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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...

Coaction Interrupted: Logic Contestations in the Implementation of Inter‐organisational Collaboration around Talent Management in the Public Sector in Scotland

Journal Article
Grant, K., Garavan, T., & Mackie, R. (in press)
Coaction Interrupted: Logic Contestations in the Implementation of Inter‐organisational Collaboration around Talent Management in the Public Sector in Scotland. European Management Review, https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12404
Our study explores how Human Resources (HR) actors from 24 public sector organisations in Scotland interpret and address multiple and competing institutional logics in the con...

Editorial: Re-conceptualising management development

Journal Article
Howieson, B., & Grant, K. (2020)
Editorial: Re-conceptualising management development. Journal of Management Development, 39(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-01-2020-0018
Howieson, B. and Grant, K. (2020), "Re-conceptualising management development", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 39 No. 1, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-01-2020-...

Drivers of and barriers to flexible working and work-life balance in the Building Services Sector: A mixed methods case study

Conference Proceeding
Grant, K., & Craig, J. (2020)
Drivers of and barriers to flexible working and work-life balance in the Building Services Sector: A mixed methods case study
Changing workplace demographics such as more women, duel earning households, an aging workforce, the rise of one parent families, and digitally savvy millennials mean that con...

The dark side of digitalization? A diary study of the impact of digital technologies on work intensification, work-life balance and wellbeing

Conference Proceeding
Grant, K., Venz, L., & Bottcher, K. (2020)
The dark side of digitalization? A diary study of the impact of digital technologies on work intensification, work-life balance and wellbeing
New and advancing technologies challenge the requirements and possibilities for work practices and the ways in which people carry out their roles. Modern technologies and digi...

Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action

Report
Grant, K., & Williams, R. (2019)
Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
The UK public sector is facing unprecedented challenges, with a growing demand for leaders and leadership to improve the delivery of sustainable public services. This Reflecti...

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...

Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past?

Book Chapter
Holland, P., Grant, K., & Tham, T. L. (2019)
Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past?. In Contemporary HRM Issues in the 21st Century, (173-182). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-457-720191020
With the accelerated changes we have seen in the 21st century, in many cases driven by technology, the importance of how work is organised is central to the development of eff...

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...

Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment

Journal Article
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...

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