The Routledge companion to employment relations /
edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Tony Dundon, Jimmy Donaghey, Alexander Colvin.
1 Edition.
New York : Routledge, 2018.
xiv, 487 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9781138911178, 9781315692968 (ebk)
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New York : Routledge, 2018.
9781315692968 (ebk)
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General introduction -- 1. Employment relations : older reflections and new horizons / Adrian Wilkinson, Tony Dundon, Jimmy Donaghey and Alexander J.S. Colvin -- Part I. Perspectives on employment relations -- 2. The field of employment relations : a review / Niall Cullinane -- 3. Economics and employment relations / Paul Willman -- 4. Employment relations and the law / Michael Doherty -- 5. Employment relations and history / Greg Patmore -- 6. Sociology, the labour process and employment relations / Bill Harley -- 7. Employment relations and gender equality / Gail Hebson and Jill Rubery -- 8. Employment relations and human resource management / Brian Harney, Tony Dundon and Adrian Wilkinson -- 9. Institutional theory and employment relations / Matthew M.C. Allen and Geoffrey Wood -- 10. Research methods in employment relations / Keith Whitfield and Suhaer Yunus -- Part II. Actors in employment relations -- 11. The state and employment relations : continuity and change in the politics of regulation / Miguel Martinez Lucio and Robert MacKenzie -- 1. Unions / Paul F. Clark -- 13. Employers, managers and employment relations / Peter Sheldon -- 14. Multinationals as employment relations actors / María Jesús Belizón -- Part III. Core employment relations processes and issues -- 15. Collective bargaining / Dionne Pohler -- 16. Employee voice : conceptualisations, meanings, limitations and possible integration / Michael Barry, Tony Dundon and Adrian Wilkinson -- 17. Knowns and unknowns in the study of workplace dispute resolution : towards an expanded research agenda / Alexander J.S. Colvin and Ariel C. Avgar -- 18. A pacified labour? : the transformation of labour conflict / Lorenzo Frangi, Sung-Chul Noh and Robert Hebdon -- Part IV. Broadening employment relations -- 19. Employment relations and precarious work / Chiara Benassi and Milena Tekeste -- 20. Globalisation and work: processes, practices and consequences / Stephen Frenkel -- 21. Global supply chains and employment relations / Jimmy Donaghey and Juliane Reinecke -- 22. Employment relations in the informal sector / Colin C. Williams -- 23. Emerging economies, freedom of association and collective bargaining for women workers in export-oriented manufacturing / Samanthi J. Gunawardana -- 24. Employment relations in Latin america / Mark Anner and Katiuscia Galhera -- 25. The transformation of employment relations in contemporary China / Chris King-Chi Chan and Yunbing He -- 26. Employment relations in Africa / Pauline Dibben and Geoffrey Wood -- 27. International institutions and supranational influence in employment relations / Michel Goyer and Rocio Valdivielso del Real -- 28. Employment relations, stakeholder theory and business ethics / Andrew Timming and Samuel Mansell -- Part V. Contemporary reflections and future challenges -- 29. The financial model of the firm, the "future of work", and employment relations / Rose Batt.
"Comprising five thematic sections, this volume provides a critical, international and interdisciplinary exploration of employment relations. It examines the major subjects and emerging areas within the field, including essays on institutional theory, voice, new actors, precarious work and employment. Led by a well-respected team of editors, the contributors examine current knowledge and debates within each topic, offering cutting-edge analysis and reflection."--Publisher's website.
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