The Routledge Companion to Employment Relations

The Routledge Companion to Employment Relations

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Comprising six 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 emotions. Led by a well-respected editor team, the contributors examine current knowledge and debates within each topic, offering cutting-edge analysis and reflection. The Routledge Companion to Employment Relations is an extensive reference work which offers students and researchers an introduction to current scholarship in the longstanding discipline of employment relations. It will be an essential addition to library collections in business and management, law, sociology and political more

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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 171.45 x 247.65mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138911178
  • 9781138911178

About Alex Colvin

Adrian Wilkinson is Professor and Director of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing at Griffith University, Australia. Tony Dundon is Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations, and Head of Management at NUI Galway, Ireland. Jimmy Donaghey is Reader in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at the University of Warwick, UK and Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University, Australia. Alex Colvin is the Martin F. Scheinman Professor of Conflict Resolution at Cornell University, more

Table of contents

Introduction  Part I: Perspectives on Employment Relations  1. The Field of Employment Relations: a Review (N Cullinane)  2. The History of Employment Relations (P. Ackers)  3. Sociology of Employment Relations (B. Harley)  4. Human Resource Management and Employment Relations (N. Bacon)  5. Institutional Theory (M. Allen)  6. Economics and ER (P. Willman)  Part II: Actors in Employment Relations  7. The role of the State (J. Kelly)  8. Unions (P. Clark)  9. Employers, Managers (A. Mckinlay)  10. New Actors in Employment Relations (J. Fine)  11.  Multinational Companies as Actors (María Jesús Belizón)  Part III: Regulating Employment Relations  12. Voice (M. Barry A. Wilkinson, T. Dundon)  13. Collective Bargaining (D. Pohler)  14. Alternative Dispute Relations (A. Colvin and A. Avgar)  15. Law (R. Mitchell, J. Howe and A. O’Donnell)  Part IV: Core Employment Relations Issues  16. Conflict and Peace (R. Hebdon)  17. Equity/Gender/Feminisation (J. Rubery)  18. Precarious Work (Benassi)  19. Employment Relations and Wellbeing (S. Charlesworth and N. Skinner)  20. Employment Relations and Performance (Gupta)  21. Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics (Timming)  22. Regulating Emotions. (S. Bolton)  Part V: Broadening Employment Relations  23. Global Value Chains (J. Donaghey)  24. Globalisation and neo liberalism (S. Frenkel)  25. Developing and Emerging Economies (Samanthi Gunawardana)  26. Employment Relations in China (Mingwei Liu)  27. Employment Relations in Africa. (P. Dibben and G. Wood)  28. Employment Relations in Latin America (M. Anner)  29. Supra-national Institutions (ILO, OECD, EU, APE) (M.Goyer)  30. Employment Relations in the Informal Sector (Colin Williams)  Part VI: Reflections  31. Methods (K. Whitfield)  32. Future of Employment Relations (Rose Batt)show more