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Ageing workforces: An empirical study of German industrial three sectors (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Drew, H. (2019, September). Ageing workforces: An empirical study of German industrial three sectors. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference 2013: Managing to Make a Difference

The following paper presents empirical data from medium-large sized companies in Germany, in order to examine the challenges of managing demographic change from an organisational perspective. The findings are consistent with the literature on demogra... Read More

Understanding newcomer role orientation in the workplace: A self-determination theory perspective (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Chen, J., & Cooper-Thomas, H. (2019, May). Understanding newcomer role orientation in the workplace: A self-determination theory perspective. Presented at 2019 European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Congress

Newcomers can be a source of innovation for organisations, bringing fresh perspectives and novel solutions. Thus, in many organisations, it is desirable for newcomers to adopt an innovative (versus custodial) role orientation. Using self-determinatio... Read More

The perceived value of work placements and part-time work and its diminution with time (2019)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, G., Evans, C., Jones, K., Hickman, M., & Rydley, H. (2019). The perceived value of work placements and part-time work and its diminution with time. Journal of Education and Work, 32(2), 196-214. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2019.1616282

This paper explores the perceptions of degree students at two UK universities regarding their work placement and part-time working activities, to assess if the two activities converge. The research comprises three stages: interviews for preliminary e... Read More

Understanding self-efficacy and the dynamics of part-time work and career aspiration (2019)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, G., Evans, C., Richardson, M., & Chanthana, Y. (2019). Understanding self-efficacy and the dynamics of part-time work and career aspiration. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 9, https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-08-2018-0082

Purpose Building on self-efficacy theory and self-theories, this paper investigates students working part-time whilst in full-time higher education in Cambodia. It explores individuals’ part-time working activities, career aspirations and self-effi... Read More

When do supervisor expectations for creativity lead to newcomer innovative role orientation (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Chen, J., & Cooper-Thomas, H. (in press). When do supervisor expectations for creativity lead to newcomer innovative role orientation

Using a role theory perspective, this study investigated contingent conditions under which supervisor expectations for creativity is related to newcomer innovative role orientation. Longitudinal data were collected from 161 graduates from a universit... Read More

Trade union strategy in fashion retail in Italy and the USA: Converging divergence between institutions and mobilization? (2018)
Journal Article
Gasparri, S., Ikeler, P., & Fullin, G. (in press). Trade union strategy in fashion retail in Italy and the USA: Converging divergence between institutions and mobilization?. European Journal of Industrial Relations, https://doi.org/10.1177/0959680118817681

We investigate trade union strategies in fashion retail, a sector with endemic low-wages, precarity and a representation gap. Unions in Milan organized ‘zero-hours contract’ workers, while their counterparts in New York established an alternative cha... Read More

Decentralisation and the gender pay gap in the UK context: Case studies (2018)
Book Chapter
Coney, H., Healy, G., Martins, P., & Warren, S. (2019). Decentralisation and the gender pay gap in the UK context: Case studies. In D. Gottardi, G. Healy, B. Mikolajczyk, M. Peruzzi, & H. Conley (Eds.), The Gender Pay Gap and Social Prtnership in Europe: Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap"Routledge

This chapter considers the UK case from the perspective of local government, financial services sector and rail (infrastructure) sector. Following the aims of the ‘Close the Deal, Fill the Gap’ project, this UK-focused chapter considers the interacti... Read More

The Gender Pay Gap and Social Partnership in Europe: Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap" (2018)
Book
Conley, H., Gottardi, D., Healy, G., & Barbara, M. (2019). H. Conley, D. Gottardi, G. Healy, M. Barbara, & P. Marco (Eds.), The Gender Pay Gap and Social Partnership in Europe: Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap". Routledge

The gender pay gap (GPG) exists in every European country, but it varies considerably, even in EU member states covered by the same legal principles on pay equality. Part of the variation can be explained by different patterns of social partnership.... Read More

National frameworks and the gender pay gap in Italy, Poland and the UK: Comparing oranges with apples? (2018)
Book Chapter
Conley, H., Mattei, A., Torbus, U., & Joanna, N. (2019). National frameworks and the gender pay gap in Italy, Poland and the UK: Comparing oranges with apples?. In H. Conley, D. Gottardi, G. Healy, M. Barbara, & P. Marco (Eds.), The Gender Pay Gap and Social Prtnership in Europe: Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap"Routledge

This chapter considers the legal, economic and industrial relations context with reference to the three countries on which the research focuses: Italy, Poland and the UK. As the title of the chapter suggests, drawing on Locke and Thelen’s (1995) sem... Read More

Transparency and the gender pay gap (2018)
Book Chapter
Conley, H., & Torbus, U. (2019). Transparency and the gender pay gap. In H. Conley, D. Gottardi, G. Healy, & B. Mikolajczyk (Eds.), The Gender Pay Gap and Social Prtnership in Europe: Findings from "Close the Deal, Fill the Gap"Routledge

Transparency is central to the concept of equal pay since, without it, equality or the lack of it cannot be established. Despite this seemingly obvious logic there remains a failure in social, economic and legal systems to deliver transparent pay sy... Read More

What universities might learn from professional associations in marking large undergraduate modules (2018)
Journal Article
Evans, C., & Gerdener, J. (2018). What universities might learn from professional associations in marking large undergraduate modules. Quality Assurance in Education, 26(3), 343-348. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-05-2017-0018

Purpose: The purpose of this viewpoint paper is to highlight to universities the approach of professional associations in marking large volumes of assessments. Design: The issues arising in marking large undergraduate modules in universities are dis... Read More

Social movement theory and trade union organizing (2018)
Book Chapter
Mathers, A., Upchurch, M., & Taylor, G. (2018). Social movement theory and trade union organizing. In G. Grote (Ed.), Social Movements and Organized Labour: Passions and InterestsAshgate

Applies the ideas associated with radical political unionism to analyse the crisis of trade unionism and union organizing.

Newcomer innovative behavior: Factors that enable and inhibit (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Chen, J., & Cooper-Thomas, H. (2018, August). Newcomer innovative behavior: Factors that enable and inhibit. Paper presented at 2018 Academy of Management Annual Conference

In this study, we propose that supervisory expectations for creativity would have a stronger positive effect on innovative behavior for newcomer with lower level of organizational identification. For these newcomers, supervisory expectations for crea... Read More

Transitions from higher education to employment among recent graduates in England: unequal chances of achieving desired possible selves (2018)
Book Chapter
Papafilippou, V., & Bathmaker, A. (2018). Transitions from higher education to employment among recent graduates in England: unequal chances of achieving desired possible selves. In H. Henderson, J. Stevenson, & A. Bathmaker (Eds.), Possible Selves and Higher Education, 111-126. Routledge

This chapter uses the concept of possible selves to examine processes of making the transition from undergraduate study to the world of work in England, focusing specifically on career futures in the accountancy sector. Inequalities in access to high... Read More

A gendered analysis of employment in higher education of Pakistan paper presented at gender work and organisation (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Khan, M. (2018, June). A gendered analysis of employment in higher education of Pakistan paper presented at gender work and organisation. Paper presented at Gender, Work and Organisation Conference

The number of female academics is increasing gradually in Pakistan (Federal Bureau of Statistics, 2010). The growth in the number of male faculty members, however, was higher than females in colleges and universities since the year 2000, making it a... Read More

The good, the not so good and the ugly: Gender equality, equal pay and austerity in English local government (2018)
Journal Article
Conley, H., & Page, M. (2018). The good, the not so good and the ugly: Gender equality, equal pay and austerity in English local government. Work, Employment and Society, 32(4), 789-805. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017018768207

Drawing on theories of responsive and reflexive legislation and gender mainstreaming this article examines the implementation of the gender equality duty and the Single Status Agreement in five English local authorities between 2008 and 2010. Both o... Read More

Getting together or breaking apart? Trade union strategies, restructuring and contingent workers in Southern Europe (2018)
Journal Article
Kornelakis, A., & Voskeritsian, H. (2018). Getting together or breaking apart? Trade union strategies, restructuring and contingent workers in Southern Europe. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 39(2), 357-375. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831X15627500

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. The article considers the strategies of trade unions towards the representation of call centre workers. Using a comparative case study, it examines the divergent union responses to the growth of contingent labour by look... Read More

Managing the transition from undergraduate to taught postgraduate study: Perceptions of international students studying in the UK (2018)
Journal Article
Evans, C., Nguyen, T., Richardson, M., & Scott, I. (2018). Managing the transition from undergraduate to taught postgraduate study: Perceptions of international students studying in the UK. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 23(2), 249-265. https://doi.org/10.1080/13596748.2018.1444386

This article explores the perceptions of international students studying in the UK regarding their transition from undergraduate to postgraduate study, the challenges they faced in the process, and the factors that supported that transition. Semi-str... Read More

Shaping industrial relations in a digitalising services industry: Regional report for Southern Europe (2018)
Report
Gasparri, S., & Tassinari, A. (in press). Shaping industrial relations in a digitalising services industry: Regional report for Southern Europe

The UNI Europa project 'Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry - Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners', in cooperation with 'ZSI – Zentrum für Soziale Innovation' and promoted by the European Commission, aims to... Read More