O'Neil, J., & Ellis, V. (2018, June). Unheard voices of decline in the Scottish Oil Sector. Presented at BUIRA History of Industrial Relations Study Group, University of Westminster
This paper examines how employment in the Scottish oil industry is changing as the industry declines, shedding in excess of 120,000 jobs between 2014 and 2016 as oil prices fe...
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018, June). Risky business: HRM implications from pilots' accounts of critical incidents in UK commercial Aviation. Paper presented at International Human Resource Management Conference
Safety is of paramount importance in aviation in first-world countries. Commercial aviation here is highly reliable and ultra-safe, at least technically. However, while techno...
Ellis, V., & O'Neil, J. (2018, March). Behind the Beer: An examination of the labour process within the Scottish microbrewing industry. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Buenos Aires
Much of the contemporary discourse on the future of work centres on the robot revolution and the continued automation of production processes. Long predicted by labour process...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2017, December). Collaborative talent management in public services: evaluating the drivers, barriers and enablers. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference, Glasgow
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for increased collaborative activity within Scotland’s public services, our resear...
Duncan, F., Watson, S. & Ramdhony, A. (2014, June). Exploring reflection as a multi-dimensional construct: implications for HRD theory and practice. Paper presented at 15th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
This conceptual paper seeks to explore the concepts of reflection and reflective practice to develop a critical understanding of the process and its multiple dimensions and th...
Ellis, V., & de Turberville, S. (2013, September). The changing nature of academic work. Paper presented at Work, Employment and Society, University of Warwick
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Ellis, V., & Munro, A. (2013, September). Working Together? Investigating Managers' Attitudes Towards Trade Unions. Paper presented at Work, Employment and Society, University of Warwick
Ellis, V., & Munro, A. (2013, June). Working Together? An investigation of managers' perceptions of trade unions in the UK. Paper presented at British Universities Industrial Relations Association, Glasgow
Ellis, V., & Munro, A. (2013, March). The Enemy Within or Partners? Investigating Managers' Perceptions of Trade Unions. Paper presented at 31st International Labour Process Conference, Rutgers University, New York
Ellis, V., & de Turberville, S. (2013, March). The Managed Academic? An Examination of the Academic Labour Process. Paper presented at 31st International Labour Process Conference, Rutgers University
Grant, K. (2012, September). Skills utilisation and high performance working: An analysis of line manager and employee perceptions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management
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Ellis, V., & Smith, A. (2009, April). Profit before people: Workers' experiences of privatisation at British Gas and NS&I. Paper presented at 27th International Labour Process Conference, Edinburgh
Richards, J., & Ellis, V. (2008, March). Satire and shop-talk: The purpose and importance of sounding off in cyberspace. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Dublin
Ellis, V., & Barnes, A. (2007, April). '(Not working) nine-to-five, what a way to make a living': The impact of flexible work practices on call centre workers'. Paper presented at 25th International Labour Process Conference, Amsterdam
Ellis, V., & Taylor, P. (2005, March). You don't know what you've got till it's gone: Recontextualising the origins, development and impact of the call centre. Paper presented at 21st International Labour Process Conference, Glasgow
This paper locates the emergence of call centres within the broader political economy. We demonstrate how British Gas responded to privatisation, restrictive regulation and th...