Building More Effective Unions, Second Edition
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Clark is Head and Professor in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Penn State University. Paul F. He is the author, editor, or coeditor of several books, including Building More Effective Unions and Collective Bargaining in the Private Sector, both from Cornell.
This union was effectively built Molly A smart and savvy look at the way unions can help in managing our lives. Dr. Clark adds a touch of class to the usual ho-hum union research books. This one is a keeper and one that every student in labor studies and industrial relations should keep on their bedside for moments of clarity in which unionization becomes the clear answer in their lives.. "They can do that" If labor unions let them. LiteBlue Gator They can do that is a common term used by several union officials I have been exposed to. Employees have been observed in huddles with their hands in the middle counting to three, and mocking union stewards by shouting "They can do that" as they break away from the huddle. Funny for a minute, but a serious concern. Labor unions are supposed to be strong and not have excuses for inaction.After reading Mr. Clark's superb book I concur with what he wrote about the importance of attitudes: "People's behaviors are shaped by their attitudes. Behavioral science has concluded that individuals are not born with their attitudes in. Clear, concise and well-researched This text can be equally helpful in the field as well as the classroom. Dr. Clark's expertise and research in union building shows through in his logical and clear methods.
Paul Clark offers a lot of practical and commonsense advice for union officials who are looking for ways to get members interested and involved in their unions. His approach delights students from various unions and backgrounds. "Building More Effective Unions provides some very useful frameworks for looking at factors that motivate workers' participation, and it offers some very practical suggestions about how organizational environments can be influenced."Journal of Industrial Relations (reviewing the first edition) "Building Mor
Paul F. It also provides new examples of how unions and their leaders have benefited from putting the principles outlined in the first edition into practice.. The second edition provides an updated discussion of important lessons behavioral science holds for labor organizations. Clark believes union leaders should take advantage of the valuable discoveries made in behavioral science to make their organizations more effective and, in Building More Effective Unions, he offers an accessible and straightforward account of how they can do so