Teaching packages and test datasets - Reference and instructional resources
Workplace Employee Relations Survey - Major studies
Industrial relations - Employment and labour
Management and organisation - Industry and management
By principal investigator(s):
Details of publications and technical reports may be found on the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) Workplace Employee Relations Surveys web page, the WERS 2004 Information and Advice Service (WIAS) website and the gov.uk WERS 2004 and WERS 2011 webpages.
Publications specific to WERS 1990-1998 time-series data:
Millward, N., Forth, J. and Bryson, A. (1999) 'Changes in employment relations, 1990-1998', IN M. Cully et al. Britain at work: as depicted by the 1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey, London: Routledge.
Millward, N., Forth, J. and Bryson, A. (2000) All change at work? British employment relations 1980-1998, as portrayed by the Workplace Industrial Relations Survey series, London: Routledge.
van Wanrooy, B., Bewley, H., Bryson, A., Forth, J., Freeth, S., Stokes, L. and Wood, S. (2013) The 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Study: first findings, London: Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. ISBN 987-0-85605-770-0.
van Wanrooy, B., Bewley, H., Bryson, A., Forth, J., Freeth, S., Stokes, L. and Wood, S. (November 2013) Employment relations in the shadow of recession: findings from the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Study, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-13727-577-6.
Resulting from secondary analysis:
Knight, K.G. and Latreille, P.L. (2000) 'Discipline, dismissals and complaints to employment tribunals', Journal of Industrial Relations, 0007-1080, December, pp.533-555.
Sutherland, J. (2003) 'The experience of work: is working for an overseas-owned multinational so different?', Employee Relations, 25(2), pp.149-167.
Sutherland, J. (2004) 'The prevalence of 'Japanese' management polices and practices in manufacturing workplaces in the UK', Asian Business and Management, 3, pp.39-56.
Sutherland, J. (2004) 'The determinants of training: evidence from the 1998 Workplace and Employee Relations Survey', Economic Issues, 9(1), pp.23-37.
Sutherland, J. (2004) 'The prevalence of 'Japanese' management policies and practices in manufacturing workplaces in Britain', Asian Business and Management, 3, pp.39-56.
Urwin, P., Michielsens, E. and Waters, J. (2006), 'The contribution of employee relations practice to high performance workplaces: case studies on work-life balance and diversity practice', CIPD Professional Standards Conference, Keele University, June 2006; also presented at BUIRA Conference 2006.
Urwin, P. and Buscha, F. (2007), 'Changing gender and ethnic diversity in the UK workplace: what can we learn from the 2004 WERS?', WERS 2004 User Group Meeting, March 2007.
Rose, M. (2007) 'Why so fed up and footloose in IT? Spelling out the associations between occupation and overall job satisfaction shown by WERS 2004', Industrial Relations Journal, 38(4), pp.356-384.
Rose, M. (2007) 'Extending coverage of job satisfaction in the Workplace Employment Relations Survey 2004 Employee Survey', in K. Whitfield and K. Huxley (eds.) Substantive and methodological innovations in WERS 5: official guide, London/Swindon: DTI, PSI, NIESR and ESRC.
Rose, M. (2007) 'Qualifications and work attitudes: recent findings for the UK', in M. Chaponnière et al. (eds.) Bildung und Beschäftigung, Zurich: Rüegger Verlag; ISBN 978-3-7253-0809-5.
Rose, M. (2007) 'Compétences réquises et compétences offertes', in Sociologie empirique, sociologie critique: autour de Claude Durand, Toulouse: Octarès Éditions, EAN 9782915346534, ISSN 1957-9675.
Rose, M. (2007) 'Extending coverage of job satisfaction in the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations survey', paper presented at the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, 23 March 2007.
Rose, M. and Brynin, M. (2007) 'Occupational flexibility: the career trajectories of it workers', paper presented at the BHPS Users Conference, University of Essex, 6 July, 2007, and at the Fifth WES International Conference, University of Aberdeen, 2007.
Siebert, W.S., Heywood, J. and Wei, X. (2007) 'The implicit costs of family friendly work practices', Oxford Economic Papers, 59(20), pp.275-300. (Uses WERS98)
Forth, J., Bewley, H. and Bryson, A. (2006) Small and medium-sized enterprises: findings from the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey, London: Department of Trade and Industry.
Kersley, B. et al. (2006) Inside the workplace: findings from the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey, London: Routledge.
Robert A. Hart, Yue Ma (2008) Wage-Hours Contracts, Overtime Working and Premium Pay, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3797, Bonn,Germany .
Bryson, A., Forth, J. and Stokes, L. (2012) 'Incentive pay: how important is it and does it work?', paper presented to the 9th Annual Labour Relations Conference, London Stock Exchange, 24 October.