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Foundations and Current Issues in IR/HR (IRE 2001)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 2001, with research papers and assignments.

Books - Employee Voice

CIRHR Selected Books - Employee Voice and Non-Union Representation

CIRHR Library Books - Employee Ownership

Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine Articles & Reports

  See the Tumblr: work&labour news&research for the latest on Employee Voice or Employee Ownership

Barry, M. Dundon, T., & Wilkinson, A. (2018). Employee Voice: Conceptualisations, meanings, limitations and possible integration. In The Routledge Companion to Employment Relations (2018) (available in print at the CIRHR library or can be downloaded here)

Barry, M. & Wilkinson, A. (2015). Pro-Social or Pro-Management? A Critique of the Conception of Employee Voice as a Pro-Social Behaviour within Organizational Behaviour. British Journal of Industrial Relations.

Pohler, D.M. & Luchak, A.A. (2014). Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice: The Impact of Unions and High-Involvement Work Practices on Work Outcomes. ILR Review, 67(4), 1063 - 1094.

Turner, T., & O'Sullivan, M. (2013). Speaking up: Employee voice and attitudes to unions in a non‐union US multinational firm. Industrial Relations Journal, 44(2), 154-170.

Bryson, A., Gomez, R., Kretschmer, T. & Willman, P. (2013). Workplace Voice and Civic Engagement: What Theory and Data Tell Us About Unions and Their Relationship to the Democratic Process. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 965-998.

Fine, J. (2013). Solving the Problem from Hell: Tripartism as a Strategy for Addressing Labour Standards Non-Compliance in the United States.Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 813-844.

Finkin, M.W. (2013). Employee Self-Representation and the Law in the United States.Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 937-964.

Lewchuk, W. (2013) The Limits of Voice: Are Workers Afraid to Express Their Health and Safety Rights? Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 789-812.

Malin, M. (2013). Collective Representation and Employee Voice in the US Public Sector Workplace: Looking North for Solutions? Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 903-936.

Slater, J. (2013). Attacks on Public-Sector Bargaining as Attacks on Employee Voice: A (Partial) Defence of the Wagner Act Model. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 875-902.

Vosko, L.F. (2013). "Rights without Remedies": Enforcing Employment Standards in Ontario by Maximizing Voice among Workers in Precarious Jobs. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 845-874.

Mardsden, D. (2013). Individual Voice in Employment Relationships: A Comparison under Different Forms of Workplace Representation. Industrial Relations, 52(S1), 221-258.

Johnstone, S., Wilkinson, A., & Ackers, P. (2011). Applying Budd’s model to partnership. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 32(2), 307-328.

Budd, J., Gollan, P., & Wilkinson, A. (2010). New approaches to employee voice and participation in organizations. Human Relations, 63(3), 303-310.

Tucker, E. (2010). Renorming labour law: Can we escape labour law's recurring regulatory dilemmas? Industrial Law Journal, 39(2), 99-138.

Budd, J. W., & Colvin, A. J. S. (2008). Improved metrics for workplace dispute resolution procedures: Efficiency, equity, and voice. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 47(3), 460-479

Adams, R. J. (2005). Efficiency, equity, and voice as moral imperatives. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 111-117

Bamber, G. J. (2005). The geometry of comparative industrial relations: Efficiency, equity and voice. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 119-122

Estreicher, S. (2005). Geometry does not a theory of employment make. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 123-126

Hyman, R. (2005). Striking a balance? means, ends and ambiguities. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 127-130

Employment with a Human Face: Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice, by John W. Budd, University of Minnesota , 2004 first 25 pages available at Cornell University ILR School DigitalCommons@ILR

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