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An Emergent Theory of HRM: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration of Determinants of HRM among Irish Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
(Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, 2006-11)
Utilizing data drawn from 18 in-depth case studies the authors explore in detail the factors shaping employment in a diverse range of Irish Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. Existing theory in HRM is deemed inadequate ...
Capturing complexity: developing an integrated approach to analysing HRM in SMEs
(Human Resource Management Journal, 2006)
This article presents a framework to evaluate HRM in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), using an open systems theoretical perspective. In presenting an open systems perspective the objective is to overcome the ...
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 ...
Exploring the Relationship between HRM, Creativity Climate and Organisational Performance: Evidence from Ireland
(Academy of Management, 2009-08)
The last decade witnessed growing academic evidence suggesting that HR practices are an important predictor of organisational performance. However, the reality is that we know very little about the intermediary mechanisms ...
De-collectivism and managerial ideology: towards an understanding of trade union opposition
(International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 2010)
Employers have long preferred to manage without the incursion of a trade union in company affairs. Much of the extant literature views managerial opposition to unions in terms of discrete typologies of union suppression ...