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The British partnership phenomenon: a ten year review

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Stewart Johnstone



Purpose - Reviews the literature on UK partnerships between trade union/employees and employers. Design/methodology/approach - Looks at the definitions of partnership and the extent to which these include non-union partnership agreements; analyses the debate on the effectiveness of partnership agreements and the risks involved for both parties; and assesses the empirical literature on partnerships and their impact on the workplace. Discusses the limitations that this review reveals.

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Author(s): Johnstone S, Ackers P, Wilkinson A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Human Resource Management Journal

Year: 2009

Volume: 19

Issue: 3

Pages: 260-279

Online publication date: 08/06/2009

Date deposited: 28/11/2014

ISSN (print): 0954-5395

ISSN (electronic): 1748-8583

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.


DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.2009.00101.x


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