MLB Collective Bargaining
Mgmt of Sport Organizations
MLB Collective Bargaining
Rob Manfred implemented the lockout as an approach to making leverage during the negotiation between the club owner and the player union. The move greatly impacted the season since it contributed to some of the players not being signed by the team, meaning at the end of the negotiations period. The lockout means any of the big league players can not sign that player.
Explain what issues specific to labor management and collective bargaining arose as a result of this issue.
On February 14, 2022, major league baseball provided the club owner and the M LB player associations with a new proposal that made a minimum of two elements of the deal. Therefore, making an additional $2 million in a year to completitive balance tax threshod in 2024, 2025, and 2026 provides them with two options regarding the minimum salary and increasing the bonus pool for the pre-arbition of the MLB player from $10 -$ 15 million (Espn, 2022). Therefore, providing the opportunity for the team to earn two draft picks by signing high-achieving players.
Analyze whether the union and/or exclusive bargaining representatives related to the sports organization were effective in representing employees within the organization in relation to the issue.
The MLB gave the player union adrenaline that would make them accept their option in regard to the new proposal meant to reinstate the 162 games, including their full pay. The negation was conducted through zoom calls.
Based on the outcome of the organization's decision and solution, determine if all key stakeholders' needs were effectively met with regard to labor management and collective bargaining.
The MLB had a conference call involving over 30 club owners, therefore, Making an agreement to increase the luxury tax, which had been considered a key obstacle during the negotiation process. The receiving of approval for the ratification of the over 228 million level. MLB was also rented on seeking the postponement of over 14 teams, therefore agreeing to expand to 12 teams that the union had proposed.
Determine which organization applied motivational theory or theories and leadership behavior model(s) in addressing the potential labor concerns. Provide examples to support your response.
The behavioral leadership theory focuses on how organizational leaders behave at the same assuming that other leaders can copy the leadership trait. The theory is sometimes referred to as the style theory. It, therefore, suggests that organizational leaders are not born as successful. However, successful leaders can be created based on their learning capabilities. The player and club owners' lockout contributed to the season's delay (Nightengale, 2022). Therefore the team owners, player union, and MLB needed to have an effective understanding by meeting to discuss issues affecting each party. Therefore, all the parties agreed to have discussions and develop a common solution that favored them.
Analyze whether or not the organization utilized the most appropriate theories and models to address potential labor concerns. Justify your analysis with specific examples.
The MLB utilized the needed theory, and they were considered to be professional in handling the dispute and the lockout incident. By consulting different stakeholders that were involved in the issues. The MLB management talked with over 30 club owners and the union of players, therefore helping them to come up with an effective solution that favored the MLB, the player union, and the club owners (Nightengale, 2022). The decision what vital it saw that increase the luxury tax, which had been considered a key obstacle during the negotiation process. The receiving of approval for the ratification of the over 228 million level. MLB was also rented on seeking the postponement of over 14 teams, therefore agreeing to expand to 12 teams that the union had proposed and to reinstate the 162 games, including their full pay
Espn. (2022). MLB lockout: MLB, MLBPA agree on new CBA. Retrieved from https://www.espn.com: https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32882139/mlb-lockout-mlb-mlbpa-agree-new-cbaNightengale, B. (2022). MLB gives the players union a Tuesday night deadline to accept a new deal as talks gain urgency. Retrieved from https://www.usatoday.com: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2022/03/07/mlb-lockout-owners-give-players-tuesday-night-deadline-proposal/9420806002/