Customers, competitors and choice: employee relations in food retailing

Authors

  • Mick Marchington,

    1. Mick Marchington is Senior Lecturer in the Organisation and Employment Studies Group at the Manchester School of Management. Eric Harrison is Research Assistant in the Centre for Urban Policy Studies at the University of Manchester.
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  • Eric Harrison

    1. Mick Marchington is Senior Lecturer in the Organisation and Employment Studies Group at the Manchester School of Management. Eric Harrison is Research Assistant in the Centre for Urban Policy Studies at the University of Manchester.
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Abstract

This article examines the nature of employee relations in three of the leading food retailers in the UK. It compares and contrasts policies and practices by analysing the links between product markets, management choice, and employee relations. Special reference is made to features of work relations, employment relations, and industrial relations

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