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Dr Jonathan Lavelle

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

International Human Resource Management
Lavelle, J. & McDonnell, A. & Gunnigle, P.
Strategic HRM: Research and Practice in Ireland

2014

Pay and performance management in multinational companies in Ireland
Gunnigle, P., Turner, T., Lavelle, J. & McDonnell, A.
Strategic HRM: Research and Practice in Ireland

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.
Strategies of Multinational Corporations and Social Regulations: European and Asian Perspectives

2013

International Human Resource Management
Lavelle, Jonathan
Human Resource Management. A Concise Introduction

2013

Multinational Companies and Trade Union Recognition in Ireland
Lamare, J.R.; Lavelle, J.; Gunnigle, P.; McDonnell, A.
Are Trade Unions still Relevant? Union Recognition 100 Years On

2009

Conclusion
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Research Methodology: Providing a Representative Picture of MNCs in Ireland
McDonnell, A; Lavelle, J; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Employee Involvement and Communication
Wallace, J; Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Employee Representation and Consultation
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Pay and Performance Management
Turner, T; Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis

2009

The HR Function
Gunnigle, P; Collings, D; McDonnell, A; Lavelle, J
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis, Dubin:

2009

Training, Development and Organisational Learning'
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Morley, MJ; Collings, DG
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Background and Objectives: Multinationals Matter
Gunnigle, P; Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Methodology. Providing a Representative Picture of MNCs in Ireland
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Managing across borders: Autonomy, Coordination and Control in MNCs'
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P; Lamare, R
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis

2009

The HR function
Lavelle, J; Gunnigle, P; Collings, DG; McDonnell, A
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis

2009

Profiling Multinational Companies in Ireland
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis

2008

Unions on the edge? Industrial relations in multinational companies'
Lavelle, J; Gunnigle, P; McDonnell, A
The State of Our Unions

2008

Unions on the edge? Industrial Relations in Multinational Companies
Lavelle, J; Gunnigle, P; McDonnell, A
The State of the Unions: Challenges Facing Organised Labour in Ireland

Conference Contribution

2014

Irish Academy of Management
Lavelle, Jonathan

2012
2006

Conference Publication

2014

17th Irish Academy of Management Conference
Lavelle, J., Almond, P., González Menendez, M., Gunnigle, P., Luque Balbona, D., Monaghan, S., Murray, G., Tregaskis, O.

2014

26th Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
Lavelle, J., Almond, P., González Menendez, M., Gunnigle, P., Luque Balbona, D., Monaghan, S., Murray, G. & Tregaskis, O.

2014

55th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business
Monaghan, S., Lavelle, J. and Gunnigle, P.

2014

17th Irish Academy of Management Conference
Monaghan, S., Lavelle, J. and Gunnigle, P

2013

Association of American Geographers (AAG), Annual Conference
Monaghan, S., Gunnigle, P. & Lavelle, J.

2013
2012

16th World Congress of International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) “Beyond borders: governance of work in a global economy”
Almond, P., Gonzalez Menendez, M., Ferner, A., Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J., Monaghan, S., Murray G. & Tregaskis, O.

2012

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

2012

Annual Canadian Industrial Relations Conference
Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J. & Monaghan, S.

2012

16th Irish Academy of Management Conference
Monaghan, S., Gunnigle, P. and Lavelle, J.

2012

Annual Labor and Employment Relations Association Conference
Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. and Monaghan, S.

2012

RGS‐IBG Annual International Conference
Monaghan, S., Gunnigle, P. and Lavelle, J.

2011

Irish Academy of Management
Belizon, M.J., Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J., and Morley, M.

2011
2011

Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT)
Monaghan, S., Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J., Tregaskis, O.

2011

Academy of Management
Susaeta, L. and Lavelle, J.

2011

Annual Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference
McDonnell, A., Lavelle, J., and Gunnigle, P.

2010

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J., and Monaghan, S.

2010

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. & McDonnell, A.

2010

Annual CIRA Conference/International CRIMT Conference
Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. & McDonnell, A.

2010

Labor and Employment Relations Association
Lavelle, J., Lamare, R., Gunnigle, P. & McDonnell, A.

2010

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

2010

European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference
Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P., & McDonnell, A.

2009

Labor and Employment Relations Association
Gunnigle, P. Lavelle, J. & McDonnell, A.

2009

International Human Resource Management Conference
Collings, D., McDonnell, A. Gunnigle, P. & Lavelle, J.

2009

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

2009

International Human Resource Management Conference
McDonnell, A., Lamare, R. Gunnigle, P., and Lavelle, J.

2008

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Conference
McDonnell, A., Gunnigle, P. & Lavelle, J.

2008

Kemmy Business School Research Conference
Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. & McDonnell, A.

2008

International Labour Process Conference
Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. & McDonnell, A.

2008

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J., McDonnell, A. & Morley, M.

2008

Labor and Employment Relations Association
Lavelle, J., and Gunnigle, P., & Mc Donnell, A.

2008

HRM Global Conference
Collings, D. G., McDonnell, A., Gunnigle, P. and Lavelle, J.

2008

HRM Global Conference
Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J. and McDonnell, A.

2007

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Lavelle, J., Mc Donnell, A. and Gunnigle, P.

2007

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Mc Donnell, A., Gunnigle, P. and Lavelle, J.

2007

Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
Lavelle, J., Mc Donnell, A. and Gunnigle, P.

2007

International Workshop on Human Resource Management
Lavelle, J., Mc Donnell, A. and Gunnigle, P.

2007

International Human Resources Management Workshop
Mc Donnell, A., Gunnigle, P. and Lavelle, J.

2007

International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) Conference
Lavelle, J., Mc Donnell, A. and Gunnigle, P.

2006

Irish Academy of Management Conference
McDonnell, A., Lavelle, J., Collings, D.G. & Gunnigle, P.

2006

British Universities Industrial Relations Association Annual Conference
Collings, D.G., Lavelle, J., McDonnell, A., Gunnigle, P., and Morley, M.J.

2005

Irish Academy of Management Conference
McDonnell, A., Lavelle, J., Collings, D. & Gunnigle, P.

2005

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Collings, D., Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. & Morley, M.

2005

International Human Resources Management Workshop
Collings, D., Lavelle, J., Gunnigle, P. & Morley, M.

2004

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Gunnigle, P. Collings, D., Morley, M. & Lavelle, J.

Other Journal

Peer Reviewed Journal

2018
2017

The local in the global: regions, employment systems and multinationals
Almond, P,Gonzalez, MC,Lavelle, J,Murray, G
Industrial Relations Journal DOI: 10.1111/irj.12150

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.
Journal Of International Business Studies

2016

Beyond managerial talent: 'key group' identification and differential compensation practices in multinational companies
McDonnell, A,Gunnigle, P,Lavelle, J,Lamare, R
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2015.1075571

2014
2014

Multinationals and regional economies: embedding the regime shoppers?
Almond, P., Gonzalez Menendez, M., Gunnigle, P., Lavelle, J., Luque Balbona, D., Monaghan, S. & Murray, G.
Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research DOI: 10.1177/1024258914526101

2014

"Courting the multinational": Subnational institutional capacity and foreign market insidership
Monaghan, S, Gunnigle, P & Lavelle, J
Journal Of International Business Studies DOI: 10.1057/jibs.2013.47

2014

Subsidiary autonomy over industrial relations and global HR structures: a parallel universe? The case of MNCs in Ireland and Spain
Belizon, M.J., Gunnigle, P., Morley, M.J., & Lavelle, J.
European Journal Of Industrial Relations DOI: 10.1177/0959680113517199

2013

VARIATION IN APPROACHES TO EUROPEAN WORKS COUNCILS IN MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES
Marginson, P,Lavelle, J,Quintanilla, J,Adam, D,Sanchez-Mangas, R
Ilr Review

2012

The determinants of financial participation schemes within multinational companies in Ireland
Lavelle, J,Turner, T,Gunnigle, P,McDonnell, A
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2012.661991

2011

The role of MNEs
Collings, DG,Lavelle, J,Gunnigle, P,Barry, M,Wilkinson, A
Research Handbook Of Comparative Employment Relations

2010

Patterning employee voice in multinational companies
Lavelle, J; Gunnigle, P; McDonnell, A
Human Relations DOI: 10.1177/0018726709348935

2010

Developing tomorrow's leaders-Evidence of global talent management in multinational enterprises
McDonnell, A; Lamare, R; Gunnigle, P; Lavelle, J
Journal Of World Business DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2009.09.015

2010

Learning transfer in multinational companies: Explaining inter-organisation variation
McDonnell A., Gunnigle P., Lavelle J.
Human Resource Management Journal DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.2009.00104.x

2010

Swimming against the tide? Outward staffing flows from multinational subsidiaries
Lavelle, J; Collings, DG; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Management

2009

Subtle but deadly? Union avoidance through 'double breasting' among multinational companies
Gunnigle, P; Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A
Advances In Industrial And Labor Relations

2007

Management research on multinational corporations: A methodological critique
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Gunnigle, P; Colling, DG
Economic And Social Review