Ch 14: Managing the Employer-Worker Relationship: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Managing the Employer-Worker Relationship chapter of this College-Level Introduction to Business Help and Review course is the simplest way to master concepts of managing the employer-worker relationship. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of managing the employer-worker relationship.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering college-level business material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn college-level business. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding forms of union agreements or working with mediation and arbitration
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business topics (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about managing the employer-worker relationship
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Managing the Employer-Worker Relationship chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Managing the Employer-Worker Relationship chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any employer-worker management question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Managing the Employer-Worker Relationship unit of a standard college-level introduction to business course. Topics covered include:

  • History of organized labor
  • Function of collective bargaining
  • Tactics for resolving labor-management conflict
  • Controversial employee-management issues

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: Managing the Employer-Worker Relationship: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
A Historical Outline of Organized Labor in the United States

1. A Historical Outline of Organized Labor in the United States

In this lesson, you'll learn about the development of organized labor and unions in the United States and their current position in the United States economy. We'll also touch upon federal laws that have been developed regulating and protecting organized labor.

Function of Collective Bargaining

2. Function of Collective Bargaining

The function of collective bargaining is to negotiate work-related issues. Bargaining or negotiating takes place between the employer and the employees. The employees are represented by a collective bargaining unit.

Mediation & Arbitration: Third-Party Interventions in Organizations

3. Mediation & Arbitration: Third-Party Interventions in Organizations

Some conflicts simply cannot be resolved by those involved in the dispute. This lesson will explain the use of third-party interventions to help disputants resolve conflict they could not solve on their own.

Human Relations Movement in Management: Theory & Timeline

4. Human Relations Movement in Management: Theory & Timeline

In this lesson, you'll explore one of the basic theories used in management today - the human relations theory. You'll learn the history of the theory, how it relates to the views of managers today, and why it's important to managers and employees.

Forms of Union Agreements

5. Forms of Union Agreements

While currently in decline, unions are still an important presence in the workplace. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of union agreements regarding union membership and employment, including open, closed, agency and union shops.

Tactics for Resolving Labor-Management Conflicts

6. Tactics for Resolving Labor-Management Conflicts

Good labor-management relations are a key component to successful business practice. Conflicts can happen and can be destructive. In this lesson, you'll learn about some tactics used for resolving conflicts between labor and management.

Controversial Employee-Management Issues

7. Controversial Employee-Management Issues

The modern workplace is replete with controversy ranging from charges of excessive executive pay to workplace privacy. In this lesson, you'll learn about some current controversial employee-management issues in the workplace.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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