James E. Martin

James E. Martin

Title

Professor of Management and Industrial Relations

Phone

313-577-4485

Email

james.martin@wayne.edu

James E. Martin

Academic Programs

  • Management

Expertise

Labor relations, Collective bargaining, Compensation administration, Union stewards, Contract ratification, Union loyalty, Part-time work, Work satisfaction, Effective crew chief utilization

Research and teaching interests

Research

  • Union Stewards
  • Contract Ratification and Strike Votes
  • Dual and Union Commitment
  • Scheduling
  • Part-Time Work
  • Pay Systems

Teaching

  • Labor Relations
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Human Resources Management

Education

  • Ph.D., Washington University, 1973
  • MBA, Washington University, 1968
  • BA, Antioch College, 1966

Biography

Martin is a member of the Academy of Management, Labor and Employment Relations Association (formerly Industrial Relations Research Association), and The Bargaining Group.

Publications

  • A typology of the part-time workforce: Differences on job attitudes and turnover, 2007,(with Sinclair), Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
  • Voting in an officer election: Testing a model in a multi-site local. 2005, (with Sherman), Journal of Labor Research

Presentations

  • Factors affecting turnover in different groups of part-time workers, 2006, (with Senter), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Meetings, Dallas, TX.
  • Examining some assumptions about lower income entry-level workers, 2006 (with Sinclair), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Meetings, Dallas, TX.
  • Models of strike propensity: A replication and longitudinal extension, 2005 (with Sinclair), Academy of Management meetings, Honolulu, HI.
  • The effects of multiple mobility measures on retail employee turnover. 2005 (with Charles, Dezsofi, and Sinclair) Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Meetings, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Pay compression and pay dispersion: An application of equity theory. 2005 (with Boyce), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Meetings, Los Angeles, CA.