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Title: Managing employment on greenfield sites: attempts to replicate high commitment practices in the UK and New Zealand
Authors: Hallier, Jerry
Leopold, John
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Issue Date: Sep-2000
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Citation: Hallier J & Leopold J (2000) Managing employment on greenfield sites: attempts to replicate high commitment practices in the UK and New Zealand, Industrial Relations Journal, 31 (3), pp. 177-191.
Abstract: Greenfield sites have been seen as the most favourable setting for the adoption of HRM-style high-commitment work practices. We present a comparative study of Scottish and New Zealand greenfield employers' attempts to replicate a highcommitment philosophy. After outlining the proprietary recipes of the organisations, we analyse a number of factors that threatened or undermined the practice of the philosophy and show how managers continued to rely on the language of high-commitment by repackaging and re-presenting the same philosophy.
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Affiliation: Socio-Management
Nottingham Trent University

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