By Barry Bluestone, Director of the Dukakis Center & Thomas A. Kochan, George M. Bunker Professor of Management at MIT,
This report underscores the need for a new labor-management relations system in the public sector, particular in areas such as public education. More importantly, the report offers specific, concrete solutions for creating a new collaborative system.
Co-authored with his father, Irving Bluestone, the book traces the history of labor-management relations since World War II and offers the concept of the “Enterprise Compact” as an approach to industrial relations which can boost productivity, improve product quality and innovation, and enhance employment security. As of 1998, Korean, Spanish, and Japanese editions had been published.