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The Roots of Turbulence

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter traces the roots of safety-related problems in the U.S. airline industry. It provides a historical background on air traffic control and highlights the power struggle between pilot ... More


The (Not So) Secret Secrets

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the secret deals behind the airline industry's financial wins and losses in the post-9/11 period. It considers the radical changes that occurred in the aviation industry after ... More


The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Dean J. Franco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book offers a shocking perspective on the American aviation industry by a former United Airlines pilot. Weaving insider knowledge with hundreds of employee interviews, the book uncovers the ... More


Globalisation and Trade Union Strategy: Evidence from the International Civil Aviation Industry

Paul Blyton, Miguel Martínez Lucio, John McGurk, and Peter Turnbull (eds)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines emerging trade union strategies within the international civil aviation industry. It analyses the process of globalisation in the international civil aviation industry, and ... More


Prologue: Falling

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book examines what happened within America's airline industry after the terrorist attacks of September 2001. Written more than a decade after 9/11, the book seeks to reconceptualize the idea of ... More


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