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Re-dimensionalising boundaries in the theory and practice of Human Resource Development. (2006)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., & Morley, M. J. (2006). Re-dimensionalising boundaries in the theory and practice of Human Resource Development. International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 3(1), 3. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijlic.2006.009206

In our conceptualisation, HRD is at a crossroads, both in terms of its philosophical roots, its theoretical bases and, in the practice domain, what its key contributions are. We argue that HRD continues to be characterised by theoretical ambiguities,... Read More about Re-dimensionalising boundaries in the theory and practice of Human Resource Development..

Epidermolysis bullosa in calves in the United Kingdom. (2006)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Foster, A. P., Skuse, A. M., Higgins, R. J., Barrett, D. C., Philbey, A. W., Thomson, J. R., …Day, M. J. (2006). Epidermolysis bullosa in calves in the United Kingdom

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) was diagnosed in eight calves from four farms in the United Kingdom on the basis of clinical, histological and ultrastructural findings. In three affected herds, pedigree Simmental bulls had been mated with Simmental-cross... Read More about Epidermolysis bullosa in calves in the United Kingdom..

Contextual understandings of hospitality management development - a realist approach. (2006)
Thesis
Watson, S. development - a realist approach. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2540

The aim of my thesis is to demonstrate how my research aids the academic understanding of the sub-disciplinary field of hospitality management development. I evaluate the extent to which the unique features of the UK hospitality industry and the char... Read More about Contextual understandings of hospitality management development - a realist approach..

Postfeedback development perceptions: Applying the theory of planned behavior (2006)
Journal Article
McCarthy, A., & Garavan, T. (2006). Postfeedback development perceptions: Applying the theory of planned behavior. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 17(3), 245-267. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.1173

The primary purpose of management development programs is performance improvement at an individual and organizational level. Performance improvement results from knowledge, skill, or ability enhancement. An important intervention in m... Read More about Postfeedback development perceptions: Applying the theory of planned behavior.

The changing face of HR: in search of balance. (2006)
Journal Article
Francis, H., & Keegan, A. (2006). The changing face of HR: in search of balance. Human Resource Management Journal, 16, 231-249. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2006.00016.x

Current models of HRM suggest that expectations about HR roles are changing as organisations are striving to make the HR function leaner and more `strategic'. In our article we explore the changing roles of HRM as they are perceived by different stak... Read More about The changing face of HR: in search of balance..

Perspectives on line managers in human resource management: Hilton International UK Hotels. (2006)
Journal Article
Maxwell, G., & Watson, S. (2006). Perspectives on line managers in human resource management: Hilton International UK Hotels. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17, 1152-1170. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585190600697638

Although contextual factors act to encourage the devolvement of human resource management to line managers, recent research indicates that there is substantial potential for human resource specialists and line managers to share more effectively respo... Read More about Perspectives on line managers in human resource management: Hilton International UK Hotels..

Career advancement of hotel managers since graduation: a comparative study (2006)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., O'Brien, F., & O'Hanlon, D. (2006). Career advancement of hotel managers since graduation: a comparative study. Personnel Review, 35(3), 252-280. https://doi.org/10.1108/00483480610656685

Purpose: To investigate the factors predicting the career progression of hotel managers working in international hotel chains in Ireland, Europe and Asia. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a cross‐sectional questionnaire design consistin... Read More about Career advancement of hotel managers since graduation: a comparative study.

The impact of individual values on human resource decision‐making by line managers (2006)
Journal Article
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Saha, S. K., & O'Donnell, D. (2006). The impact of individual values on human resource decision‐making by line managers. International Journal of Manpower, 27(3), 251-273. https://doi.org/10.1108/01437720610672167

Purpose – This paper explores this relationship between the individual values of managers and human resource (HR) decision‐making.Design/methodology/approach – Questionnaire data were collected from a total of 340 line managers from both Ireland and... Read More about The impact of individual values on human resource decision‐making by line managers.

Interactive visualisation tools for supporting taxonomists working practice. (2006)
Thesis
Cannon, A. (2006). Interactive visualisation tools for supporting taxonomists working practice. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3462

The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing scientific research, particularly where data from disparate sources must be shared, compared or integrated. One area where... Read More about Interactive visualisation tools for supporting taxonomists working practice..