This discussion will attempt to meet two goals. First, it presents the case and preliminary
findings related to the examination of the failed unionization attempt. The study investigates
what features in this event may be important factors in higher education unionization. Second,
the paper discusses the challenges using qualitative research methods to study faculty
unionization. The rest of my talk will describe the events at BGSU from 1991 through 1994,
after presenting a brief literature review that explains why faculty form unions. The analysis of
these facts will help us to make some general conclusions about faculty organizing.
Benedict, Mary Ellen
"Luck or Design? The Unionization Attempt at Bowling Green State University,"
Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy: Vol. 0
, Article 16.
Available at: http://thekeep.eiu.edu/jcba/vol0/iss2/16