Thomas A Kochan2
2Thomas A Kochan
1Monica Bielski Boris
McKersie and additional contributors to public forums on public-sector collective bargaining held at Cornell, MIT and the University of Illinois. This document involves contributions from a cross section of scholars and will be further updated as appropriate.
S ince the passage of the National Labor Relations Act in 1935, collective bargaining has been the primary means by which U.S. workers can collectively negotiate terms and conditions of employment with their employer. Currently, more than 100,000 contracts are in effect, covering approximately 9 million workers and their employers in the private sector. 1… (More)
companies and unions included in the study. The views expressed are solely those of the authors.
This paper presents a new approach to modeling and analyzing organizational culture, particularly safety culture. We have been experimentally applying it to the NASA manned space program as part of our goal to create a powerful new approach to risk management in complex systems. We describe the approach and give sample results of its applications to… (More)