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The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems

Wilkinson, Adrian and Wood, Geoffrey and Deeg, Richard, eds. (2014) The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 9780199695096

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Abstract

There have been numerous accounts exploring the relationship between institutions and firm practices. However, much of this literature tends to be located into distinct theoretical-traditional 'silos', such as national business systems, social systems of production, regulation theory, or varieties of capitalism, with limited dialogue between different approaches to enhance understanding of institutional effects. Again, evaluations of the relationship between institutions and employment relations have tended to be of the broad-brushstroke nature, often founded on macro-data, and with only limited attention being accorded to internal diversity and details of actual practice. The Handbook aims to fill this gap by bringing together an assembly of comprehensive and high quality chapters to enable understanding of changes in employment relations since the early 1970s. Theoretically-based chapters attempt to link varieties of capitalism, business systems, and different modes of regulation to the specific practice of employment relations, and offer a truly comparative treatment of the subject, providing frameworks and empirical evidence for understanding trends in employment relations in different parts of the world. Most notably, the Handbook seeks to incorporate at a theoretical level regulationist accounts and recent work that link bounded internal systemic diversity with change, and, at an applied level, a greater emphasis on recent applied evidence, specifically dealing with the employment contract, its implementation, and related questions of work organization. It will be useful to academics and students of industrial relations, political economy, and management. Contributors to this volume - Jose Aleman, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Fordham University Matthew Allen, Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies, The University of Manchester Sabina Avdagic, Research Fellow University of Sussex Lucio Baccaro, Professor, University of Geneva Franco Barchiesi, Associate Professor of African-American and African Studies, Ohio State University Michael Barry ,Associate Professor ,Griffith University Robert Boyer, Economist, Centre Pour La Recherche Economique et SES Applications (CEPREMAP) Chris Brewster, Professor of International Human Resource Management, University of Reading Harald Conrad, Sasakawa Lecturer in Japan's Economy and Management, The University of Sheffield Fang Lee Cooke, Professor of Human Resource Management and Chinese Studies, Monash University Colin Crouch, Emeritus Professor, The University of Warwick Niall Cullinane, Lecturer in Management, Queen's University Richard Deeg,Professor of Political Science ,Temple University Jimmy Donaghey, Associate Professor of Industrial Relations, The University of Warwick Peter Fairbrother, Professor of International Employment Relations, RMIT University Michele Ford, Associate Professor of Indonesian Studies, The University of Sydney Richard Deeg Professor of Political Science ,Temple University Marc Goergen, Professor of Finance, Cardiff University Heidi Gottfried at Wayne State University Paul J Gollan Professor of Management, Macquarie University Michel Goyer, Senior Lecturer, birmingham Business School, Univeristy of Birmingham Samanthi J Gunawardana, Lecturer in International and Comparative Employment Relations, Griffith University Bob Hancke, Reader in European Political Economy, London School of Economics and Political Science Marco Hauptmeier, Lecturer in International Human Resource Management, Cardiff University Frank Horwitz, Professor of International Human Resource Management, Cranfield University Gregory Jackson, Professor of Management, Freie Universitat Berlin Senia Kalfa ,Research Fellow Macquarie University Harry Katz, Professor of Collective Bargaining, Cornell University Anja Kirsch, Researcher in International and Comparative Employment Relations, Freie Universitat Berlin Gilton Klerck, Professor of Sociology, Rhodes University Christel Lane, Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Cambridge Cathie Jo Martin, Professor of Political Science at Boston University Johann Maree, Emeritus Professor, University of Cape Town Guglielmo G Meardi ,Professor of Industrial Relations, University of Warwick Dr Lindah Mhando, Professor Penn State University Glenn Morgan, Professor of International Management, Cardiff University Martin Myant, Professor of Economics , University of the West of Scotland Kristine Nergaard, Research Coordinator, Fafo, Institute for Labour and Social Research Barbara Pocock, Professor of Work, Employment and Industrial Relations, University of South Australia Juliane Reinecke, Associate Professor Warwick Business School Nick Wailes, Associate Professor of Comparative Employment Relations and Strategic Management, The University of Sydney Adrian Wilkinson, Professor of Employment Relations, Griffith University Geoffrey Wood, Professor of International Business, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2015 13:34
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:30
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15456

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