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Strategic Talent Management In The Hospitality Industry

Book Chapter
Garavan, T., Matthews-Smith, G., Marie Gill, A., & O’Brien, F. (2021)
Strategic Talent Management In The Hospitality Industry. In S. Jooss, R. Burbach, & H. Ruël (Eds.), Talent Management Innovations in the International Hospitality Industry (9-29). Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80071-306-220211002
Purpose: Talent management and in particular strategic talent management (STM) has emerged as an important issue for hospitality organisations worldwide. In this chapter, we a...

Building resilience and future proofing events education

Presentation / Conference
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Jackson, C., & Robertson, M. (2021, July)
Building resilience and future proofing events education. Paper presented at AEME 2021 ‘Event Principles and Practice: a level playing field’, University of Brighton [Online]
This session explores issues surrounding the design and delivery of Event Management programmes, specifically those related to their resilience and futureproofing. It addresse...

Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged?

Journal Article
Belton, I., Wright, G., Sissons, A., Bolger, F., Crawford, M. M., Hamlin, I., …Vasilichi, A. (2021)
Delphi with feedback of rationales: How large can a Delphi group be such that participants are not overloaded, de-motivated, or disengaged?. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120897
In this paper, we investigate the effect of Delphi group size and opinion diversity on group members’ information load as well as on their overall experience of the Delphi pro...

Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector

Book
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick-Thomson, H., & Weir, D. (in press)
Researching Craft Beer: Understanding Production, Community and Culture in an Evolving Sector. Bingley: Emerald
Decades of stagnating demand for beer and the emergence of global brewing conglomerates had seen many of Britain’s longstanding breweries disappear and a decline in the divers...

Young people’s expectations of work, and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?

Presentation / Conference
Egdell, V., Grant, K., & Vincent, D. (2021, April)
Young people’s expectations of work, and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?. Paper presented at The 39th International Labour Process Conference, University of Greenwich, London
Since the 2008 economic downturn, the education-to-work transitions of young people have been a concern for governments across Europe (Coppola & O’Higgins 2016). Young people ...

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...

Mega-events brand meaning co-creation: the Olympic case

Journal Article
Tjandra, N., Rihova, I., Snell, S., den Hertog, C., & Theodoraki, E. (2020)
Mega-events brand meaning co-creation: the Olympic case. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 30(1), 58-73. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPBM-08-2019-2539
Purpose: This study explores a multi-stakeholder perspective on brand meaning co-creation in the context of the Olympic Games as a unique mega sports event brand with a strong...

Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness

Book
Garavan, T., O'Brien, F., Duggan, J., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness. (1). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48900-7
This book offers an integrated and contextualised framework for learning and development (L&D) effectiveness that addresses both the nature of L&D and its antecedents and outc...

An attitudinal impacts analysis of social media platforms and brand relationship quality at music festivals

Journal Article
Strand, A., & Robertson, M. (2020)
An attitudinal impacts analysis of social media platforms and brand relationship quality at music festivals. Event Management, 24(6), 769-788. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599520X15894679115538
The purpose of this study is determination of ways in which music festival organizers can target their social media communication with greater certainty toward younger generat...

Discrimination Against Transgender Employees and Jobseekers

Book Chapter
McFadden, C. (2020)
Discrimination Against Transgender Employees and Jobseekers. In Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics (1-14). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57365-6_35-1
Discrimination against transgender employees and jobseekers is widely reported in multiple contexts. However, there is relative lack of literature on the experiences, extent, ...
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Young people's expectations of work and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?

2019 - 2021
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,978

A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom”.

2017 - 2019
A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom
Funder: Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE) Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia

UFHRD Research Honorarium

2016 - 2017
Addressing the Business Support and Training Needs of Minority Ethnic Group (MEG) Family-run Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Scotland The study proposes an in-depth exploration of the business ...
Funder: University Forum for Human Resource Development | Value: £1,000

An evaluation of a dissertation e-toolkit designed for direct entry students transitioning to HE

2015 - 2015
An evaluation of a dissertation e-toolkit designed for direct entry students transitioning to HE
Funder: Higher Education Academy | Value: £3,304

KTP Voluntary Action Fund

2015 - 2017
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £124,378

Destination Organisations in Scotland: types, issues and characteristics

2014 - 2015
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £585

Visit_University

2014 - 2014
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was delivered containin...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £2,583

Transcribe UK - iVano

2014 - 2014
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

WhatsOnScotland

2014 - 2014
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Capitals Hockey

2013 - 2014
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives

2019 - 2021
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The fin...
Dr Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Kendall Richards

A study of entrepreneurship within the social enterprise sector of Scotland

2015 - date
Maggie Anderson | Director of Studies: Dr Matthew Dutton | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

An analysis of sustainable leadership challenges and prospects in Scottish Higher Education

2012 - 2020
The aim of this PhD thesis is to explore the challenges in and prospects for achieving sustainable leadership...
Dr Laura Gerard | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Norma D'Annunzio-Green

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell

An analysis of EHEA business school approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

2011 - 2017
Dr Patrick Harte | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Mary Fischer

Lean in Healthcare: An Evaluation of Lean Implementation in NHS Lothian

2010 - 2016
- Thesis is a single organisation (multi-site) case study, utilising documentary analysis interviews and observations, involving ...
Dr Claire Lindsay | Director of Studies: Dr Jacqueline Brodie

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: evidence on the location of continuing entrepreneurial activity in Scotland

2009 - 2013
Dr Andrew Ross | Director of Studies: Linda Juleff | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

Customer retention through continuous improvement (CI), culture and customer service

2009 - 2013
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business org...
Dr Barbara McCrory | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick Saddler | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

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