Andrew Bratton
Andrew Bratton

Dr Andrew Bratton

Lecturer

Biography

RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

My specialist research interests include sustainable human resource management and the management of the employment relationship within the context of organisational change. My research and knowledge exchange work are focused on environmental leadership, employee engagement, technology and action learning. My knowledge exchange activity centres on organisation design in Europe (European Organisation Design Forum) and North America (Organization Design Forum).

ENGAGING & INNOVATIVE

I have over 13 years' academic and practitioner experience as a business school researcher and lecturer in the UK and Singapore, and previously as a change manager in a Microsoft technology consultancy. I have experience working with a range of organisations in higher education, local government, healthcare, transport, energy, construction, information technology, financial services and hospitality.

ENTERPRISING & INTERNATIONAL

I am the Global Online MBA Programme Leader and Lecturer in Human Resource Management. I hold a PhD from the University of Strathclyde. I have been awarded an honorary fellowship at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, and am currently serving as a Researcher in Residence at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Academic Advisor and Placement Consultant at Projekt 42

 

Editorial Activity

  • Guest editor of a journal special issue of Journal of Organisational Effectiveness: People and Performance

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Chartered Manager (Chartered Management Institute)
  • Research Excellent Awards (University of Strathclyde)

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited keynote speaker at Jaipuria Institute of Management
  • Invited keynote speaker at Edinburgh Futurists
  • Invited guest lecture at Beyond COP26 Conference

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Member of the British Academy of Management
  • Member of European Organisation Design Forum
  • Member of Learning for Sustainability Scotland
  • Academic Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Member of British Universities Industrial Relations Association

 

Non-executive Directorship

  • Non-executive Directorship at Snowtraxx International Ltd.

 

Reviewing

  • Ad hoc reviewer – Industrial and Commercial Training
  • Ad hoc reviewer – International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • Ad hoc reviewer – Resources, Environment and Sustainability
  • Ad hoc reviewer – Journal of Organisational Effectiveness: People and Performance
  • Ad hoc reviewer – Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management
  • Ad hoc reviewer – Employee Relations

 

Visiting Positions

  • Honorary Fellow (Queen Margaret University)

 

Date


76 results

Sustainable HRM and Environmental Sustainability

Book Chapter
Bratton, A. (2022)
Sustainable HRM and Environmental Sustainability. In J. Bratton, J. Gold, A. Bratton, & L. Steele (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

HRM in Practice: Safeguarding the lives of BAME key workers

Other
Bratton, A. (2022)
HRM in Practice: Safeguarding the lives of BAME key workers. [Teaching resource in 'Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach']. London

HRM in Practice: Is the national living wage a departure from a deregulated labour market?

Other
Denham, D., & Bratton, A. (2022)
HRM in Practice: Is the national living wage a departure from a deregulated labour market?. [Teaching resource in 'Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach']. London

Chapter case: Sustaintricity Co.

Other
Bratton, A. (2022)
Chapter case: Sustaintricity Co. [Teaching resource in 'Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach']. London

HRM in Practice: Is learning the key to tackling racism in the workplace?

Other
Bratton, A. (2022)
HRM in Practice: Is learning the key to tackling racism in the workplace?. [Teaching resource in 'Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach']. London

Empowering SMEs to embrace the SDGs in a Post-Covid Scotland

Conference Proceeding
Fonseca, A. P., Crossan, K., Hock, T., Bratton, A., & Weaver, M. (2021)
Empowering SMEs to embrace the SDGs in a Post-Covid Scotland. In ISBE Conference Papers
The United Nations Environment Programme - UNEP argues that the global coronavirus pandemic has caused unimaginable consequences to the global community's economy, social stru...

Managing Change at Kelly Brewing

Other
Bratton, A. (2021)
Managing Change at Kelly Brewing. [Case Study]

Employee Voice: The Missing Factor in Sustainable HRM?

Journal Article
Paulet, S., Holland, P., & Bratton, A. (2021)
Employee Voice: The Missing Factor in Sustainable HRM?. Sustainability, 13(17), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13179732
Sustainable Human Resource Management (HRM), has the potential to facilitate organisations development of principles, policies and practices for the challenges of the 21st cen...

Leading Environmental Change: A Sustainable Human Resource Approach

Other
Bratton, A., & Hiemann, M. (2021)
Leading Environmental Change: A Sustainable Human Resource Approach. [Edinburgh Napier University Business School]
In this paper, Andrew Bratton introduces the concept of sustainable human resource management (HRM). He then reflects on the role of environmental leadership, employee voice a...

All Zoomed out!: A critical analysis of new technology and remote working for practitioner counsellors during the Covid-19 pandemic

Presentation / Conference
O'Neil, J., Heidl, B., & Bratton, A. (2021, April)
All Zoomed out!: A critical analysis of new technology and remote working for practitioner counsellors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Paper presented at The International Labour Process Conference, London [Online]

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Postdoctoral Research Project in Innovation Management

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • PhD project: User charges, marketisation of university education and implication for access in developed and developing countries: Case studies of Nigeria and Scotland (1980-2017)
  • PhD project: Exploring Employee Voice in Selected Hotels in Lagos-Nigeria
  • PhD project: An exploration of the impact of Brexit on health and social care workforce in Scotland