How did a union communicate with its members during several critical incidents?
How were messages framed?
Were messages effective?
How did members respond?
Could the union do better?
A Coggle Diagram about Framing the Union Story
, Union Participation
(Tetrick, L. E. (1995). Developing and maintaining union commitment: A theoretical framework. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 16(6), 583-595. doi:10.1002/job.4030160606
, Barling, J., Fullagar, C., & Kelloway, E. K. (1992). Union participation. The union and its members: A psychological approach (pp. 95-124). New York, N.Y: Oxford University Press. #
and Lévesque, C., Murray, G., & Le Queux, S. L. (2005). Union disaffection and social identity: Democracy as a source of union revitalization. Work and Occupations, 32(4), 400-422. doi:10.1177/0730888405279077
), The Union as a Social Movement
, Social unionism
(Ross, S. (2008). Social unionism and membership participation: What role for union democracy? Studies in Political Economy, (81), 129-157. Retrieved from http://spe.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/spe/article/view/4957/1861
and Ackers, P., & Payne, J. (1998). British trade unions and social partnership: Rhetoric, reality and strategy. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 9(3), 529-550. doi:10.1080/095851998341062
), Social media
(Panagiotopoulos, P., & Barnett, J. (2015). Social media in union communications: An international study with UNI global union affiliates. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 53(3), 508-532. doi:10.1111/bjir.12060
) and Union newsletter
(Pimlott, H. (2006a). Marxism's ‘communicative crisis’? Mapping debates over Leninist print-media practices in the 20th century. Socialist Studies, 2(2), 57-77.