Selected Research

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Arthur Wheaton

  • Formulating Turnaround Strategies for GM in the U.S. Auto Market,” American Society for Competitiveness Annual Publication, Vol 4, Number 1, 2006.
  • Implications of the UAW-Detroit 3 Negotiations: An Industry-Related Perspective,” Perspectives on Work LERA, Volume 16 Numbers 1-2 (summer 2012/winter 2013), pp. 39-42. 2013.
  • Reflections on a Changing China,” Business and Economy, Business and Economy (Inside China A Cornell-IIPM Think Tank-B&E Joint Study), pp. 8-14 Cover Story, 2012.
  • Safe patient handling team meeting skills - Instructor Manual,” (with Brown, N.J.), in Roger
  • Cook/WNYCOSH (Ed.), Safe Patient Handling Teams -- Instructor Manual (pp. 121), USDOL/OSHA and Western NY Council for Occupational Safety and Health, 2012.
  • Using Industry Education to Facilitate Changes in Organizational Culture,” (with Charles, W.), Perspectives on Work, Labor Employment Relations Association, Vol. 12, Nos. 1-2), Winter 2009.
  • Worldwatch Institute. (2007). Green jobs: Towards sustainable work in a low-carbon world. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environment Programme.

Lou Jean Fleron

  • Fleron, L., Breen, L., Dimitrov, D. & Grogan, R.(2006). Buffalo child care means business: Full study report [Electronic version]. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, ILR School.
  • Fleron, L. J., Breen, L., & Dimitrov, D. (2006, November). Buffalo child care means business: Executive summary. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
  • Fleron, L. J., & Gray, L. (1996). Reflections on progress at work [Electronic version]. Buffalo, NY: Western Region, ILR School, Cornell University.
  • Fleron, L. J., Stanger, H., & Patton, E. (2000). Champions @ work: Employment, workplace practices and labor-management relations in Western New York: A study [Electronic version]. Buffalo, NY: Western Region, ILR School, Cornell University.
  • Greer, I., & Fleron, L. J. (2006). Labor and regional development in the U.S.A.: Building a high road infrastructure in Buffalo, New York [Electronic version]. International Journal of Action Research, 1(2), 219-242.
  • Greer, I., Byrd, B., & Fleron, L. J. (2007). Two paths to the high road: The dynamics of coalition building in Seattle and Buffalo. In L. Turner & D. B. Cornfield (Eds.), Labor in the new urban battlegrounds: Local solidarity in a global economy (pp. 111-128). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
  • Gray, L., & Figueroa, M. (2009). Empire State's cultural capital at risk? Assessing challenges to the workforce and educational infrastructure of arts and entertainment in New York [Electronic version]. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, ILR School.

Nellie Brown