Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2018). Developing and managing talent in public services: Navigating the collaborative landscape. In Conference Proceedings
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for public service organizations to better co-ordinate and integrate approaches to...
Fascia, M. (2018). Hegelian Approach to Leadership Analysis in Contemporary Healthcare Environments. Medical Anthropology eJournal, 3(20),
Many business sectors have witnessed multiple attempts to define the competence of leaders and none more so within healthcare. Contemporary evidence suggests that the focus re...
Maxwell, G. A., Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018). Developing high performance working through case study evidence. Development and Learning in Organizations, 32(2), (5-8). doi:10.1108/dlo-03-2017-0028. ISSN 1477-7282
The article theoretically proffers and empirically evidences five inter-related high performance working (HPW) groupings of value to practitioners interested in develo...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
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...
Lecturer in International Business
Associate Professor of Human Resource Management
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Sheehan, M., Grant, K., & Garavan, T. (2018). Strategic talent management: A macro and micro analysis of current issues in hospitality and tourism. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), (28-41). doi:10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0062. ISSN 1755-4217
This article provides an academic viewpoint on contemporary factors associated with talent management (TM) in the hospitality and tourism sector.
Chung, K. L., & D’Annunzio-Green, N. (2018). Talent management practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises in the hospitality sector: An entrepreneurial owner-manager perspective. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), (101-116). doi:10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0065. ISSN 1755-4217
This paper aims to examine talent management (TM) practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within the hospitality industry. Specifically, the views of S...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2017). Coping with uncertainty: Entrepreneurial sensemaking in regenerative medicine venturing. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42(1), (33-58). doi:10.1007/s10961-015-9465-0. ISSN 0892-9912
Entrepreneurs face multiple sources and types of uncertainty during venturing activity. Converting novel or speculative opportunities into viable commercial businesses require...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2015). Sensemaking at entrepreneurial firms: Acknowledgment practice under uncertainty. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2015(1), (12638-12638). doi:10.5465/ambpp.2015.12638abstract. ISSN 0065-0668
Acknowledgement practices represent individual or group responses to events or outcomes. Within organizational contexts, acknowledgement practices reflect sensemaking and have...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2015). Regenerative medicine translation:Cross-national analysis of entrepreneurial ecosystem development. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2015(1), (12653-12653). doi:10.5465/ambpp.2015.12653abstract. ISSN 0065-0668
In the field of regenerative medicine, new ventures face unformed markets and inconsistent industry practices. We study two university- centric regenerative medicine ecosystem...
Olaniyi, O. O., Smith, A., Liyanage, C., & Akintoye, A. (2014). Facilities Management Approach For Achieving Sustainability in Commercial Buildings in Nigeria. In Promoting Innovation in FM, 361-365
The purpose of this research is to determine the extent of sustainable facilities management (FM) practice in the management of commercial buildings in Nigeria and identify ba...
Johnson, D., & Bock, A. J. (2014). Coping with unresolvable uncertainty: A situational analysis of regenerative medicine venturing. Proceedings - Academy of Management, 2014(1), (11294-11294). doi:10.5465/ambpp.2014.11294abstract. ISSN 0065-0668
Acquiring resources, such as knowledge, is a fundamental entrepreneurial task during venture development. However, high levels of uncertainty challenge resource identification...
Weaver, M., Albores, P. & Love, D. (2012). A Simulation Conceptual Modelling Procedure for SCM Applications
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to outline a seven-phase simulation conceptual modelling procedure that incorporates existing practice and embeds a process reference mo...
Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2000). Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), (144-164). doi:10.1108/13665620110391097. ISSN 1366-5626
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...
McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2000). 360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(1), (5-32). doi: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...
Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & Collins, E. (2000). Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(2-4), (48-68). doi: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...
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). doi:10.1111/1467-8543.00160. ISSN 0007-1080
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...
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...
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...
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving
competitive advantage for business org...
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...