Business & Economics / General

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Ties That Bind

Ties That Bind

A historical guidebook for topics ranging from the networked city to the global internet that illuminates the political, economic, and technological forces shaping the infrastructure of modern life.

Parties And Unions In The New Global Economy

Parties And Unions In The New Global Economy

A comparative examination of how union leaders in Spain, Mexico, and Venezuela respond when the political parties traditionally allied with labor enact laws harmful to workers.

What’s a Coal Miner to Do?

What’s a Coal Miner to Do?

The Mechanization of Coal Mining

This book explores the impact of technology on coal miners and operators. Dix reconstructs the history of the “hand-loading” era, then views the evolution of mechanical coal technology, the rise of the United Mine Workers, and the expanded role of the state under New Deal legislation.

Leadership and Decision-Making

Leadership and Decision-Making

Vroom and Yetton select a critical aspect of leadership style-the extent to which the leader encourages the participation of his subordinates in decision-making. They describe a normative model that shows the specific leadership style needed in different classes of situations. Other chapters discuss how leaders actually behave in different situations. They look at differences in leadership styles, and what situations induce people to display autocratic or participative behavior.

The Emergence of a UAW Local, 1936–1939

The Emergence of a UAW Local, 1936–1939

A Study in Class and Culture

This book is a firsthand account of the experience of unionization in personal and social terms. Freidlander describes the transformation of a working-class community by its own actions and the ensuing stratification within that union.

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