Robertson, M., Hutton, A., & Brown, S. (in press). Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note). Event Management, 22(6),
This work, a conceptual forward-looking paper, examines the management of audiences at music festivals now and indicates a critical manoeuvre of focus for the future. The theo...
Papasava, A. (2017). How leaders can use negative feedback to their advantage. International Journal of Business & Management, 5(8), ISSN 2321–8916
This short article explores how leaders can use negative feedback to their advantage by identifying their weaknesses and
turning them into strengths. In order to enable their ...
Cunningham, J., Seaman, C., & McGuire, D. (2016). Knowledge sharing in small family firms: a leadership perspective. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 7(1), (34-46). doi:10.1016/j.jfbs.2015.10.002. ISSN 1877-8585
Knowledge sharing is considered critical in the development of a knowledge resource to contribute to the strategic development of the firm. However, how this key organisationa...
Professor in Festival and Event Management
Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Robertson, M., & Brown, S. (2014). Leadership and visionary futures: future proofing festivals. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events & Festivals, 219-235. Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Introduction David Bowie’s 1974 album Diamond Dogs offered a dystopian vision of the world in which ‘. . . fleas the size of rats sucked on rats the size of cats and ten thous...
McGuire, D. & Hutchings, K. (2006). Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership & organization development journal. 28(2), 154-166. doi:10.1108/01437730710726840
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the leadership of Dr Martin Luther King Jr in relation to four characteristics of transformational leadershipDesign/methodolo...
McGuire, D. & Hutchings, K. (2005). A Machiavellian analysis of organisational change. Journal of Organizational Change Management. 19(2), 192-209. doi:10.1108/09534810610648906. ISSN 0953-4814
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to undertake a Machiavellian analysis of the determinants of organisational change. It aims to present a model of how power, leaders and...
Murphy, C., Cross, C. & McGuire, D. (2005). The motivation of nurses to participate in continuing professional education in Ireland. Journal of European industrial training. 30(5), 365-384. doi:10.1108/03090590610677926
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to review the extant literature on CPE amongst nurses and concentrate on discovering the factors that motivate and inhibit participati...
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Saha, S. K. & O'Donnell, D. (2005). The impact of individual values on human resource decision‐making by line managers. International Journal of Manpower. 27(3), 251-273. doi:10.1108/01437720610672167. ISSN 0143-7720
Purpose – This paper explores this relationship between the individual values of managers and human resource (HR) decision‐making.Design/methodology/approach – Questionnaire d...
McGuire, D., MacKenzie, A. & Kissack, H. (2017). The use of gendered language in speeches made by Trump and Clinton adhered to stereotypes of the roles of male and female leaders
Speeches delivered by Donald J. Trump and Hillary Rodham Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign contained many uses of gendered language. David McGuire, Abbi MacKenzie ...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving
competitive advantage for business org...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
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