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John Budd continues to present the most dynamic, engaging approach to understanding labor relations in the 21st century with Labor Relations, 3/e. Budd's well-received and award-winning presentation shows labor relations as a system for balancing employment relationship goals (efficiency, equity, and voice) and the rights of labor and management. Labor Relations moves beyond a process-based focus in studying this topic by placing the discussion of contemporary U.S. processes into the context of underlying themes, such as what the goals of the system are, whether or not those goals are being fulfilled, and if reform is needed. Central topics are placed in the broader context of the goals of the employment relationship, conflicting rights, and the environment of the 21st century. Budd's broader context, therefore, makes labor relations more engaging and relevant to students. It also allows instructors to raise important "big picture" ideas that go beyond mere how-to descriptions of labor relations.
John W. Budd is a professor in the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, where he holds the Industrial Relations Land Grant Chair.
Table of Contents
|Contemporary Labor Relations: Objectives, Practices, and Challenges|
|Labor Unions: Good or Bad?|
|The U.S. New Deal Industrial Relations System|
|Labor and Management: Strategies, Structures, and Constraints|
|Impasses, Strikes, and Dispute Resolution|
|Contract Clauses and Their Administration|
|Issues for the 21st Century|
|Flexibility, Empowerment, and Partnership|
|Comparative Labor Relations|
|What Should Labor Relations Do?|
|The National Labor Relations Act|
|Universal Declaration of Human Rights|
|A Sample Nlrb Decision|
|Collective Bargaining Simulation: The Zinnia and Service Workers Local H-56|
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