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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...

The Role of Swift Trust in Virtual Teams and Implications for Human Resource Development

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Germain, M., & McGuire, D. (2014)
The Role of Swift Trust in Virtual Teams and Implications for Human Resource Development. Advances in developing human resources, 16(3), 356-370. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422314532097
The Problem The combination of flatter organizational structures, globalization, cost-saving initiatives, and the increased emphasis on knowledge sharing has been a contributo...

Diversity training programme outcomes: a systematic review.

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Alhejji, H., Garavan, T., Carbery, R., O'Brien, F., & McGuire, D. (2016)
Diversity training programme outcomes: a systematic review. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 27(1), (95-149). ISSN 1044-8004
The purpose of this paper is to analyze current scholarship on diversity training outcomes utilizing a systematic literature review (SLR) and provide insights for future resea...

Diversity training in organisations: an introduction

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McGuire, D., & Bagher, M. (2010)
Diversity training in organisations: an introduction. Journal of European industrial training, 34(6), 493-505. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090591011061185
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on diversity training and examine the effect of power, privilege and politics on diversity in organisations.Des...

Book Review of "Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice" - Peter G Northouse

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McGuire, D. (2009)
Book Review of "Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice" - Peter G Northouse. Journal of European industrial training, 33(8/9), 838-840. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590910993661
This interactive textbook provides a useful introduction to a range of leadership concepts and practices. Written by Peter G. Northouse, author of Leadership: Theory and Pract...

The impact of physical environment on employee commitment in call centres: The mediating role of employee well‐being

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McGuire, D., & McLaren, L. (2009)
The impact of physical environment on employee commitment in call centres: The mediating role of employee well‐being. Team Performance Management, 15(1/2), 35-48. https://doi.org/10.1108/13527590910937702
Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to examine the effect of the physical environment on employee commitment. It explores how favourable working conditions can affect an emp...

Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study

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McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., O'Donnell, D., Saha, S. K., & Cseh, M. (2008)
Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study. Human Resource Development International, 11, 335-350. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678860802261520
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...

The Role of Line Managers as Human Resource Agents in Fostering Organizational Change in Public Services

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Mcguire, D., Stoner, L., & Mylona, S. (2008)
The Role of Line Managers as Human Resource Agents in Fostering Organizational Change in Public Services. Journal of Change Management, 8(1), 73-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697010801937580
The commercialization of public services has led to enhanced customer service and arguably improved employee performance. Central to these efforts has been a radical reconside...

Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

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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...

Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction

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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...

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