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    • Employment rights disputes: What is the role of HR professionals? 

      Walker, B.; Hamilton, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2011)
      This study explores the role of human resource specialists in the handling of employee grievances. Most studies of HRM devolution have drawn only on the perceptions of managers and have neglected the area of grievances. ...
    • Post-disaster Management of Human Resources: Learning From an Extended Crisis 

      Nilakant, V.; Walker, B.; Rochford, K. (Resilient Organisations Research GroupUniversity of Canterbury. Management, 2013)
      Disasters are rare events with major consequences; yet comparatively little is known about managing employee needs in disaster situations. Based on case studies of four organisations following the devastating earthquakes ...
    • Post-disaster recovery: A study of a special-purpose business alliance structure 

      de Vries, H.; Nilakant, V.; Walker, B.; Baird, R. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
      This paper is a study of a special-purpose, disaster-recovery organisation called SCIRT set up in the aftermath of a major disaster in Christchurch, New Zealand. Data were collected through face-to-face interviews from 18 ...
    • Promoting Organisational Resilience through Sustaining Engagement in a Disruptive Environment: What are the implications for HRM? 

      Walker, B.; Nilakant, V.; Baird, R. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2014)
      This paper explores the relationship between employee well being, work engagement and organisational resilience based on empirical data from 11 organisations in Christchurch following a major disaster. Data were collected ...
    • Third parties and grievances: Can we fix it? Yes we can – sometimes 

      Walker, B.; Hamilton, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Management, 2011)
      Grievances attract much public controversy yet the amount of research evidence is limited. This study used a real-time approach, following a set of grievance cases as they proceeded through mediation. While the public ...
    • What influences the progression of employment rights disputes? 

      Walker, B.; Hamilton, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
      This study of employment rights disputes in New Zealand accessed all parties to 14 disputes. Despite a legislative requirement to preserve relationships, only three survived. Dispute type, interaction mode and the ...