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Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Gunnigle, P., & Morley, M. (2000)
Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD. Journal of European industrial training, 24(2/3/4), 65-93. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590010321926
Addresses some of the key debates within the HRD literature and considers the extent to which HRD can be described as a field of study. The paper addresses the issues raised i...

Human resource development literature: current issues, priorities and dilemmas

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Heraty, N., & Barnicle, B. (1999)
Human resource development literature: current issues, priorities and dilemmas. Journal of European industrial training, 23(4/5), 169-179. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000004567
Reviews the state of current HRD literature in terms of definitional issues, alternative models, dominant justifications and biases. Articulates the view that the literature i...

Actors in the HRD Process: An Exploratory Study

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Heraty, N., & Morley, M. (1998)
Actors in the HRD Process: An Exploratory Study. International Studies of Management and Organization, 28(1), 114-135. https://doi.org/10.1080/00208825.1998.11656729
No abstract available.

Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations

Journal Article
Garavan, T., Wang, J., Matthews-Smith, G., Nagarathnam, B., & Lai, Y. (2018)
Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations. Human Resource Development International, 21(4), 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2018.1429171
National human resource development (NHRD) is now an important area of investigation within human resource development with significant growth in publications over 49 years. S...

Critically Challenging some Assumptions in HRD

Journal Article
O'Donnell, D., McGuire, D., & Cross, C. (2005)
Critically Challenging some Assumptions in HRD. SSRN E-Journal, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.832564
This paper sets out to critically challenge five inter-related assumptions prominent in the HRD literature. These relate to: the exploitation of labour in enhancing shareholde...

Social Capital Effects on the Career and Development Outcomes of HR Professionals

Journal Article
Gubbins, C., & Garavan, T. (2015)
Social Capital Effects on the Career and Development Outcomes of HR Professionals. Human Resource Management, 55(2), 241-260. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.21727
HR professionals’ roles require them to be responsive to both employee needs and top management strategies. However, the need to respond to the often competing employee and st...

A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct

Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., & Carbery, R. (2012)
A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct. European Journal of Training and Development, 36(2/3), 129-157. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591211215579
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review published conceptual and research papers within the field of international, comparative and cross‐cultural HRD.Design/methodology/...

The Use of Imagery in the Campaign Speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election.

Journal Article
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Cunningham, J., & Duffy, G. (2016)
The Use of Imagery in the Campaign Speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 37(4), 430-449. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136
Purpose – The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investi...

Innovation and human resource development (HRD)

Journal Article
Sheehan, M., Garavan, T. N., & Carbery, R. (2014)
Innovation and human resource development (HRD). European Journal of Training and Development, 38(1/2), 2-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-11-2013-0128
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a prologue to the issue of human resource development (HRD) and innovation which has been under-researched despite the widesp...

Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong Public sector: A critique of leadership development from a labour process perspective

Thesis
O'Neil, J. J. Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong Public sector: A critique of leadership development from a labour process perspective. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978274
Critical scholars have written about the ‘squeezed middle’ and the new labour process of front line and middle managers generally, but there is a gap in the literature relatin...