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Prediction of future development of canine atopic dermatitis based on examination of clinical history (2008)
Journal Article
Fraser, M., McNeil, P. E., & Girling, S. J. (2008). Prediction of future development of canine atopic dermatitis based on examination of clinical history. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 49, 128-132. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-5827.2007.00439.x

Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify clinical features that could be used to identify individual dogs within the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association canine population at risk of being diagnosed as atopic in the future before they had fu... Read More about Prediction of future development of canine atopic dermatitis based on examination of clinical history.

Students as consultants - adding value to the small and medium enterprise. (2008)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Brodie, J., Douglas, T., & Laing, S. (2008). Students as consultants - adding value to the small and medium enterprise.

The purpose of this paper is to document and critically examine an innovative undergraduate student consultancy module taught at the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Napier University, Edinburgh. The paper discusses how this module is delivered to stud... Read More about Students as consultants - adding value to the small and medium enterprise..

Being innovative with the assessment process: using posters in entrepreneurship education. (2008)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Brodie, J., Anderson, M., & Laing, S. (2008). Being innovative with the assessment process: using posters in entrepreneurship education.

In an undergraduate entrepreneurship course that encourages students to reflect on the role of innovation and creativity in enterprising organisations, we initiated a novel approach to the assessment process by introducing poster presentations. This... Read More about Being innovative with the assessment process: using posters in entrepreneurship education..

Mapping the context and practice of training, development and HRD in European call centres (2008)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Wilson, J. P., Cross, C., Carbery, R., Sieben, I., de Grip, A., …Heaton, N. (2008). Mapping the context and practice of training, development and HRD in European call centres. Journal of European industrial training, 32(8/9), 612-728. ht

Purpose – Utilising data from 18 in‐depth case studies, this study seeks to explore training, development and human resource development (HRD) practices in European call centres. It aims to argue that the complexity and diversity of training, develo... Read More about Mapping the context and practice of training, development and HRD in European call centres.

A study of the drivers of commitment amongst nurses: The salience of training, development and career issues (2008)
Journal Article
McCabe, T. J., & Garavan, T. N. (2008). A study of the drivers of commitment amongst nurses: The salience of training, development and career issues. Journal of European industrial training, 32(7), 528-568. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590810899829

Purpose – The aim of this study is to highlight factors influencing the commitment of nurses, and particularly focuses on the role of training, development and career issues. It provides the basis for a HRD framework, outlining policy choices in dev... Read More about A study of the drivers of commitment amongst nurses: The salience of training, development and career issues.

Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study (2008)
Journal Article
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., O'Donnell, D., Saha, S. K., & Cseh, M. (2008). Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study. Human Resource Development International, 11, 335-350. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678860802261520

Few empirical studies have examined the effect of personal values on the importance attached by individuals to training and development in organizations. We argue that personal values play an important role in decision-making processes (i.e. commitm... Read More about Managers' personal values as predictors of importance attached to training and development: a cross-country exploratory study.

Fostering an action‐reflection dynamic amongst student practitioners (2008)
Journal Article
Francis, H., & Cowan, J. (2008). Fostering an action‐reflection dynamic amongst student practitioners. Journal of European industrial training, 32(5), 336-346. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590810877067

Purpose – This paper seeks to explore changes taking place in a curriculum design for postgraduate teaching in personnel and development, aimed at enhancing lifelong learning. A scheme is described which aims to improve the alignment for professional... Read More about Fostering an action‐reflection dynamic amongst student practitioners.

Collective Learning Processes and Human Resource Development (2008)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., & McCarthy, A. (2008). Collective Learning Processes and Human Resource Development. Advances in developing human resources, 10(4), 451-471. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422308320473

Collective learning is important to both human resource development (HRD) researchers and practitioners. Collective learning is a broad term and includes learning between dyads, teams, organizations, communities, and societies. Most conceptions of co... Read More about Collective Learning Processes and Human Resource Development.

Fluid therapy for exotic species. (2008)
Journal Article
Fraser, M. (2008). Fluid therapy for exotic species. VN Times, 18-19

A discussion of maintenance fluid types, volumes and routes appropriate for small mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds

The Psychological Contract in Call Centres: An Employee Perspective (2008)
Journal Article
Cross, C., Barry, G., & Garavan, T. N. (2008). The Psychological Contract in Call Centres: An Employee Perspective. Journal of Industrial Relations, 50(2), 229-242. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022185607087899

The call centre industry is a relatively recent phenomenon, which has changed the face of the service sector (Frenkel et al., 1998). For a comparatively new contender it has created a large share of internal human resource problems. Common issues of... Read More about The Psychological Contract in Call Centres: An Employee Perspective.