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Professor Geoffrey Wood

Dean of Essex Business School - Professor
Essex Business School
Professor Geoffrey Wood
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Biography

Professor Geoffrey Wood is Dean and Professor of International Business, at Essex Business School. Previously he was Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School, UK. He has authored/co-authored/edited sixteen books, and over one hundred and sixty articles in peer-reviewed journals. Previously he was Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School, UK. He holds honorary positions at Griffith and Monash University in Australia, and Witwatersrand and Nelson Mandela Universities in South Africa. Geoffs research interests centre on the relationship between institutional setting, corporate governance, firm finance, and firm level work and employment relations. Geoffrey Wood is Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Management, Official Journal of the British Academy of Management (BAM), and is Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives, Official Journal of the Academy of Management (US). He also serves on the BAM Council. He is also Co-Editor of the Annals of Corporate Governance. He is also editor of the Chartered ABS Journal Ranking list, and International Reviewer of the ABDC Journal Guide. He has had numerous research grants, including funding councils (e.g. ESRC), government departments (e.g. US Department of Labour; UK Department of Works and Pensions), charities (e.g. Nuffield Foundation), the labour movement (e.g. the ITF) and the European Union. Recent articles (2014- present -- Current UK Research Excellence Framework Cycle - Sixteen articles in ABS List 4* journals; thirty-three in ABS 3* journals) Geoffrey Wood teaches on the Essex MBA, and supervises doctoral students.

Research and professional activities

Current research

Performance Consequences of Private Equity Acquisitions

Conferences and presentations

IHRM application in transitional periphery countries: Lessons from the luxury hotel industry

Publications

Journal articles (160)

Khan, Z., Wood, G., Tarba, SY., Rao-Nicholson, R. and He, S., Human Resource Management in Chinese Multinationals in the UK: The Interplay of Institutions, Culture and Strategic Choice. Human Resource Management

Walker, J., Wood, GT., Brewster, C. and Beleska-Spasova, E., (2018). Context, market economies and MNEs: The example of financial incentivization. International Business Review. 27 (1), 21-33

Reinecke, J., Donaghey, J., Wilkinson, A. and Wood, G., (2018). Global supply chains and social relations at work: brokering across boundaries. Human Relations. 71 (4), 459-480

Leung, WS., Mazouz, K., Chen, J. and Wood, G., (2018). Organization capital, labor market flexibility, and stock returns around the world. Journal of Banking and Finance. 89, 150-168

Batsakis, G., Wood, G., Azar, G. and Singh, S., (2018). International diversification and firm performance in the post-acquisition period: A resource dependence perspective. Journal of Business Research

Goergen, M., O'Sullivan, N., Wood, G. and Baric, M., (2018). Sovereign wealth funds, productivity and people: The impact of Norwegian Government Pension Fund-Global investments in the United Kingdom. Human Resource Management Journal. 28 (2), 288-303

Cooke, FL., Wood, G., Wang, M. and Veen, A., (2018). How far has international HRM travelled? A systematic review of literature on multinational corporations (2000-2014). Human Resource Management Review

Hambly, K., Kumar, RV., Harcourt, M., Lam, H. and Wood, G., (2017). Profit-sharing as an incentive. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-21

Wilkinson, A. and Wood, G., (2017). Global trends and crises, comparative capitalism and HRM. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28 (18), 2503-2518

Johnson, P., Brookes, M., Wood, G. and Brewster, C., (2017). Legal Origin and Social Solidarity: The Continued Relevance of Durkheim to Comparative Institutional Analysis. Sociology. 51 (3), 646-665

Dibben, P., Brewster, C., Brookes, M., Cunha, R., Webster, E. and Wood, G., (2017). Institutional legacies and HRM: similarities and differences in HRM practices in Portugal and Mozambique. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28 (18), 2519-2537

Singh, S., Darwish, TK., Wood, G. and Mohamed, AF., (2017). Institutions, complementarity, human resource management and performance in a South-East Asian Petrostate: the case of Brunei. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28 (18), 2538-2569

Brookes, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2017). Are MNCs norm entrepreneurs or followers? The changing relationship between host country institutions and MNC HRM practices. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28 (12), 1690-1711

Strauss, K., Lepoutre, J. and Wood, G., (2017). Fifty shades of green: How microfoundations of sustainability dynamic capabilities vary across organizational contexts. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 38 (9), 1338-1355

Demirbag, M., Wood, G., Makhmadshoev, D. and Rymkevich, O., (2017). Varieties of CSR: Institutions and Socially Responsible Behaviour. International Business Review. 26 (6), 1064-1074

Cooke, FL., Veen, A. and Wood, G., (2017). What do we know about cross-country comparative studies in HRM? A critical review of literature in the period of 2000-2014. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28 (1), 196-233

Khan, Z., Soundararajan, V., Wood, G. and Ahammad, MF., (2017). Employee emotional resilience during post-merger integration across national boundaries: Rewards and the mediating role of fairness norms. Journal of World Business

Frynas, JG., Wood, GT. and Hinks, T., (2017). The Resource Curse without Natural Resources: Expectations of Resource Booms and their Impact. African Affairs. 116 (463), 233-260

Croucher, R. and Wood, GT., (2017). Union renewal in historical perspective. Work, Employment and Society. 31 (6), 095001701771395-095001701771395

Wood, GT., Singh, S. and Darwish, TK., (2017). Can HRM Alleviate the Negative Effects of the Resource Curse on Firms? -Evidence from Brunei. Personnel Review. 46 (8), 1931-1947

Brewster, C., Guery, L., Stevenot, A. and Wood, GT., (2017). The Impact of Private Equity on Employment: The Consequences of Fund Country of Origin - New Evidence From France. Industrial Relations. 56 (4), 723-750

Goergen, M., Chahine, S., Wood, GT. and Brewster, C., (2017). The relationship between public listing, context, multi-nationality and internal CSR. Journal of Corporate Finance

Brewster, C., Guery, L., Stephenot-Guery, A. and Wood, GT., (2017). Country of origin effects and new financial actors: Private Equity investment and work and employment practices of French firms. British Journal of Industrial Relations

Darwish, TK., Singh, S. and Wood, G., (2016). The Impact of Human Resource Practices on Actual and Perceived Organizational Performance in a Middle Eastern Emerging Market. Human Resource Management. 55 (2), 261-281

Wood, G., Yin, S., Mazouz, K. and Cheah, JE-T., (2016). Foreign direct investment and employment rights in South-Eastern Europe. Cambridge Journal of Economics. 40 (1), 141-163

Xing, Y., Liu, Y., Tarba, S. and Wood, G., (2016). A cultural inquiry into ambidexterity in supervisor–subordinate relationship. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-29

Singh, S., Wood, G., Alharbi, J. and Darwish, TK., (2016). Control mechanisms of MNEs: an empirical study. Multinational Business Review. 24 (3), 279-300

Dibben, P., Meira, J., Linhares, C., Bruce, R. and Wood, G., (2016). Vanishing value chains, industrial districts and HRM in the Brazilian automotive industry. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-18

O'Reilly, J., Froud, J., Johal, S., Williams, K., Warhurst, C., Morgan, G., Grey, C., Wood, G., Wright, M., Boyer, R., Frerichs, S., Sankari, S., Rona-Tas, A. and Le Galès, P., (2016). Brexit: understanding the socio-economic origins and consequences. Socio-Economic Review. 14 (4), 807-854

Wood, G., Dibben, P. and Meira, J., (2016). Knowledge transfer within strategic partnerships: the case of HRM in the Brazilian motor industry supply chain. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 27 (20), 2398-2414

Breslin, D. and Wood, G., (2016). Rule breaking in social care: hierarchy, contentiousness and informal rules. Work, employment and society. 30 (5), 750-765

Dibben, P. and Wood, G., (2016). The legacies of coercion and the challenges of contingency: Mozambican unions in difficult times. Labor History. 57 (1), 126-140

Wood, G. and Budhwar, P., (2016). Brexit and Beyond: The BJM and Unforeseen Events. British Journal of Management. 27 (4), 680-681

Wood, G., (2016). Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street. BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. 54 (4), 879-881

Collings, DG., Cunningham, J. and Wood, G., (2015). Reflections on Irish management research: Past, present and future. The Irish Journal of Management. 34 (1), 2-6

(2015). Global supply chains and social relations at work. Human Relations. 68 (5), 871-876

(2015). Global supply chains and social relations at work. Human Relations. 68 (8), 1381-1385

(2015). Global supply chains and social relations at work. Human Relations. 68 (9), 1521-1525

Wilkinson, A. and Wood, G., (2015). Special Issue of International Journal of Human Resource Management — Global trends and crises, comparative capitalism and HRM. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 26 (14), 1910-1912

Reinecke, J., Donaghey, J., Wilkinson, A. and Wood, G., (2015). Human Relations special issue call for papers Global supply chains and social relations at work. Human Relations. 68 (7), 1236-1240

Reinecke, J., Donaghey, J., Wilkinson, A. and Wood, G., (2015). Human Relations special issue call for papers Global supply chains and social relations at work. Human Relations. 68 (11), 1801-1805

Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Goergen, M., (2015). Institutions, unionization and voice: The relative impact of context and actors on firm level practice. Economic and Industrial Democracy. 36 (2), 195-214

(2015). HR Management at Subsidiaries of Multinational Companies in Central-Eastern Europe in Light of Two Surveys of Empirical Research in 2008 and 2013. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. 12 (03), 229-249

Dibben, P., Klerck, G. and Wood, G., (2015). The ending of southern Africa's tripartite dream: the cases of South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique. Business History. 57 (3), 461-483

Burgess, N., Strauss, K., Currie, G. and Wood, G., (2015). Organizational Ambidexterity and the Hybrid Middle Manager: The Case of Patient Safety in UK Hospitals. Human Resource Management. 54 (S1), s87-s109

Wood, G. and Wright, M., (2015). Corporations and New Statism: Trends and Research Priorities. Academy of Management Perspectives. 29 (2), 271-286

Cooke, FL., Wood, G. and Horwitz, F., (2015). Multinational firms from emerging economies in Africa: implications for research and practice in human resource management. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 26 (21), 2653-2675

DIBBEN, P., WOOD, G. and WILLIAMS, CC., (2015). Pressures towards and against formalization: Regulation and informal employment in Mozambique. International Labour Review. 154 (3), 373-392

Wilkinson, A., Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2015). Erratum: Guest Editors’ Introduction: People Management and Emerging Market Multinationals. Human Resource Management. 54 (1), 175-175

Demirbag, M., McGuinnness, M., Wood, G. and Bayyurt, N., (2015). Context, law and reinvestment decisions: Why the transitional periphery differs from other post-state socialist economies. International Business Review. 24 (6), 955-965

Wood, GT. and Demirbag, M., (2015). Business and society on the transitional periphery: Comparative perspectives. International Business Review. 24 (6), 917-920

Croucher, R. and Wood, G., (2015). Tripartism in Comparative and Historical Perspective. Business History. 57 (3), 347-357

Wood, G. and Budhwar, P., (2015). BJM and the Discipline. British Journal of Management. 26 (2), 143-145

Wood, G., Szamosi, LT., Psychogios, A., Sarvanidis, S. and Fotopoulou, D., (2015). Rethinking Greek Capitalism through the Lens of Industrial Relations Reform: A View until the 2015 Referendum. Relations industrielles. 70 (4), 698-698

Harcourt, M., Lam, H. and Wood, G., (2014). US union revival, minority unionism and inter-union conflict. Journal of Industrial Relations. 56 (5), 653-671

Ataullah, A., Davidson, I., Le, H. and Wood, G., (2014). Corporate Diversification, Information Asymmetry and Insider Trading. British Journal of Management. 25 (2), 228-251

Wood, G. and Budhwar, P., (2014). Advancing Theory and Research and the British Journal of Management. British Journal of Management. 25 (1), 1-3

Goergen, M., O'Sullivan, N. and Wood, G., (2014). The consequences of private equity acquisitions for employees: new evidence on the impact on wages, employment and productivity. Human Resource Management Journal. 24 (2), 145-158

Goergen, M., O׳Sullivan, N. and Wood, G., (2014). The employment consequences of private equity acquisitions: The case of institutional buy outs. European Economic Review. 71, 67-79

Wood, G., Dibben, P. and Ogden, S., (2014). Comparative Capitalism without Capitalism, and Production without Workers: The Limits and Possibilities of Contemporary Institutional Analysis. International Journal of Management Reviews. 16 (4), 384-396

Wood, G., Mazouz, K., Yin, S. and Cheah, JE-T., (2014). Foreign Direct Investment from Emerging Markets to Africa: The HRM Context. Human Resource Management. 53 (1), 179-201

de Thierry, E., Lam, H., Harcourt, M., Flynn, M. and Wood, G., (2014). Defined benefit pension decline: the consequences for organizations and employees. Employee Relations. 36 (6), 654-673

Wilkinson, A., Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2014). Guest Editors’ Introduction: People Management and Emerging Market Multinationals. Human Resource Management. 53 (6), 835-849

Demirbag, M., Collings, DG., Tatoglu, E., Mellahi, K. and Wood, G., (2014). High-Performance Work Systems and Organizational Performance in Emerging Economies: Evidence from MNEs in Turkey. Management International Review. 54 (3), 325-359

Brewster, C., Brookes, M., Johnson, P. and Wood, G., (2014). Direct involvement, partnership and setting: a study in bounded diversity. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 25 (6), 795-809

Walker, JT., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2014). Diversity between and within varieties of capitalism: transnational survey evidence. Industrial and Corporate Change. 23 (2), 493-533

Dibben, P., Wood, GT. and Williams, CC., (2014). Towards and against formalization: Regulation and change in informal work in Mozambique. International Labour Review. 154 (3), 373-392

Bischoff, C. and Wood, G., (2013). Micro and small enterprises and employment creation: A case study of manufacturing micro and small enterprises in South Africa. Development Southern Africa. 30 (4-05), 564-579

Goergen, M., Chahine, S., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2013). Trust, Owner Rights, Employee Rights and Firm Performance. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. 40 (5-6), 589-619

Wood, G., Dibben, P. and Klerck, G., (2013). The limits of transnational solidarity: the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Swaziland and Zimbabwean crises. Labor History. 54 (5), 527-539

BISCHOFF, C. and WOOD, G., (2013). Selective informality: The self-limiting growth choices of small businesses in South Africa. International Labour Review. 152 (3-4), 493-505

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2013). The effects of the national setting on employment practice: The case of downsizing. International Business Review. 22 (6), 1051-1067

Le, H., Brewster, C., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2013). Management Compensation Systems in MNCs and Domestic Firms: Cross-National Empirical Evidence. Management International Review. 53 (5), 741-762

Wood, G., (2013). Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century. ORGANIZATION STUDIES. 34 (12), 1903-1905

Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2012). Regulatory Context and Corruption. International Studies of Management and Organization. 42 (3), 13-34

Croucher, R., Wood, G., Brewster, C. and Brookes, M., (2012). Employee turnover, HRM and institutional contexts. Economic and Industrial Democracy. 33 (4), 605-620

GOERGEN, M., BREWSTER, C., WOOD, G. and WILKINSON, A., (2012). Varieties of Capitalism and Investments in Human Capital. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society. 51 (SUPPL. 1), 501-527

WILKINSON, A. and WOOD, G., (2012). Institutions and Employment Relations: The State of the Art. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society. 51 (SUPPL. 1), 373-388

Bedo, Z., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2011). Introducing governance and employment relations in Eastern and Central Europe. Employee Relations. 33 (4), 309-315

Cooke, FL. and Wood, G., (2011). Symposium on employment relations and new actors in emerging economies. Relations Industrielles. 66 (1), 3-10

Wood, G., Dibben, P., Stride, C. and Webster, E., (2011). HRM in Mozambique: Homogenization, path dependence or segmented business system?. Journal of World Business. 46 (1), 31-41

Dibben, P., Wood, G., Le, H. and Williams, CC., (2011). MNCs in Central, Southern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union: investment decisions and the regulation of employment. Human Resource Management Journal. 21 (4), 379-394

Cooke, FL., Wood, G., Psychogios, AG. and Szamosi, LT., (2011). HRM in emergent market economies: evidence and implications from Europe. Human Resource Management Journal. 21 (4), 368-378

Richbell, S., Brookes, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2011). Non-standard working time: an international and comparative analysis. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 22 (4), 945-962

Goergen, M., O'Sullivan, N. and Wood, G., (2011). Private Equity Takeovers and Employment in the UK: Some Empirical Evidence. Corporate Governance: An International Review. 19 (3), 259-275

Croucher, R., Brookes, M., Wood, G. and Brewster, C., (2010). Context, strategy and financial participation: A comparative analysis. Human Relations. 63 (6), 835-855

Wood, G. and Wright, M., (2010). Wayward agents, dominant elite, or reflection of internal diversity? A critique of Folkman, Froud, Johal and Williams on financialisation and financial intermediaries. Business History. 52 (7), 1048-1067

Szamosi, LT., Wilkinson, A., Wood, G. and Psychogios, AG., (2010). Developments in HRM in south-eastern Europe. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 21 (14), 2521-2528

Psychogios, AG. and Wood, G., (2010). Human resource management in Greece in comparative perspective: alternative institutionalist perspectives and empirical realities. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 21 (14), 2614-2630

Wood, G. and Wright, M., (2010). Private equity and human resource management: An emerging agenda. Human Relations. 63 (9), 1279-1296

Psychogios, AG., Szamosi, LT. and Wood, G., (2010). Introducing employment relations in South Eastern Europe. Employee Relations. 32 (3), 205-211

(2010). National culture and institutions and corporate social responsibility in the Middle East: Call for papers. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management. 10 (2), 263-264

Johnson, P., Wood, G., Brewster, C. and Brookes, M., (2009). The rise of post-bureaucracy: Theorists' fancy or organizational praxis?. International Sociology. 24 (1), 37-61

Lane, C. and Wood, G., (2009). Capitalist diversity and diversity within capitalism. Economy and Society. 38 (4), 531-551

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2009). Corporate Governance Regimes and Employment Relations in Europe. Relations industrielles. 64 (4), 620-620

Wood, G., Croucher, R., Brewster, C., Collings, DG. and Brookes, M., (2009). Varieties of Firm: Complementarity and Bounded Diversity. Journal of Economic Issues. 43 (1), 239-258

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2009). Corporate Governance and Training. Journal of Industrial Relations. 51 (4), 459-487

Wood, G. and Wright, M., (2009). Private equity: A review and synthesis. International Journal of Management Reviews. 11 (4), 361-380

Buhlungu, S., Brookes, M. and Wood, G., (2008). Trade Unions and Democracy in South Africa: Union Organizational Challenges and Solidarities in a Time of Transformation. British Journal of Industrial Relations. 46 (3), 439-468

Wood, G. and Dibben, P., (2008). The challenges facing the South African labour movement: Mobilization of diverse constituencies in a changing context. Relations Industrielles. 63 (4), 671-693

Wood, G., Wilkinson, A. and Harcourt, M., (2008). Age discrimination and working life: Perspectives and contestations - a review of the contemporary literature. International Journal of Management Reviews. 10 (4), 425-442

Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, M., (2008). Similarity, Isomorphism or Duality? Recent Survey Evidence on the Human Resource Management Policies of Multinational Corporations. British Journal of Management. 19 (4), 320-342

Wood, G., (2008). Introduction: employment relations in Africa. Employee Relations. 30 (4), 329-332

Wood, G. and Glaister, K., (2008). Union power and new managerial strategies: the case of South Africa. Employee Relations. 30 (4), 436-451

Wood, G., (2008). Diversity and transformation within varieties of capitalism, work, and employment: The sustainability of alternatives to neo-liberalism. Labour/ Le Travail (61), 251-261

Harcourt, M., Wood, G. and Roper, I., (2007). The importance of legislated employment protection for worker commitment in coordinated market economies. Journal of Economic Issues. 41 (4), 961-980

Brewster, C., Croucher, R., Wood, G. and Brookes, M., (2007). Collective and individual voice: convergence in Europe?. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 18 (7), 1246-1262

Brewster, C., Wood, G., Croucher, R. and Brookes, M., (2007). Are Works Councils and Joint Consultative Committees a Threat to Trade Unions? A Comparative Analysis. Economic and Industrial Democracy. 28 (1), 49-77

Harcourt, M. and Wood, G., (2007). The Importance of Employment Protection for Skill Development in Coordinated Market Economies. European Journal of Industrial Relations. 13 (2), 141-159

Webster, E., Wood, G., Mtyingizana, B. and Brookes, M., (2006). Residual Unionism and Renewal: Organized Labour in Mozambique. Journal of Industrial Relations. 48 (2), 257-278

Brewster, C., Wood, G., Brookes, M. and Ommeren, JV., (2006). What determines the size of the HR function? A cross-national analysis. Human Resource Management. 45 (1), 3-21

Webster, E., Wood, G. and Brookes, M., (2006). International Homogenization or the Persistence of National Practices?. Relations industrielles. 61 (2), 247-247

Wood, G. and Frynas, JG., (2006). The institutional basis of economic failure: anatomy of the segmented business system*. Socio-Economic Review. 4 (2), 239-277

Morris, D., Bakan, I. and Wood, G., (2006). Employee financial participation: evidence from a major UK retailer. Employee Relations. 28 (4), 326-341

Falconer, R. and Littau, K., (2005). Guest Editors' Introduction to Comparative Critical Studies (special issue: Inventions: Literature and Science). Comparative Critical Studies. 2 (2), v-x

Brookes, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2005). Social Relations, Firms and Societies. International Sociology. 20 (4), 403-426

Wood *, G. and Dibben, P., (2005). Ports and shipping in Mozambique: current concerns and policy options. Maritime Policy & Management. 32 (2), 139-157

Webster, E. and Wood, G., (2005). Human resource management practice and institutional constraints The case of Mozambique. Employee Relations. 27 (4), 369-385

Morris, D., (2005). Effects of Minimum Wage Legislation: Some Evidence from Small Enterprises in the UK. International Small Business Journal. 23 (2), 191-209

Morris, D., Yaacob, A. and Wood, G., (2004). Attitudes towards pay and promotion in the Malaysian higher educational sector. Employee Relations. 26 (2), 137-150

Mellahi, K. and Wood, GT., (2004). Variances in social partnership: Towards a sustainable model?. International Journal of Social Economics. 31 (7), 667-683

Brookes, M., Hinks, T., Wood, G., Dibben, P. and Roper, I., (2004). “Pulled Apart, Pushed Together”. Relations industrielles. 59 (4), 769-769

Wood, G., (2004). Tanzanian coastal and inland ports and shipping: crises and policy options. Maritime Policy & Management. 31 (2), 157-171

Wood, G., (2004). Business and politics in a criminal state: the case of Equatorial Guinea. African Affairs. 103 (413), 547-567

Harcourt, M., Wood, G. and Harcourt, S., (2004). Do Unions Affect Employer Compliance with the Law? New Zealand Evidence for Age Discrimination. British Journal of Industrial Relations. 42 (3), 527-541

Bonnin, D., Lane, T., Ruggunan, S. and Wood, G., (2004). Training and development in the maritime industry: the case of South Africa. Human Resource Development International. 7 (1), 7-22

Wood, G., (2003). The Institutional Basis for Economic and Social Progress: Perspectives and Policies. Review of Radical Political Economics. 35 (3), 320-327

Wood, G., (2003). Solidarity, Representativity and Accountability: The Origins, State and Implications of Shopfloor Democracy within the Congress of South African Trade Unions. Journal of Industrial Relations. 45 (3), 326-343

Wood, G., (2003). Employee Relations in the Periphery of Europe: The Unfolding Story of the European Social Model. Employee Relations. 25 (2), 206-208

Frynas, JG., Wood, G. and de Oliveira, RMSS., (2003). Business and politics in São Tomé e Príncipe: from cocoa monoculture to petro‐state. African Affairs. 102 (406), 51-80

Harcourt, M. and Wood, G., (2003). Under What Circumstances Do Social Accords Work?. Journal of Economic Issues. 37 (3), 747-767

Morris, D., Tasliyan, M. and Wood, G., (2003). The Social and Organizational Consequences of the Implementation of Electronic Data Interchange Systems: Reinforcing Existing Power Relations or a Contested Domain?. Organization Studies. 24 (4), 557-574

Mellahi, K. and Wood, GT., (2003). From kinship to trust: Changing recruitment practices in unstable political Contexts. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management. 3 (3), 369-381

Harcourt, M. and Wood, G., (2003). Is there a future for a Labour Accord in South Africa?. Capital & Class. 27 (1), 81-106

Haines, R. and Wood, G., (2002). Unemployment, marginalisation and survival in Greater East London. Development Southern Africa. 19 (4), 573-581

Wood, G., (2002). Organizing Unionism and the Possibilities for Perpetuating a Social Movement Role. Labor Studies Journal. 26 (4), 29-49

Wood, G. and Brewster, C., (2002). Decline and renewal in the British labour movement: Trends, practices and lessons for South Africa. Society in Transition. 33 (2), 241-257

Kyprianou, A. and Wood, G., (2002). Introduction: Labour studies in transition. Society in Transition. 33 (2), 199-203

Wood, G. and Psoulis, C., (2001). Mobilization, internal cohesion, and organized labor: The case of the Congress of South African Trade Unions. Work and Occupations. 28 (3), 293-314

Frynas, JG. and Wood, G., (2001). Oil & war in Angola. Review of African Political Economy. 28 (90), 587-606

Morris, D., Wood, G. and Yaacob, AY., (2001). Securing Diversity in Human Resources: Lessons from Malaysia. Asia Pacific Business Review. 8 (1), 63-79

Wood, G. and Harcourt, M., (2000). The consequences of neo‐corporatism: a syncretic approach. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. 20 (8), 1-22

Wood, G. and Els, C., (2000). The making and remaking of HRM: the practice of managing people in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 11 (1), 112-125

Wood, G., (2000). South African Trade Unions in a Time of Adjustment. Labour/ Le Travail (47), 133-

Wood, G., (2000). South Africa's unfinished business: Organisational change and continuity within the South African National Defence Force. Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 38 (2), 89-104

Wood, G. and Sella, R., (2000). Making human resource development work: a case study on internal training within the Eastern Cape textile industry, South Africa. Human Resource Development International. 3 (4), 451-464

Wood, G., (1999). Democratization in Mozambique: Trends and practices. Democratization. 6 (2), 156-170

Wood, G., (1999). Great crashes in history: Have they lessons for today?. Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 15 (3), 98-109

Warhurst, A., Macfarlane, M. and Wood, G., (1999). Planning for mine closure: Socio‐economic impacts. Minerals & Energy - Raw Materials Report. 14 (3), 21-26

Smith, MR. and Wood, GT., (1998). The end of apartheid and the organisation of work in manufacturing plants in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province. Work, Employment and Society. 12 (3), 479-495

Wood, G. and Haines, R., (1998). Tentative Steps towards Multi-Partyism in Mozambique. Party Politics. 4 (1), 107-118

Wood, G. and Harcourt, M., (1998). The rise of South African trade unions. Labor Studies Journal. 23 (1), 74-92

Wood, G., (1997). No such south. New Scientist. 155 (2099), 57-

SOUTHALL, R. and WOOD, G., (1996). LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE RETURN TO MULTI-PARTYISM IN KENYA. African Affairs. 95 (381), 501-527

Midgley, R. and Wood, G., (1996). Community policing in transition: attitudes and perceptions from South Africa's Eastern Cape Province. Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement. 5 (2), 165-181

Coetzee, J. and Wood, G., (1995). Local odyssey in search of a new space for freedom: biographical accounts of the political struggle in the Eastern Cape (South Africa) in the 1980s. South African Journal of Sociology. 26 (1), 1-9

Haines, R. and Wood, G., (1995). What of the youth? Aspirations and survival strategies from the Eastern Cape. Development Southern Africa. 12 (4), 605-612

Coetzee, JK. and Wood, GT., (1993). How the vote will go: a survey of African potential voters in the Eastern Cape. Politikon. 20 (2), 25-45

Haines, R. and Wood, G., (1993). Space for theory. Journal of Contemporary African Studies. 12 (1), 92-103

Wood, G. and Mills, G., (1992). The present and future role of the Transkei defence force in a changing South Africa. Journal of Contemporary African Studies. 11 (2), 255-269

Books (4)

(2017). The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds. 9780198754800

(2016). The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations. 9780198746546

(2014). The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems. 9780199695096

Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2012). Handbook of institutional approaches to international business. 9781849807685

Book chapters (17)

Wood, G. and Szamosi, LT., (2016). Recruitment and selection: Debates, controversies and variations in Europe. In: International Human Resource Management: Contemporary HR Issues in Europe. 282- 296. 9781317681557

Wood, G. and Horwitz, F., (2015). Theories and institutional approaches to HRM and employment relations in selected emerging markets. In: Handbook of Human Resource Management in Emerging Markets. 19- 41. 9781781955017

Brookes, M., Wood, G. and Brewster, C., (2014). Variations in financial participation in comparative context. In: Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective. 39- 58. 9781315796079

Wood, G., (2014). South African multinationals in Africa: Growth and controversy. In: Handbook of Emerging Market Multinational Corporations. 222- 238. 1782544992. 9781782545019

Dibben, P. and Wood, G., (2013). Privatization and employment relations in Africa: The case of mozambique. In: Effective People Management in Africa. 72- 93. 9781137337177

Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2012). Institutions and comparative business studies: Supranational and national regulation. In: Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business. 3- 17. 9781849807685

Bischoff, C. and Wood, G., (2012). The practice of HRM in Africa in comparative perspective. In: Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management. 494- 511. 9781847207265

Wood, G., Psychogios, A., Szamosi, LT. and Collings, DG., (2012). Institutional approaches to comparative HRM. In: Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management. 27- 50. 9781847207265

Brewster, C., Goergen, M. and Wood, G., (2011). Corporate governance systems and industrial relations. In: The Future of Employment Relations: New Paradigms, New Approaches. 238- 252. 9780230349421

Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G., (2011). Corporate Governance: Nonequity Stakeholders. In: Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice. 469- 495. 9780470499139

Dibben, P. and Wood, G., (2011). Union renewal: Objective circumstances and social action. In: The International Handbook of Labour Unions: Responses to Neo-Liberalism. 29- 43. 9781848448629

Wood, G., (2011). Governance, finance and employment relations. In: Research Handbook on the Future of Work and Employment Relations. 279- 295. 9781848448469

Wood, G., (2011). Employment relations in South Africa and Mozambique. In: Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations. 303- 321. 9780857936318

Wood, G., (2010). Employee Participation in Developing and Emerging Countries. In: The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations. 9780191584817

Collings, DG. and Wood, G., (2009). Human resource management: A critical approach. In: Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach. 1- 16. 0203876334

Wood, G., (2004). Negating or affirming the organising model? The case of the congress of south african trade unions. In: Unions in the 21st Century: An International Perspective. 220- 238. 9780230524583

Mellahi, K. and Wood, GT., (2004). HRM in Malaysia. In: Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific. 201- 220. 020364316X

Conferences (2)

Demirbag, M., Wood, GT. and Makhmadshoev, D., Legal Origin and Corporate Social Responsibility around the World

Demirbag, M., Yaprak, A. and Wood, GT., Emerging Market Multinationals’ Post-Acquisition Challenges: A Propositional Inventory of Extant Research and Future Research Directions

Scholarly Editions (1)

Goergen, M., Chahine, S., Wood, G. and Brewster, C., Public Listing, Context and CSR: The Effects of Legal Origin

Grants and funding

2015

Supply chain accounting and employment practices in the rising economies: global commodity chains, cost effectiveness and competitiveness

Economic & Social Research Council

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