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The normalisation of overwork: A scoping study of Leavism

Presentation / Conference
Richards, J., Pustelnikovaite, T., Ellis, V., & Canduela, J. (2020, April)
The normalisation of overwork: A scoping study of Leavism. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Newcastle
The proposed paper focuses on Leaveism, understood as employees using allocated time off to work (CIPD, 2018). Leaveism involves using allocated time off when actually unwell,...

'Bitter and Twisted or Happy Chappy?' Examining the labour process within the Scottish Craft Beer Industry

Presentation / Conference
Ellis, V. (2019, December)
'Bitter and Twisted or Happy Chappy?' Examining the labour process within the Scottish Craft Beer Industry. Presented at Research Seminar Series, Abertay University

Assessing job quality within the Scottish microbrewing sector

Presentation / Conference
Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (2019, July)
Assessing job quality within the Scottish microbrewing sector. Paper presented at Centre for Beer Research and Enterprise (CBREW) Workshop
Abstract not available.

Examining the meanings and motivations for working within the Scottish microbrewing industry

Presentation / Conference
Ellis, V., & Richards, J. (2019, April)
Examining the meanings and motivations for working within the Scottish microbrewing industry. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference
Brewing has experienced a considerable revival in recent years with the number of brewers in the UK being at its highest level since the 1930s (Cask Report, 2018). After decad...

Unkettling the unions? An action research study of surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016 in the UK higher education sector

Presentation / Conference
Richards, J., & Ellis, V. (2019, April)
Unkettling the unions? An action research study of surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016 in the UK higher education sector. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference
The paper responds to calls for the sharing of ‘best practice’ were trade unions have successfully met turnout levels required of the Trade Union Act 2016 (the Act). The study...

Surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016: A case study of using local branch data and communication systems to ‘get the vote out’ in the UK higher education sector

Presentation / Conference
Richards, J., & Ellis, V. (2019, February)
Surmounting the Trade Union Act 2016: A case study of using local branch data and communication systems to ‘get the vote out’ in the UK higher education sector. Paper presented at STUC Research Conference: Behind Closed Circuits: Data, digitalisation and trade union tactics
The proposed paper/presentation engages with how trade unions can mobilise membership data and communication systems to organise workers into getting the vote out (GTVO) for i...

Unheard voices of decline in the Scottish Oil Sector.

Presentation / Conference
O'Neil, J., & Ellis, V. (2018, June)
Unheard voices of decline in the Scottish Oil Sector. Presented at BUIRA History of Industrial Relations Study Group, University of Westminster
This paper examines how employment in the Scottish oil industry is changing as the industry declines, shedding in excess of 120,000 jobs between 2014 and 2016 as oil prices fe...

Behind the Beer: An examination of the labour process within the Scottish microbrewing industry

Presentation / Conference
Ellis, V., & O'Neil, J. (2018, March)
Behind the Beer: An examination of the labour process within the Scottish microbrewing industry. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Buenos Aires
Much of the contemporary discourse on the future of work centres on the robot revolution and the continued automation of production processes. Long predicted by labour process...

Working Together? An investigation into managers’ attitudes towards trade unions

Conference Proceeding
Munro, A., Ellis, V., Canduela, J., & Raeside, R. (in press)
Working Together? An investigation into managers’ attitudes towards trade unions
No abstract available.

The Changing Nature of Academic Work in the UK.

Presentation / Conference
Ellis, V. (2016, July)
The Changing Nature of Academic Work in the UK. Presented at 3rd ISA Forum of Scoiology - The Future We Want: global sociology and the struggles for a better world, Vienna, Austria
Although, seemingly involved in a perpetual process of ‘evolution’ universities, and those that work within them, have been subject to unprecedented change over the past twent...

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Talent management for the fourth industrial revolution: digital talent hub with sharing connectedness and distribution

2019 - date
Hong Xiang | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis

The impact of Artificial Intelligence on those involved with technology delivery

2018 - date
Brian Wright | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis | Second Supervisor: Dr Rowan Steele

Dynamics of market entry mode switching in the global food & beverage service industry

2018 - date
Julia Maria Seiss | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis

The survival of indigenous banking in the Easter Caribeean amidst the changing financial landscape coupled with new regulatory requirements and increased competition

2017 - date
Aaron Logie | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis | Second Supervisor: Dr Fawad Khaleel

Adopting a project management methodology for effective change management in the public sector in Saint Lucia

2016 - date
Jeanette Jn.Louis-Hughes | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Smart

An examination of leadership within a dynamic context: the case of BMW

2015 - date
Ulrich Clarenbach | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis

Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

An exploration of how academic staff construct social identities in the career transition from the performing arts into higher education

2012 - date
Pauline Miller Judd | Director of Studies: Dr Vaughan Ellis | Second Supervisor: Dr Rowan Steele

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

An investigation into changes in gender equity and equality in Scottish universities from 1850 to 2011

2008 - 2013
The central aim of this thesis is: to investigate changes in gender equity and equality in Scottis...
Dr David Dick | Director of Studies: Dr Janice McMillan | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

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