Associate Professor (Work and Employment)
Grant, K., & Williams, R. (2019). Leadership in the public sector: A renewed call to action. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
The UK public sector is facing unprecedented challenges, with a growing demand for leaders and leadership to improve the delivery of sustainable public services. This Reflecti...
Parry, J., Grant, K., & Sheehan, M. (2019). Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey. The Workforce Development Trust
The research which underpins this briefing report was driven by a primary, quantitative Workforce Survey which focused on understanding the views of employers across the publi...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
No abstract available.
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
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
University Forum for Human Resource Development
Addressing the Business Support and Training Needs of Minority Ethnic Group (MEG) Family-run Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Scotland
The study proposes an in-depth exploration of the business ...
17 May 2019
17 May 2019
Skills for Health and Skills for Justice are hosting the Leadership and Management in the Public Sector event on the 17th of May at the Houses of Parliament.
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...
Head of Subject; Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Gadsden, S., McLaughlin, D., Grant, K., Mackie, R., Cassidy, N., & Derbyshire, H. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland: Practitioner report. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K. & Paxton, S. (2016). Cultivating Responsible Business in Scotland through the lens of the Scottish Business Pledge. Edinburgh: Voluntary Action Fund as part of the Responsible Business Forum
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018, June). Risky business: HRM implications from pilots' accounts of critical incidents in UK commercial Aviation. Paper presented at International Human Resource Management Conference
Safety is of paramount importance in aviation in first-world countries. Commercial aviation here is highly reliable and ultra-safe, at least technically. However, while techno...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2017, December). Collaborative talent management in public services: evaluating the drivers, barriers and enablers. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference, Glasgow
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for increased collaborative activity within Scotland’s public services, our resear...
Duddy, D., Weaver, M., & Stantchev, D. (2017, September). How does the Beer Distribution Game help us to understand Humanitarian Supply Chains. Paper presented at Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), Southampton Solent University, UK
This research develops a model similar to that used in Forrester’s ‘Beer Distribution Game’ to understand where uncertainty is generated in humanitarian supply chains....
Weaver, M. (2017, March). Applications of “Systems Thinking” to co-create business-community value. Presented at Applications of Systems Thinking
How systems approaches have helped identify better ways for communities and socially responsible businesses to build value.
Grant, K. (2012, September). Skills utilisation and high performance working: An analysis of line manager and employee perceptions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management
no abstract available.
Garavan, T., Heneghan, S., O'Brien, F., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (in press). L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise. European Journal of Training and Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-09-2019-0166
This monograph reports a study investigating the roles of learning and development (L&D) professionals in Irish, UK European and US organisations. The study investigates the c...
Lindsay, C., Kumar, M., & Juleff, L. (in press). Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism. Production Planning and Control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1668577
Lean is endorsed as policy in practice in the UK but the challenges and complexities affecting Lean in healthcare are still to be adequately assessed. Through a qualitative si...
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Ramdhony, A. (2019). It’s not what you do; it’s the way that you do it: An exploratory study of talent management as an inherently motivational process in the hospitality sector. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(10), 3992-4020. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-11-2018-0905
Purpose: This paper draws on the key tenets of self-determination theory (SDT) to explore the possibility of deploying Talent Management (TM) as an inherently motivational pr...
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Barron, P. (2019). Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training. Education and Training, 61(2), 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-04-2018-0098
The purpose of this study is to examine student-learner perceptions of benefits, barriers and enablers in learning whilst working, specifically focussing on learning t...
Maxwell, G. A., & Grant, K. (in press). Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1528473
With the advent of low cost employment systems for pilots in commercial airlines, we address two questions: What are experienced UK-based, commercial airline pilots’ perspecti...
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...
- Thesis is a single organisation (multi-site) case study, utilising documentary analysis interviews and observations, involving ...
Venue: Thames Pavilion, Houses of Parliament
Date: Friday 17th May 2019
Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
16 May 2019
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018
18 February 2016