Holly Patrick

Holly Patrick

Dr Holly Patrick

Lecturer

Biography

Dr Holly Patrick is a Lecturer in the Human Resource Management Group of Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School. Awarded her PhD in 2013 from the University of St Andrews, Holly’s research interests lie in the creative Industries, employment precarity, institutional theory, and leadership. Her work has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Management Learning, and scholarly journals in the UK and Australia. Before joining ENU, Holly was a Visiting Scholar for 2 years at the University of Technology, Sydney. During her time there, Holly’s work was presented at UTS, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and the University of Melbourne, as well as prestigious conferences such as the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management.

In addition to her personal research agenda, Holly has been involved in several large-scale, externally funded research projects. While at St Andrews, she was part of a 5 person team assigned to deliver a report analysing the future of the European automotive industry for the governing body of the European Economic Community. At UTS, Holly was project manager of a 7 person team awarded the contract to develop the Australian Leadership Capabilities Standard.

Research Areas

Events

Esteem

Conference Activity

  • Organiser - Craft Beer in Theory and Practice Symposium

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Authority
  • Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

 

Media Activity

  • Radio Interview - Sputnik News
  • Interviewed by The Times

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • The Great Scottish Craft Beer Hunt

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer for Cultural Trends (Journal)
  • Reviewer for ANZAM (Conference)

 

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11 results

Craft Beer in Research and Practice

Book
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press)
Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press). Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald.

Don’t Work for Free: Online Discursive Resistance to Precarity in Commercial Photography

Journal Article
Patrick-Thomson, H., & Kranert, M. (in press)
Don’t Work for Free: Online Discursive Resistance to Precarity in Commercial Photography. Work, Employment and Society, https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017020952630
While increasing academic attention has been paid to the precariousness of contemporary work, less research has examined how workers organise in response. This article examine...

How Coronavirus has hit the UK's creative industries

Other
Patrick, H., & Elsden, C. (2020)
How Coronavirus has hit the UK's creative industries. https://theconversation.com/how-coronavirus-has-hit-the-uks-creative-industries-147396
Patrick, H., & Elsden, C. (2020). How Coronavirus has hit the UK's creative industries. https://theconversation.com/how-coronavirus-has-hit-the-uks-creative-industries-147396

Ambidexterity within the Professional Ballet World: Scottish Ballet's Dancers' Education Group

Book Chapter
Whiteside, B., Patrick, H., & Cassidy, C. (2020)
Ambidexterity within the Professional Ballet World: Scottish Ballet's Dancers' Education Group. In A. R. David, M. Huxley, & S. Whatley (Eds.), Dance Fields: Staking a Claim for Dance Studies in the Twenty-First Centure (132-153). Hampshire: Dance Books
Within a dance sphere, it would, perhaps, be logical to consider the concept of ‘ambidexterity’ as linked to the physical use of the dancing body across a multitude of genres,...

Why More Companies are Going Dog Friendly

Other
Patrick, H. (2019)
Why More Companies are Going Dog Friendly. https://theconversation.com/why-more-companies-are-going-dog-friendly-123405
Bringing pet dogs into the workplace is becoming increasingly common. Large companies like Google, Ticketmaster and challenger bank Monzo are just a few that have joined compa...

Craft beer, Cicerones and changing identities in beer serving

Book Chapter
Clarke, D., Weir, D., & Patrick, H. (2018)
Craft beer, Cicerones and changing identities in beer serving. In Work, Working and Work Relationships in a Changing World. New York / Oxford: Routledge
There has been a revival of traditional beer in the UK and the craft beer market is becoming increasingly competitive, resulting in producers bringing a little more theatre to...

Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre

Journal Article
Patrick, H. (2018)
Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre. Management Learning, 49(5), 559-577. doi:10.1177/1350507618800940
All organizations face contradictory demands, such as exploiting existing revenue sources whilst exploring new opportunities. The tensions of balancing these demands are large...

From Battery Hens to Chicken Feed: The Perceived Precarity and Identity of Australian Journalists

Journal Article
Patrick, H., & Elks, K. (2015)
From Battery Hens to Chicken Feed: The Perceived Precarity and Identity of Australian Journalists. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, 48(12), 48-66
There is an industrial revolution taking place in the media sphere, and it is a result of digitalisation. Between mass layoffs and falling word rates, Australian journalists a...

Developing professional equality: an analysis of a social movement in the Scottish dance industry

Journal Article
Patrick, H., & Bowditch, C. (2013)
Developing professional equality: an analysis of a social movement in the Scottish dance industry. Scottish Journal of Performance, 1(1), 75-97. https://doi.org/10.14439/sjop.2013.0101.05
This article analyses the growth of professional equality in the Scottish dance industry. It defines the growth of professional equality as a social movement driven by a group...

Arresting moments in engaged management research

Journal Article
Greig, G., Gilmore, C., Patrick, H., & Beech, N. (2013)
Arresting moments in engaged management research. Management Learning, 44(3), 267-285. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507612443209
We contribute to the literature on the production of knowledge through engaged management and organisational research. We explore how relational practices in management and or...

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