Introduction

In the concluding chapter of a volume on employee voice, John Budd (2014) noted that interest in the subject matter has never been stronger. There are two points to make about this comment. First it is apparent that there is a burgeoning literature on voice, and second, that interest in voice is spread across a number of academic disciplinary areas. Voice research cuts across the academic discipline areas of industrial/employment relations (ER), labour process theory (LPT), human resource management (HRM) and organisational behaviour (OB), and even beyond these areas there is broader interest in ...

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