Comparing Union and Nonunion Staff Perceptions of the Higher Education Work Environment

  title={Comparing Union and Nonunion Staff Perceptions of the Higher Education Work Environment},
  author={Jim Vander Putten and Michael K. McLendon and Marvin W. Peterson},
Evidence of substantial growth in unionization among university noninstructional staff over the past 20 years (Hurd and Woodhead, 1987) and the emergence of a quality movement in higher education linking employee attitudes toward the work environment with increased productivity point to the need for additional research into union and nonunion staff perceptions of the work environment. This paper describes a conceptually oriented, exploratory study of the university work environment as perceived… CONTINUE READING

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