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19011. Nordstrom: Dissension in the Ranks? (A) Harvard Business School Case Study 191002 Solution. This paper provides a Berkeley Research case analysis and alternative case solution to a Harvard Business School human resources management case study (#191002) by Simons and Weston on leading specialty clothing retailer, Nordstrom. The time setting for the case is late 1989 and early 1990. The case focuses on union, employee, and state and federal labor regulator claims of Nordstrom’s unfair and/or illegal labor practices related to its sales per hour compensation management/commission system for its retail sales associates. The paper includes background situation analysis; problem identification; detailed problem analysis with discussion of key issues, and goals; identification and discussion of alternatives, and a detailed recommended action plan, followed by a discussion of potential obstacles to implementation. This special long case analysis -- 17 pages -- is offered for the 12 page price. APA Style. 17 pages, 41 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.

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