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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...

It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Ramdhony, A. (2019)
It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(10), 3992-4020. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-11-2018-0905
Purpose: This paper draws on the key tenets of self-determination theory (SDT) to explore the possibility of deploying Talent Management (TM) as an inherently motivational pr...

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...

The shifting terrain of commercial aviation: Implications for HRM

Conference Proceeding
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...

Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre

Journal Article
Patrick, H. (2018)
Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre. Management Learning, 49(5), 559-577. doi:10.1177/1350507618800940
All organizations face contradictory demands, such as exploiting existing revenue sources whilst exploring new opportunities. The tensions of balancing these demands are large...

Risky business: HRM implications from pilots' accounts of critical incidents in UK commercial Aviation

Presentation / Conference
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...

Developing and managing talent in public services: Navigating the collaborative landscape

Conference Proceeding
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...

Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations

Journal Article
Garavan, T., Wang, J., Matthews-Smith, G., Nagarathnam, B., & Lai, Y. (2018)
Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations. Human Resource Development International, 21(4), 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2018.1429171
National human resource development (NHRD) is now an important area of investigation within human resource development with significant growth in publications over 49 years. S...

Developing high performance working through case study evidence

Journal Article
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
Purpose The article theoretically proffers and empirically evidences five inter-related high performance working (HPW) groupings of value to practitioners interested in develo...

HRD and global talent development

Book Chapter
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
No abstract available.