Kirsteen Grant
Kirsteen Grant

Dr Kirsteen Grant PhD, FCIPD, SFHEA, CMBE

Associate Professor

Biography

Kirsteen is Associate Professor (Human Resource Management) at Edinburgh Napier University, UK. An active researcher, her interests encapsulate professional, responsible, and extreme work; future of work; younger workers; leadership; and talent management. Kirsteen is currently Associate Director (Development) at the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR), having previously served as Deputy Director of Research within Edinburgh Napier Business School. She also co-convenes the Work and Equalities in Society multidisciplinary Research Group within the University. In 2022, Kirsteen co-edited the Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM. She has also led several successful grant applications and projects as Principal Investigator and regularly publishes her work in high quality peer-reviewed journals and professional/practitioner outlets. Kirsteen currently supervises three Ph.D. candidates (having already supervised three candidates to completion) and is keen to hear from anyone interested in undertaking doctoral study within her areas of interest.

Drawing on complementary backgrounds in academia and organisational practice, Kirsteen has a strong track record of leading and delivering taught, blended, and online programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels, both in the UK and overseas. Her former practitioner experience encompassed senior leadership roles geared around leading and supporting complex organisational change, and she has worked extensively in the areas of professional development, leadership, and learning and talent development. Kirsteen is well networked throughout the HRM community and her complementary experience in academia and practice enables her to lead and deliver a variety of executive education and commercial offerings.

Kirsteen is a former editor of the Journal of Management Development and currently serves on several editorial and advisory boards. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), and Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE).

Kirsteen is passionate about knowledge transfer and helping to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice. As an outcome of her PhD (2013), Kirsteen developed a 'Performance through People’ diagnostic and toolkit, which she often utilises when working with external partners and clients. The tool is designed around five work-related dimensions and acts as a conversational prime and framework to enable people to explore the alignment of the five dimensions within their own organisations. Kirsteen is happy to hear from anyone interested in learning more about the toolkit.

Research Areas

Events

Esteem

Editorial Activity

  • Guest Edited Double Special Issue of The International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance
  • Editorial Review and Advisory Boards, Journal of Management Development
  • Editorial Review Board, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources
  • Editor, Journal of Management Development

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner, Northumbria University
  • CIPD Accreditated Masters Programme and Module External Examiner, University of Lincoln

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Top Cited Article Award
  • Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE)
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Finalist in CIPD National People Management Awards
  • Chartered Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

 

Grant Funding Panel Member

  • Panel Member for SIPR International Travel Grant Scheme
  • Invited Member of Judging and Interview Panels for CIPD Mick Marchington ECR Research Grant Fellowships

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Grant Reviewer for CIPD Mick Marchington ECR Research Grant Fellowships
  • Grant Reviewer for Carnegie Trust - Research Incentive Grants
  • Grant Reviewer for Carnegie Trust - Vacation Scholarships

 

Invited Speaker

  • 'Performance through People' Workshop, CIPD Ayrshire Group
  • 'Knowledge into Practice' Seminar using own 'Performance through People' diagnostic/toolkit, CIPD Scotland
  • 'Performance through People' Seminar using own diagnostic/toolkit, European Organisation Design Forum
  • 'Performance through People' Workshops using own diagostic/toolkit, NHS Education for Scotland
  • 'High Performance Working and Skills Utilisation' Presentation, CIPD Scotland Future Talent Conference

 

Media Activity

  • Bringing Whole Self to Work

 

Non-executive Directorship

  • Board Member, Young Enterprise Lothian

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • 'Developing our Approach to Collaborative Talent Management in Scotland's Public Services' Workshop, Improvement Service

 

Visiting Positions

  • Research Dissemination/Exchange, George Brown College, Toronto

 

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Extreme work in organizations: mapping the field and a future research agenda

Journal Article
Garavan, T., Grant, K., Holland, P., Bartram, T., & Mackenzie, C. (in press)
Extreme work in organizations: mapping the field and a future research agenda. International Journal of Human Resource Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2024.2329399
Despite the growing interest in the phenomenon of extreme work amongst academics, policy makers and the media, the area is characterized by different constructs, terminology, ...

Critical Human Resource Development: Challenges and Prospects

Book Chapter
McFadden, C., & L. Bierema, L. (2022)
Critical Human Resource Development: Challenges and Prospects. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM (243-259). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-779-420221025

Sustainable Human Resource Management and Organizational Sustainability

Book Chapter
Bratton, A., & Paulet, R. (2022)
Sustainable Human Resource Management and Organizational Sustainability. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM. Bingley: Emerald

Implicit Bias Training is Dead, Long Live Implicit Bias Training: The evolving role of human resource development in combatting implicit bias within organizations

Book Chapter
McFadden, C. (2022)
Implicit Bias Training is Dead, Long Live Implicit Bias Training: The evolving role of human resource development in combatting implicit bias within organizations. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM (383-398). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-779-420221037

Introduction: Work, workplaces, and human resource management in a disruptive world

Book Chapter
Holland, P., Bartram, T., Garavan, T., & Grant, K. (2022)
Introduction: Work, workplaces, and human resource management in a disruptive world. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces, and Disruptive Issues in HRM (1-12). Bingley: Emerald

The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM

Book
Holland, P., Bartram, T., Garavan, T., & Grant, K. (Eds.)
(2022). The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM. Bingley: Emerald
Technology advancement and the widespread impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have had a major impact on both the contours and terrain of work, employment, and the management of ...

Human resource management, leadership, and knowledge management: Never the twain shall meet

Book Chapter
Garavan, T., Grant, K., Darcy, C., O'Brien, F., & Clarke, N. (2022)
Human resource management, leadership, and knowledge management: Never the twain shall meet. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces, and Disruptive Issues in HRM (129-148). Bingley: Emerald

Wicked leadership development for wicked problems

Book Chapter
Howieson, W. B., & Grant, K. (2022)
Wicked leadership development for wicked problems. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces, and Disruptive Issues in HRM (303-316). Bingley: Emerald

Conclusion: Work, workplaces, and human resource management in times of disruption

Book Chapter
Holland, P., Bartram, T., Garavan, T., & Grant, K. (2022)
Conclusion: Work, workplaces, and human resource management in times of disruption. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces, and Disruptive Issues in HRM (597-602). Bingley: Emerald

Entrepreneurship Education and Training Programmes: A Lifespan Development Perspective

Book Chapter
Garavan, T., O’Brien, F., Power, C., Matthews-Smith, G., & Buckley, J. (2022)
Entrepreneurship Education and Training Programmes: A Lifespan Development Perspective. In P. Holland, T. Bartram, T. Garavan, & K. Grant (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Work, Workplaces and Disruptive Issues in HRM (335-365). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-779-420221033
In this chapter, we propose that EETPs should be understood as a lifelong dynamic process and highlight how entrepreneur knowledge, skills and abilities develop across the lif...

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