President IIRA: Roger Blanpain


Chairperson: Maxime Stroobant. Rapporteur: Hoyt Wheeler

  • Labour market flexibility and new employment patterns: The U.S. case in a comparative framework by Everett Kassalow
  • Labour market flexibility and new employment patterns in Japan by Kazutoshi Koshiro
  • Flexibilidad laboral y contractos de trabajo: Tendencias recientes en Europa Occidental por Antonio Ojeda Avilés
  • Developments of working time patterns and flexibility in Western Europe by Tiziano Treu
  • Development of pay level patterns and flexibility in Western Europe by David Marsden
  • Job flexibility: Some international comparisons and hypotheses about the dynamics of work organisation by Greg Bamber
  • Employment protection and flexibility in Western Europe by Willem Dercksen
  • Labour market flexibility and employment patterns in the Soviet Union by Hans-Erich Gramatzki


Chairperson: Silvana Sciarra. Rapporteur: Jacques Rojot

  • Structural change and industrial relations: The U.K. case, by P.B. Beaumont
  • A comparative view of U.S. and Canadian industrial relations: A strategic choice perspective, by Thomas A. Kochan and Anil Verma
  • Structural change and industrial relations: Australia, by John Niland and Keri Spooner
  • Structural change and industrial relations in Japan, by Haruo Shimada
  • Structural change and industrial relations in the Federal Republic of Germany, by Manfred Weiss
  • The coming divergence in Dutch industrial relations, by Jelle Visser


Chairperson: Pang Eng Fong. Rapporteur: William Brown

  • Aspirations and expectations of migrants, by Peter
  • Changes in labour relations and the new labour force in U.S. productive systems by Charles Craypo
  • Négociation collective et mouvements ecoliomiques, par François Eyraud
  • Aspirations and expectations of a new labour force in Israel: Possible implications for industrial relations, by Amira Galin
  • Labour Law and the new workforce, by Bob Hepple
  • White collar workers and human resource management: A study of computer software workers in Japan by Michio Nitta
  • Les aspirations à la sécurité d’emploi des travailleurs de la construction en Québec, par Jean Sexton.


Chairperson: Arturo Hoyos. Rapporteur: Ruth Ben-Israel

  • Affirmative action/Employment equity and visible minorities in Canada, by Harish C. Jain
  • Légalité professionnelle en France : L’effectivite du Droit, par Claude Piganiol.
  • International Labour Standards: The case of equal pay – ILO perspective, by Werner Blenk and Jacqueline Ancel Lenners .
  • International Labour Standards: The case of equal pay – European Community perspective, by Eve Landau
  • Equity and equality of treatment: From equal pay to equal value: Myth or reality? by Jane Stackpool Moore
  • Equal pay and equal opportunity issues in Japan, by Hiromasa Suzuki
  • Parental rights and employment flexibility. One step forward or two steps backward? – Sweden, by Elisabet Nasman and Eva Falkenberg
  • Parental rights and employment flexibility. One step forward or two steps backward? – The Netherlands, by Helen M. Hootsmans .


Chairperson: Ukandi Damchi. Rapporteur: Roy Adams

  • The role of the State as corporate actor in industrial relations systems by Berndt K. Keller: Management and industrial relations by David Plowman
  • Recent trends in industrial relations studies and theory by Mark Thompson
  • The comparative analysis of union growth by George Bain and Robert Price
  • Industrial relations in Eastern Europe – Recent developments and trends by Lajos Hethy
  • Recent trends in industrial relations research and theory in developing countries by Tayo Fashoyin
  • John R. Commons and the Western industrial relations tradition by Jack Barbash
  • Dunlop’s Industrial Relations Systems after three decades by Noah Meltz.


  • ADDISON, Prof. John T., The impact of advance notice of job displacement on unemployment and earnings
  • ADEMOLA KOLAWOLE, John, Participation of senior staff in Nigerian trade unionism: Features and problems
  • ADEWUMI, Dr. Funmi, Aspirations and expectations of labour in a post-colonial State: The case of Nigeria
  • AKHILESH, Dr. K.B., Technological change in certain Indian companies – Management initiatives and trade union response
  • ALEXANDER, Prof. Joseph, Divergent European Community unionism: A threat to single market unification?
  • ANDIAPPAN, P., SOLOMON, N. and FESTARINI, R., Discrimination against the disabled in employment: A review of legislative protections in Canada and the U.S.A. BARBAGELATA, Profesor Hector-Hugo, Los limites de la flexibilidad del mercado de trabajo y de los nuevos modelos de empleo
  • BELEN, Miss Esra, Vocational and technical training in Turkey BENIGNI, Laura, MENNITI, Adele and PALOMBA, Rossella, Italian women in research: Work and family organisation
  • BERENBROEK, Bon, Trends in the internal structure of trade unions in West Germany and the Netherlands after the Second World War
  • BROOKS, Assoc. Prof. Adrian, Equity and equality of treatment in employment in Australia
  • BROOKS, Prof. B.T., Labour market flexibility and new employment patterns in Australia
  • BROWN, Alan, Industrial relations in transition: The Australian case
  • BULA ESCOBAR, German, Concertaci6n trilateral: Sus multiples relaciones
  • CHOURAQUI, Alain, Negociation, participation, decentralisation Pour reguler la complexite, la diversite et le mouvement
  • CLASON, Dr. Christine E., Challenge for family policy: From child care facilities for working mothers to integration of children in the world outside the family
  • DAVIS, Prof. Ed., Australian new unionism
  • DAVIS, Edward M. and LANSBURY, Russell D., Industrial democracy in the Australian public sector: A study of consultative councils in Qantas Airways Ltd. and Telecom Australia
  • DEL MUNDO, Cesar, Productivity-based wages. The Philippines answer
  • DELSEN, Lei, Flexible labour contracts: The employers’ perspective
  • DIJCK, J. van, NAGELKERTE, A. and NIJS, W. de, Erosion and innovation in industrial democracy in Europe
  • DOS SANTOS SOARES, Angelo, Brazilian data-entry clerks and VDU use DUFTY, N.F. and FELLS, R.E., A note on industrial relations theories and a suggested approach based on the employment relationship
  • EDWARDS, P.K., Theory in industrial relations: The case of workplace relations and industrial conflict
  • FLOREK, Prof. Dr. Ludwik, Problems and contradictions of industrial relations in the Socialist countries
  • GARCIA MURCIA, Joaquin, Principio de igualdad y negotiation colectiva
  • GOETSCHY, Janine, L’histoire des evolutions de la negotiation collective en Suede : Etude d’une trajectoire de renouvellement des theories des relations industrielles
  • GURDON, Michael A., The 1976 Co-determination Act: Positive or negative economic effects for German firms?
  • GUTAMA, Dawit, Industrial relations in Ethiopia
  • HARBRIDGE, Raymond and MCCAW Stuart, Wage flexibility in registered collective settlements in New Zealand
  • HEMALATHA, Mrs. B. and STANLEY, Dr. B. Joseph, Labour-management relations of mediaeval times in the temple administration of mediaeval India (A studyof Hindu temples of mediaeval Northern Andhra)
  • HERMAN, E. Edward, An evaluation of grievance mediation as a conflict resolution process for academicians
  • HOYOS, Prof. Arturo, Job equity in Panama
  • HUISKAMP, Dr. Rien J., Company strategy and the (re)design of industrial relations: Some case studies in the Netherlands
  • INGEBRIGTSEN, Bente, Trade union policy on combining work and family responsibilities
  • JECCHINIS, Chris and PAPAVASSILIOU, Michael, The role of the working environment in productivity improvements: The Greek experience
  • JOSEPH, Dr. Jerome, Worker ownership and self-management as turnaround strategy
  • KAUPPINEN, Timo, Organisational flexibility and trade unions.
  • KNUDSEN, Herman, The impact of technological changes on industrial relations – A case study
  • KULKARNI, Dr. R.S., Injunctions and labour rights
  • LEEMPUT, Jim van, Does Belgium fit into the categories? The influence of political factors on strikes in Belgium
  • LEFTWICH, Howard M., Optimality in public sector dispute resolution systems: Compatibilities and conflicts in objectives and characteristics
  • LEGGETT, Chris, Singapore’s NTUC and the management of compliance
  • LEME FLEURY, Maria Tereza, The impact of information technologies on qualification and management policies
  • LEQUIN, Dr. Jacques Andre, Dealing with discrimination in Canada: What some courts had to say
  • MATANMI, Dr. Segun, Labour survival strategies in a period of structural adjustment: The Nigerian experience
  • MIRANDA DE SIQUEIRA, Moema, Working conditions: An analysis model and a new role for the manager
  • MITCHELL, Prof. Daniel J.B. and ZAIDI, Prof. Mahmood A., Macroeconomic developments and the US human resource and industrial relations system in the 1980s
  • MIYAN, Dr. M. Alimullah, Industrial relations in the emerging garment industry of Bangladesh
  • MOHANTY, Dr. P.K., Recent trends in the industrial relations scene in India
  • MORISETTE, Pierre-Paul, La convention collective etendue par voie de decret au Quebec, Canada
  • MURTHY, Dr. R. Krishna, Recent trends in industrial relations: The Indian experience
  • MUSA, Dr. E.A., Structural economic changes and industrial relations strategies in Sudan during 1978-88: A critical review
  • MUSA, Dr. Khidir Ali, The response of industrial relations to economic structural changes in a developing economy: The case of the Sudan
  • NANDAKUMAR, Dr. P. and VIJAYAN, Dr. P., Towards self-management in unions – An Indian case study
  • OFORI-DANKWA, Dr. Joseph, The changing roles of trade unions in Ghana: A contingency approach
  • OJELI, Dr. David C., Structural adjustment programme and industrial relations in Nigeria
  • OLIVEIRA LOPES MELO, de, Marlene Catarina, Proposals for the analysis of work relations
  • PELLEGRINI, Claudio, Collective bargaining in the construction industry: An international comparison among six European countries
  • RAINVILLE, Jean-Marie, Gestion participative et conflit industriel
  • REYNOSO CASTILLO, Prof. Carlos, Las relaciones laborales en Mexico: La crisis de un sistema
  • ROBERTS, Jr., Higdon C., Union perspectives on shortcomings of U.S. grievance arbitration procedures
  • SATYA RAJU, Dr. R., Need for equity and equality of treatment in employment in the informal sector
  • SEGALLA, Michael, Extending the macroeconomic model of strike behaviour to developing countries
  • SHIMADA, Prof. Haruo, Structural change and industrial relations strategies in Japan
  • SIBANDA, Arnold Elson, State and industrial relations in developing countries: Zimbabwe
  • SOWINSKI, Roman Z., Projets des changements des droits des travailleurs et des relations du travail en Pologne
  • STARK, Harry F., Dynamic technological environments: Perspectives and consequences
  • SULLIVAN, Terry and BOTTOMLEY, Paul, Managerial pay and firm performance
  • SWIATKOWSKI, Dr. Andrzej, Recent trends in industrial relations in Poland: Toward loosening up labour regulations
  • TEODOSIO, Asst. Prof. Virginia A., In search of working class consciousness: State corporatism and media workers in the Philippines
  • TETTEH, Nii Lartey-Ayi, Structural change and industrial relations strategies: The African experience/perspective
  • TEULINGS, Prof. Dr. Ad, Renovating trade union strategies and structures
  • TEWARI, Prof. Dr. R.N., Technological change and future industrial relations
  • TORRENCE, William D. and PIGANIOL, Claude, Industrial relations strategies for survival: Steel enterprises in the United States and France/Les strategies des partenaires sociaux en vue de survivre: Des entreprises siderurgiques aux Etats-Unis et en France
  • VENKATA RATNAM, Dr. C.S., Strategic choice framework in Indian industrial relations
  • WALSH, Dr. P.J., From arbitration to bargaining: The reshaping of industrial relations in New Zealand
  • WAY, Philip K., U.S. labor market flexibility: The growth of temporary employment
  • WORLAND, David and ANDERSON, Ray H., Disclosure of human resources information by Australian companies in annual reports
  • ZEYTINOGLU, Isik Urla, Flexibility and the academic world: Part-time faculty in Canadian universities
  • ZWAAN, A.H. van der, Innovation and labour process engineering
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!