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Dr. Jonathan Lavelle

Biography

Jonathan Lavelle is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Work and Employment Studies, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. He completed his B.A. (Public Administration) in 2003, M.B.S. in Human Resource Management in 2004, and his PhD in 2009. He is a former IRCHSS Post-doctoral fellow, IRCHSS Government of Ireland Scholar and Marie Curie Scholar and has previously held the University of Limerick Alumni Scholarship and the Kemmy Business School Registrar's Scholarship.

Research Interests

My main research interests are international and comparative employment relations, with a particular interest in trade union recognition and avoidance and employee representative issues within multinational companies. I am currently involved in a number of national and international collaborative research projects, including the 'Survey of Human Resource (HR) Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland', 'Multinational corporations, sub-national governance and human resources' and the recently Irish Government commissioned report on Zero hour and Low hour contracts in Ireland.

Teaching Interests

Employment Relations
International and Comparative Employment Relations
International Human Resource Management

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2009 - Best Paper, 'Swimming against the tide: Outward staffing flows from multinational subsidiaries'
  • 2009 - Best Paper, 'Subtle but deadly? Union avoidance through ‘double-breasting' among multinational companies'

Association

  • Collaborator, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Collaborator, Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union

Committee

  • Bachelor of Business Studies Review,
  • Assurance of Learning Committee for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB),
  • Knockaderry GAA, Member of the Executive Committee of Knockaderry GAA
  • Rathkeale and District Credit Union, Director of the Rathkeale and District Credit Union

Employment

  • Grenoble Ecole De Management - Visiting Lecturer

Publications

Book Chapter

2014

Multinational corporations, Sub-national governance and Human Resources: A Cross-national comparison for Western Europe
Almond, P., Ferner, A., Gonzalez Menendez, M., Lavelle, J., Balbona Luque, D. & Monaghan, S.
(2014) Multinational corporations, Sub-national governance and Human Resources: A Cross-national comparison for Western Europe
In Strategies of Multinational Corporations and Social Regulations: European and Asian Perspectives; London : Springer

2013

International Human Resource Management
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2013) International Human Resource Management
In Human Resource Management. A Concise Introduction; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan

2009

Training, Development and Organisational Learning'
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Morley, MJ; Collings, DG
(2009) Training, Development and Organisational Learning'
In Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis; Dublin : Government Publications Office Dublin

2009

Employee Representation and Consultation
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
(2009) Employee Representation and Consultation
In Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis; Dublin: Government Publications : The Stationery Office. pp. 99-120 Dublin: Government Publications

2009

The HR Function
Gunnigle, P; Collings, D; McDonnell, A; Lavelle, J
(2009) The HR Function
In Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis, Dubin: ; Dublin: Government Publications : The Stationery Office. pp. 61-80 Dublin: Government Publications

2009

Methodology. Providing a Representative Picture of MNCs in Ireland
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
(2009) Methodology. Providing a Representative Picture of MNCs in Ireland
In Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis; Dublin : Government Publications Office Dublin

2008

Unions on the edge? Industrial relations in multinational companies'
Lavelle, J; Gunnigle, P; McDonnell, A
(2008) Unions on the edge? Industrial relations in multinational companies'
In The State of Our Unions; Dublin : Liffey Press Dublin

Peer Reviewed Journal

2018

Firm-location dynamics and subnational institutions: creating a framework for collocation advantages
Monaghan, S,Gunnigle, P,Lavelle, J
(2018) Firm-location dynamics and subnational institutions: creating a framework for collocation advantages
In Industry And Innovation; pp. 242-263
DOI: 10.1080/13662716.2017.1315562

2017

The local in the global: regions, employment systems and multinationals
Almond, P,Gonzalez, MC,Lavelle, J,Murray, G
(2017) The local in the global: regions, employment systems and multinationals
In Industrial Relations Journal; pp. 115-132
DOI: 10.1111/irj.12150
[ULIR]

2016

Global standardization or national differentiation of HRM practices in multinational companies? A comparison of multinationals in five countries
Edwards, T, Sanchez-Mangas, R., Jalette, P., Lavelle, J. & Minbaeva, D.
(2016) Global standardization or national differentiation of HRM practices in multinational companies? A comparison of multinationals in five countries
In Journal Of International Business Studies; pp. 997-1021

2016

Beyond managerial talent: 'key group' identification and differential compensation practices in multinational companies
McDonnell, A,Gunnigle, P,Lavelle, J,Lamare, R
(2016) Beyond managerial talent: 'key group' identification and differential compensation practices in multinational companies
In International Journal Of Human Resource Management; pp. 1299-1318
DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2015.1075571

2013

VARIATION IN APPROACHES TO EUROPEAN WORKS COUNCILS IN MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES
Marginson, P,Lavelle, J,Quintanilla, J,Adam, D,Sanchez-Mangas, R
(2013) VARIATION IN APPROACHES TO EUROPEAN WORKS COUNCILS IN MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES
In Ilr Review; pp. 618-644

2011

The role of MNEs
Collings, DG,Lavelle, J,Gunnigle, P,Barry, M,Wilkinson, A
(2011) The role of MNEs
In Research Handbook Of Comparative Employment Relations; pp. 402-420

2010

Learning transfer in multinational companies: Explaining inter-organisation variation
McDonnell A., Gunnigle P., Lavelle J.
(2010) Learning transfer in multinational companies: Explaining inter-organisation variation
In Human Resource Management Journal; pp. 23-43
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.2009.00104.x

2009

Subtle but deadly? Union avoidance through 'double breasting' among multinational companies
Gunnigle, P; Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A
(2009) Subtle but deadly? Union avoidance through 'double breasting' among multinational companies
In Advances In Industrial And Labor Relations; pp. 51-74

2008

Charting the contours of union recognition in foreign-owned MNCs: survey evidence from the Republic of Ireland
Lavelle, J
(2008) Charting the contours of union recognition in foreign-owned MNCs: survey evidence from the Republic of Ireland
In Irish Journal Of Management; pp. 45-64

Conference Publication

2012

Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC)
Turner, T., Lavelle, J. and D'Art, D.
(2012) Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC)

2011

Academy of Management
Susaeta, L. and Lavelle, J.
(2011) Academy of Management

2010

ILLR School Cornell University
Marginson, P., Lavelle, J., Quintanilla, J., & Mangas, R.S.
(2010) ILLR School Cornell University

2009

International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) World Congress
Marginson, P., Lavelle, J., Quintanilla, J., & Mangas, R.S.
(2009) International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) World Congress

Conference Contribution

2014

Irish Academy of Management Doctoral Colloquium
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2014) Irish Academy of Management Doctoral Colloquium
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

2014

Irish Academy of Management
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2014) Irish Academy of Management
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

2012

Annual John Lovett Memorial Lecture
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2012) Annual John Lovett Memorial Lecture
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

2012

International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2012) International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

2012

International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2012) International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

2010

Multinational Corporations, Subnational Governance and Human Resources. Exploring International and Comparative Dimensions of the MNC experience
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2010) Multinational Corporations, Subnational Governance and Human Resources. Exploring International and Comparative Dimensions of the MNC experience
Galway, Ireland

2008

Human Resource Management in Multinational Companies (MNCs)
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2008) Human Resource Management in Multinational Companies (MNCs)
Dublin, Ireland

2006

Annual John Lovett Memorial Lecture
Lavelle, Jonathan
(2006) Annual John Lovett Memorial Lecture
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland