Volume 15 of "Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations" (AILR) contains ten papers, four of which deal with human resource management and six of which deal with unionization. Six of the papers were originally presented in Best Papers sessions at the 57th and 58th annual meetings of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). In keeping with AILRs global perspective and global sourcing of leading research, the studies contained in these papers draw on data from the United Kingdom, France, Asia, Canada and the United States. It contains 10 papers that address human resource management and unionization.
Introduction (David Lewin and Bruce E. Kaufman) Human Resource Practices, Unionization, and the Organizational Efficiency of French Industry (Histros Doucouliagos and Patrice Laroche) An Emergent Theory of HRM: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration of Determinants of HRM Among Irish Small to Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) (Brian Harney and Tony Dundon) Dispute Resolution in Cooperative and Hierarchical Worksites (Elizabeth A. Hoffman) A New Framework of Enterprise Unionism: A Comparative Study of Nine Asian Countries (Dae Yong Jeong and John Lawler) Chinese Unions: An Alice in Wonderland Dream World (David Metcalf and Jianwei Li) The Nature of Union Raiding: Evidence from British Columbia, 1978-1998 (Chris Riddell) Lifting the Veil on Anti-Union Activities: Employer and Consultant Reporting Under the LMRDA, 1959-2001 (John Logan) Labors House Divided: Contextual and Theoretical Terms of the U.S. Divorce (Roland Zullo) Change to Win: Can Structural Reform Revitalize the American Labor Movement (Jack Fiorito, Paul Jarley and John T. Delaney) Pay for Performance where Output is Hard to Measure: The Case of Performance Pay for School Teachers (David Marsden and Richard Belfield)