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About this Fellow

Economics; economic sociology; economic policy



Current post

  • Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Murray Edwards College University of Cambridge, 1977 - 1989
  • Senior Research Officer, Department of Applied Economics, University of Cambridge, 1978 - 1989
  • Lecturer to Senior Lecturer, Manchester School of Management, The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 1989 - 1995
  • Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 1995
  • Research Assistant, University of Oxford, 1973 - 1975
  • Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 1995


Structured Labour Markets, Worker Organisation and Low Pay Cambridge Journal of Economics 1978

The Organisation of Employment: an international perspective 2003

Fragmenting Work: blurring organisational boundaries and disordering hierarchies 2005

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