their support or lack of support for the employer’s last offer Landrum Griffin Act (Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act):
o Was also an amendment to the Wagner Act Attempted to protect union members against possible wrongdoing on the part of their unions o Contained a bill of rights for union members o Set up a structure for nominating officers to the union o Affirms a member’s right to sue the union o Ensured members cannot be fined or suspended without due cause and a fair hearing o Set rules for union elections Elections must occur at least every five years Must use secret ballots the senate investigations also uncovered employer wrongdoing o employers now specifically forbidden to bribe an employee to not join a union layoff: is when workers are sent home for a time, often with the intent that it not be permanent o Three conditions There is no work for the employees to do Management expects the no work situation to be temporary Management intends to recall the employees when work is available again o A layoff is therefore not a termination, which is permanent and is intended to be Some employers do incorrectly use the term layoff to imply any severing of ties management development methods: Management on the job training Action learning Case study method Management games Outside seminars University related programs Behavioral modeling Management games: o Computerized o Usually involve teams competing in a simulated marketplace o Involves rapid decision making o May compress a multi-year business cycle into hours or a day o Usually involve competing teals whose actions impact your own Management on the job training: might include
o Job rotation o Coaching o Understudy approach managerial development and training: is any attempt to improve managerial performance by o Imparting knowledge o Changing attitudes o Increasing skills May include o Coaching o Rotational assignments o Professional programs like the American Management Association seminars o University programs such as executive MBA programs Industry spends well over $1billion annually on management development Occurs in almost every organization Ultimate goal is to enhance future performance of the organization General process consists of o Assessing the company’s needs Fill executive openings Make firm more responsive Increase value of leadership o Appraising the manager’s performance National Labor Relations Board: to enforce these two provisions o The National Labor Relations Act (The Wagner Act) deemed as “statutory wrongs ( but not fully crimes) five common unfair labor practices used by employers It is unfair for employers to interfere in their employee’s legally sanctioned right of self-organization It is unfair for companies to attempt to dominate or interfere in the administration of labor unions Specific practices listed under this category were o
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