Essays Tagged: "United Auto Workers"

Flint Michigan

The large dependency on GM brought upon a rapid decline in the economy unparalleled by any city in United States history.The removal of jobs from GM caused many problems in Flint. Dororthy Reynolds g ... ons on the catastrophe surrounding Flint. Unfortunately for the audience, his relationship with the United Auto Workers was at a level to where he couldn't expand on his negative GM opinions.The other ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Does the continued development of Human Resource Management mean the end for trade unions?

e out cooperative partnerships between management and trade unions. The Saturn (General Motors) and United Auto Workers (UAW) partnership involved a radical shift in traditional US labour management r ... involved a radical shift in traditional US labour management relations. Similarly, Toyota's US New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) is another example of a successful company-union cooperative ...

(6 pages) 380 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Automobile Industry

past years to stay competitive and encountered stiff resistance from labor unions, particularly the United Auto Workers (UAW). UAW-organized strikes at GM plants cost the company production of 96,000 ... 0 employees on its payroll.Production facilities are scattered around the globe with several in the United States. The decision to manufacture in the U.S. was largely based on currency fluctuation con ...

(34 pages) 711 4 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

GM Powertrain Case Study

nternal and external suppliers of production and service parts and materials.4. Labour and the UAW (United Auto Workers)Some of the salary comes form overtime and people is used to that (USD 18,000 co ...

(4 pages) 138 1 2.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Saturn Case Study"

ss. In addition to this, Saturn also aimed to develop better relationships with the dealers and the United Auto Workers Union (UAW). This new principle of management and UAW partnership would enable t ...

(10 pages) 151 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Michael Moore's: "Roger & Me" - A Sociological Film Review

he unemployment and underemployment rates increased to approximately 50% which was unprecedented in United States history. As a result of this, sociological issues such as homelessness, drug abuse, cr ... s and took what they needed for 80 years to serve their bottom line which was profits and power.The United Auto Workers (UAW) sit down strike of 1937 was reminiscent of what Karl Marx would have calle ...

(7 pages) 127 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How Far Did Living Standarts In Britain Rise Due To Industrialisation?

angerous equipment.Gradually factory owners of mills, mines, and manufactures began to realise that workers could produce more work in shorter hours, because due to tiredness in long hour days, their ... lly destroyed many jobs in the country, but advantages came for some people. Mainly to agricultural workers, because the farmers brought their wages up so they wouldn't move to the better-paid factory ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


g pages will examine both adversarial and cooperative approaches for unions and how the CAW and the United Steel Workers have responded to work reorganization.The adversarial approach has been entrenc ... erative unionism, they have instead maintained there militant stand against management changes. The United Steel Workers have adopted a more cooperative approach to management reorganization and plan ...

(10 pages) 158 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sit-Down Book Report

ody fight. hey finally won the fight on February, 11 1937.On this day General Motors recognized the United Auto Workers as the collective-bargaining agency for their employees. The 4 main chara ... management. Martin represented the working people on GM assembly lines and all auto workers in the United States of America.Governor Murphy's role was to mediate, but he was on General Motors side.He ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Henry Ford

his first V-8 Ford car. In 1937, ?Battle of the Overpass? occurred between Ford security staff and United Auto Workers union organizers. The court ordered Ford not to interfere with union activity. F ... rt ordered Ford not to interfere with union activity. Ford Motor Company signed a contract with the United Auto Workers in 1941 even after what happened in 1937. In 1943, Edsel B. Ford dies at age 49. ...

(2 pages) 1567 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

The China Trade Act Of 2000

y unleashed an unprecedented campaign that was hard for anyone to match," said the president of the United Auto Workers. The bill was then handed to the Senate and immediately several opponents of the ...

(2 pages) 3812 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

GM Case Analysis

profit margins and their huge warranty costs. Another weakness is GM's personnel problems with the United Auto Workers (UAW). Their dealerships are located in poor areas and in need of renovation. In ...

(1 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Caterpillar Case Analysis

announce a $132 million loss for the first quarter of 1992. Coincidentally, the largest union, the United Auto Workers (UAW) disrupted production throughout the quarter.Caterpillar management, after ... ocial Trends Caterpillar is continually plagued with labor problems. Its largest labor union is the United Auto Workers (UAW). In the past decade, two prolonged strikes have seriously damaged between ...

(10 pages) 213 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Organizational Health

r hour for the transplanted workers (citation, 2008). The new contract that was negotiated with the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) minimized some of the company’s cost of benefits and closed the ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Labor Relations

no affect in many situations. When airline pilots go on strike, some flights may be cancelled. When United Auto Workers unions make the decision to strike, this decision can affect the bottom line of ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Collective Bargaining

hat are not collectively bargained as well as a discussion of how collective bargaining affects the United States Army.Historically, the automotive industry is an organization that collective bargaini ... ently one of the world's leading automobile manufacturers, General Motors Corporation (GM), and the United Auto Workers (UAW) went through a complicated bargaining process. Prior to Japanese competito ...

(5 pages) 70 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management