Lecturer in Human Resource Management
O'Neil, J., & Ellis, V. (2018, June). Unheard voices of decline in the Scottish Oil Sector. Presented at BUIRA History of Industrial Relations Study Group, University of Westminster
This paper examines how employment in the Scottish oil industry is changing as the industry declines, shedding in excess of 120,000 jobs between 2014 and 2016 as oil prices fe...
Parry, J., Grant, K., & Sheehan, M. (2019). Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey. The Workforce Development Trust
The research which underpins this briefing report was driven by a primary, quantitative Workforce Survey which focused on understanding the views of employers across the publi...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
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Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
Since October 2008 the EI has delivered a Graduate Certificate of Management Practice programme designed in conjunction with SELECT (the Electrical Contractors' Association for Scotland).The programme...
Associate Professor (Work and Employment)
Professor, People and Organisation
Gadsden, S., McLaughlin, D., Grant, K., Mackie, R., Cassidy, N., & Derbyshire, H. (2016). Talent management in public services in Scotland: Practitioner report. Edinburgh: Improvement Service
Egdell, V. (2016). The Management of Dementia in the Workplace in the Public Sector in Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University Business School Research Funding 2015/16
The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on the labour market, in particular on the greater need for employers to employ relatively more older wo...
Ellis, V. From Commitment to Control: A Labour Process Study of Workers' Experiences of the Transition from Clerical to Call Centre Work at British Gas. (Thesis). University of Stirling. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1203160
Despite their continuing importance to the UK economy and their employment of significant numbers of workers from a range of professions, the utilities have received scant att...
Grant, K., & Maxwell, G. (2018, June). Risky business: HRM implications from pilots' accounts of critical incidents in UK commercial Aviation. Paper presented at International Human Resource Management Conference
Safety is of paramount importance in aviation in first-world countries. Commercial aviation here is highly reliable and ultra-safe, at least technically. However, while techno...
Ellis, V., & O'Neil, J. (2018, March). Behind the Beer: An examination of the labour process within the Scottish microbrewing industry. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Buenos Aires
Much of the contemporary discourse on the future of work centres on the robot revolution and the continued automation of production processes. Long predicted by labour process...
Grant, K., Mackie, R., Gadsden, S., & McLaughlin, D. (2017, December). Collaborative talent management in public services: evaluating the drivers, barriers and enablers. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference, Glasgow
Against a background of significant public service reform and growing acceptance of the need for increased collaborative activity within Scotland’s public services, our resear...
Duncan, F., Watson, S. & Ramdhony, A. (2014, June). Exploring reflection as a multi-dimensional construct: implications for HRD theory and practice. Paper presented at 15th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
This conceptual paper seeks to explore the concepts of reflection and reflective practice to develop a critical understanding of the process and its multiple dimensions and th...
Ellis, V., & de Turberville, S. (2013, September). The changing nature of academic work. Paper presented at Work, Employment and Society, University of Warwick
Ellis, V., & Munro, A. (2013, September). Working Together? Investigating Managers' Attitudes Towards Trade Unions. Paper presented at Work, Employment and Society, University of Warwick
Ellis, V., & Munro, A. (2013, June). Working Together? An investigation of managers' perceptions of trade unions in the UK. Paper presented at British Universities Industrial Relations Association, Glasgow
Ellis, V., & Munro, A. (2013, March). The Enemy Within or Partners? Investigating Managers' Perceptions of Trade Unions. Paper presented at 31st International Labour Process Conference, Rutgers University, New York
Ellis, V., & de Turberville, S. (2013, March). The Managed Academic? An Examination of the Academic Labour Process. Paper presented at 31st International Labour Process Conference, Rutgers University
Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong public sector: a critique o...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Venue: Thames Pavilion, Houses of Parliament
Date: Friday 17th May 2019
Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
16 May 2019
The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
2 September 2018