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Research Profile

Prof Theo Nichols 


Selected Publications

Books: 

Turkey and the EU: A Survey Report on the Views of Turkish Trade Unionists and those in Seven EU Member States - Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Sweden Slovakia and the United Kingdom [with Nadir Sugur], Brussels, European Trade Union Confederation, 2010, 157 pages.

Fair Treatment at Work Report: Findings from the 2008 Survey [with Ralph Fevre, Gillian Prior and Ian Rutherford] London, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Employment Relations Research Series No. 103, 2009, vii + 240 pages.

Workplace Health and Safety: International Perspectives on Worker Representation [with David Walters, eds] Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, xv + 232 pages.

Worker Representation And Workplace Health And Safety [With David Walters] Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, x + 177 pages.

Patterns of Work in the Post-Fordist Era: Fordism and Post-Fordism [with Huw Beynon eds.] Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006, volume 2, x + 645 pages.

Patterns of Work in the Post-Fordist Era: Fordism and Post-Fordism [with Huw Beynon eds.] Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006, volume 1, xxv + 494 pages.

The Fordism of Ford and Modern Management: Fordism and Post-Fordism [with Huw Beynon, eds] Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2006, volume 2, vii + 507 pages.

The Fordism of Ford and Modern Management: Fordism and Post-Fordism [with Huw Beynon, eds] Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2006, volume 1, xix + 485 pages.

The Other Carworkers: Work, Organisation and Technology in the Maritime car carrier Industry [with Erol Kahveci], Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, xv + 211 pages.

Labour in a Global World: Case Studies from the White Goods Industry in Africa, South America, East Asia and Europe [with Surhan Cam], Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, xiv + 243 pages.

The Role and Effectiveness of Safety Representatives in Influencing Workplace Health and Safety [with Walters, D.R., Connor, J., Tasiran, A.C. and Cam, S.], Sudbury: HSE Books, 2005, xvi + 159 pages.

Global İşletme, Yeral Emek: Türkiye’de İşçiler ve Modern Fabrika [with Nadir Sugur], Istanbul, 2005: İletişim Yayinlari [ translation of Nichols and Sugur 2004], 271 pages.

Global Management, Local Labour: Turkish Workers and Modern Industry [with Nadir Sugur], London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, ix + 222 pages. Book Review

The Sociology of Industrial Injury, London, Mansell, 1997, xii + 241 pages.

Work and Occupation in Modern Turkey (ed.) [with Erol Kahveci and Nadir Sugur], London, Mansell, 1996, viii + 221 pages.

The British Worker Question: A New Look at Workers and Productivity in Manufacturing, London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986, xvi + 317 pages

White Collar Workers, Trade Unions and Class [with P. Armstrong, R. Carter and C. Smith], London, Croom Helm, 1986, 215 pages

Capital and Labour: Studies in the Capitalist Labour Process (ed) Fontana/Athlone Press, 1980, 476 pages

Living with Capitalism: Class Relations in the Modern Factory [with H. Beynon], London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1977, xvi + 204 pages

Workers Divided: A Study in Shopfloor Politics [with P. Armstrong], Glasgow, Fontana, 1976, 221 pages

Safety or Profit: Industrial Accidents and the Conventional Wisdom [with P. Armstrong], Falling Wall Press, Bristol, 1973

Ownership, Control and Ideology, London, Allen and Unwin, 1969, 272 pages

 

Other Publications since 2000

'Disaffection with Trade Unions in China: Some Evidence from SOEs in the Auto Industry' [with Wei Zhao] Industrial Relations Journal, 41 (1) 2010, 19-33.

‘Trust, Employer Exposure and the Employment Relation’ [with Andy Danford and Ali C. Tasiran], Economic and Industrial Democracy, 2009 30 (2): 244–268

‘Trade Unions, Institutional Mediation and Industrial Safety- Evidence from the UK’,[with David Walters and Ali C. Tasiran] Journal of Industrial Relations, 2007 49 (2), 211-226.

‘Representation and Consultation on Health and Safety in Chemicals: An Exploration of Limits to the Preferred Model’, [with David Walters], Employee Relations, Special Issue on Health and Safety at Work and its Relevance to Employment Relations Research, 2006, 28 (3), 230-54.

'The Production and Reproduction of Trade Union Autocracy in the Turkish Metal Working Industry' [with Nadir Sugur] in P. Stewart (ed.) Employment, Trade Union Renewal and the Future of Work: The Experience of Work and Organisational Change, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004

‘Industry’ in T, Bennett, L. Grossberg and M. Morris eds New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society, 2005,Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 184-6.

‘Work’ in T, Bennett, L. Grossberg and M. Morris eds New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society, 2005, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 374-6.

‘Factory Regimes and the Dismantling of Established Labour in Asia: A Review of Cases from Large Manufacturing Plants in China, South Korea and Taiwan’ [with Sürhan Çam, Wen-chi Grace Chou, Soonok Chun, Zhao Wei and Feng Tongqin] Work, Employment and Society, 2004, 18 (4) December, 663-85.

‘Türkiye'de Toplam Kalite Yönetimi Uygulamaları: Beyaz Eşya, Otomotiv Ve Tekstil Sektörü Üzerine Bir Araştırma’, [with N. Sugur and S. Sugur] Ankara Üniversitesi, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Dergisi, 59 (2) June 2004 [‘The Application of Total Quality Management Techniques in Turkey: The White Goods, Car and Textile Industries’, Ankara University, Review of the Faculty of Political Sciences] ISSN 0378-2921

‘Signs of Change in Turkey’s Working Class: Workers’ Age-Related Perceptions in the Modern Manufacturing Sector’ [with N. Sugur and A.C. Tasiran] British Journal of Sociology, 2003,54 (4)

‘Factory Regimes and the Dismantling of Established Labour in Asia: A Review of Cases from Large Manufacturing Plants in China, South Korea and Taiwan’ [with S. Cam] School of Social Sciences Working Paper 44, Cardiff University, 2003.

‘Muhacir Bulgarian Workers in Turkey: Their Relation to Management and Fellow Workers in the Formal Employment Sector’ [with Nadir Sugur, Ali C. Tasiran and Serap Sugur] Middle Eastern Studies, 2003: 39 (2) April 37-54

‘The Rise and Transformation of the of the UK Domestic Appliances Industry’ [with Beynon, H., Cam, S. and Fairbrother, P.] School of Social Sciences Working Paper 42, Cardiff University, 2003.

‘International Sector Comparison of Management Strategy and Employee Relations: An Outline of Developments’ [with Huw Beynon, Peter Fairbrother and Surhan Cam] The Future of Work Bulletin 4, August 2002

'The Production and Reproduction of Trade Union Autocracy in the Turkish Metal Working Industry' [with nadir Sugur] in P. Stewart (ed.) Organisational Change and the Future of Work: The Experience of Work and Organisational Change, Leeds: Economic and Social Research Council Future of Work Programme April 2002

‘Beyond Cheap Labour: Trade Unions and Development in the Turkish Metal Industry’, [with Sugur, N. and Demir, E.) The Sociological Review, 2002: 50 (1) February

‘Globalised Management and Local Labour: The Case of the White Goods Industry in Turkey’ [with Sugur, N. and Demir, E.] Industrial Relations Journal, 2002: 33 (1): March

‘The Emergence of a New Generation of Workers in Turkish Industry: An Examination of Age-Related Differences’, [with Sugur, N., Tasiran, A. C.and Sugur,S], School of Social Sciences Working Paper 21, Cardiff University, 2002.

‘Immigrant Labour in the Turkish Textile Industry: The Case of the Muhacir Turks’ [with Sugur, N. and Sugur,S.], School of Social Sciences Working Paper 15, Cardiff University, 2001.

‘The Production and Reproduction of Trade Union Autocracy in the Turksih Metalworking Industry’, [with Sugur, N. and Demir, E.], School of Social Sciences Working Paper 10, Cardiff University, 2001.

‘Labour in a Global World: Management Strategy and Worker Response in the Turkish White Goods Industry’, [with Sugur, N. and Demir, E.], School of Social Sciences Working Paper 09, Cardiff University, 2001.

‘The Condition of Labour- A Retrospect’, Capital & Class 75, Special Issue Celebrating 25 Years of Independent Marxist Theory, 2001: 185-98.

‘OHS Management Systems in the UK and Ontario, Canada: A Political Economy Perspective’[with Eric Tucker] in K. Frick, P.l. Jensen, M. Quinlan and T. Wilthagen eds. Systematic Occupational Health and Safety Management, Amsterdam: Elsevir/ Arbetslivsinstitutet, 2000: 285-309