ILR School, Cornell University

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Thinking About Diversity-Related Conflict: Respect, Recognition And Learning

    In the workplace, the keys to making diversity work lie in relationship and learning from difference. Diversity practitioners realize that the authors each interpret the world through the lens of the own diversity and experience. Diversity of thought and experience lie at the heart of the value proposition of diversity?...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Executive Pay And Firm Performance: Methodological Considerations And Future Directions

    This paper is an investigation of the pay-for-performance link in executive compensation. In particular the authors document main issues in the pay-performance debate and explain practical issues in setting pay as well as data issues including how pay is disclosed and how that has changed over time. They also provide...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Social Unionism In Western New York: The Case Of The Economic Development Group

    The academic literature on union-community engagement - labor activity often called social unionism - has grown steadily since about 1980, an expansion paralleling a similar evolution in union practices. This paper examines one manifestation of social unionism in western New York: the labor-led Economic Development Group (EDG), which emerged in...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Executive Compensation In American Unions

    Studying compensation in the non-profit sector is difficult. In non-profit organizations, it is not always clear what the objectives of the organization are and, therefore, perhaps even more difficult to consider how to compensate managers. This paper investigates the determinants of executive compensation of leaders of American labor unions. The...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Human Resource Economics Of Vernon Briggs

    This paper examines the conception of Human Resource Economics (HRE) that shaped the career of Vernon M. Briggs Jr. It probes the history of economic thought to describe the intellectual roots of HRE. It explores how HRE emerged to address the issues of economic growth, stabilization, and efficiency, as well...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Employees' Choice Of Method Of Pay

    Who chooses what type of pay? The costs and benefits of "Flexible" and "Cafeteria-style" benefit plans have been discussed for some time. Additionally, many papers have considered the potential costs and benefits of certain types of pay plans. In this paper, the authors use detailed data from a specific firm...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    New Roles For Collective Bargaining

    In this paper the author will focuses on some behaviors that are role-specific. In particular, the author will examine the unique contributions of agents, subject matter experts, leaders, and facilitators. If you are negotiating, you are a principal, agent, or constituent. If you are bargaining for yourself, you are a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Current Issues And Future Directions In Simulation-Based Training

    A number of emerging challenges including globalization, economic pressures, and the changing nature of work have combined to create a business environment that demands innovative, flexible training solutions. Simulations are a promising tool for creating more realistic, experiential learning environments to meet these challenges. Unfortunately, the current literature on simulation-based...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Changing An Unfavorable Employment Reputation: A Longitudinal Examination

    High information recruitment practices (e.g., personal communication from a recruiter) from both single and multiple sources were more effective for changing unfavorable employment reputation perceptions than repeated mere exposure to the organization (i.e., exposure to only the company logo), and high information practices from multiple sources were the most effective...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    A Multilevel Analysis Of The Effect Of Prompting Self-Regulation In Technology-Delivered Instruction

    The authors used a within-subjects design and multilevel modeling in two studies to examine the effect of prompting self-regulation, an intervention designed to improve learning from technology-delivered instruction. The results of two papers indicate trainees who were prompted to self-regulate gradually improved their knowledge and performance over time, relative to...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Executive Pay And Firm Performance: Methodological Considerations And Future Directions

    This paper is an investigation of the pay-for-performance link in executive compensation. In particular the authors document main issues in the pay-performance debate and explain practical issues in setting pay as well as data issues including how pay is disclosed and how that has changed over time. They also provide...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Thinking About Diversity-Related Conflict: Respect, Recognition And Learning

    In the workplace, the keys to making diversity work lie in relationship and learning from difference. Diversity practitioners realize that the authors each interpret the world through the lens of the own diversity and experience. Diversity of thought and experience lie at the heart of the value proposition of diversity?...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    New Roles For Collective Bargaining

    In this paper the author will focuses on some behaviors that are role-specific. In particular, the author will examine the unique contributions of agents, subject matter experts, leaders, and facilitators. If you are negotiating, you are a principal, agent, or constituent. If you are bargaining for yourself, you are a...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Executive Compensation In American Unions

    Studying compensation in the non-profit sector is difficult. In non-profit organizations, it is not always clear what the objectives of the organization are and, therefore, perhaps even more difficult to consider how to compensate managers. This paper investigates the determinants of executive compensation of leaders of American labor unions. The...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Employees' Choice Of Method Of Pay

    Who chooses what type of pay? The costs and benefits of "Flexible" and "Cafeteria-style" benefit plans have been discussed for some time. Additionally, many papers have considered the potential costs and benefits of certain types of pay plans. In this paper, the authors use detailed data from a specific firm...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Human Resource Economics Of Vernon Briggs

    This paper examines the conception of Human Resource Economics (HRE) that shaped the career of Vernon M. Briggs Jr. It probes the history of economic thought to describe the intellectual roots of HRE. It explores how HRE emerged to address the issues of economic growth, stabilization, and efficiency, as well...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Social Unionism In Western New York: The Case Of The Economic Development Group

    The academic literature on union-community engagement - labor activity often called social unionism - has grown steadily since about 1980, an expansion paralleling a similar evolution in union practices. This paper examines one manifestation of social unionism in western New York: the labor-led Economic Development Group (EDG), which emerged in...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Current Issues And Future Directions In Simulation-Based Training

    A number of emerging challenges including globalization, economic pressures, and the changing nature of work have combined to create a business environment that demands innovative, flexible training solutions. Simulations are a promising tool for creating more realistic, experiential learning environments to meet these challenges. Unfortunately, the current literature on simulation-based...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Changing An Unfavorable Employment Reputation: A Longitudinal Examination

    High information recruitment practices (e.g., personal communication from a recruiter) from both single and multiple sources were more effective for changing unfavorable employment reputation perceptions than repeated mere exposure to the organization (i.e., exposure to only the company logo), and high information practices from multiple sources were the most effective...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    A Multilevel Analysis Of The Effect Of Prompting Self-Regulation In Technology-Delivered Instruction

    The authors used a within-subjects design and multilevel modeling in two studies to examine the effect of prompting self-regulation, an intervention designed to improve learning from technology-delivered instruction. The results of two papers indicate trainees who were prompted to self-regulate gradually improved their knowledge and performance over time, relative to...

    Provided By ILR School, Cornell University