2. Working Papers

Working papers currently being written

Whyman, P. B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2015) 'Workplace flexibility practices in SMEs in Britain during the economic recovery', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B., Baimbridge, M. J,, Buraimo, B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2015) 'Workplace flexibility practices and absenteeism', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2015) 'Workplace flexibility practices and workforce nationality composition - an analysis in Britain', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B., Baimbridge, M. J., Buraimo, B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2014-5) 'Workplace flexibility practices and redundancies, Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2013) 'Workplace flexibility practices and workforce nationality composition', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B.  Baimbridge, M. J, and Petrescu, A. I. (2012) 'Determinants of charitable giving', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2012) 'Socio-economic impact study in Lancashire', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Whyman, P. B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2011) 'Workplace flexibility practices in Lancashire SMEs during the economic recovery', Working Paper. Preliminary version (not available for dissemination).

Working papers which were the basis for finalised research projects or papers

Whyman, P. B. and Petrescu, A. I. (2010) 'SME workplace flexibility and performance during recession', Working Paper, LIEBR, University of Central Lancashire. January. Not available for dissemination. December.

Whyman, P. B., Baimbridge, M. J., Buraimo, B.  and Petrescu, A. I. (2008) 'Workplace flexibility and corporate performance: Challenges for the British private sector in a dynamic environment', Working Paper. Not available for dissemination. December

Siebers, P.O., Aickelin, U., Battisti, G., Celia, H., Clegg, C. W., Fu, X., De Hoyos, R., Iona, A., Peixoto, A., and Petrescu, A. I. (2008) "Enhancing productivity: The role of management practices", Advanced Institute of Management Research, Working Paper No. 065-February. Available online < http://www.aimresearch.org/aim-publications/working-papers/wp-065-Enhancing-Productivity > Download

Fu, X. and Petrescu, A. I. (2007) “The impact of management practices on firm productivity in manufacturing and retail sectors in Britain: Evidence from the WERS 04 dataset”, Working Paper, Preliminary version. Not available for dissemination.

Fu, X. and Petrescu, A. I. (2007) “Management practices and productivity in the retail sector: A review”, Working Paper, Preliminary version. Not available for dissemination.

Petrescu, A. I. (2006) ‘Determinants of work effort in Britain: Managerial and employee perspectives’, Thesis Chapter, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Not available for dissemination.

Bradley, S., Petrescu, A. I., Simmons, R. (2005) ‘Cherry picking in the British labour market: Are trained workers more likely to be promoted?’, Thesis Chapter, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Not available for dissemination.

Bradley, S., Petrescu, A. I., Simmons, R. (2004) ‘The impacts of human resource management practices and pay inequality on workers' job satisfaction’, Working Paper, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Available at: http://www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/publications/viewpdf/000276/