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The Ultimate Power Of Persuasion: Using The Mock Trial To Enhance Litigation Strategy, Mary A. Bedikian, Jerome D. Hill Oct 1993

The Ultimate Power Of Persuasion: Using The Mock Trial To Enhance Litigation Strategy, Mary A. Bedikian, Jerome D. Hill

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Internal Dispute Resolution: The Transformation Of Civil Rights In The Workplace, John M. Lande, Lauren B. Edelman, Howard S. Erlanger Jan 1993

Internal Dispute Resolution: The Transformation Of Civil Rights In The Workplace, John M. Lande, Lauren B. Edelman, Howard S. Erlanger

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Many employers create internal procedures for the resolution of discrimination complaints. We examine internal complaint handlers' conceptions of civil rights law and the implications of those conceptions for their approach to dispute resolution. Drawing on interview data, we find that complaint handlers tend to subsume legal rights under managerial interests. They construct civil rights law as a diffuse standard of fairness, consistent with general norms of good management. Although they seek to resolve complaints to restore smooth employment relations, they tend to recast discrimination claims as typical managerial problems. While the assimilation of law into the management realm may extend ...


Transforming At-Will Employment Disputes Into Wrongful Discharge Claims: Fertile Ground For Adr, Mary A. Bedikian Jan 1993

Transforming At-Will Employment Disputes Into Wrongful Discharge Claims: Fertile Ground For Adr, Mary A. Bedikian

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No abstract provided.