Gubbins, C., & Garavan, T. N. (2009). Understanding the HRD Role in MNCs:The Imperatives of Social Capital and Networking. Human Resource Development Review, 8(2), 245-275. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484309334583
In an era of increasing global competition, it is argued that knowledge and skills are the key sources of competitive advantage. This places the human resource development (HR...
Murphy, A., & Garavan, T. N. (2009). The Adoption and Diffusion of an NHRD Standard: A Conceptual Framework. Human Resource Development Review, 8(1), 3-21. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484308330019
This article proposes a conceptual framework to explain the adoption and diffusion of a national human resource development (NHRD) standard. NHRD standards are used by governm...
Wang, J., Hutchins, H. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2009). Exploring the Strategic Role of Human Resource Development in Organizational Crisis Management. Human Resource Development Review, 8(1), 22-53. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484308330018
Crisis management has been a largely overlooked territory in human resource development (HRD) despite the increasingly recognized impact of organizational crises on the indivi...
Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE) Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia
A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of
Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
Scottish Funding Council
Due to a change in business focus by the client, some anticipated material was not available to the university and so the project was shortened (by 30%) and realigned. A Report was delivered containin...
10 April 2019
11 April 2019
The Edinburgh-based International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) is hosting an international conference on ‘Management, Governance and Ethical Finance’ ...
03 September 2018
03 September 2018
This interactive workshop, targeted at senior HR professionals, examines the effect of key changes in society on the nature and meaning of work in Scotland. The Scottish labou...
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Barron, P. (2008). Education and talent management: implications for the hospitality industry. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 20(7), 730-742. doi:10.1108/09596110810897583
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to explore one of the biggest issues and challenges now faced by hospitality education and the hospitality industry: that of how to attract ...
Garavan, T. N., Wilson, J. P., Cross, C., Carbery, R., Sieben, I., de Grip, A., …Heaton, N. (2008). Mapping the context and practice of training, development and HRD in European call centres. Journal of European industrial training, 32(8/9), 612-728. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590810918764
Purpose – Utilising data from 18 in‐depth case studies, this study seeks to explore training, development and human resource development (HRD) practices in European call centr...
McCabe, T. J., & Garavan, T. N. (2008). A study of the drivers of commitment amongst nurses: The salience of training, development and career issues. Journal of European industrial training, 32(7), 528-568. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590810899829
Purpose – The aim of this study is to highlight factors influencing the commitment of nurses, and particularly focuses on the role of training, development and career issues. ...
Carbery, R., & Garavan, T. N. (2007). Conceptualizing the Participation of Managers in Career-Focused Learning and Development: A Framework. Human Resource Development Review, 6(4), 394-418. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484307307552
Protean, boundaryless, authentic, and portfolio careers increasingly challenge managers to be proactive and self-regulated. Managers are expected to manage their careers, deve...
McGuire, . D., Garavan, T. N., O'Donnell, D., Saha, S. K. & Cseh, M. (2007). Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study. Human Resource Development International. 11, 335-350. doi:10.1080/13678860802261520. ISSN 1367-8868
Few empirical studies have examined the effect of personal values on the importance attached by individuals to training and development in organizations. We argue that persona...
Mcguire, . D., Stoner, L. & Mylona, S. (2007). The Role of Line Managers as Human Resource Agents in Fostering Organizational Change in Public Services. Journal of Change Management. 8(1), 73-84. doi:10.1080/14697010801937580. ISSN 1469-7017
Abstract The commercialization of public services has led to enhanced customer service and arguably improved employee performance. Central to these efforts has been a radical ...
McGuire, D., & Hutchings, K. (2007). Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership & organization development journal, 28(2), 154-166. https://doi.org/10.1108/01437730710726840
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the leadership of Dr Martin Luther King Jr in relation to four characteristics of transformational leadershipDesign/methodolo...
Sweeney, M. & Lynch, P. A. (2007). Explorations of the Host's Relationship with the Commercial Home. Tourism and Hospitality Research. 7, 100-108. doi:10.1057/palgrave.thr.6050042. ISSN 1467-3584
This paper investigates the host's relationship with their commercial home and its influences on product construction. Intangible dimensions of hospitality are explored throug...
Tinsley, R. & Lynch, P. A. (2007). Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 8, 15-27. doi:10.5367/000000007780007380. ISSN 1465-7503
This paper compares two localities of marked social, cultural and economic difference in relation to small tourism business networking and formalization of tourism destination...
Marek, S. A., Sibbald, A. M. & Bagher, M. (2006). Implementing web-assisted learning and engaging academic staff in the change process. Journal of Organisational Transformation and Social Change. 3(3), 269-284. doi:10.1386/jots.3.3.269_1. ISSN 1477-9633
In achieving the transition from a traditional taught mode of delivery to web-assisted learning, the management of universities now realise that change needs to be led and man...
K. Evans, L. Unwin, P. Hodkinson, & H. Rainbird (Eds.), (2006). Improving Workplace Learning. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203946947
No abstract available.
Perry, M., & Brodie, J. (2006). Virtually Connected, Practically Mobile. In M. Vartiainen, & J. Andriessen (Eds.), Mobile Virtual Work, 95-127. Book: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/3-540-28365-x_5
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Qatar National Research Fund
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events.
Elicit constructive ...
Sporting Chance Initiative
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
The Bay Fish and Chips, (The Bay) has a reputation for sustainability and quality. Not only has the company won several awards for its work, it also has an established social media presence...
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Bright Red Publishing supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018