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Journal of Industrial Relations

University of Sydney Business School, Australia
University of Sydney Business School, Australia
Associate Editors:
University of Sydney Business School, Australia
University of Sydney Business School, Australia
University of Sydney Business School, Australia
Book Review Editor:
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
2013 Impact Factor: 0.649
2013 Ranking: 14/26 in Industrial Relations & Labor
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

The Journal of Industrial Relations is an ISI-ranked, peer-reviewed international journal administered by the Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA) and currently based at the University of Sydney. The editors invite scholarship from a range of disciplinary perspectives, examining any aspect of employment relations. Contributions exploring the traditional concerns of industrial relations as well as studies addressing the intersection of workplace, family and community are welcome. We publish rigorous qualitative and multi-method analyses, including theoretically-informed case studies and international and comparative papers.

The ALERA was established in May 1958 and the first issue of the Journal of Industrial Relations appeared in the following year. Today, as then, the ALERA brings together representatives of management, the trade unions, the government services and the professions, as well as specialists in the various academic disciplines concerned with industrial relations.

“The Journal of Industrial Relations is one of the prime outlets for research on work, labour and employment relations. The journal is international in scope and has an authorship and readership from across the globe. For researchers in Europe, it is a principal source of theory and evidence on global developments in the world of work and a desirable place in which to publish: JIR is a journal to which one sends one's best work.” Edmund Heery, Cardiff University, UK

JIR is a terrific source of information about the wide-ranging changes occurring at the workplace. The journal reports on international and comparative developments in articles written by leading academic authorities. The articles are well researched with a variety of methodologies used to analyze original data." Harry C. Katz, Cornell University, USA

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Frequency: 5 Times/Year eISSN: 1472-9296 ISSN: 0022-1856
Months of Distribution: February , April , June , September , November Current Volume: 57 Current Issue: 2
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