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Reconceptualising employee silence: problems and prognosis

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dc.contributor.author Donaghey, Jimmy
dc.contributor.author Cullinane, Niall
dc.contributor.author Dundon, Tony
dc.contributor.author Wilkinson, Adrian
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-03T11:18:20Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-03T11:18:20Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Donaghey J.;Cullinane N.;Dundon T.;Wilkinson A. (2011) 'Reconceptualising employee silence: Problems and prognosis'. Work Employment And Society, 25 (1):51-67. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0950-0170
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8289
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract 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. While offering many insights, this analysis is inherently one-sided in its interpretation of silence as a product of employee motivations. An alternative reading of silence is offered which focuses on the role of management. Using the non-union employee representation literature for illustrative purposes, the significance of management in structuring employee silence is considered. Highlighted are the ways in which management, through agenda-setting and institutional structures, can perpetuate silence over a range of issues, thereby organising employees out of the voice process.These considerations are redeployed to offer a dialectical interpretation of employee silence in a conceptual framework to assist further research and analysis. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Work, Employment and Society;25 (1), pp. 51-67
dc.subject employee silence en_US
dc.subject employee voice en_US
dc.subject managerial power en_US
dc.subject non-union employee representation en_US
dc.title Reconceptualising employee silence: problems and prognosis en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-12-01T14:28:39Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0950017010389239
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.relation.projectid RES-062-23-1139 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2935993
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Work Employment And Society
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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