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Employment Research in Crisis

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter reviews the institutional development of employment research in the US, Britain, and Germany. It discusses symptoms of the current academic crisis in the study of work and employment and ... More


Varieties of Employment Research

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates the existence of national research patterns on the basis of a comparative study of research outputs prominent employment journals in the US, Britain, and Germany. It poses ... More


Introduction

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter introduces the argument and structure of the book. Since its heyday of the 1950s/60s Employment Relations as an academic field has increasingly been facing a crisis (e.g., declining ... More


Conclusion: Varieties, State Traditions, and the Future of Employment Research

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter summarises the book’s main empirical findings and theoretical implications. A core finding is that how research on work and employment was embedded in the political culture of a specific ... More


Path Dependencies and State Traditions in Comparative Perspective

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter provides a theoretical framework to analyse the ‘cultural embeddedness’ of national research patterns and its implications for the future of employment research. The underlying ... More


Labour Movement Histories

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the histories of the subject field, which originate in the beginnings of industrialization and democratization during the 19th century in each country. It argues that employment ... More


Industrial Democracy Discourse

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explores the ideational embeddedness of employment research in country-specific intellectual traditions, which developed throughout the late 18th century and the 19th century. The focus ... More


Knowledge Institutions: Social Science Traditions

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explores the broader context of scientific knowledge institutions and social science traditions in the three countries, which originate in the 19th century and were shaped by different ... More


Waterfront Labour Reform

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the process of labour reform as a result of the preceeding events, plus the 1984 election that ensured a Labour government in New Zealand. It details the following processes: ... More


How Does Shared Capitalism Affect Economic Performance in the United Kingdom?

Alex Bryson and Richard B. Freeman

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the effect of shared capitalism in economic performance in the United Kingdom. It mentions that firms use various forms of shared capitalist pay together and often accompany ... More


Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: U.K. Evidence

Martin J. Conyon and Richard B. Freeman (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For more than two decades, the United Kingdom has tried to encourage shared capitalist practices by offering tax advantages to firms that link pay to profits, provide company shares to workers, ... More


Broadening the Scope

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 6 summarizes and concludes that the main intention of the book was to analyze the enactment and persistence of particular institutional frameworks. Throughout the chapters, the book ... More


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