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L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise

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Garavan, T., Heneghan, S., O'Brien, F., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise. European Journal of Training and Development, 44(1), 1-86. 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...

Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism

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Lindsay, C., Kumar, M., & Juleff, L. (2019)
Operationalising Lean in Healthcare: the Impact of Professionalism. Production Planning and Control, 31(8), 629-643. 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...

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

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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...

Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment

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Maxwell, G. A., & Grant, K. (2021)
Commercial airline pilots’ declining professional standing and increasing precarious employment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 32(7), 1486-1508. 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...

Building dynamic capabilities for digital transformation: An ongoing process of strategic renewal

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Warner, K. S., & Wäger, M. (2019)
Building dynamic capabilities for digital transformation: An ongoing process of strategic renewal. Long Range Planning, 52(3), 326-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2018.12.001
In this qualitative study, we explore how incumbent firms in traditional industries build dynamic capabilities for digital transformation. Digital transformation has been defi...

Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre

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Patrick, H. (2018)
Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre. Management Learning, 49(5), 559-577. doi:10.1177/1350507618800940
All organizations face contradictory demands, such as exploiting existing revenue sources whilst exploring new opportunities. The tensions of balancing these demands are large...

Reverse exchange of healthcare devices: the case of hearing aid equipment in the UK

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Cole, R., Lindsay, C. F., & Barker, F. (2018)
Reverse exchange of healthcare devices: the case of hearing aid equipment in the UK. Production Planning and Control, 29(13), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1506892
Reverse exchange (RE) in dealing with the return, recycle and reuse of products is receiving a growing focus. When properly handled, RE in healthcare can deliver an economic b...

Developing high performance working through case study evidence

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Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. A. (2018)
Developing high performance working through case study evidence. Development and Learning in Organizations, 32(2), 5-8. https://doi.org/10.1108/dlo-03-2017-0028
Purpose The article theoretically proffers and empirically evidences five inter-related high performance working (HPW) groupings of value to practitioners interested in develo...

Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up

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Van Saane, S. H., Brodie, J., Van Saane, S., & Osowska, R. (2017)
Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up. Industry and Higher Education, 31(2), 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422217691666
The purpose of the research presented in this paper was to investigate the added value of mentoring for entrepreneurs during the start-up phase. This small-scale exploratory r...

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland.

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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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094215600135
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...