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Licensed house manager skills/competences and the management development process in Bass Taverns (2001)
Journal Article
Brotherton, B., & Watson, S. (2001). Licensed house manager skills/competences and the management development process in Bass Taverns. Human Resource Development International, 4(4), 521-542. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678860010018812

The aim of this paper is to explore the nature of critical licensed house management skills within Bass Taverns. In particular, it focuses on the extent to which these are viewed as being concerned with 'soft' (behavioural) or 'hard' (technical) aspe... Read More about Licensed house manager skills/competences and the management development process in Bass Taverns.

The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors. (2001)
Journal Article
Carlsen, J., Getz, D., & Ali-Knight, J. (2001). The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 9(4), 281-297. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669580108667403

This paper examines the environmental goals of rural, family owned/operated tourism business with a viewto evaluating their conservationethic andcommitment to sustainable tourism. From a survey of 198 family businesses in Western Australia, it was... Read More about The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors..

Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism (2001)
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O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., & McCarthy, A. (2001). Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism. International Journal of Manpower, 22(5), 425-444. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005849

Neoclassical approaches continue to dominate evaluations of national skill‐formation systems. Argues for the benefits of including alternative interdisciplinary and theoretically grounded approaches in any evaluation of the Irish system as it relate... Read More about Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism.

Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality (2001)
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Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2001). Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), 144-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665620110391097

The use of competency frameworks as a basis for workplace learning initiatives is now relatively commonplace in organisations. This is reflected in the emphasis given to competencies in the HRD literature. However, the terrain of the competency disc... Read More about Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality.

Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development (2001)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & Collins, E. (2001). Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(2/3/4), 48-68. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000005437

Introduces the special issue “Human resource development: sectoral and invention‐level evidence of human capital accumulation”. Reviews the concepts and definitions of intellectual and human capital. Considers human capital from individual (employab... Read More about Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development.

360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development (2001)
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McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2001). 360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(1), 5-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590110380614

360° feedback processes have gained popularity as a performance management and career development tool in contemporary organisations. This monograph explores the nature of 360° feedback, investigates the factors which have influenced its emergence a... Read More about 360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development.

Wine Tourism — A Thirst for Knowledge? (2000)
Journal Article
Charters, S., & Ali‐Knight, J. (2000). Wine Tourism — A Thirst for Knowledge?. International Journal of Wine Marketing, 12(3), 70-80. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb008715

Wine tourism is a growing segment of the tourism industry. Wine tourists are not a homogeneous group, but seek differing components of the overall wine tourism experience. This research evaluates their demand for an educational element in the overal... Read More about Wine Tourism — A Thirst for Knowledge?.

Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD (2000)
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Garavan, T. N., Gunnigle, P., & Morley, M. (2000). Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD. Journal of European industrial training, 24(2/3/4), 65-93. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590010321926

Addresses some of the key debates within the HRD literature and considers the extent to which HRD can be described as a field of study. The paper addresses the issues raised in the contributions that make up this special issue and identifies a broad... Read More about Contemporary HRD research: a triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD.

Developing self‐awareness in the managerial career development process: the value of 360‐degree feedback and the MBTI (1999)
Journal Article
McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (1999). Developing self‐awareness in the managerial career development process: the value of 360‐degree feedback and the MBTI. Journal of European industrial training, 23(9), 437-445. https://doi.org/10.1108/030905999

Proposes that a crucial component of the career development process is what is termed “managerial self‐awareness” (MSA). To‐date relatively little has been written about self‐awareness, particularly in the literature on managerial career development... Read More about Developing self‐awareness in the managerial career development process: the value of 360‐degree feedback and the MBTI.

The Pygmalion effect reconsidered: its implications for education, training and workplace learning (1999)
Journal Article
Murphy, D., Campbell, C., & Garavan, T. N. (1999). The Pygmalion effect reconsidered: its implications for education, training and workplace learning. Journal of European industrial training, 23(4/5), 238-251. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090599910272112

Reviews the literature on the Pygmalion effect and in particular its implications for workplace learning and training. The article considers the wide ranging debate within the education literature on the value of the Pygmalion concept and also consi... Read More about The Pygmalion effect reconsidered: its implications for education, training and workplace learning.

Human resource development literature: current issues, priorities and dilemmas (1999)
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Garavan, T. N., Heraty, N., & Barnicle, B. (1999). Human resource development literature: current issues, priorities and dilemmas. Journal of European industrial training, 23(4/5), 169-179. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000004567

Reviews the state of current HRD literature in terms of definitional issues, alternative models, dominant justifications and biases. Articulates the view that the literature is fragmented, multifaceted, and reflects a diverse range of perspectives a... Read More about Human resource development literature: current issues, priorities and dilemmas.

Management development: contemporary trends, issues and strategies (1999)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Barnicle, B., & O’Suilleabhain, F. (1999). Management development: contemporary trends, issues and strategies. Journal of European industrial training, 23(4/5), 191-207. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090599910272077

Recent changes have demanded a more strategic perspective from those who lead and manage organisations, placing increased pressure on employees to be more productive, innovative and change orientated. This has precipitated a search for a more integr... Read More about Management development: contemporary trends, issues and strategies.

In‐career professional development: the case of Irish second‐level teachers (1998)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N. (1998). In‐career professional development: the case of Irish second‐level teachers. Journal of European industrial training, 22(9), 375-387. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090599810241027

Focuses on professional development policy for Irish second‐level teachers. Attempts to conceptualise current thinking about professional development policies as they relate to the teaching profession. Reviews existing policy for the provision of pr... Read More about In‐career professional development: the case of Irish second‐level teachers.

Managing human resources in a post‐command economy: personnel administration or strategic HRM (1998)
Journal Article
Garavan, T., Morley, M., Heraty, N., Lucewicz, J., & Suchodolski, A. (1998). Managing human resources in a post‐command economy: personnel administration or strategic HRM. Personnel Review, 27(3), 200-212. https://doi.org/10.1108/00483489810210606

Reviews the changes in personnel/HRM practices within a post‐command economy. Explores personnel/HRM practices within 25 Polish companies and reports on the diversity of personnel/HRM practices in evidence. The data suggest significant under‐develop... Read More about Managing human resources in a post‐command economy: personnel administration or strategic HRM.

Viewpoint: Linking training policy and practice to organizational goals (1997)
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O’Donnell, D., & Garavan, T. N. (1997). Viewpoint: Linking training policy and practice to organizational goals. Journal of European industrial training, 21(9), 301-309. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090599710189144

Argues that a human resource development (HRD) strategy, in alliance with a global‐arching human resource management (HRM) strategy, is the most effective way to link training policy and practice to organizational goals. Both manufacturing and servi... Read More about Viewpoint: Linking training policy and practice to organizational goals.

Training, development, education and learning: different or the same? (1997)
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Garavan, T. N. (1997). Training, development, education and learning: different or the same?. Journal of European industrial training, 21(2), 39-50. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090599710161711

Attempts to discuss the concepts of training, development, education and learning with regard to employees in terms of their substantive differences. Discusses how these concepts have evolved historically within human resource management and develop... Read More about Training, development, education and learning: different or the same?.

Interpersonal skills training for quality service interactions (1997)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N. (1997). Interpersonal skills training for quality service interactions. Industrial and Commercial Training, 29(3), 70-77. https://doi.org/10.1108/00197859710165056

Achieving improvements in customer service is now recognized as a major challenge facing manufacturing and service industries throughout the world. This challenge is particularly pertinent to the tourism and hospitality sector. Notions of quality in... Read More about Interpersonal skills training for quality service interactions.