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  • Harnett, Claire; Kieran, Sarah (Department of Work and Employment Studies. Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, 2020)
    At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, organisations pivoted to a range of Flexible Working Options (FWOs), predominantly working from home. In the months that followed various media have suggested that ...
  • Dobbins, Tony; Hughes, Emma; Dundon, Tony (SAGE, 2021)
    This article addresses debates in contemporary industrial relations about practical application of pluralism. We compare the potential efficacy of ‘radical-pluralism’ and ‘neo-pluralism’. Data comes from analysis of ...
  • Bari, Lauren (University of Limerick, 2020)
    There is a popular perception that self-employment, freelance work and small-business entrepreneurship offer increased flexibility and autonomy in working conditions compared to wage-and-salaried employment. In this sense, ...
  • Bamberg, Ashley (University of Limerick, 2020)
    Broad advancements in human health, quality of life, and longevity have culminated in an increasingly age diverse population. Over several decades, successive researchers have adopted a generational lens - the ...
  • Clauss, Elisa; Hoppe, Annekatrin; Schachler, Vivian; O'Shea, Deirdre (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    Psychological detachment from work is crucial for employees to replenish resources and maintain well-being. In this study, we tested the stressor detachment model (Sonnentag & Fritz, 2015. Recovery from job stress: The ...
  • O'Sullivan, Maeve; Cross, Christine; Lavelle, Jonathan (Sciendo, 2020)
    Changing labour markets, educational attainment, work experience, constraints and preferences have all been proposed to explain the features of contemporary female labour force participation. This engagement has been ...
  • Hodgins, Margaret; MacCurtain, Sarah; Mannix McNamara, Patricia (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020)
    The purpose of this paper to explore the role of both individual and organisational power in the creation and maintenance of the problem. Such an approach moves away from the specific practice of identifying “bullying” ...
  • Alsubhi, Hattan; Meskell, Pauline; O'Shea, Deirdre; Doody, Owen (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2020)
    Aim To identify the factors that are associated with missed nursing care and the nurses’ intention to leave. Background Errors and mistakes are an inevitable part of work, but there is increased evidence that missed ...
  • Hodgins, Margaret; Lewis, Duncan; MacCurtain, Sarah; McNamara, Patricia; Hogan, Victoria; Pursell, Lisa (SAGE Publications, 2020)
    Workplace bullying is pervasive and has negative impacts on organizations and their employees. Despite this, organizations generally do not deal well with the problem. Anti-bullying, or Dignity-at-Work policies, do not ...
  • Ryan, Lorraine; Wallace, Joseph (Sciendo, 2019)
    This paper examines the conditions under which annual hours (AH) are likely to succeed or fail and the role of workplace partnership in delivering mutual gains. We explore two case studies, in one company with a positive ...
  • Ryan, Lorraine; MacMahon, Juliet; O’Sullivan, Michelle; Turner, Thomas; Lavelle, Jonathan; Murphy, Caroline; O’Brien, Mike; Gunnigle, Patrick (Sciendo, 2019)
    The rise in zero hours contracts in liberal market economies (LMEs) has recently received much attention with calls for regulation to protect workers. LMEs typically adopt flexible labour market policies that are less ...
  • Turner, Thomas (Sciendo, 2019)
    Drawing on the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS), this paper examines changes in the proportion of people aged over 50, active in the Irish labour market from 1998 to 2014. Results indicate that an increasing ...
  • Parry, Emma; Farndale, Elaine; Brewster, Chris; Morley, Michael (Wiley & Sons, 2020)
    Collecting large-scale comparative management data from multiple countries poses challenges in demonstrating methodological rigour, including the need for representativeness. We examine the rigour of sample representativeness, ...
  • Cafferkey, Kenneth; Dundon, Tony; Winterton, Jonathan; Townsend, Keith (Emerald, 2020)
    Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Existing research on the relationship between human resources management (HRM) and worker reactions to practices rarely explore differences between occupational classes and their ...
  • Hickland, Eugene; Cullinane, Niall; Dobbins, Tony; Dundon, Tony; Donaghey, Jimmy (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2020)
    This article, drawing on the latest insights into organisational silence, considers how employers seek to withhold information and circumvent meaningful workplace voice when confronted with regulatory requirements. It ...
  • Landy, Justin F.; Jia, Miaolei (Liam); Ding, Isabel L.; Viganola, Domenico; Tierney, Warren; Dreber, Anna; Johannesson, Magnus; Pfeiffer, Thomas; Ebersole, Charles R.; Gronau, Quentin F.; Ly, Alexander; van den Bergh, Don; Marsman, Maaten; Derks, Koen; Wagenmakers, Eric-Jan; Proctor, Andrew; Bartels, Daniel M.; Bauman, Christopher W.; Brady, William J.; Cheung, Felix; Cimpian, Andrei; Dohle, Simone; Donnellan, Brent M.; Hahn, Adam; Hall, Michael P.; Jiménez-Leal, William; Johnson, David J.; Lucas, Richard E.; Monin, Benoit; Montealegre, Andres; Mullen, Elizabeth; Pang, Jun; Ray, Jennifer; Reinero, Diego A.; Reynolds, Jesse; Sowden, Walter; Storage, Daniel; Su, Runkun; Tworek, Christina M.; Van Bavel, Jay J.; Walco, Daniel; Wills, Julian; Xu, Xiaobing; Yam, Chi Kai; Yang, Xiaoyu; Cunningham, William A.; Schweinsberg, Martin; Urwitz, Molly; Uhlmann, Eric Luis (American Psychological Association, 2019)
    To what extent are research results influenced by subjective decisions that scientists make as they design studies? Fifteen research teams independently designed studies to answer five original research questions related ...
  • Keaveney, James (University of Limerick, 2019)
    This study analyses the dynamics of a project management process and its outcomes by developing a framework that integrates Badiouan dialectical materialism to operationalise a Luhmannian systems theoretic conceptualisation ...
  • McCarthy, Jean; Heraty, Noreen; Cross, Christine; Cleveland, Jeanette N. (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2014)
    A refinement of the construct of age, specifically ‘older’, is recognised as a critical measurement concern for experts in both ageing research and policy formation. In this context, we set out to both chronologically ...
  • Dundon, Tony; Cullinane, Niall; Wilkinson, Adrian (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    This is chapter 3 from Dundon, T., Cullinane, N, and Wilkinson, A. (eds), (2017) 'A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about employment relations', Los Angeles : Sage Publishing.
  • Turner, Thomas; Cross, Christine; O'Sullivan, Michelle (SAGE Publications, 2014)
    Immigrants experience many obstacles in obtaining jobs with comparable pay and conditions to native workers. Arguably, unionisation could offer migrant workers the mechanism to obtain better pay and conditions. This paper ...

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