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The future of British unions

Fernie, Sue (2005) The future of British unions. In: Fernie, Sue and Metcalf, David, (eds.) Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise? Routledge, London, UK, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9780415284127

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challenges posted by performance-related pay, public-private partnerships and the internet? What lessons can be learned from trade unions' experience in Germany and the US? Trade Unions: Resurgence or Decline?is the third book in the innovative trade Unions in Britain series. Featuring substantial and original research, this book takes a hard disciplinary approach--economics, organizational theory, history and social psychology--to offer readers a comprehensive analysis of unions' prospects in the new millennium. Case studies deal with such topical issues such as unions and the gender pay gap, the private finance initiative, performance-related pay and the unions' use of the internet. Written by many of the leading scholars on British unions, this book highlights union prospects--survival or resurgence?--and has important policy implications for all parties to industrial relations:unions, employers and government.

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Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2008 14:56
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 05:02

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