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Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators

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Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Lai, Y., Murphy, K., Sheehan, M., & Carbery, R. (2021)
Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators. Human Resource Management Journal, 31(1), 93-119. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12284
Drawing on systems theory, we conducted a moderated meta-analysis of the training and organizational performance relationship using 119 primary studies. We examined the moder...

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...

Upward Influence Tactics and their Effects on Job Performance Ratings and Flexible Working Arrangements: The Mediating Roles of Mutual Recognition Respect and Mutual Appraisal Respect

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Clarke, N., Alshenalfi, N., & Garavan, T. (2019)
Upward Influence Tactics and their Effects on Job Performance Ratings and Flexible Working Arrangements: The Mediating Roles of Mutual Recognition Respect and Mutual Appraisal Respect. Human Resource Management, 58(4), 397-416. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.21967
Supervisor’s HR decisions have a significant impact on the employees they manage but have been found to be subject to bias. The upward influence tactics use by subordinates ca...

An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature.

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Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., & Carbery, R. (2019)
An ecosystems perspective on international human resource development (IHRD): a meta-synthesis of the literature. Human Resource Development Review, 18(2), 248-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484319828865
There has been significant growth of interest in both international human resource development (IHRD) and ecosystems research. Both literatures highlight important characteris...

The Impact of Agricultural Knowledge Transfer Resources on Farm Level Profitability during the Economic Recession – A Quantitative Study

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Cawley, A., O'Donoghue, C., Heanue, K., Hilliard, R., & Sheehan, M. (2019)
The Impact of Agricultural Knowledge Transfer Resources on Farm Level Profitability during the Economic Recession – A Quantitative Study. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 25(2), 161-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2019.1583816
Purpose: The outcomes from agricultural knowledge transfer (KT) are dependent on the access to and the quality of services available, coupled with the motivation of prospectiv...

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...

The Ethics of Engagement in an Age of Austerity: A Paradox Perspective

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Francis, H., & Keegan, A. (2020)
The Ethics of Engagement in an Age of Austerity: A Paradox Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 162(3), 593-607. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-018-3976-1
Our contribution in this paper is to highlight the ethical implications of workforce engagement strategies in an age of austerity. Hard or instrumentalist approaches to workfo...