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  • 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 ...
  • Trade Unions and Bargaining For Skills 

    Dundon, Tony; Eva, David (Employee Relations Journal, 1998-03)
    This article seeks to locate the role of trade unions in bargaining for vocational, education and training (VET) within the context of workplace industrial relations. Drawing on the experiences and findings of a TUC project ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cultural Control and the Culture Manager: Employment Practices in a Consultancy 

    Grugulis, Irena; Dundon, Tony; Wilkinson, Adrian (Work Employment and Society, 2000-01-01)
    This article explores the use of company culture as a means of management control. It reports research conducted in a consultancy that aimed to secure loyalty from its employees through a conscious policy of organised play ...
  • 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 ...
  • Regional Aspects of Environmental Regulation: The Case of the Irish Pharmaceutical Sector 

    Hilliard, Rachel; Jacobson, David (Liffey Press, 2003)
    This chapter develops a broader than conventional understanding of regional policy that takes into consideration the functionally and sectorally specific effects of local institutions and policies. It does this through an ...
  • 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 ...
  • Changing patterns of employee voice: Case studies from the UK and Republic of Ireland 

    Wilkinson, Adrian; Dundon, Tony; Marchington, Mick; Ackers, Peter (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Capturing complexity: developing an integrated approach to analysing HRM in SMEs 

    Harney, Brian; Dundon, Tony (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 ...
  • Conceptualising the dynamics of employee information and consultation: evidence from the Republic of Ireland 

    Dundon, Tony; Curran, Deirdre; Ryan, Paul; Maloney, Maureen (Industrial Relations Journal, 2006)
    The debate concerning the emerging regulatory environment for employee voice continues apace, in particular the requirements to inform and consult employees as a result of the European Employee Information and Consultation ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Changing patterns of global staffing in the multinational enterprise: Challenges to the conventional expatriate assignment and emerging alternatives 

    Collings, David G.; Scullion, Hugh; Morley, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2007)
    We argue that many MNCs continue to underestimate the complexities involved in global staffing and that organisations and academics must take a more strategic view of staffing arrangements in an international context. We ...
  • Bitten by the Celtic Tiger: Immigrant Workers and Industrial Relations in the New 'Glocalized' Ireland 

    Dundon, Tony; Gonzalez-Perez, Maria; McDonough, Terrence (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 ...
  • 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, ...