Chapter 13: Power, Influence, and Politics at Work

 Chapter 13: Power, Influence, and Politics at Work

For this assignment, we will delve into how power is used, amplified, denied, used, and misused in the unionisation attempt by National Audubon Society workers

For this assignment, we will delve into how power is used, amplified, denied, used, and misused in the unionization attempt by National Audubon Society workers (yup – the bird people!). As you explore this current event through the links provided (and any others you choose- add additional links to your submission), think about how the chapter 13 concepts of power and influence – and political behavior – show up in this story.

Resources- (Let me know if the URLs don’t work)

  1. Chapter 13
  2. Video learning (previous page)
  3. Six short articles:
    a. Flocking Together (Bernard Brown; July 25, 2021).
    https://gridphilly.com/?s=audubon+employeesLinks to an external site.
    b. Union organizing fight at Audubon highlights ‘toxic culture (Matt Mendenhall Links to an external site.; July 1, 2021).
    https://www.birdwatchingdaily.com/news/conservation/union-organizing-fight-at-audubon-highlights-toxic-culture/Links to an external site.
    c. Audubon Society Refuses to Recognize Its Staff Union, But Employees Say Victory Is Near (HAMILTON NOLAN Links to an external site.; MAY 17, 2021).
    https://inthesetimes.com/article/audubon-society-staff-union-labor-birds-nonprofitLinks to an external site.
    d. National Audubon Society Statement of Union Neutrality (May 26, 2021).
    https://www.audubon.org/news/national-audubon-society-statement-union-neutralityLinks to an external site.
    e. Audubon fostered toxic work culture for women and people of color, probe confirms (ZACK COLMAN Links to an external site.; 05/06/2021).
    https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/06/audubon-society-work-culture-probe-485537Links to an external site.

f. Watching for Birds, Diversity: Audubon Groups Pledge Change (Associated Press; July 18, 2021, 12:46 AM)
https://www.voanews.com/usa/race-america/watching-birds-diversity-audubon-groups-pledge-change

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