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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...

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...

Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training

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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
Purpose 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...

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...

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...

Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations

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Garavan, T., Wang, J., Matthews-Smith, G., Nagarathnam, B., & Lai, Y. (2018)
Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations. Human Resource Development International, 21(4), 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2018.1429171
National human resource development (NHRD) is now an important area of investigation within human resource development with significant growth in publications over 49 years. S...

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...

Embedding compassionate care in local NHS practice: developing a conceptual model through realistic evaluation

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MacArthur, J., Wilkinson, H., Matthews-Smith, G., & Gray, M. A. (2017)
Embedding compassionate care in local NHS practice: developing a conceptual model through realistic evaluation. Journal of Research in Nursing, 22(1-2), 130-147. doi:10.1177/1744987116678901
The aim of this study was to critically analyse the impact of the ‘Leadership in Compassionate Care Programme’ and offer a conceptual model of factors that can embed compassio...

Public Participation and Public Service Modernization: Learning from New Labor?

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Fenwick, J., & McMillan, J. (2012)
Public Participation and Public Service Modernization: Learning from New Labor?. International Journal of Public Administration, 35(6), 367-378. https://doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2012.655523
The public participation agenda is a significant element of public service reform in Europe and beyond. This article examines how citizen participation in local public service...

The motivation of nurses to participate in continuing professional education in Ireland

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Murphy, C., Cross, C., & McGuire, D. (2006)
The motivation of nurses to participate in continuing professional education in Ireland. Journal of European industrial training, 30(5), 365-384. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590610677926
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to review the extant literature on CPE amongst nurses and concentrate on discovering the factors that motivate and inhibit participati...