Adoption of the Organising Model in British Trade Unions: Some Evidence from Manufacturing, Science and Finance (MSF)

  title={Adoption of the Organising Model in British Trade Unions: Some Evidence from Manufacturing, Science and Finance (MSF)},
  author={Bob Carter},
  journal={Work, Employment \& Society},
  pages={117 - 136}
  • Bob Carter
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Economics
  • Work, Employment & Society
There is increasing evidence of a widespread recognition within the British trade union movement of the need to change. Amongst the directions of change being considered is adoption of the `organising model' borrowed from the United States. MSF was probably the first major British union to go down this path, thereby promising to transform itself from an organisation that had pioneered the conservative `servicing model' to one in the forefront of promoting a radical alternative. This… 

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