This collection analyses, advertises and criticizes the contribution of industrial relations to social science understanding. It brings together scholars to reconsider the theoretical foundations of industrial relations and its potential contribution to the wider understanding of work and economic life, to learn what it can gain from a stronger engagement with these surrounding disciplines and national traditions.
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Author Biography - Peter Ackers
Peter Ackers is Reader in Employment Relations at Loughborough University Business School. Co-author of New Development in Employee Involvement (Employment Department 1992) and co-editor of The New Workplace and Trade Unionism (Routledge 1996), he has published widely in academic journals and edited collections on industrial relations, the sociology of work, and labour history. Adrian Wilkinson is Professor of Human Resource Management at Loughborough University Business School. Co-author of New Development in Employee Involvement (Employment Department 1992), Core Personnel and Development (1996), Managing with TQM (1998), and co-editor of Making Quality Critical (1995), he has published widely in academic journals and edited collections on industrial relations, HRM, and TQM.