Trade Unions, Globalisation, and Networked Computers [ 2003 - 2005 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr AM Vandenberg; Prof GM Stokes

Brief description This project undertakes a qualitative study of Australian unionists' usage of networked computers and their potential for increasing trade union membership and participation, and promoting productive diversity in workplaces. At a time of declining unionisation, these issues have become urgent and give rise to key research questions about email and the Internet in trade union organisation and communication with members. The project promises to provide broader theoretical insights into union responses to deregulated labour markets and the globalisation of the economy. The results will be useful to other political and social organisations, as well as government policy makers.

Funding Amount $69,099

Funding Scheme Linkage Projects

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