Dr. Markus Helfen

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Research Fellow

Address
Boltzmannstr. 20
Room 208a
14195 Berlin
Fax
+49 30 838 56808

Education:

  • Diplom-Volkswirt (equivalent to BA & MA in Economics)

 

Research interests:

  • Organization theory
  • Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations
  • Multinational Service Firms
  • Corporate Control & Financial Institutions

 

Selected Publications (2012-):

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Helfen, M. (2015). Institutionalizing precariousness? The politics of boundary work in legalizing agency work in Germany, 1949–2004. Organization Studies, 36(10): 1387-1422.
  • Helfen, M., Hense, A. & Nicklich, M. (2015). Organisierte Ungleichheit in der Leiharbeit? Industrielle Beziehungen, 22(3-4): 282-304.
  • Helfen, M., Schüssler, E. & Botzem, S. (2015): Legitimation strategies of corporate elites in the field of labor regulation: Changing responses to global framework agreements. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 43: 243-268.
  • Helfen, M. (2014): Netzwerkförmige Tertialisierung und triangularisierte Beschäftigung: Braucht es eine interorganisationale Personalpolitik?, in: Managementforschung 24: 171-206.
  • Sydow, J./Fichter, M./Helfen, M./Sayım, K.D./Stevis, D. (2014): Implementation of global framework agreements: towards a multi-organizational practice perspective, in: Transfer 20(4): 489-503.
  • Helfen, M./Nicklich, M. (2014): Gewerkschaften zwischen Konkurrenz und Kooperation? Inter-organisationale Beziehungen in der Facility Services-Branche, in: Industrielle Beziehungen 21(2): 181-204.
  • Helfen, M./Sydow, J. (2013): Negotiating as institutional work: The case of labour standards and international framework agreements, in: Organization Studies 34(8): 1073-1098.
  • Helfen, M. (2013): Sozialpartnerschaft bei Arbeitgeberverbänden: "Schnee von gestern" oder vor der Renaissance? in: WSI Mitteilungen 66(7): 482-490.
  • Helfen, M./Fichter, M. (2013): Building transnational union networks across global production networks: Conceptualising a new arena of labour-management relations, in: British Journal of Industrial Relations 51(3): 553-576.
  • Helfen, M./Nicklich, M. (2013): Dienstleistungsorientierte Projektifizierung und tarifpolitische Fragmentierung: Zwei Fallstudien aus dem Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, in: Industrielle Beziehungen 20(2): 142-161.
  • Helfen, M. (2012): Institutional continuity in German collective bargaining: Do employer associations contribute to stability?, in: Economic and Industrial Democracy 33(3): 485-503.
  • Helfen, M./Fichter, M./Sydow, J. (2012): Anfänge einer Institutionalisierung grenzüberschreitender Arbeitsbeziehungen? Zur Paradoxie der Internationalen Rahmenabkommen im globalen Dienstleistungssektor, in: Industrielle Beziehungen 19(3): 290-313.

Book chapters and other publications

  • Fichter, M., Helfen, M., und Schiederig, K. (2013): Transnational Solidarity around Global Production Networks? Reflections on the Strategy of International Framework Agreements, in: P. Fairbrother, M.-A. Hennebert and C. Levesque (Hrsg.) Transnational Trade Unionism. Building Union Power, Routledge: New York/London: 203-222.
  • Helfen, M. (2013): Neue Dreiecksverhältnisse, in: Mitbestimmung 59(10): 32-35.
  • Fichter, M./Helfen, M. (2011): Going Local with global policies: Implementing International Framework Agreements in Brazil and the United States, in: Papadakis, K. (Hrsg): Shaping Global Industrial Relations. The Impact of International Framework Agreements. Palgrave MacMillan/ILO: Basingstoke/New York, S. 85-115.

Conference papers

  • Sydow, J./Helfen, M. (2015): Interorganizational HRM and Network Governance: Coordinating for Reliability and Accountability, 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), "Opening Governance", August 7-11, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Helfen, M. (2015): Born of crisis, rejuvenated in crisis? Meta-organizing business firms through ideational brokerage, 31st EGOS Colloquium, July 2–4, 2015, ALBA Graduate Business School, Athens, Greece.
  • Helfen, M./Nicklich, M. (2014): Multi-employer networks and wage inequality: Challenges and opportunities for labor relations in an age of inter-organizational workforce segmentation, EGOS Colloquium, School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • Helfen, M. (2013): The contested institutionalization of precariousness: The legalization of private employment agencies and temporary agency work in Germany, EGOS Colloquium, HEC Montréal & Université de Montréal.
  • Nicklich, M./Helfen, M. (2013): Between institutional continuity and de-institutionalization: Industrial Services as a parallel world of wage-setting, 10th European Conference of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) "Imagining new employment relations and new solidarities", Amsterdam.
  • Helfen, M. (2013): Netzwerkförmige Reorganisation und tarifpolitische Parallelwelten: Heben Unternehmensnetzwerke die tarifpolitischen Institutionen aus den Angeln? 9. Hans-Böckler-Forum zum Arbeits- und Sozialrecht, 21.– 22. März 2013, Berlin.
  • Helfen, M./Sayım, K.Z./Stevis, D./Agtaş, Ö.B. (2012): Europeanization of industrial relations through international framework agreements? Turkey and the USA compared, EGOS colloquium, Aalto University & Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki.


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