Andrew Pendleton

Head of School, Professor of Employee Ownership and Reward
Head of School

Andrew is Head of the School of Management and Governance, and Professor of Employee Ownership and Reward.  Prior to joining UNSW in 2019, he was Head of the Department of Management in Durham University Business School in the UK.  He has also held academic posts at the universities of Bath, Bradford, Kent, Manchester Metropolitan, and York.  He has a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford, and obtained his PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Bath (for a thesis on Management Strategy and Labour Relations in British Rail).

His main areas of research expertise are employee ownership, employee share ownership plans, and corporate governance.  He has published extensively in these areas, and has worked closely with employee share plan practitioners.  He was a member of the UK Inland Revenue Advisory Committee that developed the UK's Share Incentive Plan and Enterprise Management Incentives.

He is a Fellow and Mentor on the Beyster Program in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, and a Visiting Professor at University Pantheon-Assas Paris 2 and at Manchester Metropolitan University.  He has previously held visiting positions at Monash and Sydney universities.

Journal articles
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Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2021, 'Why walk away from an easy gain in wealth? Evidence from a UK stock option plan', Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, vol. 31, pp. 100539 - 100539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbef.2021.100539
2021
Pendleton A; Kuvandikov A; Goergen M, 2021, 'Activist hedge funds and takeovers: their effects on employment and performance', British Journal of Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12507
2021
Kuvandikov A; Pendleton A; Higgins D, 2020, 'The Effect of Mergers and Acquisitions on Employees: Wealth Transfer, Gain-Sharing or Pain-Sharing?', British Journal of Management, vol. 31, pp. 547 - 567, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12386
2020
Pendleton A; Lupton B; Rowe A; Whittle R, 2019, 'Back to the Shop Floor: Behavioural Insights from Workplace Sociology', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 33, pp. 1039 - 1057, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017019847940
2019
Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2018, 'Lack of diversification among employee stock owners: An empirical evaluation of behavioral explanations', Human Resource Management, vol. 57, pp. 1175 - 1187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hrm.21892
2018
Pendleton A; Bryson A; Gospel H, 2017, 'Ownership and Pay in Britain', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 55, pp. 688 - 715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12241
2017
Whitfield K; Pendleton A; Sengupta S; Huxley K, 2017, 'Employee share ownership and organisational performance: a tentative opening of the black box', Personnel Review, vol. 46, pp. 1280 - 1296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PR-09-2016-0243
2017
Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2017, 'The productivity effects of multiple pay incentives', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 38, pp. 588 - 608, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X15583099
2017
Guery L; Pendleton A, 2016, 'Do investments in human capital lead to employee share ownership? Evidence from French establishments', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 37, pp. 567 - 591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X14551999
2016
Matiaske W; Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2016, 'Financial participation - introduction', Management Revue, vol. 27, pp. 217 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.5771/0935-9915-2016-4-217
2016
Kuvandikov A; Pendleton A; Higgins D, 2014, 'Employment Change after Takeovers: The Role of Executive Ownership', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 52, pp. 191 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12012
2014
Westcott M; Pendleton A, 2013, 'Private equity and labour management in Australia: The case of Myer', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 55, pp. 723 - 742, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185613491682
2013
Kalmi P; Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2012, 'Bargaining regimes, variable pay and financial participation: Some survey evidence on pay determination', International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 23, pp. 1643 - 1659, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2012.661993
2012
Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2011, 'Employee share ownership and human capital development: Complementarity in theory and practice', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 32, pp. 439 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X10387650
2011
Gospel H; Pendleton A; Vitols S; Wilke P, 2011, 'New Investment Funds, Restructuring, and Labor Outcomes: A European Perspective', Corporate Governance: An International Review, vol. 19, pp. 276 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8683.2011.00848.x
2011
Pendleton A, 2010, 'Employee participation in employee share ownership: An evaluation of the factors associated with participation and contributions in save as you earn plans', British Journal of Management, vol. 21, pp. 555 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2008.00622.x
2010
Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2010, 'Employee stock ownership, involvement, and productivity: An interaction-based approach', Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 64, pp. 3 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/001979391006400101
2010
Pendleton A, 2010, 'Employee share ownership and investment concentration: Which employee shareholders fail to diversify?', Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 20, pp. 157 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2010.00128.x
2010
Pendleton A; Westcott M, 2009, 'Corporate ownership, governance and employment relations', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 51, pp. 435 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185609339511
2009
Pendleton A, 2009, 'The liberal market model of finance, ownership, and governance: An evaluation of its effect on labour', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol. 47, pp. 133 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1038411109105438
2009
Black B; Gospel H; Pendleton A, 2008, 'The impact of equity markets and corporate governance on labour market flexibility', International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 19, pp. 1792 - 1808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585190802323835
2008
Pendleton A; Deakin S, 2007, 'Corporate governance and workplace employment relations: the potential of WERS 2004', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 38, pp. 338 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2007.00452.x
2007
Black B; Gospel H; Pendleton A, 2007, 'Finance, corporate governance, and the employment relationship', Industrial Relations, vol. 46, pp. 643 - 650, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-232X.2007.00484.x
2007
Pendleton A, 2006, 'Incentives, monitoring, and employee stock ownership plans: New evidence and interpretations', Industrial Relations, vol. 45, pp. 753 - 777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-232X.2006.00450.x
2006
Poutsma E; Kalmi P; Pendleton AD, 2006, 'The relationship between financial participation and other forms of employee participation: New survey evidence from Europe', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 27, pp. 637 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X06069006
2006
Pendleton A, 2005, 'Sellers or keepers? Stock retentions in stock option plans', Human Resource Management, vol. 44, pp. 319 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hrm.20073
2005
Pendleton A, 2005, 'How Far Does the United Kingdom Have a Market-Based System of Corporate Governance? A Review and Evaluation of Recent Developments in the United Kingdom', Competition & Change, vol. 9, pp. 107 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/102452905x38678
2005
Pendleton A; Wilson N; Wright M, 2005, 'Erratum: 'The perception and effects of share ownership: Empirical evidence from employee buy-outs' (British Journal of Industrial Relations (1998) vol. 36 (1) (99-123))', Labour, vol. 19, pp. 801, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9914.2005.00330.x
2005
Kalmi P; Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2005, 'Financial participation and performance in Europe', Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 15, pp. 54 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2005.tb00295.x
2005
Gospel H; Pendleton A, 2003, 'Finance, Corporate Governance and the Management of Labour: A Conceptual and Comparative Analysis', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 41, pp. 557 - 582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00287
2003
Pendleton A, 2003, 'Book Review: The Real World of Employee Ownership', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 45, pp. 266 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/0022185603045002013
2003
Pendleton A; Poutsma E; Van Ommeren J; Brewster C, 2003, 'The incidence and determinants of employee share ownership and profit sharing in Europe', Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms, vol. 7, pp. 141 - 172
2003
Pendleton A, 2003, 'Does privatization create a 'new breed' of managers? A study of the UK railway industry', Human Relations, vol. 56, pp. 85 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726703056001451
2003
Pendleton A; Poutsma E; Brewster C; van Ommeren J, 2002, 'Employee share ownership and profit-sharing in the European Union: incidence, company characteristics, and union representation', Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, vol. 8, pp. 47 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/102425890200800108
2002
Wright M; Pendleton A; Robbie K, 2000, 'Employee ownership in enterprises in Africa and Asia', International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 11, pp. 90 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/095851900340006
2000
Pendleton A, 1999, 'Ownership or competition? An evaluation of the effects of privatization on industrial relations institutions, processes and outcomes', Public Administration, vol. 77, pp. 769 - 791, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9299.00179
1999
Pendleton A; Wilson N; Wright M, 1998, 'The perception and effects of share ownership: Empirical evidence from employee buy-outs', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 36, pp. 99 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00082
1998
Pendleton A, 1997, 'What Impact Has Privatization Had on Pay and Employment? - A Review of the UK Experience', Relations Industrielles, vol. 52, pp. 554 - 579, http://dx.doi.org/10.7202/051186ar
1997
Pendleton A, 1997, 'Characteristics of workplaces with financial participation: evidence from the Workplace Industrial Relations Survey', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 28, pp. 103 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2338.00047
1997
Pendleton A, 1997, 'The evolution of industrial relations in UK nationalized industries', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 35, pp. 145 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00046
1997
Pendleton A; McDonald J; Robinson A; Wilson N, 1996, 'Employee Participation and Corporate Governance in Employee-Owned Firms', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 10, pp. 205 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017096102001
1996
Pendleton A; McDonald J; Robinson A; Wilson N, 1996, 'Employee participation and corporate governance in employee-owned firms', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 10, pp. 205 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017096010002002
1996
Pendleton A; McDonald J; Robinson A, 1995, 'The Impact of Employee Share Ownership Plans On Employee Participation and Industrial Democracy', Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 5, pp. 44 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.1995.tb00382.x
1995
Pendleton A; Robinson A; Wilson N, 1995, 'Does Employee Ownership Weaken Trade Unions? Recent Evidence from the UK Bus Industry', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 16, pp. 577 - 605, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X95164005
1995
Pendleton A, 1994, 'STRUCTURAL REORGANIZATION AND LABOUR MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC ENTERPRISE: A STUDY OF BRITISH RAIL*', Journal of Management Studies, vol. 31, pp. 33 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6486.1994.tb00331.x
1994
Pendleton A, 1994, 'Privatisation and Industrial Relations: A Literature Review and a Case Study', Management Research News, vol. 17, pp. 99 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb028377
1994
Pendleton A; Robinson A; Wilson N, 1993, 'Influencing Strategic Decisions: Worker Directors in UK Bus Companies', Management Research News, vol. 16, pp. 25 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb028292
1993
Pendleton A, 1991, 'The barriers to flexibility: Flexible rostering on the railways', Work Employment & Society, vol. 5, pp. 241 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017091005002006
1991
Pendleton A, 1991, 'Integration and Dealignment in Public Enterprise Industrial Relations: A Study of British Rail', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 29, pp. 411 - 426, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8543.1991.tb00251.x
1991
Pendleton A, 1991, 'Workplace industrial relations in British Rail: change and continuity in the 1980s', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 22, pp. 209 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.1991.tb00638.x
1991
PENDLETON A, 1988, 'MARKETS OR POLITICS? THE DETERMINANTS OF LABOUR RELATIONS IN A NATIONALIZED INDUSTRY', Public Administration, vol. 66, pp. 279 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.1988.tb00695.x
1988
Reports
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Pendleton A, 2019, Financial participation in Europe: opportunities and risks for employees, European Trade Union Institute, Brussels, Belgium, https://www.etui.org/Publications2/Policy-Briefs/European-Economic-Employment-and-Social-Policy/Financial-participation-in-Europe-opportunities-and-risks-for-employees
2019
Book Chapters
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Pendleton A, 2019, 'The effects of cross-border mergers on labour: big challenges, little evidence', in Cremers J; Vitols S (ed.), Exercising voice across borders: workers' rights under the EU Cross-borders Mergers Directive, ETUI, Brussels, pp. 65 - 76, https://www.etui.org/content/download/36268/364209/file/Chapter+3.pdf
2019
Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2018, 'Employee ownership in Britain: development and diversity’', in Guery L; Stevenot A (ed.), Compensation: Managerial Issues and Societal Debates in France and Abroad, Economic, Paris
2018
Pendleton A; Gospel H, 2018, 'Financialisation, pensions, and labour: the UK experience’', in Archer S; Roberts C; Skerrett K; Weststar J (ed.), Pension Funds in the Era of Financialised Capitalism, Labor and Employment Relations Association, Madison, WI
2018
Pendleton A, 2018, 'Financial participation', in Perkins S (ed.), Routledge Companion on Reward Management, Routledge, London, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315231709/chapters/10.4324/9781315231709-28
2018
Ligthart P; Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2018, 'Financial participation: nature and causes of national variation', in Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management Second Edition, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 283 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781784711139
2018
Pendleton A; Robinson A, 2017, '‘Employee ownership in Britain Today’', in blasi J; Michie J; Borzaga C (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-Operative, and Co-Owned Business, Oxford University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199684977.013.30
2017
Pendleton A; Gospel H, 2015, 'Corporate Governance and Human Resource Management', in Managing Human Resources, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 59 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119208235.ch4
2015
Poutsma E; Ligthart PEM; Pendleton A; Brewster C, 2013, 'The development of employee financial participation in Europe', in Global Trends in Human Resource Management, pp. 179 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137304438_10
2013
Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2012, 'Chapter 15: Financial Participation', in Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857938718.00021
2012
Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2012, 'Financial Participation', in Brewster C; Mayrhofer W; Farndale E (ed.), Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management, Edward Elgar Publishing, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857938718.00021
2012
Kaarsemaker E; Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 2010, 'Employee Share Ownership', in The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199207268.003.0013
2010
Gospel H; Pendleton A, 2010, 'Corporate Governance and Employee Participation', in The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199207268.003.0021
2010
Gospel H; Pendleton A, 2007, 'Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison', in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison, pp. 1 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0001
2007
Pendleton A; Gospel H, 2007, 'Markets and Relationships: Finance, Governance, and Labour in the United Kingdom', in Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison, pp. 1 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.003.0003
2007
Pendleton A, 1992, 'ESOPs and Employee Relations', in ESOPS, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 227 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-12938-6_11
1992
Ligthart PEM; Pendleton A; Poutsma E, 'Financial participation: the nature and causes of national variation', in , Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 283 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781784711139.00022
Poutsma E; Ligthart P; Pendleton A; Brewster C, 'The Development of Employee Financial Participation in Europe', in Global Trends in Human Resource Management, Palgrave Macmillan, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137304438.0017
Books
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Gospel H; Pendleton A; Vitols S, 2014, Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour An International Comparison, Oxford University Press
2014
Gospel H; Pendleton A, 2007, Corporate governance and labour management: An international comparison, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001
2007
Pendleton A, 2001, Employee Ownership, Participation and Governance A Study of ESOPs in the UK, Psychology Press
2001

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In my career I have taught Organisational Behavior, Sociology of Work, Human Resource Management, Reward Management, Research Methods, and Employee Ownership and Governance.  I am currently teaching MGMT 3728 Managing Pay and Performance.