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Joint Industrial Council

(JIC) JICs or Whitley Councils were a product of the Whitley Report of 1918. They were industry-level joint boards of employers and trade union representatives, which were to ...

Joint Industrial Council

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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)

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2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
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103 words

...Joint Industrial Council ( JIC ) JICs or Whitley Councils were a product of the Whitley Report of 1918 . They were industry-level joint boards of employers and trade union representatives, which were to form the basis of a cooperative system of industrial government. As such, their intended functions included collective bargaining but also joint consultation over the modernization of their respective industries. Seventy-four JICs were established between 1918 and 1920 but most were short-lived and those which survived and continue to exist today...

Joint Industrial Council

Joint Industrial Council  

(JIC)JICs or Whitley Councils were a product of the Whitley Report of 1918. They were industry-level joint boards of employers and trade union representatives, which were to form the basis of a ...
Welsh Local and Family History

Welsh Local and Family History   Quick reference

D. Huw Owen

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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6,425 words
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Oxford University Press

... Medieval Pembrokeshire , ed. R. F. Walker ( 2002 ); iii: Early Modern Pembrokeshire 1536–1815 , ed. B. E. Howells ( 1987 ); and iv: Modern Pembrokeshire, 1815–1974 , ed. David W. Howell ( 1993 ). In 2002 Carmarthenshire County Council published R. S. Craig , R. Protheroe Jones , and M. V. Symons , The Industrial and Maritime History of Llanelli and Burry Port, 1750–2000 . Studies of towns and cities include A. H. Dodd , A History of Wrexham ( 1957 ), W. Rees , Cardiff: A History of the City ( 1969 ), Ieuan Gwynedd Jones , Aberystwyth...

Scottish Local and Family History

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David moody

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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5,622 words
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Oxford University Press

...Centre for Scottish Urban History and Historic Scotland sponsors the Scottish burgh survey series, volumes for around 25 towns with the subtitle The Archaeological Implications of Development . Michael Lynch is author of The Early Modern Town in Scotland ( 1987 ) and joint author with Michael Spearman and Geoffrey Stell of The Scottish Medieval Town ( 1988 ). The splendid National Archives of Scotland , formerly the Scottish Record Office, at one time encouraged the centralization of the nation's records, however local in character. Their...

Family and Society

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Ralph Houlbrooke

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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6,144 words
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Oxford University Press

...field. Valerie Fildes (ed.), Women as Mothers in Pre‐Industrial England ( 1990 ), developed the innovative work of Dorothy McLaren on lactation and breastfeeding and its effects on family size. Most of the above books place due emphasis on the importance of women's work and of their contribution to the household economy. Pioneering studies of the subject were Alice Clark, Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century ( 1919 , 1982 , 1992 ), and Ivy Pinchbeck , Women Workers and the Industrial Revolution 1750–1850 ( 1930 ). The most important...

48 The History of the Book in America

48 The History of the Book in America   Reference library

Scott E. Casper and Joan Shelley Rubin

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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13,059 words
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Oxford University Press
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...markets for such works away from British imports and towards his own productions. Weems ’s contacts with local retail booksellers in these regions also provided Carey with a network of ‘adjutants’ for his cheaper books. Co-publication, an arrangement whereby multiple publishers jointly assumed the risks by purchasing a percentage of an edition in *sheets , offered an alternative in the 1820s to cut-throat competition for popular British works. Beginning in 1824 , publishers promoted *trade sales , at which booksellers purchased works at auction. Trade...

English, Scottish, and Anglo-Irish Family Names

English, Scottish, and Anglo-Irish Family Names   Reference library

Peter McClure and Patrick Hanks

Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)

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2022
Subject:
Names studies
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13,029 words
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Oxford University Press

...some semantic differentiation), and to the development of surname doublets like rickard and richard , campion and champion , and willman and gilman . It is said that the Normans treated warfare like a joint-stock enterprise; they took over lands and power by force in a way analogous to the takeovers of business enterprises by modern industrial tycoons. They also had a rather surprising habit of adopting the local language of the nation on which they imposed themselves. They had done this in France two hundred years earlier, abandoning their native...

joint consultation

joint consultation  

Is the process through which employers and trade unions share information and exchange views within a joint consultative committee (JCC). Joint consultation differs from collective bargaining in that ...
Whitleyism

Whitleyism  

Is the system of industrial relations that has been dominant in the public sector since the report of the Whitley Commission at the end of the First World War. Whitleyism is characterized by joint ...
Sector Skills Council

Sector Skills Council  

(SSC)is an employer-led body established by the UK government to identify training needs and arrange training provision for a specific industrial sector. Sector Skills Councils are overseen by the ...
Central School of Arts and Crafts

Central School of Arts and Crafts  

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(established 1896)This important art school was established by London County Council in 1896 ‘to encourage the industrial application of decorative art’, an aim that was developed strongly by its ...
Compasso d'Oro

Compasso d'Oro  

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(established 1954)The Compasso d'Oro (Golden Compass) competition and award for product aesthetics was established by Aldo Borletti at the Italian department store La Rinascente at the X Triennale ...
joint consultation

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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)

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2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
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104 words

...by some trade unionists and has often been restricted to less important issues: tea-towels, toilets, and trivia. See also consultation , Joint Industrial Council...

Whitleyism

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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
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152 words

...of the public services since 1980 has led to substantial erosion of Whitleyism. In some cases, joint negotiation has given way to pay determination through Pay Review Bodies (e.g. nurses, teachers) and in others, there has been devolution of bargaining to individual service agencies (e.g. civil service). However, elements of the system continue to survive in local government and the health service. See also Joint Industrial Council...

ACAS

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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
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245 words

...statutory body charged with improving industrial relations and providing services for the resolution of collective and individual industrial disputes . ACAS is a tripartite institution whose council consists of an independent chair and representatives of business, labour, and academia, and whose workforce consists of civil servants specializing in industrial relations advice and dispute resolution. Under the Employment Relations Act 1999 , ACAS is charged with a general duty ‘to promote the improvement of industrial relations’, but its original mission to...

industrial democracy

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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
140 words

...industrial democracy is a term that has both precise and looser meanings. It is sometimes used to refer specifically to the existence of worker directors , who are elected to sit on the supervisory board of companies in some European countries. Alternatively, it can embrace a variety of forms of employee participation in management, including collective bargaining , joint consultation , and the existence of works councils . Underlying the term is a normative sentiment that employing enterprises and their managers should be accountable to the workforce...

Industrial Democracy

Industrial Democracy   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
752 words

...In the 1920s, employers referred to works councils and employee representation plans as industrial democracy, while unions saw them as little more than company unions. During World War I some union leaders saw joint (or tripartite) management of certain firms and industries as a form of industrial democracy, and Sidney Hillman of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers even managed to articulate a blend of this with the more informal traditions of workers' control from below. The success of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in the 1930s decisively...

Industrial Ecology

Industrial Ecology   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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Current Version:
2009
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Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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...synergy as it is called by industrial organizations such as the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is an important concept, it is only one among many. In a column in the Journal of Industrial Ecology , Chertow ( 2007 ) suggests a continuum of industrial symbioses which describe interrelationships among businesses. These are: • waste exchanges involving two or more companies • life-cycle management of all materials used by one facility or company • multiple exchanges of resources among several firms in an industrial park • material- and...

Industrial Democracy

Industrial Democracy   Reference library

Greg Patmore

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
2,677 words

...forms of industrial democracy include works councils and joint consultation, during which representatives of workers and managers sit and discuss problems. These can be nonunion, as with the employee representation plan (ERP), or have union involvement. In the United States the term “industrial democracy” also refers to collective bargaining, in which employers recognize unions and negotiate a collective agreement that covers wages and working conditions. Direct forms of industrial democracy focus on the way work is organized at the workplace level: these can...

Bruce of Melbourne

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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History
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312 words

...the League of Nations ( 1921 ), he became prime minister and minister for external affairs in 1923 at the head of a Nationalist–Country Party coalition. His joint ministry with the Country Party leader Earle Page ( 1880–1961 ), with such achievements as the creation of a central banking system and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (which became the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization), did much to improve Australia's prosperity in the postwar years. Bruce lost both the election and his seat in 1929 , due to his policy...

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