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The Impact of Arts-Based Leadership Development on Leader Mind-Set: A Field Experiment.

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., McGarry, A., Watson, S., D'Annunzio-Green, N., & O'Brien, F. (2015)
The Impact of Arts-Based Leadership Development on Leader Mind-Set: A Field Experiment. Advances in developing human resources, 17(3), 391-407. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422315588358
The Problem Arts-based leadership interventions have gained a foothold in the leadership development literature; however, few studies have investigated their effectiveness. Th...

Exploring reflection as a multi-dimensional construct: implications for HRD theory and practice.

Presentation / Conference
Duncan, F., Watson, S. & Ramdhony, A. (2014, June)
Exploring reflection as a multi-dimensional construct: implications for HRD theory and practice. Paper presented at 15th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
This conceptual paper seeks to explore the concepts of reflection and reflective practice to develop a critical understanding of the process and its multiple dimensions and th...

Exploring leadership development interventions in the Scottish Hospitality Industry

Presentation / Conference
McMillan, J., Watson, S., Farquharson, L., & Naismith, N. (2010, October)
Exploring leadership development interventions in the Scottish Hospitality Industry. Paper presented at EuroCHRIE Conference

Exploring Proactive Influence Tactics through the Servant Leadership Lens: First Findings

Presentation / Conference
Farquharson, L., McMillan, J., Naismith, N., & Watson, S. (2010, September)
Exploring Proactive Influence Tactics through the Servant Leadership Lens: First Findings. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Annual Conference

A Scottish perspective on the diagnosis and evaluation of leadership development interventions

Presentation / Conference
McMillan, J., Watson, S., Farquharson, L., & Naismith, N. (2010, July)
A Scottish perspective on the diagnosis and evaluation of leadership development interventions. Paper presented at 10th Developing Leadership Capability Conference

Exploring Leadership actions and Practices Influencing Collective Learning: a Complex Relationship?

Presentation / Conference
McMillan, J., Watson, S., Farquharson, L., & Naismith, N. (2010, June)
Exploring Leadership actions and Practices Influencing Collective Learning: a Complex Relationship?. Paper presented at 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe

Exploring the contribution of workplace learning to an HRD strategy in the Scottish legal profession

Journal Article
Watson, S., & Harmel-Law, A. (2010)
Exploring the contribution of workplace learning to an HRD strategy in the Scottish legal profession. Journal of European industrial training, 34, 7-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591011010280
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the relevance of human resource development (HRD) for law firms in the UK. It examines how the characteristics of legal profe...

What Makes a Successful Leader?

Presentation / Conference
McMillan, J., Peach, R., & Watson, S. (2009, June)
What Makes a Successful Leader?. Paper presented at 10th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe

Concluding commentary on the contemporary human resource issues for talent management in hospitality and tourism

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., Maxwell, G., & Watson, S. (2008)
Concluding commentary on the contemporary human resource issues for talent management in hospitality and tourism. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 20(7), doi:10.1108/ijchm.2008.04120gaa.003
This commentary provides some discussion on emergent points from the articles presented in this thematic edition and re-visits our strategic question posed at the beginning of...

Exploring perspectives on Human Resource Development: an introduction

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., O'Donnell, D., McGuire, D., & Watson, S. (2007)
Exploring perspectives on Human Resource Development: an introduction. Advances in developing human resources, 9, 3-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422306294342
The problem and the solution. This issue overview presents a brief justification for adopting a multiperspectival approach to theory and practice in human resource development...
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The impact of team-focussed transformational and ethical leadership on team innovation: an investigation of the role of team engagement and team developmental climate

2013 - 2019
Mrs Britta Heidl | Director of Studies: Prof Thomas Garavan | Second Supervisor: Sandra Watson

Exploring the critical factors of employee engagement: A person centred study of nurse academics

2012 - 2019
Gill McCrossan | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis | Second Supervisor: Sandra Watson

A critical evaluation of the status, capacity and rights of distinct categories of individuals in underdeveloped and emerging areas of law

2012 - 2014
The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate how my research promo...
Lesley-Anne Macfarlane | Director of Studies: Dr Richard Whitecross | Second Supervisor: Sandra Watson

An exploration of leadership practices in Scotland's contact centre industry

2011 - 2019
Alberto Orozco Vidal | Director of Studies: Dr Jacqueline Brodie | Second Supervisor: Sandra Watson

Government supported women's leadership development programs: a case study of Dubai

2009 - 2013
Aisha Suwaidi | Director of Studies: Sandra Watson

Redefining leadership in a Higher Education context: Views from the front line

2009 - 2017
Margaret Cook | Director of Studies: Sandra Watson | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

An exploration into employee perceptions of the dyadic relationship with their leader: a case study of a retail SME in Edinburgh

2008 - 2012
Dr Colin Mackenzie | Director of Studies: Sandra Watson | Second Supervisor: Dr Jacqueline Brodie

An exploration of the core dynamics of business leadership through the metaphor of equine herd leadership

2008 - 2012
Deborah Benson | Director of Studies: Sandra Watson | Second Supervisor: George Stonehouse

Development and exploration of person-dynamic-fit

2007 - 2013
Ines Weichs | Director of Studies: Sandra Watson | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

Organisational change, partnership working and agenda for change in the Scottish NHS: a phenomenological study

2007 - 2015
Jiami Zhou | Director of Studies: Sandra Watson | Second Supervisor: Dr Gerardine Matthews-Smith

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