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Collective and individual voice: convergence in Europe?
This paper uses longitudinal survey data from Britain, Germany and Sweden to examine whether, as some researchers have suggested, there has been a convergence internationally towards individual forms… Expand
The management of trust-based working time in Germany
New developments in trust‐based working time systems (i.e. systems whereby managers formally devolve their responsibilities for monitoring working time) in Germany are examined. A picture of these… Expand
The impact of the UK national minimum wage on productivity by low-paying sectors and firm-size groups: report to the Low Pay Commission.
Previous research has found little evidence of any impact by the minimum wage on labour or total factor productivity. This report investigated the longitudinal impact on productivity by size of firm.… Expand
Human resource management and performance in European firms
We develop a theoretical framework to examine three hypotheses on the relationship between human resource management (HRM) practices and organisational performance in European firms. The first is… Expand
Context, strategy and financial participation: A comparative analysis
This article investigates where financial participation is most likely to be encountered, and explores its compatibility with collective forms of employee voice. It is based on the findings of a… Expand
A multilevel analysis of the use of individual pay-for-performance systems
Compensation systems such as individualized pay for performance (I-PFP) schemes for employees represent an important approach to aligning employer-employee interests. However, the adoption of I-PFP… Expand
Measuring competing explanations of human resource management practices through the Cranet survey: Cultural versus institutional explanations
This paper assesses the relative and joint impact of cultural and institutional factors on firms' use of “calculative” human resource management practices to determine their separate analytic power.… Expand
Can Better Working Conditions Improve the Performance of SMEs? An International Literature Review
This study reviews the literature on the link between working conditions, safety and health and skills development, on the one hand, and increased productivity on the other, with a specific focus on… Expand
British trade unions and the academics: The case of Unionlearn
Unionlearn and union learning representatives were developed by the British TUC to match workers with education and training opportunities, strengthen the economy, foster market inclusion and… Expand