
The Design of Effective Union-Management Cooperative Effortsp. 167
First Steps: Deciding Whether to Cooperate and Getting Startedp. 169
Setting Clear Direction: Designing and Planning an Effective Union-Management Cooperative Programp. 182
Taking Charge: Governing and Managing a Union-Management Cooperative Programp. 198
Building Skills: Developing and Delivering Training for a Union-Management Cooperative Programp. 212
Creating Awareness: Communications and Publicity in a Union-Management Cooperative Programp. 224
Keeping Tabs: Monitoring and Evaluating Union-Management Cooperative Programsp. 235
The Financial Side of Cooperationp. 251
Sharing the Pie: Alternative Reward Systems, Collective Bargaining, and Profit Sharingp. 253
More for More: Individual Incentive Plans, Small Group Incentives, Pay for Performance, and Pay for Knowledgep. 261
Gainsharing: Scanlon, Rucker, Improshare, and Customized Plansp. 279
Taking Stock: Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Employee Ownershipp. 300
Notesp. 317
Indexp. 331
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