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  • De-collectivism and managerial ideology: towards an understanding of trade union opposition 

    Dundon, Tony; Harney, Brian; Cullinane, Tony (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 ...
  • Different rooms, different voices: Double-breasting, multi-channel representation and the managerial agenda 

    Cullinane, Niall; Donaghey, Jimmy; Dundon, Tony; Dobbins, Tony (International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2011)
    Double-breasting has been identified as where companies run union voice and non-union voice mechanisms across different plants. While research has focused on the incidence of such arrangements, there is a dearth of evidence ...
  • Different rooms, different voices: Double-breasting, multi-channel representation and the managerial agenda 

    Cullinane, Niall; Donaghey, Jimmy; Dundon, Tony; Dobbins, Tony (2011)
    Double-breasting has been identified as where companies run union voice and non-union voice mechanisms across different plants. While research has focused on the incidence of such arrangements, there is a dearth of evidence ...
  • Dynamic capability in action at PharmaCorp 

    Hilliard, Rachel (Tilde University Press, 2012)
    PharmaCorp is a subsidiary of one of Japan's largest pharmaceutical companies, employing 60 people in its Dublin bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. The plant makes the active ingredients for four products, supplying ...
  • An Emergent Theory of HRM: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration of Determinants of HRM among Irish Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) 

    Harney, Brian; Dundon, Tony (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 ...
  • Employer Hostility to Union Organising in the UK 

    Dundon, Tony (Industrial Relations Journal, 2002)
    This paper presents empirical evidence about the shape and pattern of non-union employer strategies to remain union free. The data are collected from seven case studies across different industrial sectors and organisational ...
  • Environmental performance and practice across sectors: methodology and preliminary results 

    Hilliard, Rachel; Parker, Valerie (2011)
    This paper introduces a new methodology for measuring and modeling manufacturers' environmental performance and the managerial and technological practices that affect it. Facility level licensing data are used to develop ...
  • Governance and Institutional Change in Ireland 

    Hilliard, Rachel; Green, Roy (OECD, 2005)
    An innovation driven policy agenda has emerged in Ireland against a backdrop of remarkable economic growth and convergence. Policy makers now recognise that convergence in innovative performance will also be required ...
  • The ideology of union busting 

    Dundon, Tony; Cullinane, Niall; Harney, Brian (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 ...
  • Information but not consultation: exploring employee involvement in SMEs 

    Wilkinson, Adrian; Dundon, Tony; Grugulis, Irena (International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2007)
    Most research on employee involvement (EI) has focused on large or ¿mainstream¿ organizations. By adopting those schemes which 'appear' to work well in larger organizations, smaller firms assume there will be enhanced ...
  • Interviewing Reluctant Respondents: Strikes, Henchmen and Gaelic Games 

    Dundon, Tony; Ryan, Paul (Organizational Research Methods, 2010)
    This paper deals with interviewing reluctant respondents. The analysis is used to construct a process oriented model of respondent rapport and empathy. By assessing respondent rapport in a reflective way the paper contributes ...
  • A Journey Towards Becoming a Learning Organisation: Crann Iorrais Teoranta 

    Tallott, M; McCarthy, Alma; Hilliard, Rachel (Tilde University Press, 2012)
    Crann Iorrais Teoranta (CIT) was established in 1987 in Co Mayo in Ireland as a forestry company engaged in a wide range of forestry-based activities for the private, commercial and semi-state sectors throughout Ireland. ...
  • Looking out of the black-hole: non-union relations in an SME 

    Dundon, Tony; Grugulis, Irena; Wilkinson, Adrian (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 ...
  • Lotus Automation 

    Cunningham, James (Blackhall Press, 2009)
    A few days back from a trip to China, Fergal Broder is driving into the offices of LotusAutomation in Sligo for a meeting with his Chief Financial Officer and other members of his management team. He is looking forward to ...
  • LotusWorks 

    Cunningham, James; Hilliard, Rachel (Orpen Press, 2010)
    Key issues facing LotusWorks are how to double turnover within four years, increase the company's global impact and ensure that the appropriate management structures and employee talents are in place for LotusWorks to ...
  • The management of voice in non-union organisations: managers perspectives 

    Dundon, Tony; Wilkinson, Adrian; Marchington, Mick; Ackers, Peter (Employee Relations, 2005)
    Purpose: Given the emergence of new legal initiatives for union recognition, declining levels of union membership and the growth of alternative forms of employee representation, this paper aims to examine the management ...
  • The meanings and purpose of employee voice 

    Dundon, Tony; Wilkinson, Adrian; Marchington, Mick; Ackers, Peter (International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2004)
    In this paper we present and assess an analytical framework for examining the different 'meanings, purposes and practices' of employee voice. The data were collected from eighteen organizations in England, Scotland and ...
  • Multinational corporations and industrial relations research: A road less travelled 

    Collings, David G. (Wiley, 2008)
    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 ...
  • Non-union employee representation, union avoidance and the managerial agenda 

    Donaghey, Jimmy; Cullinane, Niall; Dundon, Tony; Dobbins, Tony (2011)
    Non-union employee representation is an area which has attracted much interest in the voice literature. Much of the literature has been shaped by a dialogue which considers NERs as a means of union avoidance. More recently ...