Minhat, M. (2005). The Theory of Uncertainty. Accountants Today, 18(6), 22-23
In the business world, accountants are perceived as individuals with high levels of competency in decision-making involving economic criterion of costs versus benefits, measur...
O’Donnell, D., Porter, G., McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Heffernan, M., & Cleary, P. (2003). Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction. Journal of European industrial training, 27(2/3/4), 80-87. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590310468903
John Seely Brown notes that context must be added to data and information to produce meaning. To move forward, Brown suggests, we must not merely look ahead but we must also l...
O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., & McCarthy, A. (2001). Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism. International Journal of Manpower, 22(5), 425-444. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005849
Neoclassical approaches continue to dominate evaluations of national skill‐formation systems. Argues for the benefits of including alternative interdisciplinary and theoretica...
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
Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2001). Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), 144-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665620110391097
The use of competency frameworks as a basis for workplace learning initiatives is now relatively commonplace in organisations. This is reflected in the emphasis given to compe...
Raeside, R., & Walker, J. (2001). Knowledge: the key to organisational survival. The TQM magazine, 13(3), 156-160. https://doi.org/10.1108/09544780110366105
In modern business the acquisition and management of information has become a competitive force. It can be argued that this has always been the case. Critical in the gathering...
Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & Collins, E. (2001). Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(2/3/4), 48-68. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005437
Introduces the special issue “Human resource development: sectoral and invention‐level evidence of human capital accumulation”. Reviews the concepts and definitions of intelle...
McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2001). 360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(1), 5-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590110380614
360° feedback processes have gained popularity as a performance management and career development tool in contemporary organisations. This monograph explores the nature of 360...
Munro, A., & Rainbird, H. (2000). The New Unionism and the New Bargaining Agenda: UNISON–Employer Partnerships on Workplace Learning in Britain. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 38(2), 223-240. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00160
A model of new unionism has been developed which is characterized by features such as the servicing of members as customers and a shift to co-operative industrial relations. T...
Hannam, . K. (1999). Environmental Management in India: Recent Challenges to the Indian Forest Service. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 42(2), 221-233. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640569911226
This paper examines the impact of various social, economic and political changes on the work of the Indian Forest Service, the elite organization concerned with environmental ...
Masson, R., & Raeside, R. (1999). Quality in Scotland. The TQM magazine, 11(1), 12-16. https://doi.org/10.1108/09544789910246570
Gives an extensive historical overview of the industrial history of Scotland. Goes on to look at quality in Scotland today. Reports on a survey of 200 enterprises in Central S...
Glancey, K., Greig, M., & Pettigrew, M. (1998). Entrepreneurial dynamics in small business service firms. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 4(3), 249-268. https://doi.org/10.1108/13552559810235547
This paper examines the nature of entrepreneurial dynamics in small business service firms. The past decade has seen a rapid growth in the number of small business service fir...
Garavan, T. N. (1998). In‐career professional development: the case of Irish second‐level teachers. Journal of European industrial training, 22(9), 375-387. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090599810241027
Focuses on professional development policy for Irish second‐level teachers. Attempts to conceptualise current thinking about professional development policies as they relate t...
Garavan, T. N., & O′Cinneide, B. (1994). Entrepreneurship Education and Training Programmes:: A Review and Evaluation – Part 2. Journal of European industrial training, 18(11), 13-21. doi:10.1108/03090599410073505
Considers six entrepreneurial education and training programmes and in particular the development of high‐technology/knowledge‐based venture entrepreneurs. Examines the design...
Garavan, T. N., & O′Cinneide, B. (1994). Entrepreneurship Education and Training Programmes:: A Review and Evaluation – Part 1. Journal of European industrial training, 18(8), 3-12. doi:10.1108/03090599410068024
Reviews literature highlighting a number of problems associated with entrepreneurship education and training programmes. The major problem relates to balance: too much of an e...
Theodoraki, E. I., & Henry, I. P. (1994). Organisational Structures and Contexts in British National Governing Bodies of Sport. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 29(3), 243-265. doi:10.1177/101269029402900302
This paper reports the findings of the first stages of a research project which investigates the organisational structures of the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) in ...
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.
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018