(previously the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA)

Fifth IIRA World Congress

3-7 September 1979, Paris, France

President IIRA: Jean-Daniel Reynaud

SECTION I: WORKERS' PARTICIPATION

Papers:

  • Collective bargaining, mutuality and workers participation. Derber.
  • Education and training requirements for workers' participation. Jecchinis.
  • Training of workers' representatives in management: an Israeli experiment. Globerson.
  • Participation and its consequences in industry. Wilpert.
  • Towards workers' self-management in developing economies. The case of Malta and its relevance.
  • Analyse comparative de la participation des travailleurs et de son évolution récente. Monat
  • Industrial democracy developments in Western industrialised societies during the next two decades. Bentley.
  • Workers' participation in developing countries. Sethi.
  • Worker participation: Japanese development in an international perspective. Okamoto
  • Development in workers' participation in Management in New Zealand. Smith.
  • Some problems of workers' self-management in Poland. Rybicki.
  • The logic of work reform and workers' control. Tiption and Miller.
  • Pragmatic acceptance versus cash nexus hypothesis: the co-operative response to bankruptcy. Bradley and Gelb.
  • Antecedentes de la participación de los trabajadores en la Argentina. Neffa and Novick.
  • El poder sobre la información en la empresa: La situación en la España. Estivill, Pons and Sanchez.
  • Industrial participation index. Lavy.
  • Works councils in Belgium: A greater chance of information disclosure. Gevers.
  • Values, participative leadership and organizational climate: a Finnish study. Laaksonen.
  • Economic democracy through wage-earner funds. Eidem and Ohman.
  • The development of industrial relations in Turkey. Dereli and Ekin.
  • Yugoslav workers' self-management - the recent trends, experience and perspectives. Grozdanic
  • The Swedish model - Will it survive? Myrdal
  • La participation dans le système Grec des relations industrielles. Kravaritou-Manitakis.

SECTION II: FORMS OF PROTEST AND OF SETTLEMENT IN INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES

Papers:

  • Structures and procedures for the prevention and the settlement of labour disputes. Hanami.
  • Lockouts and other types of management action. Treu.
  • Le règlement des conflits en relations du travail. Dion.
  • Industrial arbitration in Singapore. Chiang.
  • Labour-management disputes : a perspective. Clarke.
  • Public employee work stoppages in the United States: 1968-1977. Torrence.
  • Union labour policy on the plant level and strikes in the Federal Republic of Germany. Ozielak and Surkemper
  • Settlement of trade disputes in essential services in Nigeria. Fashoyin.
  • Collective Bargaining and the theory of confluct. Barbash.
  • A la source des conflits sociaux. La logique de l'appropriation. Bernoux.
  • Declining strike propensities: the case of New Zealand coal mining. Turkington.

SECTION III: THE CHANGING GROWTH AND THEIR EFFECTS ON INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Papers:

  • The role of the state in industrial relations: Nigeria and Kenya. Fashoyin.
  • Metodos alternatives para la solucion del conflicto industrial. Walker, Butelmann and Muga.
  • Management of industrial relations conflict in India and Thailand. Krishnan and Mabry.
  • State management of labour relations in industrialising economies: evidence from Kenya and West Malaysia.
  • Impact of transfer of technology on national industrial relations systems. Bhatt.
  • Aspectos de la negociacion collective en America Latina. Macri.
  • Crucial factors in the evolution of industrial relations: the coice of development models and potentials for bargainin and conflicts. Scoville.
  • Trade unions, growth and development. Gladstone.
  • The revival of the Brazilian labor movement. Macedo.
  • Las repercusiones de los modelos de desarrollo economico sobre el empleo, la distribucion del ingreso y las relations profesionels an la Republica Argentina.

SECTION IV: THE CRISIS OF THE SEVENTIES IN INDUSTRIALISED COUNTRIES : EVALUATION STUDIES

Papers:

  • Industrial relations and international economic order. Taira.
  • A manpower policy response to the unemployment question? Niland.
  • The end of full employment? Hunter.
  • The new role of workmen labour in industrial relations. Gaudart and Martinek.
  • Changing strategies of unions and management: evaluation of four industrialized countries. Levine.
  • Personnel management. Choice of strategies for the enterprise. Thurley and Guest.
  • The effect of illegal aliens on unemployment in the United States. King.