Publication Date

8-2012

Abstract

[Excerpt] Management is a function, as well as a class of people. In this article, network member Ken Margolies discusses the management function within unions. It’s a subject he knows pretty well, having written a thesis about it. However, despite some great work by Ken and others, we are still a long way from a union theory of management. We know that command-and-control leads to endless problems, but we are still scratching our heads over what to do instead. Perhaps one place we could start is within our own organisations – labor unions. It seems unlikely that we can meet the challenges ahead unless learn manage ourselves (and others) better.

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Margolies, K. (2012, August). Managing union management. New Unionism Network Newsletter. Retrieved from: http://newunionism.wordpress.com/2012/06/06/managing-union-management/

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