ERIC Number: ED290019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Labor and Reindustrialization: Workers and Corporate Change.
Kennedy, Donald, Ed.
This collection of articles focuses on the negative impacts that deindustrialization has had on the American labor market, on American workers, and on the U.S. economy. The introduction, by Donald Kennedy, traces the development of the trend toward and negative impacts of deindustrialization, outlines some of the policy issues raised by deindustrialization and the need for reindustrialization, and discusses the role of labor and labor unions in reindustrializing the country. The following papers are included in the collection: "Managing Economic Change: Labor's Role" (Gerald P. Glyde); "Deindustrialization of a Factory Town: Plant Closings and Phasedowns in South Bend, Indiana, 1954-1983" (Charles Craypo); "Plant Closings and the Law of Collective Bargaining" (Sharon Simon);"Worker Ownership and Reindustrialization: A Guide for Workers" (Arthur Hochner); "The Role of 'Enterprise Zones' in Reindustrialization" (Bruce Nissen); "Technological Change and Reindustrialization: Implications for Organized Labor" (Carol J. Haddad); "Some Principles Concerning Union Involvement in Quality Circles and Other Employee Involvement Programs" (Robert Cole); and "Participative Decision Making at Work: A Guide to Bibliographic and Program Resources" (William Parsons). (MN)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Economic Change, Economic Development, Employer Employee Relationship, Industrialization, Labor Education, Labor Force Development, Labor Legislation, Labor Relations, Organizational Development, Participative Decision Making, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Quality Circles, Technological Advancement, Unions
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Dept. of Labor Studies.