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Human resource development and workplace learning: emerging theoretical perspectives and organisational practices

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Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & McGuire, D. (2002)
Human resource development and workplace learning: emerging theoretical perspectives and organisational practices. Journal of European industrial training, 26(2/3/4), 60-71. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590210428133
Workplace learning and HRD are considered legitimate topics for study and investigation alongside organisational strategies and practices. Considers key themes in the workplac...

The cultural boundedness of theory and practice in HRD?

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McGuire, D., O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., Saha, S. K., & Murphy, J. (2002)
The cultural boundedness of theory and practice in HRD?. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 9(2), 25-44. https://doi.org/10.1108/13527600210797389
Argues that cultural influences may not only affect a professional’s implicit concept of what constitutes effective practice, but may also affect researchers’ explicit theorie...

Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality

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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...

Critically Challenging some Assumptions in HRD

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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...

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...

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...

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
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 ...

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