Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management
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...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
No abstract available.
Gadsden, S., McLaughlin, D., Grant, K., Mackie, R., Cassidy, N., & Derbyshire, H. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland: Practitioner report. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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...
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Associate Professor (Work and Employment)
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
McQuaid, R., Dutton, M., & Pocher, E. (2013). Strengthening the contribution of non-executive members to Scottish boards in the private, third and public sectors. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
This report examines the role of non-executive directors in public, private and third sector organisations in Scotland. It considers how their role could be changed to improve...
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...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2017, December). Collaborative talent management in public services: evaluating the drivers, barriers and enablers. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference, Glasgow
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for increased collaborative activity within Scotland’s public services, our resear...
Grant, K. (2012, September). Skills utilisation and high performance working: An analysis of line manager and employee perceptions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management
no abstract available.
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., & Carbery, R. (2019). An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature. Human Resource Development Review, 18(2), 248–288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484319828865
There has been significant growth of interest in both international human resource development (IHRD) and ecosystems research. Both literatures highlight important characteris...
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...
Cole, R., Lindsay, C. F., & Barker, F. (in press). Reverse exchange of healthcare devices: the case of hearing aid equipment in the UK. Production Planning and Control, 1-13. doi:10.1080/09537287.2018.1506892
Reverse exchange (RE) in dealing with the return, recycle and reuse of products is receiving a growing focus. When properly handled, RE in healthcare can deliver an economic b...
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2018). Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, doi:10.1111/bjir.12309. ISSN 0007-1080
This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of i...
Bratton, A., Garavan, T., D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Grant, K. (2016). 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. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
Garavan, T. N. (2007). A Strategic Perspective on Human Resource Development. Advances in developing human resources. 9(1), 11-30. doi:10.1177/1523422306294492. ISSN 1523-4223
The problem and the solution. This article reviews the literature on strategic human resource development. It proposes a model of strategic Human Resource Development (HRD) wh...
Garavan, T. N., & Morley, M. J. (2006). Re-dimensionalising boundaries in the theory and practice of Human Resource Development. International journal of learning and intellectual capital, 3(1), 3. doi:10.1504/ijlic.2006.009206
In our conceptualisation, HRD is at a crossroads, both in terms of its philosophical roots, its theoretical bases and, in the practice domain, what its key contributions are. ...
McCarthy, A. & Garavan, T. (2006). Postfeedback development perceptions: applying the theory of planned behavior. Human Resource Development Quarterly. 17(3), 245-267. doi:10.1002/hrdq.1173. ISSN 1044-8004
The primary purpose of management development programs is performance improvement at an individual and organizational level. Performance improvement results from kn...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
- Thesis is a single organisation (multi-site) case study, utilising documentary analysis interviews and observations, involving ...
Venue: Thames Pavilion, Houses of Parliament
Date: Friday 17th May 2019
Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
16 May 2019
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018