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Associate Professor (Work and Employment)
Parry, J., Grant, K., & Sheehan, M. (2019). Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey. The Workforce Development Trust
The research which underpins this briefing report was driven by a primary, quantitative Workforce Survey which focused on understanding the views of employers across the publi...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
No abstract available.
Gadsden, S., McLaughlin, D., Grant, K., Mackie, R., Cassidy, N., & Derbyshire, H. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland: Practitioner report. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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...
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018, June). Risky business: HRM implications from pilots' accounts of critical incidents in UK commercial Aviation. Paper presented at International Human Resource Management Conference
Safety is of paramount importance in aviation in first-world countries. Commercial aviation here is highly reliable and ultra-safe, at least technically. However, while techno...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2017, December). Collaborative talent management in public services: evaluating the drivers, barriers and enablers. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference, Glasgow
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for increased collaborative activity within Scotland’s public services, our resear...
Grant, K. (2012, September). Skills utilisation and high performance working: An analysis of line manager and employee perceptions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management
no abstract available.
Maxwell, G. A., & Grant, K. (in press). Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1528473
With the advent of low cost employment systems for pilots in commercial airlines, we address two questions: What are experienced UK-based, commercial airline pilots’ perspecti...
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. A. (2018). Developing high performance working through case study evidence. Development and Learning in Organizations, 32(2), 5-8. https://doi.org/10.1108/dlo-03-2017-0028
The article theoretically proffers and empirically evidences five inter-related high performance working (HPW) groupings of value to practitioners interested in develo...
Sheehan, M., Grant, K., & Garavan, T. (2018). Strategic talent management: A macro and micro analysis of current issues in hospitality and tourism. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), 28-41. https://doi.org/10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0062
This article provides an academic viewpoint on contemporary factors associated with talent management (TM) in the hospitality and tourism sector.
Grant, K. (2017). HRM and High Performance Workplaces. In J. Bratton, & J. Gold (Eds.), Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice(6). UK: Palgrave Macmillan
Grant, K., Maxwell, G., & Ogden, S. (2014). Skills utilisation in Scotland: exploring the views of managers and employees. Employee Relations, 36(5), 458-479. https://doi.org/10.1108/er-09-2012-0069
– The purpose of this paper is to explore empirically manager and employee views on employees’ skills utilisation in organisations in Scotland.
Bratton, J., & Grant, K. (2018). Global Issues: The Technological Framework. In The International Business Environment, 251-288. (Fourth edition). Oxford University Press (OUP)
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018). The shifting terrain of commercial aviation: Implications for HRM. In Conference Proceedings
Safety is of paramount importance in commercial aviation. Human factors account for up to 80% of aviation accidents and incidents. Commercial aviation is experiencing rapid gr...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2018). Developing and managing talent in public services: Navigating the collaborative landscape. In Conference Proceedings
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for public service organizations to better co-ordinate and integrate approaches to...
Bratton, A., Garavan, T., D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Grant, K. (2017). HRD and global talent development. In T. Garavan, A. McCarthy, & R. Carbery (Eds.), Handbook of International Human Resource Development: Context, Processes and People, 417-443. Edward Elgar Publishing
Venue: Thames Pavilion, Houses of Parliament
Date: Friday 17th May 2019
Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
16 May 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018