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Routledge Research in Employment Relations

Series Editor: Edmund Heery, Richard Delbridge

Aspects of the employment relationship are central to numerous courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Drawing from insights from industrial relations, human resource management and industrial sociology, this series provides an alternative source of research-based materials and texts, reviewing key developments in employment research. Books published in this series are works of high academic merit, drawn from a wide range of academic studies in the social sciences.

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1-10 of 34 results in Routledge Research in Employment Relations
  1. Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions

    Perspectives across Europe

    Edited by Lutz Preuss, Michael Gold, Chris Rees

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Growing interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) has focused attention on the relationship between businesses and key stakeholders, such as NGOs and local communities. Curiously, however, commentators on CSR rarely discuss the role of trade unions, while commentators on employment...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Voice and Involvement at Work

    Experience with Non-Union Representation

    Edited by Paul J. Gollan, Bruce E. Kaufman, Daphne Taras, Adrian Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    In the last decade, nonunion employee representation (NER) has become a much discussed topic in the fields of human resource management, employment relations, and employment/labor law. This book examines the purpose, structure, and performance of various types of employee representation bodies...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Management in the Airline Industry

    By Geraint Harvey

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Combining contemporary HRM theory and practice with debates in critical management and in industrial relations, this book examines the peculiar challenge that civil aviation pilots present for management. As a highly educated, highly trained, and non-substitutable professional employee, the airline...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Human Resource Management in the Hotel Industry

    Strategy, Innovation and Performance

    By Kim Hoque

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Over the last decade, human resource management has come to be viewed as the dominant paradigm within which analyses of the world of work have been located. This volume examines the nature and assesses the impact of HRM within a highly under-researched division of the service sector, namely the UK...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Financial Services Partnerships

    Labor-Management Dynamics

    By Peter Samuel

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    The purpose of this book is to evaluate the debate on partnership, using original research data. Samuel provides a novel categorisation with which to synthesise and clarify a highly diverse literature on labour-management partnership, thus helping to refine the contemporary partnership...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Transformation of Employment Relations in Europe

    Institutions and Outcomes in the Age of Globalization

    Edited by Jim Arrowsmith, Valeria Pulignano

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Since the 1980s, the process of European economic integration, within a wider context of globalization, has accelerated employment change and placed a new premium on ‘flexible’ forms of work organization. The institutions of employment relations, specifically those concerning collective bargaining...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Minimum Wages, Pay Equity, and Comparative Industrial Relations

    By Damian Grimshaw

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    With growing concern about the conditions facing low wage workers and new challenges to traditional forms of labor market protection, this book offers a timely analysis of the purpose and effectiveness of minimum wages in different European countries. Building on original industry case studies, the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Leadership in Unions

    By Gill Kirton, Geraldine Healy

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Reflecting the increased attention to gender and women in the field of employment relations, there is now a growing international literature on women and trade unions. The interest in women as trade unionists arises partly from the fact that women comprise 40 percent of trade union membership in...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Gendering and Diversifying Trade Union Leadership

    Edited by Sue Ledwith, Lise Lotte Hansen

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Examining the experiences of leadership among trade unionists in a range of unions and labor movements around the world, this volume addresses perspectives of women and men from a range of identities such as race/ethnicity, sexuality, and age. It analyses existing models of leadership in various...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Board Level Employee Representation in Europe: An Industrial Relations Institution Under Pressure
    By Jeremy Waddington
    To Be Published October 1st 2015

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