This interesting book, which contains some diagrams and text tables, is an analysis based on a detailed questionnaire inquiry among the pilots, which is about their work, their status and their relationship with management.
|Book cover finish
||Canvas finish, Hardcover ( rounded spine binding )
||First edition, Dedicated copy, Dust jacket
||Old, like new
|Number of pages
||15 x 23 x 3 cm
||GEORGE ALLEN AND UNWIN LTD
In a number of countries, and not least in the United Kingdom, airline pilots have made determined use of industrial action. They have proved to be a particularly difficult group for managements to control, with serious financial consequences for the companies concerned. The use of strike action by the pilots also challenges the traditional view that militant trade unionism is confined to lower - paid workers ( particularly to manual workers ) and is associated with a left - wing political orientation.
( ... ) The phenomenon provides the author with an opportunity for singling out the basic factors underlying attitudes and behaviour in industrial relations. His starting point is a " systems model " of industrial relations which is submitted to critical examination en refined, enhancing its usefulness as a research methodology.
( ... ) Thus, the book - which provides information unavailable elsewhere - is of interest to all those concerned with air transport, as well as to students of industrial relations.