Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Reports

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  1. Transnational Cooperation among Labor Unions
    Organized labor faces enormous challenges in the increasingly global economy. The effect of multinational corporations, the portability of technology and capital, and lowered trade barriers in international commerce have all sparked... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2000
    Hardback | £75.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. On the Front Line
    The importance of customer service is widely emphasized in business today. This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the organization and dynamics of front-line work. The volume is based on a four-year study of over... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1999
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  3. Democracy at Work in an Indian Industrial Cooperative
    The authors tell the story of a democratic workers' cooperative that makes hand-rolled cigarettes, known as "beedis," in the unorganized sector of a fiercely competitive capitalist economy in India. For decades, beedi workers... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 1998
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £29.99
  4. After Lean Production
    Industrial relations experts from eleven countries consider the state of the automobile industry worldwide.... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 1997
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £34.00
  5. Japan Works
    The postwar miracle, says John Price, made Japan and its corporations the toast of the global village, with scholars across the United States pointing to Japan as the model for future enterprise. The economic bubble burst, however,... Learn More
    Published: 13th February 1997
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  6. Union Mergers in Hard Times
    Gary N. Chaison addresses questions implicit in the decline of unions in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand.... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 1996
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  7. Alternatives to Lean Production
    The Swedish auto industry has developed a distinct production design and work organization, exploring alternatives to the assembly line and to the traditional shop-floor hierarchy, with a model of teamwork that increases independent... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1993
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £42.00
  8. Making Mondragón
    Making Mondragón is a groundbreaking look at the history of worker ownership in the Spanish cooperative. First published in 1988, it remains the best source for those looking to glean a rich body of ideas for potential adaptation... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 1991
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. In the Way of Women
    How are men responding to feminism? In particular, at work dealing with the challenge to their power and privilege represented by positive action for sex equality? The 1980s saw many organizations...... Learn More
    Published: 31st August 1991
    Hardback | £43.00
  10. Women Workers and Global Restructuring
    Paperback | £27.99