(previously the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA)

Second IIRA World Congress

1-4 September 1970, Geneva, Switzerland

President IIRA: B.C. Roberts

POLITICAL SYSTEMS AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Rapporteur: John T. Dunlop

Papers:

  • Political systems and industrial relations systems in Western Europe and North America. Roberts.
  • Political systems and industrial relations in Latin America. Stafforini.
  • Political control and industrial relations in independent Africa. Nivol and Mazrui.
  • Political systems in Eastern Europe and industrial relations. Rybicki.
  • Political systems and industrial relations in Asia. Ishikawa.

Communication:

Labour relations and social political systems. Ussenin.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND INDUSTRIAL CHANGE

Rapporteur: Jean-Daniel Reynaud.

Papers:

  • Productivity agreements, rationalisierungsschutzabkommen et accords sur l'emploi. Delamonte.
  • Social innovations in industrial relations. Furstenberg.
  • Industrial co-operation and technological change: A study of joint management-union committee in the American industry. Shirom.
  • Shifts in the philosophy, functions and structure of metropolitan employers' associations in the United States, 1890-1964. Wortman.

Communication:

Inter-industry variations in strike proneness in India 1959-1967. Bharadway.

EVALUATION OF MANPOWER POLICIES

Rapporteur: Mrs. Z. Morecka.

Papers:

  • Some neglected aspects of economic and manpower planning. Pang.
  • Manpower approach versus cultural approach to educational planning. Bodenhofer and Armbruster.
  • Manpower development in Tanzania. Olulo.
  • Reflections on employment opportunities in Latin America. Zaidi.
  • Manpower policy in the market economics. Rottenberg.
  • The role of the employment service in redeployment. Reid.
  • The relevance of surplus labor theory to the urban labor markets of Latin America. Miller.
  • Personnel recruitment and labour market problems of industrial organizations. Hamaker.
  • Some aspects of manpower utilization policies. Taigar.

WORKERS PARTICIPATION IN MANAGEMENT

Rapporteur: F. Walker

Papers:

  • Employee participation in Japanese industries. Odaka.
  • Workers' participation in management: Three Indian studies. Vaid.
  • Soviet workers' participation in management. Kapustin.
  • The industrial democracy project in Norway. Qvale.
  • Workers' self management in Yugoslav undertakings. Gorupic and Paj.

Communications:

  • Role of job design in workers' participation in management. Fine.
  • Employees' participation in the management of municipal institutions in Denmark. Lund.
  • Workers' participation in the management of enterprises and Belgian law. Stroobant.
  • The organization survey feedback principle as a technique for encouraging workers' involvement in organization improvement.
  • The Belgian trade union movement and the problem of workers' control. Desolre.

THE ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CENTRES

Rapporteur: G. Somers.

Papers:

  • The role and functions of industrial relations centres in France. Candau
  • The role and functions of industrial relations centres in Argentina and other South American countries. Macri.
  • The role and function of labour (industrial) relations centres. Hronsky.
  • Problems of industrial relations research in India. Joshi.