Doug Young

doug young

Dr Doug Young

Lecturer

Biography

Doug is a lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM) in the Department of Management. His teaching interests include HRM, employment relations, leadership, organisational change and the political economy of work.

His responsibilities include:
• Programme Leadership on MSc Human Resource Management online delivery.
• Year 2 Tutor on Business Management undergraduate on-campus delivery.
• Module Leadership on "The Organisational Context of HR" on-campus and online delivery.
• Module Leadership on “Managing the Employment Relationship” international delivery.
• Co-module Leadership on “Introduction to HRM” on-campus delivery.
• Co-module Leadership on "Leading Strategic Decision Making" on-campus delivery.
• Personal Development Tutor on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
• Supervision on undergraduate, masters degree and MBA dissertations, and doctoral theses.

• Teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including:
o Introduction to HRM (undergraduate)
o Leadership in Organisations (undergraduate)
o Managing the Employment Relationship (undergraduate)
o Employability Skills (undergraduate)
o The Organisational Context of HR (postgraduate)
o Labour Relations (postgraduate)
o Leading Strategic Decision Making (postgraduate)
o Leadership, Strategy and Innovation (postgraduate)

He has previously lectured at the University of Strathclyde, where he completed his PhD, titled 'Caring Within Constraint: Employment relations in voluntary sector social care in the context of personalisation, marketization and austerity.'

Doug's research interests include HRM and employment relations in social care, particularly in the voluntary sector, personalisation and Self-Directed Support (SDS), and the impacts of austerity on work. He has worked as a research associate at the Scottish Centre for Employment Research (SCER), and is currently a member of a social care research group, consisting of academics across the UK, and funded by organisations such as the Coalition of Care and Support Providers (CCPS) and Scottish Care. Much of his published research can be accessed via the 'outputs' section of this profile page.

Prior to his career in academia, he was a HR practitioner. Out-with academia, he has been involved in the voluntary sector in a variety of capacities, including pro-bono consultancy work, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Glasgow North-West Citizens Advice Bureau (GNWCAB).

Doug is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

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Austerity, Personalised Funding and the Degradation of Care Work: Comparing Scotland’s Self-Directed Support Policy and Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme

Book Chapter
Baines, D., & Young, D. (2020)
Austerity, Personalised Funding and the Degradation of Care Work: Comparing Scotland’s Self-Directed Support Policy and Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme. In D. Baines, & I. Cunningham (Eds.), Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles. Bristol: Bristol University Press

Recruitment in the Voluntary Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

Working Paper
Young, D., & Morrison-Gillies, C. Recruitment in the Voluntary Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

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Young, D., & Morrison-Gillies, C. Recruitment in the Voluntary Sector: Challenges and Opportunities
UK voluntary sector organisations are facing intense resourcing challenges in the wake of significant changes taking place in their recruitment context. In this paper, Doug Yo...

“I was never trained to do any of that” – personalisation and the impact of the “customer” on employment relations in voluntary sector social care

Journal Article
Young, D. (2020)
“I was never trained to do any of that” – personalisation and the impact of the “customer” on employment relations in voluntary sector social care. Employee Relations, 42(5), 1117-1133. https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-01-2019-0096
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent and impact of customer-oriented norms on employment relations in voluntary sector social care, within the context of...

Influencing Employers so More People Break Free from Poverty through Work

Report
Findlay, P., Lindsay, C., Watson, A., & Young, D. (2019)
Influencing Employers so More People Break Free from Poverty through Work. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation
In-work poverty describes the experiences of households where at least one person is in work and the household’s income after housing costs is below 60% of the median househol...

Benchmarking for the Voluntary Sector – A Longitudinal Analysis

Report
Cunningham, I., Baluch, A., James, P., & Young, D. (2019)
Benchmarking for the Voluntary Sector – A Longitudinal Analysis. Edinburgh: Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland

Handing Back Contracts: Exploring the rising trend in third sector provider withdrawal from the social care market

Report
Cunningham, I., Baluch, A., James, P., Jendro, E., & Young, D. (2019)
Handing Back Contracts: Exploring the rising trend in third sector provider withdrawal from the social care market. Edinburgh: Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland
The purpose of this report is to explore the experiences of and issues associated with processes of handing back social care contracts by voluntary sector providers of service...

2018 Benchmarking Report for Voluntary Sector HR Network and CCPS

Report
Cunningham, I., Baluch, A., James, P., & Young, D. (2019)
2018 Benchmarking Report for Voluntary Sector HR Network and CCPS. Edinburgh: Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland

Fair Work in Scotland’s Social Care Sector 2019

Report
Lindsay, C., Findlay, P., Watson, A., & Young, D. (2018)
Fair Work in Scotland’s Social Care Sector 2019. The Fairwork Foundation
This is the first report by the Fair Work Convention (FWC) since the Fair Work Framework was published. It is commissioned research from the University of Strathclyde on how ...

Caring Within Constraint: Employment Relations in Voluntary Sector Social Care in the context of Personalisation, Marketization and Austerity

Thesis
Young, D. (2018)
Caring Within Constraint: Employment Relations in Voluntary Sector Social Care in the context of Personalisation, Marketization and Austerity. (Thesis). The University of Strathclyde. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2697406
This thesis examines the impact of personalisation, marketization and austerity on voluntary sector social care employment relations in post-recession Scotland. The prevalence...

2017 Benchmarking Report for Voluntary Sector HR Network and CCPS

Report
Cunningham, I., Baluch, A., James, P., & Young, D. (2018)
2017 Benchmarking Report for Voluntary Sector HR Network and CCPS. Edinburgh: Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland