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Closing Comments: A Call to Action

Journal Article
McGuire, D. & Garavan, T. N. (2010)
Closing Comments: A Call to Action. Advances in developing human resources. 12(5), 614-616. doi:10.1177/1523422310394435. ISSN 1523-4223
To date, the field of HRD has largely focused on individuals and organisations and has not devoted sufficient attention to its social role and impact. This concluding article ...

Book Review of "Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice" - Peter G Northouse

Journal Article
McGuire, D. (2009)
Book Review of "Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice" - Peter G Northouse. Journal of European industrial training, 33(8/9), 838-840. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590910993661
This interactive textbook provides a useful introduction to a range of leadership concepts and practices. Written by Peter G. Northouse, author of Leadership: Theory and Pract...

Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study

Journal Article
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., O'Donnell, D., Saha, S. K., & Cseh, M. (2008)
Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study. Human Resource Development International, 11, 335-350. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678860802261520
Few empirical studies have examined the effect of personal values on the importance attached by individuals to training and development in organizations. We argue that persona...

The Role of Line Managers as Human Resource Agents in Fostering Organizational Change in Public Services

Journal Article
Mcguire, D., Stoner, L., & Mylona, S. (2008)
The Role of Line Managers as Human Resource Agents in Fostering Organizational Change in Public Services. Journal of Change Management, 8(1), 73-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697010801937580
Abstract The commercialization of public services has led to enhanced customer service and arguably improved employee performance. Central to these efforts has been a radical ...

Towards a model of human resource solutions for achieving intergenerational interaction in organisations

Journal Article
McGuire, D., Todnem By, R., & Hutchings, K. (2007)
Towards a model of human resource solutions for achieving intergenerational interaction in organisations. Journal of European industrial training, 31(8), 592-608. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590710833651
Purpose – Achieving intergenerational interaction and avoiding conflict is becoming increasingly difficult in a workplace populated by three generations – Baby Boomers, Genera...

Social Capital and HRD: Provocative Insights From Critical Management Studies

Journal Article
O'Donnell, D., Gubbins, C., McGuire, D., Jørgensen, K. M., Bo Henriksen, L., & Garavan, T. N. (2007)
Social Capital and HRD: Provocative Insights From Critical Management Studies. Advances in developing human resources, 9(3), 413-435. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422306304107
The problem and the solution. This article initiates a critical management studies evaluation of social capital in an HRD context by drawing on insights from Foucault and Habe...

Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Journal Article
McGuire, D., & Hutchings, K. (2007)
Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership & organization development journal, 28(2), 154-166. https://doi.org/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...

Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction

Journal Article
O’Donnell, D., Porter, G., McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Heffernan, M., & Cleary, P. (2003)
Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction. Journal of European industrial training, 27(2/3/4), 80-87. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590310468903
John Seely Brown notes that context must be added to data and information to produce meaning. To move forward, Brown suggests, we must not merely look ahead but we must also l...

Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2001)
Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), 144-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665620110391097
The use of competency frameworks as a basis for workplace learning initiatives is now relatively commonplace in organisations. This is reflected in the emphasis given to compe...