20 Apr 2011 HR work

20 Apr 2011 HR work - Apr 20; Chapter 10, p277 even...

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Apr 20; Chapter 10, p277 even “Strategic Questions” and “To Do” case page 282 2. Why would some universities not recognize a graduate student union? Principles of academic freedom (p 276) aside, the precedent that grad students would unionize defeats their intended role of increasing their skills, and “graduating” to professor status – thus it would both be a temporary effort, it would also detract from their professional development. 4. What is the labor market for graduates just completing their PHD? Is the demand greater that the supply, or the supply greater than the demand? The book states that grad students make up about 18% of university teachers, but I also know that science and industry pull their fair share of PHDs… The shift of labor supports that the demand of work is greater than demand – as it states that the effort of instruction is shifting from full-time to new graduate students, and I would estimate that competition is fierce for professors to get both tenure and full-time status. 6.
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