ILR Call for Papers, Industry and Organization Studies

The ILR Review features a special series on Industry and Organization Studies in partnership with the Industry Studies Association (ISA). Submit today! The ILR Review has published the top, peer-reviewed theoretical and empirical research on work and employment relations for more than 65 years. Published five times a year, ILR features international and interdisciplinary research … Continue reading ILR Call for Papers, Industry and Organization Studies

ILR Review’s 70th Anniversary Issue!

ILR Review celebrates its 70th issue, marking 70 years of publication! Since 1947, ILR Review has featured international and interdisciplinary research that advances new theories, presents novel empirical works, and informs organizational and public policy. The 70th anniversary volume features fascinating articles on immigration and labor, unionization and productivity, and Labor relations in China, just to name a … Continue reading ILR Review’s 70th Anniversary Issue!

California Management Review’s 60th Anniversary Issue!

California Management Review celebrates its 60th issue, marking 60 years of publication! California Management Review has served as a bridge of communication between academia and management practice for sixty years. With a history of publishing leading-edge research with managerial applications, CMR is uniquely positioned as both a valuable outlet for top business school faculty and an indispensable … Continue reading California Management Review’s 60th Anniversary Issue!

Who Does Referral-Based Hiring Help Most, and How?

Referral-based hiring is a commonplace practice for modern organizations, which holds considerable benefits for employees hired based upon a referral, including greater chances for upward mobility within the company. A recent paper published in ILR Review entitled "Lasting Effects? Referrals and Career Mobility of Demographic Groups in Organizations," further studies the benefits of referral based hiring, and finds that the … Continue reading Who Does Referral-Based Hiring Help Most, and How?

What Factors Increase Gender Diversity in Management?

Management structure can have a large impact on the representation of women in management, but which structure is most effective in promoting gender diversity? The answer may surprise you. In the article "The View at the Top or Signing at the Bottom? Workplace Diversity Responsibility and Women's Representation in Management," from ILR Review, authors Mary E. Graham, Maura … Continue reading What Factors Increase Gender Diversity in Management?

Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

In honor of Labor Day in the United States, we're pleased to feature a collection of articles from ILR Review. The collection includes nine articles related to Labor Economics. One paper, entitled "Workforce Reduction at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States," authors David A. Mats and Amalia R. Miller find an association between female business leadership and increased … Continue reading Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

Book Review: Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States. By Adam D. Reich Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 248 pp. ISBN 978-0-6911-60405, $39.50 Nick Krachler recently published a book review in ILR Review. An excerpt from the review: Reich’s main focus is on the institutional legacies that shape how the people working in his … Continue reading Book Review: Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

ILR Review Special Issue: Work and Employment Relations in Health Care

The August special issue of ILR Review is now available and open to access for the next 30 days! Included in the special issue on Work and Employment Relations in Health Care are papers that discuss the relationship between nurse unions and patient outcomes, the effect of electronic health record adoption on physician productivity, and the impact nurse … Continue reading ILR Review Special Issue: Work and Employment Relations in Health Care

Book Review: The Globalization of Inequality

The Globalization of Inequality. By François Bourguignon . Translated by Thomas Scott-Railton . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 224 pp. ISBN 978-0691160528, $27.95 (Cloth). Gary Fields of Cornell University recently wrote a book review in ILR Review for The Globalization of Inequality. An excerpt from the book review: In this book, he [François Bourguignon] … Continue reading Book Review: The Globalization of Inequality

Understanding Vocational Education in Industrialized Countries

[We're pleased to welcome Nuria Rodriguez-Planas. Nuria published an article in ILR Review in March  2015, entitled "A Road Map to Vocational Education and Training in Industrialized Countries" with co-authors Werner Eichhorst, Ricarda Schmidl and Klaus F. Zimmermann.] Our contribution to the ILR Review was motivated by a background study of IZA contributing to the … Continue reading Understanding Vocational Education in Industrialized Countries