Dr Valentina Paolucci

School of Business

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

(01) 474 7537


Research Interests

Labour market flexibility, collective bargaining, collective bargaining in multinational companies, role of trade unions in fighting precarity. 

Research Projects

Title Role Description Start date End date Amount
CODEBAR - Comparisons in decentralised bargaining: towards new relations between trade unions and works councils PI 06/06/2021 31/08/2022 19031.94

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2019 Aurora Trif, Valentina Paolucci (2019) 'Employee Relations in Context: Globalization, Uncertainties, and Dynamics of Change' In: International Comparative Employee Relations. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar. [Link]
2019 Aurora Trif, Valentina Paolucci (2019) 'From legal support to frontal assault on collective bargaining in Romania: a story of two tales since 2000' In: Collective Bargaining in Europe. Brussels : ETUI. [Link]

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2021 Trif A.; Paolucci V.; Kahancová M.; Koukiadaki A. (2021) 'Power resources and successful trade union actions that address precarity in adverse contexts: The case of Central and Eastern Europe'. Human Relations, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Valentina Paolucci, Paul Marginson (2020) 'Collective bargaining towards mutual flexibility and security goals in large internationalised companies—why do institutions (still) matter?'. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS JOURNAL, . [Link] [DOI]
2019 Valentina Paolucci, Manuela Galetto (2019) 'The collective bargaining of flexicurity: A case for sector-level analysis? The Italian chemical and metalworking sectors compared'. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (UK), . [Link] [Full-Text]
2017 Valentina Paolucci (2017) 'The role of collective bargaining in addressing flexibility and security'. European Journal of Industrial Relations, . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1177/0959680116687091 [Full-Text]

Published Report

Year Publication
2023 V. Paolucci, W.K Roche, T. Gormley (2023) Collective Bargaining in Ireland. European Commission, . [Full-Text]
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