Completed PhD Theses


All theses are full-text online. Where available, theses are linked to TSpace, UofT's open access repository. Theses marked with an asterix are linked to the UofT Libraries Catalogue.

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Aleks, Rachel. Union Strategies and Potential Targets for New-Member Organizing in the United States, 2014. 

Arshoff, Alana. The Linear Relationship Between the Difficulty Level Connoted by a Primed Goal and Task Performance, 2014. 

*Banerjee, Rupa. Employment disadvantage of immigrants and visible minorities: evidence from three Canadian surveys, 2008.

Bentham, Karen. The determinants and impacts of employer resistance to union certification in Canada, 1999.

*Bergeron, Jean-Guy. Unionization in the private service sector, 1993.

Boodoo, Muhammad Umar Aabid. Institutions and stakeholder influence on CEO compensation and corporate social responsibility. 2016.

Brown, Travor C. The effectiveness of outcome goals, learning goals, and self-talk training in improving an individual's team-playing behavior, 1999.

Cowell, Noel M. The use of workplace innovations in a developing economy: the case of Jamaica, 2000.

Curran, Bruce J. Three essays on legal issues impacting the employment relationship in Canada2015.

Damp, Alycia. Knowledge Theft at Work: A Victim's Perspective, 2022.

*Eaton, John. Union renewal in Canada : strategies, tactics, and public perceptions, 2005.

*Eden, Genevieve. Unjust dismissal in the Canadian federal jurisdiction, 1990.

*Fang, Tony Tao. Public policy, occupational pension plans, and alternative retirement savings programs, 2004.

*Goldenberg, James. Three essays on occupational safety, 2006.

Gomez, Rafael. The effect of social capital, salary compression and equity on individual and organizational performance, 2000.

Huang, Xiaoyu. Three essays on strategic human resource management. 2016.

He, Qian. Disadvantaged Groups in the Labour Market: Older Workers, Younger Workers, and Nonstandard Workers, 2013.

*Hebdon, Robert. Industrial conflict under Ontario's no-strike laws, 1992.

*Hyatt, Douglas Edward. Issues in the compensation of injured workers: returns to risk, work incentives and accommodation, 1992. 

*Kay, Patricia J. The non-economic impacts of pay equity adjustments: employee attitudes and behaviours, 1999.

Koebel, Kourtney. Three Essays on the Social Determinants of Labour Supply, 2022.

Lamb, Danielle. Topics in Canadian Aboriginal Earnings, Employment and Education: An Empirical Analysis2012.

Lee, Byron. Three Essays on Total Returns to the Employment Relationship, 2011.

Linden, Amy. The Motherhood Penalty: Evidence from a Field Experiment2015.

Lonti, Zsuzsanna. The impact of work characteristics and technological change on the adoption of workplace practices in government workplaces, 2000.

*Luchak, Andrew Anthony. Employer-sponsored pension plans: an empirical analysis of quality of  information, job change and retirement plans, and employee preferences, 1995.

Marzi, Elham. The Role of Empowerment on the Relationship between Flexible Work Arrangements, Work-Life Balance, and Job Satisfaction in the Canadian Public Sector. 2018. 

*Mazerolle, Maurice Joseph Alexander. The long-term employment outcomes of individuals following job loss from plant closures, 1993.

*Mock, Ted. Three papers on the impact of workplace practices and of unions on organizational outcomes, 2005.

*Paredes Fonseca, Maria Francisa. Learning dynamics and social interaction among knowledge workers in the electronics industry: evidence from Canada and Mexico, 2004.

Pitek, Joanna. Flexible Work Arrangements and Co-Worker Perceptions: The Relationship Between Values, Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment, 2015.

Pucic, John. Ethical Leadership in the Employment Relationship: Evidence From Three Canadian Surveys, 2011.

*Renaud, Stephane. Union membership, total compensation, and job satisfaction in Canada, 1996.

*Riddell, Christopher Mark. Three essays on labour policy, 2003.

Saksida, Tina. Three Essays on the Individual, Task-, and Context-Related Factors Influencing the Organizational Behaviour of Volunteers. 2014. 

*Shantz, Amanda. An exploratory field experiment of the effect of non-conscious and conscious goals on employee performance, 2008. 

Singh, Gangaram. Work after early retirement1998. 

*Slinn, Sara. The union certification experience in Ontario, 1993-1998. 2003.

*Stephen, Maureen Diane. Collective bargaining outcomes and the performance of the firm, 1993.

*Thomas, Mark Edward. The effect of expedited, tripartite, and conventional arbitration on arbitration outcomes, 2002.

*Venne, Rosemary Amelia. Alternative worktime arrangements: the compressed workweek,1993. 

*Wald, Steven Jay. The overqualification of Canadian workers, 2004.

*Walsworth, Scott John. Three essays on the international workplace in Canada, 2006.

Wang, Jing. Work-Life Balance Programs in Canadian Workplaces: Factors Affecting Availability and Utilization, 2010.

*Weststar, Johanna. Studies of learning and work : job control, participation in learning and underemployment, 2007.

*White, George Francis. Determinants of professional unionization in Canada, 1993. 

Xiu, Lin. Three Essays on Employment and Compensation in China2010. 

Yao, Yao. Uberizing the Legal Profession: Three Essays on Lawyers in Digital Platform-based Legal Services, 2021.

*Yap, Margaret. Gender and Racial Differentials in Compensation, Promotion and Separations in Canada. 2004.

Zemlyanukhina, ViktoriyaAspects of Linguistic Integration of Recent Immigrants to Canada: Determinants of English Language Proficiency, Role of English in Labour Market Integration Outcomes and Skills Utilization2011.

Zhang, Qian. Integrating Relational Perspectives into Strategic Human Resource Management: Three Papers on Strategic Relational Human Resource Management, 2023.

Zhang, Tingting. The Regulation of Occupations and Labour Market Outcomes in Canada: Three Essays on the Relationship between Occupational Licensing, Earnings and Internal Labour Mobility. 2017