Indiana University Research & Creative Activity


Volume 29 Number 2
Spring 2007

Table of Contents

Editor's Notes


The Last Page

by Elizabeth Rosdeitcher

What is the future of U.S. labor unions?

by Jean Harper

A former greenhouse laborer turned university professor reflects on life as a blue-collar worker.

by Karen Garinger

How do networks help, or hurt, employees?

by Erika Knudson

Organized crime is its own kind of work.

Small business looms large in the U.S., Indiana, and at IU.

by Lauren J. Bryant

Relying on economic growth to right the problems of child labor in India may be the wrong policy.

by Jennifer Piurek

IU business students learn firsthand about the complex world of emerging economies.

by Lauren J. Bryant

Balancing the needs of the person and society is the art of social work.

by Ryan Piurek

For this employment discrimination law pioneer, getting people to think differently is still the fun part.

by Tracy James

When it comes to job security, experts who study how we behave on the job--and why--have got it.

by Tracy James

An ergonomic approach to business can seriously affect the bottom line.

by Jeremy Shere

Job satisfaction isn't nearly as important as you think.

by Donald Gray

A professor emeritus reflects on working in, and at, retirement.