Paul Barron

Paul Barron

Prof Paul Barron

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Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Chair of the Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) 2015 – 2018; Vice Chair of (CHME) 2011 – 2015; Committee Member of (CHME) 2007 – 2011.

 

Editorial Activity

  • Executive Editor of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management – January 2000 to July 2007.
  • Hospitality Subject Editor for the Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education (JoHLSTE) – October 2010 to present.

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External panel member to consider the proposed revalidation of the MSc Events Management/MSc Hospitality Management/ MSc Leisure Management/MSc Tourism Management

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Awarded the Principal’s Award, to the value of £30,000 for the development of a Socio/Cultural evaluation toolkit for the Festival and Event industry.
  • Awarded best conference paper for: Barron, P.E. (2004), Learning Issues and Learning Problems of Confucian Heritage Culture Students Studying Hospitality and Tourism Management in Australia. Paper presented at the International Society of Travel and Touri
  • Awarded best conference paper for: Barron, P.E. and Dasli, M. (2010), Toward an understanding of integration amongst hospitality and tourism students using Bennett’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity. Paper presented at the 19th Council for

 

Invited Speaker

  • Keynote presentation at the 2012 University of the Highlands and Islands Quality Enhancement Conference, Nairn, Scotland. – Developing Scholarship in a New University
  • Keynote presentation at the 2013 Museums and Galleries Scotland ‘Fortune Favours the Brave’ Conference, Glasgow. – Engaging with Non-traditional Audiences: An Analysis of Lates Events at the National Museum of Scotland.
  • Keynote presentation at the 2011 SCHOLARFEST Conference, Nairn, Scotland. Organised by the University of the Highlands and Islands – Encouraging Research and Publications in a Teaching Orientated University.
  • Keynote presentation at the 2011 International Hospitality and Tourism Education Summit, Guangzhou, China. Organised by the South China University of Technology – The Internationalisation of Hospitality Management Education
  • Keynote presentation at CHME 2010 Conference, University of Surrey – Developing an understanding of Hospitality Management Education Directions.
  • Presentation to Glasgow Caledonian University Business School, Division of People Management and Change – Staff and student responses to the increasing internationalisation of classrooms.
  • Presentation at City University of Hong Kong – Successful Dissertation Supervision. Presented to academic staff of the School of Continuing and Professional Education.
  • Presentation at The University of Hong Kong – Successful Dissertation Supervision. Presented to academic staff of the School of Professional and Continuing Education.
  • Presentation at Leeds Metropolitan University – Talent Management in the Hospitality Industry. Presented to MSc Continuing Professional Development participants

 

Seminar/talk

  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Edinburgh Napier staff and students – Introduction to Research Philosophy
  • Presentation to Edinburgh Napier staff and students – Introduction to Research Philosophy
  • Presentation to Napier University and Herriot Watt University PhD students – The Theory and Practice of Data Gathering: A Guide to Focus Groups
  • Presentation to Edinburgh Napier staff and students – Introduction to Research Philosophy

 

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Student part‐time employment: Implications, challenges and opportunities for higher education

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Anastasiadou, C. (2009)
Student part‐time employment: Implications, challenges and opportunities for higher education. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 21, 140-153. https://doi.org/10.1108/09596110910935642
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the pattern of part‐time working amongst a cohort of full time hospitality and tourism students studying at a university in Sco...

Education and talent management: implications for the hospitality industry

Journal Article
Barron, P. (2008)
Education and talent management: implications for the hospitality industry. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 20(7), 730-742. https://doi.org/10.1108/09596110810897583
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to explore one of the biggest issues and challenges now faced by hospitality education and the hospitality industry: that of how to attract ...

Innovative approaches to event management education in career development: a study of student experiences

Journal Article
Robinson, R., Barron, P., & Solnet, D. (2008)
Innovative approaches to event management education in career development: a study of student experiences. Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism education, 7, 4-17. https://doi.org/10.3794/johlste.71.170
As the tourism industry matures, so too do career opportunities in its various sectors. This paper reports on a study of graduands preparing for tourism and event management c...

Careers in hospitality management: Generation Y's experiences and perceptions.

Journal Article
Barron, P., Maxwell, G., Broadbridge, A. & Ogden, S. (2007)
Careers in hospitality management: Generation Y's experiences and perceptions. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 14, 119-128. doi:10.1375/jhtm.14.2.119. ISSN 1447-6770
This article is founded on Broadbridge, Maxwell and Ogden's (2006) work on the job experiences and career expectations of Generation Y undergraduates who are soon to embark on...

Learning, living and working: experiences of international postgraduate students at a Scottish university.

Journal Article
Barron, P., Baum, T. & Conway, F. (2007)
Learning, living and working: experiences of international postgraduate students at a Scottish university. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 14, 85-101. doi:10.1375/jhtm.14.2.85. ISSN 1447-6770
International students have, for many years, sought higher education in the United Kingdom (UK) and other major English-speaking destinations (MESDs). Recently, a combination ...

Developing a framework for understanding the impact of deskilling and standardisation on the turnover and attrition of chefs.

Journal Article
Robinson, R. N. S. & Barron, P. (2006)
Developing a framework for understanding the impact of deskilling and standardisation on the turnover and attrition of chefs. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 26, 913-926. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2006.10.002. ISSN 0278-4319
The occupation of cookery has been identified as one sharing a shortage of skilled employees. While the trade attracts moderate numbers of new recruits, the attrition or wasta...

The learning style preferences of hospitality management students: observations from an international and cross cultural study.

Journal Article
Barron, P. & Lashley, C. (2006)
The learning style preferences of hospitality management students: observations from an international and cross cultural study. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 25, 552-569. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2005.03.006. ISSN 0278-4319
This paper reports on a study of the learning style preferences of new entrants onto hospitality and tourism programmes in Australia and the United Kingdom. It suggests that a...

Engaging with broader consumer markets at museums.

Conference Proceeding
Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2014)
Engaging with broader consumer markets at museums

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