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A Confirmatory Factor Analysis Of Union Commitment In Australia, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Roderick D. Iverson Jan 1993

A Confirmatory Factor Analysis Of Union Commitment In Australia, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Roderick D. Iverson

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This paper evaluates the applicability of the different factor structures of union commitment identified in previous studies to the Australian case. Confirmatory factor analysis results using LISREL VII suggest that union commitment is best represented by four distinct factors, ‘union loyalty ’, ‘responsibility to the union’, ‘willingness to work for the union’, and ‘belief in unionism’ in this sample of Australian workers. OLS regression results indicate that the four factors are differentially related to a set of common predictor variables. White-collar workers reported higher levels of commitment than blue-collar workers. Participation in leadership positions and previous experience with union handling of ...


Economic Restructuring And Emerging Patterns Of Industrial Relations, Stephen R. Sleigh Jan 1993

Economic Restructuring And Emerging Patterns Of Industrial Relations, Stephen R. Sleigh

Upjohn Press

This book's essays analyze innovative responses by unions, corporations and governments to job loss caused by economic restructuring, drawing on examples from Western Europe and the U.S.