Academic research by the Centre for Research on Wellbeing & the Workplace
Research undertaken by members of the Centre for Research on Wellbeing & the Workplace (CRoWW) has been funded by a range of organisations, including EOC, ESRC, ACCA, Carnegie Foundation and numerous other bodies.
Selected publications (since 2008)
These selected publications demonstrate our input into research on issues concerning work-life balance, accountability for workplace health and a broad range of equality and diversity issues.
Marks, A (2010) ‘The Professional Status of Massage Therapists: Experience, Employability and Evolution’, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, 14(2).
Marks, A, and Huzzard, T (2010) ‘Employability and the Creative Worker’ New Technology, Work and Employment (forthcoming)
Marks, A, and Thompson, P (2010) ‘Identity and Interests’, In Eds., Thompson, P, and Smith, C Working Life: Renewing the Labour Process Analysis. London, Palgrave.
Marks, A, and Baldry, C (2009) ‘Stuck in the middle with who? The class identity of knowledge workers’. Work Employment and Society, 23, (1), 49-65.
Findlay, P, McKinlay, A, Marks, A and Thompson, P (2009) ‘Collective bargaining and new work regimes: 'too important to be left to bosses ’ Industrial Relations Journal, 40(3), 235-251 (2010 Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence Award).
Marks, A, and Huzzard, T (2008) ‘Attractive workplaces for creative workers: It’s a sign of the times’ Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, 12 (3), 225 -239 (2009 Emerald Literati Highly Commended Award).
Marks, A, and Scholarios, D (2008) ‘Choreographing a system: skill and employability in software work’. Economic and Industrial Democracy. 29(1) 96-124
Hyman, J, and Marks, A (2008) ‘Frustrated Ambitions: Working in the Knowledge Economy’. In Eds., Warhurst, C, and Eikhof, D Work less, Live More? London: Palgrave
Kamenou, N (2008) ‘Reconsidering Work-Life Balance Debates: Challenging Limited Understandings Of The ‘Life’ Component In The Context Of Ethnic Minority Women’s Experiences’, British Journal of Management, 19(1), 99-109
Richards, J (2009). “How employees can leverage Web 2.0 in new ways to reflect on employment and employers”. In: Murugesan, S. (ed.), Handbook on Web 2.0, 3.0 and X.0, London: IGI Global.
Galloway, L and Richards, J (2009), “ICT and E-business”. In Deakins, D (ed.), Entrepreneurship and Small Firms, London: McGraw-Hill.
Ellis, V and Richards J (2009). “Creativity, connecting and correcting: Motivations of work-blogging amongst public service workers”. In Bolton, S. and Houlihan, M. (eds.), Work Matters, pp. 250-268. London: Palgrave.
Richards, J (2008). “The many approaches to organisational misbehaviour: A review, map and research agenda”. Employee Relations, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 653-678.
Richards, J (2008), “’Because I need somewhere to vent’: The expression of conflict through work blogs”. New technology, Work and Employment, Vol. 23, Vol. 1-2, pp. 95-109.
Harrison, T and Waite, K (2009), ‘A Holistic View of the Challenges and Social Implications of Online Distribution: The Case of Pensions’, in Lee, I (Ed) Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Digital Economy, IGI Global. ISBN: 1935-2700
Malik, F, McKie, L, Beattie, R., and Hogg, G (2010) ‘A Toolkit to Support Human Resource Practice’ Personnel Review (forthcoming)
McKie, L, Airey,L, Hogg, G, Backett-Millburn, K, and Rew, Z (2009) Autonomy, control and advancement among Low Paid Women in Food Retail’ Work, Employment and Society, 23(4), 787-796.
Backett-Milburn, K, Airey, L, McKie, L, Rankine, L, and Hogg, G (2008). Family comes first or open all hours?: The everyday management of webs of obligation at home and work by women working in food retailing. Sociological Review 56 (3), 474-496.