*This paper is a revised and updated version of a paper given to the final conference of the SSRC seminar group on The Management Function in Industrial Relations at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, December 1977. The author is grateful for the comments of Professor Keith Thurley on an earlier version of it. Stephen Wood is Lecturer in Industrial Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
The study of management in British industrial relations *
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Industrial Relations Journal
Volume 13, Issue 2, pages 51–61, June 1982
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Wood, S. (1982), The study of management in British industrial relations . Industrial Relations Journal, 13: 51–61. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2338.1982.tb00405.x
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In this article the author gives a general overview of the study of management in industrial relations and examines the assumptions underlying the increased attention being given to management by industrial relations specialists.