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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) 

    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 ...
  • From gendered organizations to compassionate borderspaces: Reading corporeal ethics with Bracha Ettinger 

    Kenny, Kate; Fotaki, Marianna (SAGE Publications, 2014-12-04)
    In this article, we propose a new way of approaching the topic of ethics for management and organization theory. We build on recent developments within critical organization studies that focus on the question of what kind ...
  • 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 ...
  • Irony as discipline: Self-help and gender in the knowledge economy 

    Kenny, Kate; Bell, Emma (Oxford University Press, 2014-06-25)
    In this article, we explore the role of self-help literature within the knowledge economy. We point to the recent growth of ironic humour within such texts, and examine how this operates to construct gendered and embodied ...
  • 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 ...
  • Organizations and violence: The child as abject-boundary in Ireland's Industrial Schools 

    Kenny, Kate (SAGE Publications, 2016-02-05)
    What role do organizations play in the enactment of large-scale violence against a specific group of people? In this paper, I depart from existing literature that focuses on violence within organizations, and instead ...
  • Pension provision by small employers in Ireland: an analysis of Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) using bounded rationality theory 

    Maloney, Maureen; McCarthy, Alma (Sciendo De Gruyter, 2017-12-29)
    This paper applies a model of bounded rationality to study small employer pension provision decision-making in Ireland. PRSA pension products were intended to provide inexpensive, flexible pension options, particularly ...
  • Post-privatised shop steward organisation and union renewal 

    Dundon, Tony (Industrial Relations Journal, 1998)
    Using an ethnographic case study approach this article provides empirical evidence concerning the response of local union stewards to managerial-led change during and after the process of privatisation. Evidence supports ...