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Ideas at work

Hauptmeier, Marco ORCID: and Heery, Edmund ORCID: 2014. Ideas at work. International Journal of Human Resource Management 25 (18) , pp. 2473-2488. 10.1080/09585192.2014.936235

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The purpose of this article is to highlight the role of ideas in shaping the form, dynamics and products of the employment relationship. This article differentiates between various types of ideas, emphasizes the various types of agency that are involved in the creation, maintenance and defence of ideas and identifies a number of mechanisms that help to understand how actors promote ideas, how ideas gain broader prominence and how ideas change. Finally, we discuss the importance of context and resources in shaping ideational processes.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Beliefs, causal beliefs, employment relations, generational change, HRM, ideas, identity, ideology, institutional theory, labour unions, management, norms, principled beliefs, values.
Additional Information: Pdf uploaded in accordance with the publisher’s policy at (accessed 13/10/2014)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 0958-5192
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 03:30

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