Call for papers: Special Issue on digital work in healthcare
The issue will seek to understand what can be learnt from previous manifestations of digital healthcare work.
Digit researcher produced short video on ‘Using Understanding Society for Employment Research’
Andy Charlwood produced a short video to help students and researchers use the Understanding Society survey
Can HR adapt to the paradoxes of artificial intelligence?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely heralded as a new and revolutionary technology that will transform the world of work. While the impact of AI on human resource (HR) and people management is difficult to predict, the article considers potential scenarios for how AI will affect our field. We argue [...]
The effect of intra-workplace pay inequality on employee trust in managers: assessing a multilevel moderated mediation effect model
High levels of economic inequality are widely viewed as a key challenge facing both advanced industrial and developing economies. Country-level studies have consistently shown a negative link between income inequality and trust in others. This is typically attributed to greater social distance within unequal societies. Do we observe similar [...]
HRM and the COVID-19 pandemic: How can we stop making a bad situation worse?
This provocation argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep labour market inequalities. Partially underpinning these inequalities are human resource management (HRM) theories and practices which encourage and legitimise the commodification of labour. Workers whose jobs have been commodified have suffered disproportionately during the pandemic. While HRM is not [...]