Marks, A., Chillas, S., Galloway, L. & Maclean, G. (2017). Confusion and Collectivism in the ICT Sector: Is FLOSS the answer?. Economic and Industrial Democracy.. ISSN 0143-831X
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) workers rarely join trade unions. This is usually explained by the individualised nature of work. We examine broader forms of c...
Grant, K. (in press). HRM and High Performance Workplaces. In Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice. (6). Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137572592
HRM and High Performance Workplaces
Nolan, C. T. & Garavan, T. N. (2016). Problematizing HRD in SMEs : A " Critical " Exploration of Context, Informality, and Empirical Realities. Human Resource Development Quarterly. 27(3), 407-442. doi:10.1002/hrdq.21261. ISSN 1044-8004
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent the backbone of the global economy and therefore are an integral part of the HRD research agenda. The HRD literature has pr...
Since October 2008 the EI has delivered a Graduate Certificate of Management Practice programme designed in conjunction with SELECT (the Electrical Contractors' Association for Scotland).The programme...
Professional Development Leader
Garavan, T., Shanahan, V., Carbery, R. & Watson, S. (2016). Strategic human resource development: towards a conceptual framework to understand its contribution to dynamic capabilities. Human Resource Development International. 19(4), 289-306. doi:10.1080/13678868.2016.1169765. ISSN 1367-8868
Dynamic capabilities have assumed major importance in the strategy and human
resource management literatures. However, discussion of their contribution to strategic
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Cunningham, J. & Duffy, G. (2015). The Use of Imagery in the Campaign Speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and Organization Development Journal. 37(4), 430-449. doi:10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136. ISSN 0143-7739
Purpose – The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investi...
Gubbins, C. & Garavan, T. (2015). Social Capital Effects on the Career and Development Outcomes of HR Professionals. Human Resource Management. 55(2), 241--260. doi:10.1002/hrm.21727. ISSN 0090-4848
HR professionals’ roles require them to be responsive to both employee needs and top management strategies. However, the need to respond to the often competing employee and st...
Grant, K., Maxwell, G. A. & Ogden, S. (2014). Skills utilisation in Scotland: exploring the views of managers and employees. Employee Relations. 36(5), 458-479. doi:10.1108/ER-09-2012-0069. ISSN 0142-5455
– The purpose of this paper is to explore empirically manager and employee views on employees’ skills utilisation in organisations in Scotland.
Hanna, B. (2014). The organisational context of professional and interprofessional ethics. In Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics, 368. Policy Press. doi:10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0003. ISBN 9781447308997
The organisational context of professional and interprofessional ethics.
Sheehan, . M., Garavan, T. N. & Carbery, R. (2012). Innovation and human resource development (HRD). European Journal of Training and Development. 38(1/2), 2-14. doi:10.1108/EJTD-11-2013-0128. ISSN 2046-9012
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a prologue to the issue of human resource development (HRD) and innovation which has been under-researched despite the widesp...
Garavan, T. N., Carbery, R. & Rock, A. (2011). Mapping talent development: definition, scope and architecture. European Journal of Training and Development. 36(1), 5-24. doi:10.1108/03090591211192601. ISSN 2046-9012
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of talent development, define its scope and identify the issues involved in formulating talent development strate...
Garavan, T. N. & Carbery, R. (2011). A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct. European Journal of Training and Development. 36(2/3), 129-157. doi:10.1108/03090591211215579. ISSN 2046-9012
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review published conceptual and research papers within the field of international, comparative and cross‐cultural HRD.Design/methodology/...
MacKenzie, . C. A., Garavan, T. N. & Carbery, R. (2011). Through the looking glass: challenges for human resource development (HRD) post the global financial crisis – business as usual?. Human Resource Development International. 15(3), 353-364. doi:10.1080/13678868.2012.669236. ISSN 1367-8868
An important question for human resource development (HRD) concerns how its practices may have contributed to the global financial crisis. Commentators have highlighted that H...
Garavan, T. N. & McGuire, D. (2010). Human Resource Development and Society: Human Resource Development's Role in Embedding Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Ethics in Organizations. Advances in developing human resources. 12(5), 487-507. doi:10.1177/1523422310394757. ISSN 1523-4223
Human resource development (HRD) is increasingly expected to play a facilitative role in corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability, and ethics in organizations. Ho...
McGuire, D. & Garavan, T. N. (2010). Closing Comments: A Call to Action. Advances in developing human resources. 12(5), 614-616. doi:10.1177/1523422310394435. ISSN 1523-4223
To date, the field of HRD has largely focused on individuals and organisations and has not devoted sufficient attention to its social role and impact. This concluding article ...
McGuire, D. (2010). Engaging Organizations in Environmental Change: A Greenprint for Action. Advances in developing human resources. 12(5), 508-523. doi:10.1177/1523422310394759. ISSN 1523-4223
In the past decade, awareness of environmental issues has increased tremendously and organizations are increasingly looking at ways of becoming more environmentally responsibl...
Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong public sector: a critique o...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainable leadershi...