Boulwarism

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Definition: Boulwarism



What is the dictionary definition of Boulwarism?

Dictionary Definition


A labour law principle in which management opens the negotiation with a generous offer that is not meant to be negotiated. Pioneered by General Electric’s Lemuel Boulware, the National Labor Relations Board considered this as an unfair labour practice as essentially, no labour negotiation has taken place.


Full Definition of Boulwarism


Boulwarism was named after General Electric’s former vice president Lemuel Boulware, who pioneered the strategy.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Boulwarism are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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