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[Cover title] Summary of Conference on "Human Relations" for United Auto Workers - AFL Region 8, December 6 - 9, 1949, Decatur, Illinois

[Cover title] Summary of Conference on "Human Relations" for United Auto Workers - AFL Region 8, December 6 - 9, 1949, Decatur, Illinois

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[Cover title] Summary of Conference on "Human Relations" for United Auto Workers - AFL Region 8, December 6 - 9, 1949, Decatur, Illinois

by [ORGANIZED LABOR] STAGNER, Ross

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Champaign, IL: University of Illinois / Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, 1949. First Edition. Quarto (27.5cm.); publisher's blue mimeographed staplebound wrappers; [1],14ll. printed from typescript on rectos only. Spine edge very slightly sunned, else Near Fine. Early-ish conference inspired by the Human Relations movement of the early 1930s. The event was co-organized by the UAW and the University's Institute of Labor with "emphasis...placed on some of the psychological factors involved in dealing with people. In a sense, therefore, it was a new and experimental approach to the problems of union representatives" (from the foreword--text by Ross Stagner, a professional psychologist). Latter portion of the conference devoted primarily to problem solving, role-playing, interviewing, and behavior. Two copies of this title located in OCLC as of December, 2018, at Cornell and U. Illinois.

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Title
[Cover title] Summary of Conference on "Human Relations" for United Auto Workers - AFL Region 8, December 6 - 9, 1949, Decatur, Illinois
Author
[ORGANIZED LABOR] STAGNER, Ross
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University of Illinois / Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations
Place of Publication
Champaign, IL
Date Published
1949
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Labor History; Auto Industry / UAW;

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