Harvey’s research into employment relations in the civil aviation industry has been funded by the International Labour Organisation:
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2009) 'The impact of the financial crisis on labour in the civil aviation industry', International Labour Office, Geneva. Featured in the Study Notes section of People Management (11th March 2010, page 38).
- Turnbull, P., and Harvey, G., (2001) The Impact of 11 September on the Civil Aviation Industry: Social and Labour Effects, International Labour Office Working Paper No. 182, Geneva, December. ISBN 92-2-112937-3.
The European Commission has also sponsored his research in this area:
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2014) 'Evolution of the Labour Market in the Airline Industry due to the Development of the Low Fares Airlines (LFAs)', European Transport Workers' Federation, Brussels (August).
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2012) 'The Development of the Low Cost Model in the European Civil Aviation Industry', European Transport Workers' Federation, Brussels (August).
Professor Geraint Harvey has also published his research in a variety of media, for example:
- The Conversation 6.3.20 - Flybe: could it be time for a government-backed regional airline?
- American Sociological Association blog entry 15.5.17 - Neo-Villeiny: How firms use bogus self-employment to exploit workers
- The Conversation 4.4.17 - Martial arts training for airline staff is a new low for the budget flights industry
- The Conversation 19.5.15 - How our obsession with cheap flights is sparking a security risk beneath our feet
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2020) 'Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations', in Budd, L.C.S., and Ison, S. (Eds.) Air Transport Management: An International Perspective, London: Routledge.
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2020) ‘Is Ryanair the Southwest Airlines of Europe?’, in Dundon, T., and Wilkinson, A. (eds) Case Studies in Work, Employment and Human Resource Management, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
- Harvey, G. (2019) 'Observing Neo Villeiny', in Wheatley, D. (ed) Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives, Edward Elgar.
- Harvey, G. (2017) 'International Employee Relations', in Wintersberger, D. (ed) International Human Resource Management, Kogan Page.
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2017) 'Human Resource Management and the Low Cost Model', in Graham, A., and Halpern, N. (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management, London: Routledge.
- Harvey, G., and Turnbull, P. (2016) 'Employee Relations', in Wilkinson, A., Redman, T., and Dundon, T. (Eds.) Contemporary Human Resource Management, Harlow: Pearson.
His research into work in the fitness industry has been nominated for the 2018 Sage Innovation and Excellence Award:
- Harvey, G., Rhodes, C., Vachhani, S., and Williams, K. (2017) 'Neo-Villeiny and the Service Sector: The Case of Hyper Flexible and Precarious Work in Fitness Centres', Work, Employment and Society, 31(1): 19 - 35.
He has also contributed to debates on ethics, environmental performance, corporate social responsibility and employment relations:
- Harvey, G., Hodder, A., and Brammer, S. (2017) 'Trade Union Participation in CSR Deliberation: An Evaluation', Industrial Relations Journal, 48(1): 42-55.
- Harvey, G., Williams, K., and Probert, J. (2013) 'Greening the Airline Pilot: HRM and the Green Performance of Airlines in the UK', International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(1): 152-166. DOI:10.1080/09585192.2012.669783
- Rhodes, C., and Harvey, G. (2012) 'Agonism and the Possibilities of Ethics for HRM', Journal of Business Ethics, 111, pages 49–59. DOI 10.1007/s10551-012-1441-0.
He is also interested in the relationship between employment relations and employee well-being:
- Harvey has produced research reports for the International Labour Organisation (the tripartite U.N. agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men).
- His research into work in the civil aviation industry has been presented to the European Parliament, European Commission Civil Aviation Social Dialogue Committee and the Dutch Ministry for Environment and Infrastructure.
- His research into work in the fitness industry has featured on the BBC Radio 4 programme Thinking Allowed, the American Sociological Association website, Work in Progress, and in the press media in the US and Europe. The concept of neo-villeiny developed as a result of the research is currently discussed on the A Level Sociology revision site revisesociology.com. The associated journal article, Harvey et al. (2017) see Publications, has an Altmetric score of 73 (placing it in the top 5 per cent of all outputs measured).
- Harvey’s research is also featured in Swansea University’s Exploring Global Problems podcast series which showcases academics talking about how their ground-breaking research helps to tackle a variety of global challenges. Explore his research and findings in, Think you know the benefits to the gig economy? Think again.