An Introduction to the Study of Industrial Relations, Volume 5

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Business & Economics - 442 pages
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This book gives a comprehensive survey of the field of Industrial Relations, focusing on general principles and problems. Illustrations are drawn from the practices adopted in many parts of the world such as Australia, France, Germany and the USA.

Contents include chapters on the following:
* Personnel Management
* Training
* Methods of Wage Payment
* Job Evaluation
* Profit-Sharing and Co-partnership
* Trade Unionism
* Employers' Organizations
* Collective Bargaining
* Wage Bases
* Equal Opportunities
* Conciliation and Arbitration
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Personnel Management
25
Selection
42
Training
53
Time Studies
72
Methods of Wage Payment
83
Job Evaluation Merit Rating and NonWage
98
ProfitSharing and Copartnership
106
Wage Bases and Principles
259
Relative Wages
291
Equal Pay for Equal Work
307
Family Allowances
314
Purposes and Scope of Intervention page
331
Problems of a National Wages Policy
342
Conciliation and Arbitration
361
Relations in Nationalized Industries
380

Joint Consultation at the Workplace
120
Trade Unionism page
137
Bases of Trade Union Organization
160
The Legal Position of Trade Unions
202
Political Action by Trade Unions
219
Collective Bargaining
229
Social Security
387
International Aspects
407
Conclusions
428
INDEX
436
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J. Richardson is at J. Richardson Consulting, Canada.