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McMullen, John – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2011
It is well known that bullying and work-related stress are real issues. "Bullying Survey 2005" revealed a number of insights into bullying at work. Much of this is down to lack of managerial skills. Individuals who have previously not been recruited or trained as managers have become managers but without the necessary skills set to carry out their…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Bullying, Anxiety, Employees
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McMullen, John – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2008
In this article, the author discusses the process of organizational change, focusing on the distinction between contractual terms and conditions and non-contractual working conditions and the effect this distinction has on changes, and on contract termination and redundancy procedures. He then outlines the United Kingdom's Transfer of Undertakings…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Organizational Change, Foreign Countries, Human Resources
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McMullen, John – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2008
This is the second part of a paper based on one delivered at the AUA Annual Conference, Promoting Excellence in HE Management, at the University of Nottingham, 2-4 April 2007. It continues discussion of the application of employment legislation to university restructuring exercises, and in particular, the application of the Transfer of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Employment, Human Resources, Labor Legislation