(previously the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA)
Third IIRA World Congress
3-7 September 1973, London, UK
President IIRA: B.C. Roberts
SECTION I: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDY
- A Framework for the Analysis of Industrial Relations Systems. Craig
- Future Trends of Labour Relations Development in the Soviet Union for the Coming Fifteen Years. Alexandrof
- Economic Mobility and Industrial Relations Systems. Doeringer
- Theories of Human Capital in Industrial Relations. Somers
- Structure and Process in Industrial Relations. Hartmann
- Industrial Relations in Latin America, a Theoretical Framework for Futurological Study: an Outline. Stavenhagen
- Social Relations in Production: an Ecological Approach. Davison
- How to grasp the Meaning of Action from the Standpoint of Claims and Social Practices. Jacques and Piret.
- Communication on Theoretical Framework for Prospective Study. Farkas
SECTION II: INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND INFLATION
- Connective bargaining and competitive bargaining. Ulman.
- The impact of Phase II Wage controls on the American economy. Mitchell.
- Wages and taxes with some incidental comment on inflation, unemployment and industrial unrest. Turner.
- Incomes policies and prices. Zaidi.
- The role of consensus in incomes policy. Faxen.
- Summary: Fiscal measures and wage settlements. Fogarty.
SECTION III: THE STRUCTURE OF POWER IN TRADE UNION MOVEMENTS
- Union power in bargaining. Weitbrecht.
- Trade unions power structure and use of staff experts: the case of the Histadrut. Shirom.
- Trade unions and power in developing economies: the Kenyan example. Muir and Brown.
- The central trade union organisation and the individual unions in Federal Germany. Leminsky.
- Problems in understanding power in trade unions in Britain. Jones and Wedderburn.
SECTION IV: THE MULTNATIONAL CORPORATION AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
- The United States-Canadian automobile agreement and its effects on collective bargaining. Coates.
- Multinational corporations, international unions and industrial relations: the Canadian case. Crispo.
- The Multinational Corporation and Industrial Relations: The Japanese Case. Hanami.
- The International Metal Workers Federation and the world automotive industry: The early years, another view of the forest. Kassalow.
- Changing orientations and the evolution of industrial relations. Zahn.
- Multinational corporations and labour: A prospective view. Gunter.
- The multinational company: the State and international organisation. Clarke
- Forecast and theoretical consideration of Union Strategies in relation to multinational corporations. Moller.
- A multinational organisation and industrial relations: The Philips Case. Dronkers.
SECTION V: LABOUR RELATIONS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
- Wage determination in the Japanese national public service: Changes and prospects. Koshiro.
- Labour relations in the public sector in Argentina. Macri.
- Labour relations in the public sector in France. Verdier.
- Labour relations in the public sector in Austria. Tomandl.
- Labour relations in the public sector in United States. Rehmus.
- Labour relations in the public sector in the Federal Republic of Germany. Ramm.
- Labour relations in the public undertakings in India. Banerji.
- Labour relations in the public sector in the United Kingdom. Winchester.
- Collective bargaining in the public sector - the Canadian experience. Kruger
- Labour relations in the public sector in Italy. Ghera.
PANEL: DISCUSSIONS ON SALIENT FUTURE TRENDS IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Future trends in industrial relations in the United States. Dunlop. Future trends in industrial relations in Latin America. Rodrigues.
SECTION VI: WORKERS' PARTICIPATION IN MANGEMENT.
Background papers were prepared by the members of the panels for this Section for their own use and were not available to Congress participants.