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    Mind the gap: national and local partnership in the Irish public sector


    Doherty, Michael and Erne, Roland (2010) Mind the gap: national and local partnership in the Irish public sector. Industrial Relations Journal, 41 (5). pp. 461-478. ISSN 0019-8692

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    Abstract

    This article uses case study data from a major Irish city council to investigate and explain public sector worker attitudes towards social partnership at local and national level. It is argued that the more sceptical attitudes to workplace partnership reflect structural differences between local and national arrangements, which have enabled public sector employers to use ‘social partnership’ as a constraint in the implementation process of a pre-determined public sector reform agenda.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Mind the gap; national and local partnership; Irish public sector;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
    Item ID: 11808
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00580.x
    Depositing User: Michael Doherty
    Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2019 17:44
    Journal or Publication Title: Industrial Relations Journal
    Publisher: Wiley Online Library
    Refereed: Yes
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