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    • 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 ...
    • Power and the construction of independence in ICTD organizations 

      Kenny, Kate (Taylor & Francis, 2013-07-04)
      How do powerful vested interests continue to influence ICT for development (ICTD) projects? In this paper, instead of adopting a macro-level analysis, I take an in-depth, ethnographic approach to focus on work practices ...
    • The psychological contract: a critical review 

      Cullinane, Niall; Dundon, Tony (International Journal of Management Reviews, 2006)
      Literature on the psychological contract has blossomed progressively over the last ten years to the extent that it is now firmly located within the lexicon of the Human Resource Management (HRM) discipline. Yet as this ...
    • Re-conceptualising employee silence: problems and prognosis 

      Donaghey, Jimmy; Cullinane, Niall; Dundon, Tony; Wilkinson, Adrian (Work Employment and Society, 2011)
      A growing literature has emerged on employee silence, located within the field of organisational behaviour. Scholars have investigated when and how employees articulate voice and when and how they will opt for silence. ...
    • Re-conceptualising voice in the non-union workplace 

      Dundon, Tony; Gollan, Paul (International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2007)
      In this paper we present a conceptual analysis of the literature and research surrounding voice in the non-union workplace. The paper begins with a definitional discussion of non-unionism ¿ what it is and what it is not, ...
    • Realism or Idealism? Corporate social responsibility and the employee stakeholder in the global fast-food Industry 

      Royle, Tony (2005)
      The more extreme forms of employee exploitation usually found in third world or developing countries, often receives a lot of media attention. Much less is said about the exploitation of employees in the industrialised ...