The Future of Employment Relations: New Paradigms, New Developments

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

EditorKeith Townsend, Adrian Wilkinson

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Discussing some fundamental theories and approaches to work and employment relations, and their connection to broader political and societal changes occurring throughout the world, this book contains a series of informedcontributions written by prominent leading scholars from across the globe in their respective fields.

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Discussing some fundamental theories and approaches to work and employment relations, and their connection to broader political and societal changes occurring throughout the world, this book contains a series of informedcontributions written by prominent leading scholars from across the globe in their respective fields.

ADRIAN WILKINSON is Professor and Director of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing at Griffith University, Australia. His recent research has encompassed employee participation and voice, and comparative and international employment relations. He has written nine books, over 100 articles in refereed journals as well as nume...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.06 × 5.65 × 0.92 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230240941

ISBN - 13:9780230240940

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Table of Contents

The Changing Face of Work and Employment Relations; K.Townsend & A.Wilkinson
PART I: MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANISATIONS
High Performance Human Resources; D.Lewin
Gender, Equality, Diversity and a New Industrial Relations Paradigm? G.Kirton
Managing ER across Organisational Boundaries; M.Marchington, K.Hadjivassiliou, R.Martin & A.Cox
Franchises, Organisations and HRM; A.Kellner, K.Townsend A.Wilkinson
PART II: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON EMPLOYMENT
Engaged in What? So What? A Role-Based Perspective for the Future of Employee Engagement; T.M.Welbourne
Developing a Contemporary Approach to Conceptualising Employee Actions; K.Townsend & J.Richards
Employee Looks and Lookism: A New Form of Labour and Employment Discrimination; C.Warhurst, D.Van den Broek, D.Nickson & R.Hall
Trust, HRM and the Employment Relationship; G.Dietz, A.Martins & R.Searle
PART III: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AND THE SOCIETY
Workplace Partnership and the Future Trajectory of Employment Relations within Liberal Market Economies; T.Dobbins & T.Dundon
The Global Financial Crisis and Workplace Relations; D.Peetz, A.Frost & S.Le Queux
Sustainability and HRM: A Model and Suggestions for Future Research; I.Ehnert
Corporate Governance Systems and Industrial Relations; C.Brewster, M.Goergen & G.Wood