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  • HPWO Partnerships January 14, 2014

    Les dix etapes pour mettre en place un partenariat dorganisation du travail a haut rendement

    Plusieurs milieux de travail franchissent dix étapes en décidant de convertir leur système de travail traditionnel, où la direction commande et contrôle tout, à un partenariat OTHR. Ces étapes sont présentées ci-dessous. Il est important de rappeler que certains étapes se déroulent de façon rapprochée ou simultanée et que le processus ne se déroule pas

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  • HPWO Partnerships June 21, 2013

    IAM and Trane Partnership

    1st row (from left): IAM Midwest Territory SR Rick Mickschl, International President Tom Buffenbarger, District 66 DBR Marty Gaul, LL 21 Shop Chairman Rich Hauser, Rod Perry (LL 1115 Shop Committee), LL 21 President Brad King; 2nd row: Tony Diersen (LL 21 Shop Committee), John Davis (LL21 Shop Committee), LL 1115 Shop Chair Dennis Leis;

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  • HPWO Partnerships October 19, 2009

    High Performance Work Organization Partnerships

    To remain competitive in the global marketplace an organization must use every available resource-especially the insights and experience of front-line workers. In most organizations, however, the primary focus is a low-wage, offshore strategy. Generally this strategy is used by corporations still clinging to top-down, command-and-control work systems. These organizations promote worker “empowerment” to achieve improvements

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  • HPWO Partnerships October 19, 2009

    The Global Marketplace

    Since the early 1970’s the global economy has been devastating to those unprepared to deal with its challenges, or take advantage of its opportunities. Many firms represented by the IAM have shut their doors simply unable to compete or weather the downward pressures on prices. The loss of competitiveness in global markets that began in the mid-seventies

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  • HPWO Partnerships October 19, 2009

    Roles of Union Leaders

    The IAM HPWO Partnership process is a partnership between the IAM and the employer.  Therefore it is a requirement that the leaders in the partnership, representing the union, hold positions within the union.  Therefore, whatever position you hold in the union; servicing representative, Local Lodge officer, steward, shop committee, etc., if you have a role in enforcing

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