International Journal of Manpower


An interdisciplinary journal on human resources, management & labour economics



Table Of Contents: Volume 36 Issue 3

Unpaid overtime in the Netherlands: forward- or backward-looking incentives?

Peter H. van der Meer, Rudi Wielers

– The purpose of this paper is to test forward-looking incentives against backward-looking incentives.

Are altruistic leaders worthy? The role of organizational learning capability

Fermín Mallén, Ricardo Chiva, Joaquín Alegre, Jacob Guinot

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between altruistic leader behaviors, organizational learning capability and organizational performance.

Economics applicants in the UK labour market

Nick Drydakis

The purpose of this paper is to estimate whether job applicants who have obtained a BSc in economics from 15 UK universities face different labour market prospects. The…

The acceptance of newly introduced HR practices

Luigi Stirpe, Jaime Bonache, Jordi Trullen

HR practices are only effective if they are well accepted by employees. The purpose of this paper is to explore the effect of two forms of support on the acceptance of…

How to empower employees: using training to enhance work units’ collective empowerment

Christian Voegtlin, Stephan A. Boehm, Heike Bruch

The purpose of this paper is to examine, theoretically and empirically, whether an employee training program can enhance the collective perception of empowerment of work…

Wage differentials between immigrants and the native-born in Australia

Lixin Cai, Amy Y.C. Liu

– The purpose of this paper is to examine the wage differentials along the entire distribution between immigrants and the Australian-born.

Gender-based differences in employment conditions of local and expatriate workers in the GCC context

Mohammed A. Al-Waqfi, Ibrahim Abdalla Al-faki

The labor force participation rates of females have been increasing steadily over the past few decades in the UAE and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and…

What are the best HRM practices for retaining experts? A longitudinal study in the Canadian information technology sector

Stéphane Renaud, Lucie Morin, Jean-Yves Saulquin, Jocelyne Abraham

The purpose of this paper is to answer the following two questions: What are the HRM practices that have a significant impact on employees’ functional retention?, and Does…



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