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HRM practices, R&D; expenditure and innovative investment: evidence from the UK's 1990 workplace industrial relations survey (WIRS)

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Labour 'flexibility' is often portrayed as necessary for an innovative economy. Using evidence from the UK's 1990 Workplace Industrial Relations Survey we investigate the relationships between firms' human resource management practices and innovation. Our results suggest that 'low road' HRM practices - short term contracts, etc. - are negatively correlated with investment in R&D; and new technology. 'High road' work practices - 'high commitment' organization and other systems - are positi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/icc/8.2.211

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Department of Continuing Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Industrial and Corporate Change Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Pages:
211-234
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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uuid:7b8dd42c-c991-4243-af9c-a5407fd435b8
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14380
Language:
English

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