Thomas Garavan

Thomas Garavan

Prof Thomas Garavan

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External Examining/Validations

  • Elechi Ogba Organisational commitment in Developing Countries: The case of Nigeria
  • Examiner MSc in Human Resource Management
  • Examiner: MSc in International Business Management, Masters in Business Studies
  • Examiner Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management, MSc in Human Resource Management
  • Examiner MSc in Training and Development, MSc in Human Resource Management
  • Examiner MSc in International Human Resource Management
  • Examiner MSc in Human Resource Development
  • Examiner Diploma in Training and Development, Higher Diploma in Leadership Development, Diploma in Team Supervision (Pharma Production)
  • Examiner BA (Honours) in Accounting and Human Resource Management, BA (Honours) in Business, BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management, MA in Human Resource Management, CIPD Diploma in HRM, CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Development
  • Nagi Millad. A Study of Training and Development in the Libyan Public Service
  • Sophon Yamklin, Managing Corporate Knowledge: Communities of Practice Purposefully Designed for Improving Business Performance.
  • Solomon O. Akrofi, Evaluating the effects of executive learning and development on organisational performance: the moderating effects of firm size and sector.
  • Tunde Emmanuel Odeyemi Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Development: A Study of Nigerian Telecommunications Industry
  • Chief External Examiner, Coventry University Business School.
  • Derek Walsh (DSocSci) How can workplace learning help to reposition Ireland's engineering industry towards a high skills route?
  • Deirdre Bane. Irish Micro Knowledge Based Business Path to SME: Growth Trajectories for Incubation Policy. University of Cape Town.
  • Eaminer MSc in Organisational Change and Development, MSc in Human Resource Development
  • David Griffiths, A methodology and diagnostic management tool for the coordination of Organisational Knowledge Management.
  • David Mankin. Knowledge Sharing processes in academic communities in new university Business Schools.
  • Hazel Carter-Strachan, From University to Work: Workplace Learning and Skills Development among Baccalaureate Graduates.
  • Batool Noshaba, The Professional Development of Academics in Poland.
  • Brian Cawley. (DSocSci) Learning from Policy Fiascos in the Public Sector: the role of interpretation by top management in the Civil Service
  • Richard Douglas, The Chief Learning Officer: A Grounded Theory Approach
  • Roziah Mohd Rasdi. Predicting Malaysian managers’ objective and subjective career success
  • Samir Shrivastava, Towards a new Taxonomy of Managerial Competence: An Open Systems Perspective
  • Thomas McCabe. A study of trust and commitment amongst nursing staff within NHS organisations.
  • Thilageswary Arumugam The Relationship Between Organizational Learning, Organizational Innovativeness; and Service Quality in Malaysian Healthcare Industry?
  • Paul Donovan. (DSocSci) Context and Causation in the Evaluation of Training
  • Philipp Grollmann. Scenarios and strategies for VET in Europe
  • Kwame Owusu. Factors that lead to growth in small firms in the manufacturing sector in Ghana
  • Isaac Wanzige Magoola. Contextual Quality, Performance Management Practice and Member Outcomes Favourability – Evidence from a Study of South Africa and Uganda
  • Jie Chen. The influence of Organizational Socialization Tactics and Information Seeking on Newcomer Adjustment: Evidence from Two Studies in China.
  • Jie Chen, The Influence of Organizational Socialization Tactics and Information Seeking on Newcomer Adjustment: Evidence from Two Studies in China.
  • Liu Xiaoli: Organisational Learning and HRD: The Case of State Owned Enterprises in the P.R. China
  • Ma Tin Cho Mar, Study of Transformational Leadership, Entrepreneurship Dimensions and the Mediating effect of Entrepreneurial Success. The case of SME’s in Australia (Universiti Putra, Malaysia)
  • Ma Tin Cho Mar, Mediation Effect of Locus of Control and Government Policy on the Relationship between Transformational Leadership Dimensions and Entrepreneurship Dimensions.
  • Martin G McCracken. Barriers to Participation in Learning for Mid-Career Managers in the Scottish Life Assurance Industry
  • Mohammad Shahhosseini. Relationships between Transactional, Transformational Leadership Styles, Emotional Intelligence and Job Performance of Bank Managers
  • Moira Watson, Constructing Corporate Capability in Changing Contexts: The Innovation Journey of Strategic Management Development at BankWest.
  • Micheal Sitte, The Influence of the Stakeholder View on Recruitment Practice- a Swiss and German Case Study
  • Mika Luoma. The essence of HRD orientation: evidence from the Finnish metals industry

 

Media Activity

  • Employers need to be educated on Training Merits. Irish Times, 5th December 2001
  • New Cork Company aims to give people positive options. Cork Independent 7th April, 2011
  • Chairman or Chief. Irish Examiner, (26th Feb, 2011)
  • How Safe Are You at Work: Independent Expert Dr. Tom Garavan Gives His View. Garda Review, Vol. 32, 9, October 2004
  • Training Levels on the Slide. Irish Times
  • Its time to make your mind up. The Sunday Times. 24th June, 2012

 

Conference Activity

  • Workshop What can academics learn from practitioners and vice-versa” HRD, Organisational Change and Development Adding Value to Your HRD Practice A workshop for HRD researchers and practitioners, UFHRD, Limerick, October.
  • Conference Organising Committee. The 9th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, IESEG School of Management, University of Lille, France.
  • Conference Organising Committee and Track Chair (Strategic Human Resource Development). AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Academy of Human Resource Development, Washington DC, USA.
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair (Learning and Performance at Work). 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, The Faculty of Adult Education and Human Resource Development, The Univer
  • Conference Chair. 5th UFHRD/ AHRD Conference, Human Resource Development; Cross-Cultural, Comparative and International Perspectives, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland, May 2004.
  • Conference Chair. Fifth International Developing Leadership Capacity Conference, Developing Leadership Capacity in Times of Austerity and Economic Crisis, 4th and 5th July, University of Limerick
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair (Learning and Performance at Work). 13th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, The University Forum for Human Resource Development; The Future of HRD –
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair (Strategic Human Resource Development). AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Academy of Human Resource Development, Chicago Illinois.
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair (Strategic Human Resource Development). AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Academy of Human Resource Development, Denver, Colorado.
  • Conference Organising Committee. International HRD Conference, Minister of Education and Human Resources, Mauritius, 17th and 18th October
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair. International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) (Human Resource Development). University of Limerick, Ireland, 26th to 29th June,
  • Conference Advisory Committee and Track Chair (SMEs and Entrepreneurship). The 10th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, U.K.
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair (Strategic Human Resource Development). AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Academy of Human Resource Development, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.
  • Conference Organising Committee and Stream Chair (Learning and Performance at Work). 12th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, The University Forum for Human Resource Development University of Glouces
  • Doctoral and Early Career Consortium. International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), University of Limerick, Ireland, 25th June

 

Conference/Workshop

  • Joint Conference Chair. 15th UFHRD/AHRD Conference, HRD: Reflecting Upon the Past: Shaping the Future. Edinburgh Napier Business School, 4-6 July 2014, University of Napier.

 

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