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Between Boston and Berlin: American MNCs and the shifting contours of industrial relations in Ireland
Drawing on detailed qualitative case studies and utilizing a national business system lens, we explore a largely underrepresented debate in the literature, namely the nature of change in a specific but critical element of ...
Changing patterns of employee voice: Case studies from the UK and Republic of Ireland
(Journal of Industrial Relations, 2004)
In this paper we examine a wide range of employee voice mechanisms from a total of 18 case studies from the UK and Republic of Ireland. We examine how voice is defined by managers and how they link voice with improved ...
The ideology of union busting
(International Union Rights Journal, 2006)
Many of the worlds largest multinationals, both American and non-American owned companies are avowedly anti-union. The likes of Walmart, Amazon, McDonalds or Disney do not oppose union representation just for pragmatic or ...
Multinational corporations and industrial relations research: A road less travelled
While there is a large body of academic debate surrounding human resource management issues in MNCs, industrial relations issues often fail to receive the same degree of attention. This paper attempts to move the debate ...
Looking out of the black-hole: non-union relations in an SME
(Employee Relations Journal, 1999)
Using a single case study approach this paper provides empirical evidence about managerial practices in a small, non-unionised firm which represents many of the features characteristic of the black-hole of no unions and ...
Bitten by the Celtic Tiger: Immigrant Workers and Industrial Relations in the New 'Glocalized' Ireland
(Economic and Industrial Democracy, 2007)
The growth of global economic activity has resulted in a worldwide increase in migration. Despite the growing interest in migratory labour flows, there remains little detailed empirical research about the labour relations ...