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Strategies for Impasse Resolution

1st Edition

By Harry Kershen, Claire Meirowitz


348 pages

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Whether you are a negotiator, employer, human resources professional, attorney, board of education member, school superintendent, principal, or teacher, a labor studies academic or student, or in a related field, you will find "Strategies for Impasse Resolution" the most useful book you'll ever own. Composed of three sections, with chapters by a wide variety of professionals and researchers, this book will answer your need for theoretical as well as applied knowledge. If you need to know how, why and what, you'll find it here.

Table of Contents


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Part I: PROCEDURES AND PROCESSES Public Sector Impasse Procedures Revisited Michael W. Hirlinger and Ronald D. Sylvia

Technology for Conflict Resolution: A Preliminary Pacing of the Terrain Miriam K. Mills

Dispute Resolution in Florida's Public Sector: Insight into ImpasseKarl D. Magnusen and Patricia A. Renovitch

The Influence of Bargaining Agents on Negotiated Grievance Procedure Language in Higher Education Aaron R. Pulhamus and MilesE. Galvin


An Examination of Factfinding as a Method of Dispute Settlement Training Grounds for Arbitrators David A. Dilts The Effect of Statutory Impasse Schemes on the Acceptance of Factfinding Recommendations: Evidence from Iowa and New York Daniel G. Gallagher and Peter A. Veglahn

Factfinding in Indiana: A Study of Factfinding Frequency and Acceptance as an Impasse Resolution Procedure in Public School Negotiations Karen S. Gallagher and Donald L. Robson

Factfinding and Arbitration: Procedural Justice for All? Jane Giacobbe

An Analysis of Permissible Strike Authorization among Public Workers Robert D. Pursley

Strike Experience under Choice-of-Procedures in Minnesota Where the Public Employer Has the Choice David B. Balkin

Teacher Strikes: An Investigation of Their Phases Robert A. Nicaud, Maurice F. Villere and Thomas S. O'Connor

Reappraisal of the Right to Strike in California Paul D. Staudohar

Part III: ARBITRATION Public Sector Interest Arbitration: An Examination of Relevant Normative Premises and a Test of Underlying Assumptions M. Susan Rueschhoff

Grievance Arbitration in the Public Sector: Status, Issues, and Problems Charles J. Coleman

Winning and Losing in Interest Arbitration Ruth Tallakson and Hoyt N. Wheeler

Win-Loss Rates in Public Sector Grievance Arbitration Cases: Implications for the Selection of Arbitrators David A. Dilts and Edwin C. Leonard, Jr.

Arbitrator's Utilization of Private Sector Criteria in Resolving Public Sector Disputes

John K. Dunn and Craig E. Overton

The Impact of Final-Offer Arbitration on Wage Outcomes of Public Safety Personnel: Michigan vs Illinois Marie D. Connolly

Procedural Arbitrability of Grievance Cases Perry A. Zirkel

Analysis of Arbitrated Employee Grievance Cases in Police Departments Helen LaVan and Cameron Carley

The Impact of Compulsory Arbitration on Municipal Budgets—The Caseof Omaha, Nebraska Donald E. Pursell and William D. Torrence

Compulsory Interest Arbitration for Public Safety Services in New Jersey—The First Three Years Arlyne K. Liebeskind

Part IV: WORK STOPPAGES Teacher Strikes in Strike-Prone States Bruce Vanderporten and W. Clayton Hall

Why Some Teachers Choose Not to Strike R. Wilburn Clouse and Frank Fudesco

The Propensity to Strike of Local Government Employees James L. Stern and Craig Olson

An Empirical Model of Strike Activity by Teachers Robert N. Horn, William J. McGuire, and Joseph Tomkiewicz

The Use of a Master Arbitrator in Strike Resolution: A Case Study James S. Russell

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PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health