Danat Valizade

Danat Valizade
University of Leeds · Division of Work and Employment Relations

PhD

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October 2019 - present
University of Leeds
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
January 2016 - October 2019
University of Leeds
Position
  • Lecturer
November 2014 - December 2015
University of Leeds
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (25)
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This study investigates the social protection of workers in the platform economy at the request of the European Parliament's Employment and Social Affairs Committee. The report reviews literature and previous research on the platform economy with the aims of defining it and developing a typology for understanding its nature. It discusses the growth...
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Intersectionality theory is concerned with integrating social characteristics to better understanding complex human relations and inequalities in organizations and societies (McCall 2005). Recently, intersectionality research has taken a categorical and quantitative turn as scholars critically adopt but retain existing social categories to explain...
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High levels of economic inequality are widely viewed as a key challenge facing both advanced industrial and developing economies. Country-level studies have consistently shown a negative link between income inequality and trust in others. This is typically attributed to greater social distance within unequal societies. Do we observe similar relatio...
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This article reveals the extent of international inequalities in the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on participation in paid work. Drawing on World Systems Theory (WST) and a novel quasi-experimental analysis of nationally representative household panel surveys across 20 countries, the study finds a much sharper increase in the likelihoo...
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Purpose This paper examines the extent of bargaining concessions in recession through investigating the effects of union bargaining on pay, job security and workforce composition. Design/methodology/approach Drawing on an original survey ( n = 400) of workplace level trade union bargaining units in England, the authors employed latent class analys...
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Active labour market policies (ALMPs) have evolved as pivotal social policy instruments designed to place the unemployed and other disadvantaged groups in sustainable employment. Yet, little is known about what drives employer participation in such initiatives. This article provides a nuanced account of the socio-economic aspects of the demand-side...
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Background Little is known about how the workforce influences quality in long term care facilities for older people. Staff numbers are important but do not fully explain this relationship. Objectives To develop theoretical explanations for the relationship between long-term care facility staffing and quality of care as experienced by residents. D...
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Unionized workers tend to be less satisfied with their jobs than their non‐union counterparts. Despite 40 years of research that has sought to explain this phenomenon, the causes of this relationship are not fully understood. Drawing on nationally representative panel data from the UK, this study uses quasi‐experimental methods to compare how the j...
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Beyond broad recognition that ‘staff influence quality’, little is known about the care home workforce and its relationship to quality. Our study examines this relationship for the first time in the UK. Quality is a complex, contested and dynamic concept: we have operationalised this concept using data collected at national and organisational level...
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The article presents emerging evidence on the development of the platform economy, paying particular attention to the motivations for entering platform work, the conditions of platform work and the extent of social protections afforded platform workers. Debate thus far has tended to be highly speculative and lacking in grounded empirical analysis,...
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The article presents emerging evidence on the development of the platform economy, paying particular attention to the motivations for entering platform work, the conditions of platform work and the extent of social protections afforded platform workers. Debate thus far has tended to be highly speculative and lacking in grounded empirical analysis,...
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This article draws on an original comparative survey of employers in the UK and Denmark to analyse the role of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) in employers' recruitment of disadvantaged groups. Using the framework of Bonet et al. to conceptualise agencies delivering ALMPs as labour market intermediaries (LMIs), the effect of ALMPs on employ...
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Recent years have witnessed increased research on the role of workplace partnership in promoting positive employment relations. However, there has been little quantitative analysis of the partnership experiences of employees. This paper examines how the kinds of attributions employees make regarding indirect (union-based) and direct (non-union-base...
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This study examines the mediating role of employee outcomes in terms of the relationship between high-performance work practices (HPWP) and organizational performance. The study presents a 2-1-2 multilevel meditation model in which HPWP and organizational performance (staff absenteeism and patient satisfaction) are measured at the organizational le...
Technical Report
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This report analyses and compares employer engagement in active labour market programmes (ALMPs) in the UK and Denmark. It presents findings from an original survey of over 1,500 employers, examining (i) the extent of employers’ participation in ALMPs in each country and the differences and similarities between them; (ii) the types and degrees of e...
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Purpose – The present study aims to explore the impacts of participative decision-making and information-sharing activities, two relevant constituents of the high performance work practices framework, on employee attitudes and well-being. Design/methodology/approach – The study was undertaken using data from the 2009 National Centre for Partnershi...
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This report explores the potential effect of trade unions on training provision in the British workplace. It does this through an analysis of the Labour Force Survey, covering the period 2001–2013, and in terms of postrecession practice the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Survey. The results show that union members received more training than n...
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Drawing on data from the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Study the present article captures crucial factors that determine employee desire for collective representation mechanisms in the United Kingdom. I utilized the expectancy-value theoretical perspective to estimate the effects of employee-level outcomes such as job satisfaction, employment...

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