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The overall response rate to the first wave was about 20%, which comprises a double response: whether the head teacher agreed to distribute the questionnaires in the first place, and then whether the teachers themselves chose to reply. In many schools, head teachers have a policy of not distributing questionnaires in their schools in order not to add to the workload on their teachers. Initially, the panel included replies from about 4,000 teachers and about 1,000 heads. Accounting for sample attrition, it is possible to link replies from about 1,000 teachers and about 300 heads over time through the panel.

Edelman, Christopher, and Howard’s (1999) extensive work on human resource departments in organizations across the country demonstrates that, by symbolizing legality, the employer’s dispute resolution processes provides legitimacy to the employer and her/his practices and diminishes the strength of employees’ rights. Within the organization, this legitimation makes it more difficult for employees to raise internal grievances because the internal dispute process serves to reaffirm the employers’ position as unquestionably correct.

As collectively owned, flattened hierarchies, they minimize official power inequities. Through egalitarian ideologies these workplaces attempt to equalize unofficial power. By focusing on mutual trust, cooperation, and worker empowerment, they endeavor to create a different environment for dispute resolution. The Inevitability of Hierarchy According to Weber (1946, p. 27), the operation of an organization without a hierarchy would be ‘‘utopian’’ and impossible to achieve in modern society. He believed that eliminating hierarchy from large-scale organizations would be utopian because this would require radical structural changes, not merely alterations in the distribution of power (Rothschild & Whitt, 1986).

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