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Dr. Norman A. Solomon

Professor of Management
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Reality check: UAW 'Ate Detroit'? and Chattanooga's on the menu?

Dr. Norm Solomon, professor of manager at the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, discusses a union vote at a Volkswagen plant that has been the topic of great debate: From the radio station's web site: "In this segment, WUTC's Michael Edward Miller talks to several experts with different viewpoints on how much blame the United Auto Workers should share for Detroit's decline, how unionization could affect Chattanooga's VW plant, and whether rhetoric surrounding this vote has gotten out of hand."

Appeared on  WUTC Public Radio (Chattanooga, Tenn.) on 2/12/14


L’école supérieure de commerce a 25 ans. Une portée internationale

Dr. Norm Solomon, professor of management, was interviewed by this French newspaper for a special spread they did on La Rochelle Business School. Dr. Solomon had mentored the school through AACSB accreditation.

Published in Sud-Ouest on 11/14/13


Conn. workers cope with long nursing home strike

Norman Solomon, professor of management at Fairfield University, said he's surprised the strike lasted as long as it has, noting the governor's intervention and the NLRB's findings. "In New England and Connecticut, it's rare to have a strike like this go on for so long and be so acrimonious," Solomon said.

Published in USA Today on 9/9/12


Chicago teachers strike could offer a lesson on performance evaluations

Performance evaluation "is a nationwide issue - and it's an issue that is not going away," said Norm Solomon, a professor of management at Fairfield University in Connecticut. "I don't think anybody should be surprised that this issue is coming to the fore. The key thing to any evaluation system, particularly in a collective bargaining situation, is to have some buy-in by the union, a sense that this is fair."

Published in Workforce Management magazine on 9/13/12


7 weeks into Connecticut nursing home strike, the accusations fly

Norman A. Solomon, a professor at the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University, said that with unions on the defensive and unemployment high, HealthBridge, like many other companies, had taken the offensive. "It's not far from a perfect storm," Professor Solomon said. "You have struggling low-wage workers and an employer who's decided to play hardball in a state that's usually pretty receptive to unions. You end up with a dispute that's gotten uglier than we're used to in New England."

Published in The New York Times on 8/19/12