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The cost of Human Capital

The cost of developing human capital is actually more than the potential benefits it could potentially bring for a developing and a developed country.  The pace in which new technologies are being introduced into the workforce demands that the number of individuals...

Human capital in a Union world

Unions in ups are and will continue to feel the effect of both technology and innovations.  New innovations continiously  feed the hunger consumer oriented market for the latest products; increasing the e-commerce business.  Companies like UPS constantly needs to...

The Dream Isn’t Over

Two contributing factors that did not help in realizing the dream were the war in Vietnam and the riots during the 1960’s. The two are related because the Vietnam War took valuable resources, in the form of money, from the social programs President Johnson pushed for...

20th Century union in a 21st Century world

The question of do unions function in the same manner today as they did, 60 years ago is the very problem with unions today.  The unions do function, as a whole, in the same manner, which has led to the declination of their numbers. The old model has not been able to...

Man made junkies

The origins of opioids can trace their beginnings from the poppy fields of the Middle East.  There have been stories of wine laced with opium to lull the unsuspected drinker into a Europhobic stated after consumption.  The medicinal uses of opioids predate historical...

Company unions

The tactics used to keep unions away is simply get rid of the individual who may be introducing the idea of unionization in the first place. Smaller businesses do not engage in the practice as much as the larger corporation. Union Claims Amazon Illegally Fired...

Peer, Teamwork, and Gender

There exist expectations from invoices, particularly women, in fulfilling their obligations in performing pink jobs.  Pink jobs are those in service oriented, but mostly filled by women. Such jobs include those in the nursing profession, stewardess, nannies, or jobs...

Systems, organizations, and learning within UPS

What is structuration theory is unique compare most theories as it does not have the structure in which input is important and there is no existence of a dominant subordinate relationship. The theory seems to condemn the idea of assimilation and acceptance of the...

Tim and the TDU

This video tells the story. A man on the rise. Tim Sylvester, Presidential Candidate for The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT). One of the best orators in the union I have ever witnessed. But was there a true leader behind the speeches.  Teamsters...