human resource management

Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Green, F | JEL classification: I21 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
There is a perception among some commentators and policy analysts that leadership and managerial practices in private schools are superior to those in state schools. Analysing a survey of workplaces in Britain, we find little evidence to support this contention when examining the prevalence of...
Publication date: 1 Aug 2017 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | JEL classification: J24, J28, L22, L23, M12, M54 | NIESR discussion paper number: 477
I examine the history of employee engagement and how it has been characterised by thinkers in sociology, psychology, management and economics.  I suggest that, while employers may choose to invest in employee engagement, there are alternative management strategies that may be profit-maximising. I...
Publication date: 9 Jan 2014 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J
Presentation to Leading Change, a TUC workshop for union leaders, University of Warwick. Presents latest evidence on union membership, coverage, organisational capacity and union effectiveness.
Publication date: 10 Oct 2011 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: White, M. | JEL classification: J28; L23; M12; M54 | NIESR discussion paper number: 381
The HRM-performance linkage often invokes an assumption of increased employee commitment to the organization and other positive effects of a motivational type. We present a theoretical framework in which motivational effects of HRM are conditional on its intensity, utilizing especially the idea of...