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Labor Should Join Right Now, Chester Smolski Jan 1992

Labor Should Join Right Now, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"RIght Now is a coalition of business, religious and community leaders trying to bring changes to the political structure of Rhode Island. This is good, but the most disquieting note of this announcement is the absence of labor leaders from its membership."


Putting People In Place, Roy A. Bauer, Emilio Collar, Victor Tang, Jerry Yoram Wind, Patrick Houston Jan 1992

Putting People In Place, Roy A. Bauer, Emilio Collar, Victor Tang, Jerry Yoram Wind, Patrick Houston

Marketing Papers

When Tom Furey finished spinning his dream of hope and glory for us that day in the cafeteria, the cavernous room didn't spontaneously erupt into a rally. Its walls didn't ring with cheering and chanting. There wasn't even any applause.


Impact Of Substance Abuse: Human Resource Strategies For The Hospitality Industry, Patricia J. Silfies, Frederick J. Demicco Jan 1992

Impact Of Substance Abuse: Human Resource Strategies For The Hospitality Industry, Patricia J. Silfies, Frederick J. Demicco

Hospitality Review

No hospitality organizations are immune from the negative effects of substance abuse in the workplace. Ownters and managers must confront the problem head on and, in order to accomplish this, they must be in possession of the facts regarding the problem, and regarding options for dealing with the problem in the most appropriate manner for their individual organizations. The authors include an assessment of this problem as well as a summary review of procedures for positive management of a potentially negative situation.


Power Processes In Bargaining, Edward J. Lawler Jan 1992

Power Processes In Bargaining, Edward J. Lawler

Articles and Chapters

This is a theoretical article that integrates and extends a particular program of work on power in bargaining relationships. Power is conceptualized as a structurally based capability, and power use as tactical action falling within either conciliatory or hostile categories. The core propositions are (1) the greater the total amount of power in a relationship, the greater the use of conciliatory tactics and the lower the use of hostile tactics; and (2) an unequal power relationship fosters more use of hostile tactics and less use of conciliatory tactics than an equal power relationship. Distinct research on power dependence and bilateral ...


Comments On "War And Peace", Pamela S. Tolbert Jan 1992

Comments On "War And Peace", Pamela S. Tolbert

Articles and Chapters

[Excerpt] In "War and Peace," Baron, Dobbin, and Jennings provide an integrative analysis of the role of internal organizational requirements and external environmental forces in structuring the personnel function in modern organizations. To appreciate fully the scope of this contribution to organizational theory and research, it is useful to consider briefly the general development of studies of formal organizations over the last four decades.


Introduction To The Demography Volume, Samuel B. Bacharach, Pamela S. Tolbert Jan 1992

Introduction To The Demography Volume, Samuel B. Bacharach, Pamela S. Tolbert

Articles and Chapters

[Excerpt] This volume represents another effort by Research in the Sociology of Organizations to focus on a crucial issue in organizational sociology. In some of the previous volumes, we concentrated on organizations and professions (Volume 8, 1991), the structuring of participation in organizations (Volume 7, 1989), and the social psychological processes in organizations (Volume 3, 1984). This volume concentrates on one of the most important emerging issues in organizational sociology—the issue of organizational demography.