People Organisations and Work Institute publications

HRM, skills and performance

Lloyd, C. And Payne, J. (2017) Licensed to skill? The impact of occupational regulation on fitness instructors, European Journal of Industrial Relations, online first.

Lloyd, C. and Payne, J. (2016) Skills in the Age of Over-Qualification: Comparing Service Sector Work in Europe, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lloyd, C. and Payne, J. (2013) Changing job roles in the Norwegian and UK fitness industry – in search of national institutional effects, Work, Employment and Society, 27, 1, 3-20.

Lloyd, C, and Payne, J. (2012) Delivering better forms of work organization: Comparing vocational teachers in England, Wales and Norway, Economic and Industrial Democracy, 33, 1, 27-47.

International and comparative research

Lloyd, C. And Payne, J. (2017) Licensed to skill? The impact of occupational regulation on fitness instructors, European Journal of Industrial Relations, online first.

Lloyd, C. and Payne, J. (2016) Skills in the Age of Over-Qualification: Comparing Service Sector Work in Europe, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lloyd, C. and Payne, J. (2013) Changing job roles in the Norwegian and UK fitness industry – in search of national institutional effects, Work, Employment and Society, 27, 1, 3-20.

Lloyd, C, and Payne, J. (2012) Delivering better forms of work organization: Comparing vocational teachers in England, Wales and Norway, Economic and Industrial Democracy, 33, 1, 27-47

Sezer, L.A. (under review). ‘Business Associations as Social Movements: Political power, ideology, and identity-work in Turkey’.

Sezer, L.A. and Özcan, G.B. (working paper). ‘The geography of politically connected firms and business mobilization: Provincial elites and power building’.

Doellgast, V.L., Ibsen, C.L., and Sezer, L.A. (2018) ‘Do Fragmented Employers Produce Fragmented Work? The Case of Telecommunications’, Labour and Employment Relations Association (LERA) 70th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 14-17, 2018.

Sezer, L.A. (2015).  The Politics of Business Associations: Political participation, resource-exchange, and identity-building in Turkey. Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) 27th Annual Meeting, London, July 2015.

Sezer, L.A. (2015). ‘Politico-religious ties and corporate political power: Evidence from cross-industry business associations in Turkey.’ XXXV Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Brighton, June 2015.

Sezer, L.A. (2014). ‘Voluntary Economy-Wide Business Associations in Turkey: Past and Present’, Contemporary Turkey at a Glance II- Turkey Transformed? Power, History, and Culture, Istanbul, October 2014.

Sezer, L.A. (2014). ‘The Politics of Islamic Business Associations – Social Movement Tactics, Social Networks, and Regional Development in Turkey’, 30th EGOS Colloquium (Sub-Theme 10), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, July 2014.

Dr Alexandra-Paraskevi Chytiri, Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios (2018) (working paper), Recruitmant and Selection Practices: Greek hotel chains/units vs foreign hotel chains/units operating in Greece

Hammer, A. (2015) Skills, Firms and the State in India: securing development or perpetuating inequality? Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Conference, London, UK.

Hammer, A. (2015) Plus ça change…New skills policy, patterns of skill formation and firms’ strategies in India, CRIMT Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Hammer, A. (2015) Patterns of skill formation and firms's strategies in India: implications for industrial relations, British Universities Industrial Relations Association Conference, Leicester, UK.

Hammer, A. (2010) Trade Unions in a Constrained Environment: Workers’ Voices from a New Industrialising Zone in India, Industrial Relations Journal, 41:2

Leadership, cross-cultural studies and organization

Eyong (2017) Indigenous African Leadership: Key differences from Anglo-Saxon Writings, Leadership, 13(2) 133–153 London, Sage. 

Qobo M. and Nyathi, N. (2017) Ubuntu, Public Policy Ethics and South Africa’s Foreign Policy. South Africa Journal of International Affairs, 23:4, 421-436.

Nyathi, N and Metwally, E. (2017) The Organizing of The Africa Academy of Management 2016 conference: A co-chair’s reflections. The Africa Journal of Management, 9th March, pp. 1-9

Dr Nceku Nyathi with Prof Faith Ngunjira will be the series editors on Palgrave Studies in African Leadership

Rethinking routine service sector work

Butler P and Hammer A (2018) ‘A minute’s a life-time in fast-food!’: Managerial Job quality in the quick service restaurant sector, Work, Employment and Society, [On Line First]

Lloyd, C. and Payne, J. (2014) ‘It’s all hands-on even for management’: Managerial work in the UK cafe sector, Human Relations, 67, 4, 465-488.

Lloyd, C. and Payne, J. (2012) ‘Flat whites – who gets progression in the UK café sector?’, Industrial Relations Journal, 43, 1, 38-52.

Employee voice and change management

Butler, P. and Tregaskis O (2018) Distributed leadership and employee cynicism: Trade unions as joint change agents. Human Resource Management Journal, [On Line First] 

Butler, P. and Tregaskis, 0. (2015)  Workplace partnership and legitimacy: a multi-layered analysis of the shop steward experience. Work Employment & Society December 2015 vol. 29 no. 6 895-911 

Glover, L. Tregaskis, O. and Butler, P. (2014) Mutual gains? The workers’ verdict: A longitudinal case study, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25, 895-914. 

Butler, P. Tregaskis, O. and Glover, L. (2013) ‘Workplace partnership and employee involvement –contradictions and synergies: Evidence from a heavy engineering case study, Economic and Industrial Democracy, 34.1.5-24.

Tregaskis, O. Daniels, K. Glover, L. Butler, P. and Meyer, M. (2013) High performance work practices and firm performance: A longitudinal case study, British Journal of Management, 5. 225-244.

Butler, P. Glover, L. and Tregaskis, O. (2011) ‘When the going gets tough…: recession and the resilience of workplace partnership’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 49, 4, 666-

Work and development in the global south

Hammer, A. (2017) Book Review: Jonathan Pattenden ‘Labour, State and Society in Rural India: A Class-Relational Approach’, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2016, 216 pp British Journal of Industrial Relations, Volume 55 / 1, Pages 217–219 (ABS 4*)

Hammer, A. (2017) ‘Employment relations in emerging economies: China and India’, in Beardwell, J and Thompson, A eds. (8thedition) Human Resource Management: A contemporary approach, Pearson

Hammer, A. (2016) Book Review: Matthias Ebenau, Ian Bruff and Christian May (eds), New Directions in Comparative Capitalisms Research: Critical and Global Perspective, Work, Employment & Society, Online first August 1, 2016 (ABS 4*)

Hammer, A. (2016) Regional development in the Global South: the case of India, Regional Studies Conference, Graz, Austria

Hammer, A. (2016) Labour agency within global capitalism: production and reproduction in workers’ struggles in India, presented at the Workshop on Labour and Development, De Montfort University, Leicester UK

Hammer, A. (2015) Book review: Jamie Cross, Dream zones: anticipating capitalism and development in India. Work Employment and Society. vol. 30, issue 3, pages 555-556 (ABS 4*)

Hammer, A. 2012. ‘Institutional Analysis and Collective Mobilisation in a Comparative Assessment of Two Cooperatives in India’, in Atzeni, M (ed.) Alternative Work Organisations, Palgrave (Critical perspectives on work and employment series).

Chizema, A. and Nyathi, N (submitted) “Africapitalism and Investment Practices in Africa”, in Amaeshi, K. Odupe, A and Idemudia, U (eds) Africapitalism: Rethinking the Role of Business in Africa. Cambridge University Press, U.K.

Storey, J and Nyathi, N (2014) ‘Strategies and structures of MNCs from emerging economies’ in Handbook Of Human Resource Management In Emerging Markets edited by Pawan Budhwar and Frank Horwitz. Elgar Publishing, UK, pp. 68 - 94.

Acquaah, M. Nyathi, N and Amoako-Gyampah, K. (2014) Systemic Review on Measuring and Valuing social capital for business decision-making and reporting. Network for Business Sustainability: SA.

Acquaah, M, Amoako-Gyampah and Nyathi, N. (2014) Measuring and Valuing Social Capital: A guide for executives. Network for Business Sustainability: SA. 

 
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