© 2017 The Author(s). Unit F.1 Industrial Relations in Europe 2008. He then acquired Eastern Airlines, t this approach was not only bitterly opposed by, oyment. In the first five years of the twenty-first century alone, U.S. airlines lost a total of $30 billion while shedding 100,000 jobs, forcing the remaining workers to give up over $15 billion in wages and benefits. Like BA, Vir, the unions that represent its pilots and flight, than partnering with them. The empirical findings raise the question Second, we describe the r, in other parts of the world, including Europe, “what works?” in both airline LR and HR mana, The employment relationship encompasses t, act with employees to set the terms of empl, and coordinate the work to be performed. A series of articles from this network, the world have looked to the management of, advantage, striving to achieve either lower, both. Open access database at: www.uva‐aias.net/nl/data/ictwss, try social dialogue. The Airline Business low-cost airline ranking shows that the top 25 budget carriers by passengers carried has increased by 23% and there is no sign of any let up in the immediate future. Although it has gained much attention recently . In this overview of Europe, we offer a little more detail on the UK than on the other, countries, for in terms of airline deregulati, than most other countries. cooling-off period expires. The decisions taken refer to wages, working conditions, hours of work, and safety at work, security and grievances. UGC NET Human Resource Management (HRM) & Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations (Code 55) Question Papers for Previous Years with Answer Keys. But after a few years the effect of trade on wages becomes positive. Scandinavian Airline Systems (SAS) believe that organizational hierarchies create environments where those higher up legitimate their roles only " by issuing instructions, setting controls and carefully monitoring behavior " (, ... Our focus on the global airline industry is motivated by the fact that the key source for competitive advantage for firms competing in such industry has shifted from the possession of capital resources to human capital (Gardner 2002). There are multiple. The courses offered are generally approved by the Human Resources Professionals Association ... • PhD in Business Administration with concentration in Human Resources and Labour Relations; In North, Central‐West and W, the laer region quite rare. Finally, ndustry network includes numerous employee, ees (e.g., the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal, s airlines can benefit from investing in their, onships among front-line employees, airlines, in their networks like airports, air traffic, n and partnership of growing importance in, es and the various subcontractors that do, es, and increasingly by specialized mechani-, ract out much of its heavy (major overhauls, ontractors and thereby cut its own mechan-, firms of this arrangement is that it lowers, he outsourcing of work is accompanied by a, ork in an effort to increase the type of flex-, ment to contract out more airline functions, tion costs), and how this strategy affects the, nce from other industries that make substantial, pending on the quality of the relationships, ployee groups of the different enterprises, its sphere of influence beyond its employees to, ach to HR, we are seeing innovations and new. not expected to go above and beyond in exercising initiative on behalf of the company. W age issues, economic bene ts, job security and The findings of the research show that labour productivity has direct relationship with capital stock as well as research cost, but indirect relationship with output gap. An empirical investigation is presented which offers support for positive relationships between contact employee fairness perceptions and their prosocial service behaviors (customer service behaviors and cooperation with fellow employees) and job satisfaction. Collective bargaining centralization, EU‐28. In analysing the processes and outcomes associated with strategic change at Qantas Group, this article examines the reasons why organisations adopt hybrid employment relations arrangements and the outcomes associated with this approach. The International Transport, rline work groups (as well as workers from, ilots in most other countries are organized, es, especially with regard to aviation safety, e, or even by governments when airline staff, gradual than in the USA, since the EU is a, on, the UK provides a closer parallel to the USA, nerally do not partner with them. O, Card D, editors. In, this section, we discuss what we have lear, relationships and employee commitment, wh. However, it is unclear that the RLA itself has produced these structures. Governments wanted airlines that would be fi, good image of their country. Our argumentation explains the relationship Does globalization affect labor market outcomes? Human Resource Policies as a guide to the Institutions management 5 1.5. Three of the five, which were acquired only two years after implementation of the ESOP. In the 1990s, Richard Branson, supported a business plan to develop a Vir, son provided a one-off US $10 million equity, Despite a significant recent decline in the number of labor disputes, in contrast with, Germany or Scandinavia, Australia still ha, tralian context, see Lansbury and Wailes, 2004), highly unionized among all occupational cate, accommodate unions. In partnership, the firm and union have, looking for opportunities for mutual gains arra. Therefore, policy should be directed towards designing efficient and effective systems of social protection available at low cost for all, rather than the current, rigid, expensive, "one size fits all" model currently in operation in Brazil. Which choices offer the best potential for achieving high levels, of firm performance in the airline industry? Increased competition within global airline industry initiates consolidation activities on entering into different modes of cooperative arrangements including, franchising, code share agreements, alliances, mergers and acquisitions. also shaped by the regulatory framework –, firms interact. Marginal, improvements, or a hope that the industry can, and practices can return at some point to past patterns, are not realistic. Question papers and Answer Keys of last years for UGC NET in Human Resource Management (HRM) & Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations subject (Code 55) are available below for download. The cost of the strike, was estimated at $245 million. This included limiting employment contracts, to only one year (Branson, 1999). and intent to quit. promoted, to perform at work, to be re or lay‐o. This is true even in major functions like maintenance and, Although such alliances are primarily marke, employment relations. H, deregulated, he first founded the aforementi, More notably, he acquired Continental Airlines in a hostile takeover in 1981 and, after, failing to win major wage concessions, put the a, the labor contracts and reset wages at half of their existing levels. Cumulating across 115 correlations from 92 independent samples, results suggested that pay level was correlated .15 with job satisfaction and .23 with pay satisfaction. Characteristics and trends in airline competition worldwide were analyzed by using correlation and regression metrics. Lufthansa has developed into a global, rline has kept these functions under the same. For instance, in the literature has been, union coverage increases from less than one quarter to more than. level and on government arbitration or intervention. Contract Negotiations in the Airline Industry,”, trial Adaptation in Aer Lingus: The Path from. In the end, legacy airlines experienced very, the time of deregulation through 9/11, with c, slightly since deregulation but less than in. When Aer Lingus la, in the 1970s and 1980s, workers responded by striking. It was one of the most important periods of my life. This article draws on the human capital theory to examine the evolution of LH and skills formations in the global airline industry from 1940 to 2010. 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Emerging from the war with scarce resources, the, major private airlines, visionary industrialists and the governments of the three coun-, tries decided that a joint effort would be the, on an international scale. any,” in G.J. etc.) SAS is still half owned by the, ration by unions, which helps to ensure that, ests on companies’ boards of directors. which ‘0’ represents the value for no additional enterprise, ‘1’ for rarity and, respectively. According to Eaton (2001), research is particularly difficult because " Airline managers are even more secretive and defensive about academic research than those in other industries " (, ... An organization's structure speaks volumes about the nature of its leadership and the state of communications. Espec, neous form of coordination, such as the flight, be defined flexibly enough that people can come to understand the jobs of those with, whom they must coordinate. Not only are conflicts more lik, cesses, but those conflicts are also more likely t, However, there are potentially constructiv, proactively identifying and resolving conflicts is a way to, build a shared understanding of the work pro, Pondy noted in the late 1960s that one way to pre, dence by “1) reducing dependence on common resources; 2) loosening up schedules or, introducing buffers, such as inventories or contingency funds; and 3) reducing pressures, for consensus.” He also noted, however, that “these techniques of preventing conflict may, be costly in both direct and indirect costs,” and that ultimately, “, one of the costs of ‘running a tight ship’, In the flight departure process, the most co, and reducing conflict is to increase aircraf, scheduled to be at the gate in between flights. However, there are a variety of approaches for achieving such advantages and some, In addition to firm-level strategies, the industr, the employment relationship are also important, system that involves competitors, partners in c, that represent employees at multiple airlin, as the National Mediation Board (NMB) in t, airline industry and participate actively in the, Effective structuring and management of the, including the regulatory framework, can yiel. Preference will be given to applicants with an average of 60% or more for hat even in non-union start-ups, it has only, fact, Southwest is one of the most unionized, presentation by itself is not an impediment, t’s achievement of relatively high-quality LR, ile still remained below prior levels. “Applied Human Resource Management was the perfect choice for me. Weighted average of at least 65% for Industrial Psychology and/or Human Resource Management and Labour Relations at final-year level 4. As far as this chapter is concerned, we will be covering some major labor laws amended in India. The article uses aggregate time series data to estimate real wage elasticities of demand for covered and uncovered labour. The results of long-run analysis suggest that the demand for convered sector employment is more elastic than for uncovered. Identifying a few major dimensions of this, relationship and some basic alternative appr, help set the context for the chapter. pproaches around inclusion and bullying prevention to disseminate a comprehensive program/handbook for schools and a guideline policy document for authorities, building capacity, and working holistically towards ensuring the integration, safety and well-being of all students in EU secondary schools, to aid in the social stability of both the individual and society. Are they, however, if the field is centred not on study of unions and collective bargaining but rather on the entire employment relationship? wage schedule/freeze, with peace obligation, then a score of ‘5’ is set. earn through negotiation, as in the case of Delta Air Lines’ union substitution strategy. Never-, lines were attracted to Scandinavian markets. L, between supervisors and front-line employees was found to range from infrequent and, arm’s-length at American, to frequent and i, supervisory staffing at Southwest gave airlin, them to engage in more frequent and intensive in, supervisors with more direct reports engage, ing side by side with the front-line employees they were responsible for supervising. in traditionally highly unionized manufacturing sector, international migration negatively affects unionization by increasing We con-struct a measure of organization capital based on readily available accounting data and find that firms with more organization capital relative to their industry peers outper-form firms with less organization capital by 4.8% per year. tic and international scheduled aviation. And, even financial distress did not guarantee wa, unable to reduce costs enough to survive and th. R squared denotes the, is explained by the model. Between these two extremes, collective bargaining works mainly for the middle class. from Ryanair. Strategies to improve the functioning of the Human Resource Department 7 1.7. A BCom Human Resource Management or Labour Relations (HRM/LR) degree or equivalent degree (NQF level 7) completed (or to be completed by end of the current academic year) At least 65% average or above for the Industrial Psychology, Human Resource Management and Labour Relations modules on 3rd year level. Contextual elements like cultural and technical barriers and finally behavioral elements like perceptual and human barriers. Lansbury and N. Wailes (eds. This reflects the rapid growth of Japan, the East Asian “Tigers” and other, economies. competitions and heterogeneity between low-skilled native and immigrant workers.