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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...

Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance

Journal Article
Khaleel, F., & Avdukic, A. (2019)
Accounting for the Ideology and Culture within Literature: Deconstruction of Arguments in Modern Islamic Discourse on Economics and Finance. Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 8(2), 112-137
There currently exists a body of discourse on finance, economics, and social governance representative of emerging and contemporary Islamic thought with an aim to create an Is...

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...

How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities

Book
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
How Much Is Hidden? Pay for Elites in Government-Linked Entities. Penang, Malaysia: Consumers Association of Penang
The presence of government-linked entities as influential players in the financial markets and economy sets Malaysia’s business ecosystem apart from competitive market-based s...

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...

Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism

Journal Article
Lindsay, C., Kumar, M., & Juleff, L. (2019)
Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism. Production Planning and Control, 31(8), 629-643. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1668577
Lean is endorsed as policy in practice in the UK but the challenges and complexities affecting Lean in healthcare are still to be adequately assessed. Through a qualitative si...
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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

3 Bags Wool: Product and market development using salvage material

2017 - 2018
Working with small wool shop to use textile industry salvage as the basis for developing new export products.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,993

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

Santander Staff Mobility Grant

2016 - 2017
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £400

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

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
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Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...

Riset ini menyebut pemerintah tak tegas atur iklan rokok

19 July 2017
This research says the government is not firm in regulating tobacco advertising

Perspectives on ethical finance and investment

18 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...