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The ‘Great Reset’ to tackle Covid-19 and other crises

Journal Article
Michie, J., & Sheehan, M. (2021)
The ‘Great Reset’ to tackle Covid-19 and other crises. International Review of Applied Economics, 35(6), 793-795. https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2021.1999690
The 2021 World Economic Forum pledged a ‘Great Reset’, recognising that the Covid-19 crisis would be compounded by several other crises, actual and threatened, including the c...

Putting the system back into training and firm performance research: A review and research agenda

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., McCarthy, A., Lai, Y., Clarke, N., Carbery, R., Gubbins, C., …Saunders, M. N. (in press)
Putting the system back into training and firm performance research: A review and research agenda. Human Resource Management Journal, https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12337
Research investigating training and firm performance is currently at an inflection point; capable of recognising previous achievements but also having a focus on the future. B...

Building back better?

Journal Article
Michie, J., & Sheehan, M. (2021)
Building back better?. International Review of Applied Economics, 35(2), 111-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2021.1882035
A global health and economic crisis was created by the spread of Covid-19 across the world during the course of 2020 and into 2021. This Special Issue of the International Rev...

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...

Skill Enhancing HR Investments, Contextual Endowments, and Innovation: A Four Country, Two-Wave Study

Journal Article
Sheehan, M., Garavan, T., & Morley, M. J. (2020)
Skill Enhancing HR Investments, Contextual Endowments, and Innovation: A Four Country, Two-Wave Study. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2020(1), https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2020.19174abstract
We theorize and test the combined effects of both firm level skill- enhancing human resource investments, designed to boost specific and general knowledge resources, and of na...

Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Lai, Y., Murphy, K., Sheehan, M., & Carbery, R. (2021)
Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators. Human Resource Management Journal, 31(1), 93-119. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12284
Drawing on systems theory, we conducted a moderated meta-analysis of the training and organizational performance relationship using 119 primary studies. We examined the moder...

Transformational leadership and work unit innovation: A dyadic two-wave investigation

Journal Article
Sheehan, M., Garavan, T. N., & Morley, M. J. (2020)
Transformational leadership and work unit innovation: A dyadic two-wave investigation. Journal of Business Research, 109, 399-412. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.10.072
Mobilising arguments from conservation of resources theory (COR) and employing time-lagged, multi-source data, we propose and test a model connecting unit level transformation...

L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise

Journal Article
Garavan, T., Heneghan, S., O'Brien, F., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise. European Journal of Training and Development, 44(1), 1-86. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-09-2019-0166
This monograph reports a study investigating the roles of learning and development (L&D) professionals in Irish, UK European and US organisations. The study investigates the c...

Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey

Report
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...

Measuring the organizational impact of training: The need for greater methodological rigor

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Sheehan, M., Lai, Y., Saunders, M. N. K., Clarke, N., …Shanahan, V. (2019)
Measuring the organizational impact of training: The need for greater methodological rigor. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 30(3), 291-309. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21345
We review the methodological rigor of empirical quantitative studies that have investigated the training and organisational performance relationship. Through a content analys...

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Impact of recruitment on employee expectations and wellbeing

2021 - date
Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirsteen Grant

Talent Management

2019 - date
Sara Whinnett | Director of Studies: Prof Thomas Garavan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirsteen Grant

Education-job mismatch: A comprehensive analysis of vertical and horizontal mismatch among university graduates in Saudi Arabia

2019 - date
Halah Alattas | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

Has Belt and Road Initiative Improved Country-Level Governance?

2019 - date
Jinyang Zhu | Director of Studies: Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini | Second Supervisor: Dr Marizah Minhat

School leadership at a Secondary School level

2017 - date
Annmarie Blackwood | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsteen Grant | Second Supervisor: Prof Maura Sheehan

What 'soft skills' do new University graduates need to support organizational objectives? An explanation of employers' perspectives and the challenges faced in the service sector in Guyana.

2016 - date
Coleen Patterson | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Holly Patrick

Challenges and opportunities in adressing the human elements of organizational cyber security best procedures: guidelines for establishing a cyber security human resources center of excellence

2015 - date
Jason Hite | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Debora Jeske

Leading change in the banking sector in the Bahamas

2015 - date
Aisha Lloyd-Minnis | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsteen Grant | Second Supervisor: Prof Maura Sheehan