Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
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...
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...
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...
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...
Programme Leader, MSc Business Event Management & Academic, International Festival & 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.
Bratton, A., Garavan, T., D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Grant, K. (2016). HRD and global talent development. In T. Garavan, A. McCarthy, & R. Carbery (Eds.), Handbook of International Human Resource Development: Context, Processes and People, 417-443. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
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Campbell, T. (2016). An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 9(3), (360-374). doi:10.1108/IJWHM-11-2015-0068. ISSN 1753-8351
Purpose: as exposure to psychosocial hazard at work represents a substantial risk factor for employee health in many modern occupations, being able to accurately assess how em...
Bock, A. J., & Johnson, D. (2016). A comparative study of ecosystem development in regenerative medicine. In P. H. Phan (Ed.), Academic Entrepreneurship: Translating Discoveries to the Marketplace, 218-250. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
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...
Lindsay, C. & Kumar, M. (2015). A Lean healthcare journey: the Scottish Experience. In Public Service Operations Management: A research handbookTaylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9781138813694, 9781315747972
Lean has been adopted by public sector organisations to combat the growing challenges in tackling demand, capacity, service provision and issues around the reduction of errors...
Ross, A. G., Adams, J., & Crossan, K. (2015). Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland. Local Economy, 30(6), (672-688). doi:10.1177/0269094215600135. ISSN 0269-0942
Entrepreneurship is widely recognised as a key determinant of economic growth, regional prosperity
and sustainable development. Using a panel model with data from the value ad...
Pomponi, F., Fratocchi, L. & Rossi Tafuri, S. (2015). Trust development and horizontal collaboration in logistics: a theory based evolutionary framework. Supply chain management. 20(1), 83-97. doi:10.1108/scm-02-2014-0078. ISSN 1359-8546
The purpose of this article is to provide academicians and practitioners alike with a theory-based framework regarding horizontal collaboration in logistics. The propo...
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...
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. (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...
Pomponi, F., Fratocchi, L., Rossi Tafuri, S. & Palumbo, M. (2013). Horizontal Collaboration in Logistics: A Comprehensive Framework. Research in Logistics and Production. ISSN 2083-4942
Abstract Cooperation in logistics is widely recognised as one of the core challenges for the next future. In this context, horizontal collaboration is believed to be one of 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...
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...