Online from: 1979
Subject Area: Human Resource Management
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|Title:||Nurses: RCN or Union Membership?|
|Author(s):||P.B. Beaumont, (Department of Social and Economic Research, University of Glasgow), J. Elliott, (Department of Social and Economic Research, University of Glasgow)|
|Citation:||P.B. Beaumont, J. Elliott, (1986) "Nurses: RCN or Union Membership?", Employee Relations, Vol. 8 Iss: 4, pp.2 - 4|
|Keywords:||Choice theory, Health service, Trade unions|
|Article type:||General review|
|DOI:||10.1108/eb055073 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||MCB UP Ltd|
|Abstract:||The reasons which influence any individual to choose one union over another in a situation where both have recruited members and obtained bargaining rights are investigated in a questionnaire-based study conducted in three Scottish psychiatric establishments. Two views of why an individual nurse joins the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) as opposed to the Confederation of Health Service Employees (COHSE) or the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) or vice versa are given. In the first view the key influences are seen to be the personal values that individuals |
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