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Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness

Book
Garavan, T., O'Brien, F., Duggan, J., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness. (1). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48900-7
This book offers an integrated and contextualised framework for learning and development (L&D) effectiveness that addresses both the nature of L&D and its antecedents and outc...

Coaction Interrupted: Logic Contestations in the Implementation of Inter‐organisational Collaboration around Talent Management in the Public Sector in Scotland

Journal Article
Grant, K., Garavan, T., & Mackie, R. (in press)
Coaction Interrupted: Logic Contestations in the Implementation of Inter‐organisational Collaboration around Talent Management in the Public Sector in Scotland. European Management Review, https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12404
Our study explores how Human Resources (HR) actors from 24 public sector organisations in Scotland interpret and address multiple and competing institutional logics in the con...

Editorial: Re-conceptualising management development

Journal Article
Howieson, B., & Grant, K. (2020)
Editorial: Re-conceptualising management development. Journal of Management Development, 39(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-01-2020-0018
Howieson, B. and Grant, K. (2020), "Re-conceptualising management development", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 39 No. 1, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-01-2020-...

Drivers of and barriers to flexible working and work-life balance in the Building Services Sector: A mixed methods case study

Conference Proceeding
Grant, K., & Craig, J. (2020)
Drivers of and barriers to flexible working and work-life balance in the Building Services Sector: A mixed methods case study
Changing workplace demographics such as more women, duel earning households, an aging workforce, the rise of one parent families, and digitally savvy millennials mean that con...

The dark side of digitalization? A diary study of the impact of digital technologies on work intensification, work-life balance and wellbeing

Conference Proceeding
Grant, K., Venz, L., & Bottcher, K. (2020)
The dark side of digitalization? A diary study of the impact of digital technologies on work intensification, work-life balance and wellbeing
New and advancing technologies challenge the requirements and possibilities for work practices and the ways in which people carry out their roles. Modern technologies and digi...

Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action

Report
Grant, K., & Williams, R. (2019)
Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
The UK public sector is facing unprecedented challenges, with a growing demand for leaders and leadership to improve the delivery of sustainable public services. This Reflecti...

L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise

Journal Article
Garavan, T., Heneghan, S., O'Brien, F., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise. European Journal of Training and Development, 44(1), 1-86. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-09-2019-0166
This monograph reports a study investigating the roles of learning and development (L&D) professionals in Irish, UK European and US organisations. The study investigates the c...

Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past?

Book Chapter
Holland, P., Grant, K., & Tham, T. L. (2019)
Work design in the 21st century: A case of back to the future or forward to the past?. In Contemporary HRM Issues in the 21st Century, (173-182). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-457-720191020
With the accelerated changes we have seen in the 21st century, in many cases driven by technology, the importance of how work is organised is central to the development of eff...

Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism

Journal Article
Lindsay, C., Kumar, M., & Juleff, L. (2019)
Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism. Production Planning and Control, 31(8), 629-643. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1668577
Lean is endorsed as policy in practice in the UK but the challenges and complexities affecting Lean in healthcare are still to be adequately assessed. Through a qualitative si...

It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Ramdhony, A. (2019)
It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(10), 3992-4020. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-11-2018-0905
Purpose: This paper draws on the key tenets of self-determination theory (SDT) to explore the possibility of deploying Talent Management (TM) as an inherently motivational pr...