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  • Mulcahy: A Case Study

    “Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability” (Adams, 2015, p. 101). Mulcahy was selected by as one of America 's Best Leaders in 2008. Although, this quote reflects her experience as Xerox CEO, a Fortune 500 company, it has strong implication for the business of health care. When the organization or…

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  • The Negative Influence Of Diversity In The Workplace

    In the workplace, the role of gender, race and ethnicity can influence the effectiveness of the company's performance. Diversity in an organization involves the development of a work culture where people of different races, genders and nationalities can blend to achieve the same goals. By studying various groups, we can determine the effects of diversity and what particular gender dominates in the workplace. In our society, there are occupations that economists call “pink collared jobs.” Pink…

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  • Triangle Fire Research Paper

    of employer the New York state Constitution was amended to include workers’ compensation laws in 1913. Another positive gain from the Triangle fire was the recognized need to organize. Peg Seminario Safety and Health Director for the national AFL-CIO said that since the passage of the OSHAct in 1970 great progress has been made in reducing…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Minimum Wage

    One of the big topics that is happening in our economy today is minimum wage. According to the US News http://www.usnews.com/opinion/economic-intelligence/2015/07/24/why-its-past-time-to-raise-the-minimum-wage most people are in favor of some increase in minimum wage. All the current Democratic candidates are in favor of an increase. They don’t agree on how much it should be. Most of the Republican candidates are in favor of not increasing it. Candidates Walker and Bush do not want a Federal…

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  • Why Is Collective Bargaining Important?

    dimension of the workplace and can subsequently influence educational outcomes. Collective bargaining can be divided into three areas, they are: the duty to meet and confer; the duty to bargain in good faith; and the duty to cover a particular subject (AFL-CIO,…

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  • Comparing Ballinger And Nike's Corporate Social Responsibility

    Both Jeff Ballinger and Nike both have biased approaches to business and are on opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Nike is a corporation that considers itself not responsible for its contractors and treatment of its workers and has little regard for CSR. Ballinger on the other end is a crusader for closing the gap for low paid worker’s wages and holds corporations responsible for CRS. In order to decide whether Jeff Balllinger has a convincing…

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  • The Place For Inequality Analysis

    “The Place for Inequality: Non-participation in the American Polity” is an article that explores the possible reasons for the linkage between increasing economic inequality and the lack of political participation within the lower and middle classes. The thesis of this article is to “[draw] individual differences and societal developments into a single account of structured behavior” regarding the aforementioned trend of lack of political activity within those of lower incomes and how increasing…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of An Independent Employee

    Introduction The individuals that make up the workforce have evolved greatly over the last few decades. This includes how they work, where they work, and who they work for. The unique developing labor force is also growing at a rapid pace. According to a report by Emergent Research and MBO Partners, there are approximately 30 million full-time and part-time independent workers in the “gig economy” (Gillespie, 2016). The gig economy is an environment where temporary positions are common and…

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  • The American Labor Movement In The 1930's

    During the 1930s, there was a great deal of labor and union activism. American unions and organizations nearly tripled their membership from the early 1930s to the end of the decade. A union is defined as an organization of wage earners or salaried employees for mutual aid and protection and for dealing collectively with employers (Dictionary.com). Unions began to form because workers were fed up with unfair working conditions such as, unfair wages and extremely long work hours. Forming unions…

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  • Movement Of The Unemployed Analysis

    In the text reading “The Movement of the Unemployed” authors Piven and Cloward explained the emergence of the “Movement of the Unemployed” in the 1930s, entailed a “Transformation of Consciousness and Behavior.” The authors state a transformation of consciousness consists of three aspects: First: The System: People lose faith and efficacy in the political system causing the system to lose its legitimacy. Second: Masses of people start to feel the system is wrong. Third: people who feel…

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