ERIC Number: ED210083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Reference Count: 0
An Investigation of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education--With Particular Reference to Collective Bargaining in the Community Colleges.
Based on a review of periodical, ERIC, and monographic literature, this paper examines the history of collective bargaining in higher education, the factors which have influenced its growth, its impact, problems and difficulties that have been reported, and suggestions that have been made to solve these problems. The introductory section of the paper focuses on the current interest in collective bargaining, its spreading impact on higher education, the purposes and significance of the paper, the materials examined in the literature review, and the scope and limitations of the study. This introduction concludes by defining key terms. Section II of the paper presents the findings of the review of the literature. It covers: (1) the history of collective bargaining; (2) factors influencing the growth and development of collective bargaining; and (3) the impact of collective bargaining on faculty-administrative relations, participants' roles in governance, faculty welfare issues, quality of education, other institutional costs, and problem solving and conflict resolution. After Section III presents a summary and conclusions, Section IV offers recommendations and strategies for more productive and effective utilization of collective bargaining in higher education. Approximately 70 items are included in the bibliography concluding the review. (AYC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Graduate seminar paper, Pepperdine University.