1. Are the roles of labor and management inadvertently adversarial? 3. Why is it so difficult to be effective at both distributive and integrative bargaining in the course of the same negotiations? 5. Compare and contrast mediation, interest arbitration, and grievance arbitration.
I would like us to discuss a current events case that encompasses much of what you have learned and discussed over the course of the semester. Situation: Currently the U. S. West Coast ports are backed up with cargo ships that are just sitting in the harbor unable to dock and unload. Much of the cargo is seasonal in nature a
Explain the interplay between Section 7 and Section 8 rights of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Also, provide an example of workplace activity (or a workplace scenario) that would help illustrate the interplay between the two sections.
(1) What are some of the potential implications of refusing to fire an employee in terms of indirect and direct costs? (2) If supervisors believe employee discipline emanates from a reprimand process, describe three mistakes supervisors may make in jeopardizing their employees' morale.
Scrutinize arbitration and judicial proceedings, and how they may be used to satisfy a dispute. Identify and defend two ideas you may have to make the typical arbitration procedure more effective. Indicate the advantages and disadvantages of your ideas.
What are two (2) reasons why employees join labor unions? Examine two (2) reasons why organizations prefer that unions do not represent their employees. Suggest two (2) benefits that unions can provide for an employer. Justify your response. What are two (2) legal responsibilities that employers have when dealing with labor
What are two (2) areas in which the 60 percent participation rate of women in the workforce has impacted organizations in America. Predict two (2) changes that will occur in the next five (5) years in relation to this participation rate. recommend the psychological test that you believe is most appropriate for selecting
Conduct research on the concept of unfair labor practices and union avoidance strategies to determine historical trends and recent developments. Must be a well-organized paper of 6-8 pages in length, clearly articulated, and to the point. must reflect APA style and contain at least three references, which may include Internet so
Select a conflict you observed recently. Identify and discuss the following: 1. Identify and interpret the characteristics of the negotiation situation. 2. Describe the levels of and functions/dysfunctions of the conflict. 3. Explain the style you would use, or did use, to resolve the interpersonal conflict. 4. Explain the
Discuss how recruitment and selection practices can contribute to high performance in an organization.
Why do unions generally place a high priority on negotiating checkoff provisions and provisions relating to union membership or contribution in their contracts with management? Also, list and discuss the various checkoff provisions and provisions relating to union membership or contribution
Describe the advantages of structured interviews compared to unstructured interviews. Consider why so many companies still use unstructured interviews, and what you would advise them. What is the main difference between situational and behavioral structured interviews? When would it be better to go with a situational intervie
What are some of the reasons that traits like conscientiousness or core self-evaluations, as measured by personality tests are likely to relate to job performance across many occupations? Why isn't extroversion as consistently beneficial on the job? Why is it so hard to get a good measure of a person's personality? What are s
Create presentation aimed at convincing an employer to offer family-friendly programs for employees. Suggestions for topics to include are listed below: Impacts on absence Turnover Organizational commitment Job satisfaction Motivation Other relevant terms Include all references...
Assistance with a 300 word paper that reflects APA style with references that supposes the following: You are the Human Resource Director for a 500-bed hospital. You have learned that the American Professionals Union is attempting to unionize your 1,000 registered nurses. The CEO has asked you to draft a plan to attempting to re
1. What factors are contributing to the decline of union membership? Discuss. 2. What do you believe to be the pros and cons of union membership? Which do you believe to be more beneficial? Why? 3. Union membership has been on the decline. Do you believe this is a positive or negative trend? Why? 4. Employees still resist uni
Some believe that the ability of management to discipline employees is severely compromised by the presence of a union. However, others believe the disciplinary procedures in a typical labor agreement contain as many potential advantages for management as for unions and workers. - Assess the impact of the disciplinary proced
Most rights to do something also imply the right to not do that thing. For example, the right to vote includes the right not to vote. Unions state that individuals should be free to join a union, yet then argue that those organizations where workers are represented by a union should be an agency shop. That is, all employees must
When negotiations fail or stall, management and union may opt for arbitration. Arbitration involves transferring the power to make employer-employee related decisions to an often less-informed outsider. • Discuss the central reasons an employer or a union is unable to reach a collaborative resolution to some issues and wh
The union's major goal is to negotiate with the employer a written agreement covering both employment conditions and the union-member relationship itself on terms that are acceptable to the union. The terms must be acceptable to the employer, too, if negotiations are to be successful. Apart from conditions within the company, ex
Use the CSU Online Library to locate and review a scholarly article found in a peer reviewed journal related to analyzing work, designing jobs, HR planning, or recruiting. In peer reviewed journals, the articles were reviewed by other professionals in the field to ensure the accuracy and quality of the article, which is idea
Globalization has increased competition in the markets for factors of production (including employees) as well as in the product markets. Businesses can source employees from a larger pool inside and outside the country, but employees too have many more options than before. As a result, the workforce of an organization may be fa
There are some rather formidable grounds for pessimism about unionization in the years ahead. One reason involves the composition of union membership. Consider the composition of union membership and respond to the following: • Why has the white-collar world been relatively unreceptive unionization while the blue-colla
What is the purpose of the provision of section 14(b) of the National Labor Relations Act? What was the purpose of the right-to-work provision and which states have chosen to use this provision?
1-2 pages of info and references if needed. Looking for some help to complete the project GMFC Attitude Survey Satisfaction Percentile Central City Total Pay 53 50 Promotions 36 50 Wor
I'm having trouble with this end of the chapter question on the job descriptions relating to industrial/technical workplaces. Please summarize the 3 questions below using 1 paragraph for each questions (6 sentences minimum for paragraph) using detailed sentences for each and complete sentences and your own words. Please keep you
GMFC is planning to expand its U.S. operations by building a new plant. They will employ about 500 production workers. This new plant will manufacture motorized recreational equipment including all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles. The equipment will assemble mechanical components produced in other GMFC ope
You are budgeted to spend $2,000,000 in burdened labor and $800,000 in material. At the end of the first month of your project, the following information is made available: Labor: •ACWP = $ 80,000. •BCWP = $ 90,000. •BAC = $2,000,000. Material: •ACWP = $ 500,000. •BCWP = $ 350,0
Questions and answers regarding labor/union issues: collective bargaining, grievances and arbitration and administrative issues.
Choose a minimum of three of the following five issues. As you read these chapters, you will come up with eight to ten questions per unit assignment to ask the company. These questions should be approved by the professor prior to the interview. Once they are approved, you will contact the company representative(s) and interv