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The Geographies of Temporary Staffing Unit (GOTSU)

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Conference and Seminar presentations

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2009

Transnational agencies and the creation of national temporary staffing markets’, (PDF, 380KB).
Presentation to the conference on ‘Developing Theoretical Approaches in Labour Geography’, Department of Geography, University of Liverpool, 11-12th June 2009.

The embedded transnational: the globalization of the temporary staffing industry’, (PDF, 380KB).
Seminar to the Department of Social and Economic Geography, University of Uppsala, 8th May 2009.

The globalization of the temporary staffing industry’ (PDF, 317KB).
Seminar to the Department of Public Administration Korea University, 3rd February 2009.

2008

The embedded transnational: the internationalisation strategies of the leading transnational temporary staffing agencies’, (PDF, 365KB).
Geography Seminar at Trinity College, Dublin, 5th November 2008.

Variegated temporary staffing markets’, (PDF, 108KB).
Presentation to the 13th International Metropolis Conference, Bonn, Germany, 27-31st October 2008.

Varieties of temporary staffing: evidence from five countries’, (PDF, 107KB).
Presentation to the ‘Globalization and the Service Workplace Workshop’, Peter Hall Institute, UBC, 17-19th October 2008.

Role of TSA in Facilitating Polish Migration into the UK’, (PDF, 395KB).
Presentation to EWERC Graduate Forum, October 2008. 

Varieties of temporary staffing: evidence from five countries’, (PDF, 160KB).
Presentation to ‘Transforming Work: a multi-disciplinary conference on new forms of employment and their regulation’, Oxford, 4-5th September 2008.

Varieties of temporary staffing: evidence from five countries’, (PDF, 420KB).
ESRC Research Seminar ‘Changing Cultures of Competitiveness’ Manchester, 9th July 2008.

The Recruitment of A8 Workers into the UK’, (PDF, 534KB).
Presentation to the Harvard Manchester Graduate Summer School on Immigration and Diversity, June 2008.

The role of TSA in A8 migration’, (PDF, 160KB).
Presentation to the Economic Geography Postgraduate Symposium, May 2008.

Post-socialist varieties of temporary staffing: evidence from the Czech Republic and Poland’, (PDF, 135KB).
Alfred P Sloan Foundation Industry Studies Annual Conference, Boston, May 1-2 2008.

The embedded transnational: the internationalisation strategies of the leading 20 transnational temporary staffing agencies’ (PDF, 230KB).
AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, 19th April 2008.

2007

Temporary staffing agencies and the changing nature of the Japanese labour market’ (PDF, 200KB).
Second Global Conference on Economic Geography, Beijing, June 2007.

2006

 ‘Mutual transformations: temporary staffing agencies and the restructuring of the Japanese labour market’ (PDF, 175KB).
Organisational geographies of power paper session, RGS-IBG Annual Conference, 30 August - 1 September 2006.

The globalization of the temporary staffing industry: the case of Australia’. (PDF, 150KB).
Association of American Geographers Conference, Chicago 2006.

2005

Mapping the globalization of the temporary staffing industry’. (PDF, 3.40MB).
RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London 2005.

2003

'Making Manchester 'flexible': competition and change in the temporary staffing industry', (PDF, 280KB).
Seminar at the School of Geography, University of Manchester, 8 October.

'Temporary staffing, 'geographies of circulation' and the business of 'emerging markets'', (PDF, 38KB).
Paper presentation at the Association of American Geographers annual conference, New Orleans, 7 March.

'Competitive flexibilities: entrepreneurial urbanism and the delivery of 'on the ground' labour flexibility', (PDF, 28KB).
Paper presentation at the Association of American Geographers annual conference, New Orleans, 6 March.

2002

'Growth dynamics, regulatory futures and the restructuring of the temporary staffing industry', (PDF, 82KB).
Seminar at Leeds University Business School, 10 April.

'Globalisation in action: the restructuring of the temporary staffing industry', (PDF, 101KB).
Seminar at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, University of Newcastle, 20 February.

2001

'Re-regulating UK temporary staffing industry: structure and restructure', (PDF, 30KB).
Work, Employment and Society conference, University of Nottingham, 11-13 September.

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