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Studies of serum total immunoglobulin E concentrations in atopic and non-atopic dogs. (2003)
Journal Article
Fraser, M., McNeil, P. E., & Gettinby, G. (2003). Studies of serum total immunoglobulin E concentrations in atopic and non-atopic dogs. Veterinary Record, 152, 159-163. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.152.6.159

The serum total immunoglobulin E (IgE) concentrations of two groups of atopic dogs and three groups of non-atopic dogs were compared. There was a wide range of concentrations with a high degree of overlap between the groups. The serum total IgE conce... Read More about Studies of serum total immunoglobulin E concentrations in atopic and non-atopic dogs..

Physiology Relevant to Anaesthesia. (2003)
Book Chapter
Fraser, M. (2003). Physiology Relevant to Anaesthesia. In E. Welsh (Ed.), Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses, 1st edition (15-33). Blackwell

Predicting hotel managers’ turnover cognitions (2003)
Journal Article
Carbery, R., Garavan, T. N., O'Brien, F., & McDonnell, J. (2003). Predicting hotel managers’ turnover cognitions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 18(7), 649-679. https://doi.org/10.1108/02683940310502377

This paper reports the findings of a study which tested a model that predicts the turnover cognitions of hotel managers. Several predictor variables of turnover intentions were identified: perceived psychological contract breach and felt violation;... Read More about Predicting hotel managers’ turnover cognitions.

A processual analysis of HRM-based change. (2003)
Journal Article
Francis, H., & Sinclair, J. (2003). A processual analysis of HRM-based change. Organization, 10(4), 685-706. https://doi.org/10.1177/13505084030104004

This article examines the emergence and development of HRM-based change within two private sector manufacturing organizations. We draw upon discourse theory to open up fresh insights into the uncertain and complex nature of organizational change, spe... Read More about A processual analysis of HRM-based change..

Risk & decision making in events management. (2003)
Book Chapter
Laybourn, P. (2003). Risk & decision making in events management. In I. S. Yeoman, M. Robertson, J. Ali-Knight, & S. Drummond (Eds.), Festival and Events Management: An International Perspective (286-310). Butterworth-Heinemann

Teamworking and change: managing the contradictions (2003)
Journal Article
Francis, H. (2003). Teamworking and change: managing the contradictions. Human Resource Management Journal, 13(3), 71-90. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2003.tb00099.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 Teamworking and change: managing the contradictions.

HRM and the beginnings of organizational change (2003)
Journal Article
Francis, H. (2003). HRM and the beginnings of organizational change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 16(3), 309-327. https://doi.org/10.1108/09534810310475541

This paper presents a discourse-analytic approach to the study of human resource management (HRM) and organisational change, which is more sensitive than conventional research designs to the dynamic role of language in shaping processes of change. Th... Read More about HRM and the beginnings of organizational change.

HRD: working at the boundaries and interfaces of organisations (2003)
Journal Article
McCarthy, A., Garavan, T., & O’Toole, T. (2003). HRD: working at the boundaries and interfaces of organisations. Journal of European industrial training, 27(2/3/4), 58-72. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090590310468886

This paper argues that human resource development (HRD) can make an important contribution in facilitating the effective management of boundaries and interfaces in organisations. Organisations are increasingly required to network and collaborate bot... Read More about HRD: working at the boundaries and interfaces of organisations.

Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction (2003)
Journal Article
O’Donnell, D., Porter, G., McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Heffernan, M., & Cleary, P. (2003). Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction. Journal of European industrial training, 27(2/3/4), 80-87. https://doi.org

John Seely Brown notes that context must be added to data and information to produce meaning. To move forward, Brown suggests, we must not merely look ahead but we must also learn to “look around” because learning occurs when members of a community... Read More about Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction.

Avian dermatology. (2002)
Journal Article
Fraser, M., & Girling, S. J. (2002). Avian dermatology. VN Times, 2,

No attraction in strategic thinking. (2002)
Journal Article
Watson, S., & McCracken, M. G. (2002). No attraction in strategic thinking. International Journal of Tourism Research, 4, 367-378. https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.386

This paper presents the findings from an exploratory study into managerial skill requirements in the Scottish visitor attraction sector. It provides an insight into the range, diversity and perceived importance of current and future skills. The main... Read More about No attraction in strategic thinking..

The cultural boundedness of theory and practice in HRD? (2002)
Journal Article
McGuire, D., O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., Saha, S. K., & Murphy, J. (2002). The cultural boundedness of theory and practice in HRD?. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 9(2), 25-44. https://doi.org/10.1108/13527600210797389

Argues that cultural influences may not only affect a professional’s implicit concept of what constitutes effective practice, but may also affect researchers’ explicit theories. Suggests that this means that many HRD practices, processes, procedures... Read More about The cultural boundedness of theory and practice in HRD?.

Avian allergic skin disease. (2002)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fraser, M. (2002, April). Avian allergic skin disease. Paper presented at British Veterinary Dermatology Study Group Spring Meeting

A great deal of controversy surrounds whether or not allergic skin disease actually exists in birds. Many reports of allergic skin disease are anecdotal and little research has been done in this area.

Human resource development and workplace learning: emerging theoretical perspectives and organisational practices (2002)
Journal Article
Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & McGuire, D. (2002). Human resource development and workplace learning: emerging theoretical perspectives and organisational practices. Journal of European industrial training, 26(2/3/4), 60-71. https://doi.org/1

Workplace learning and HRD are considered legitimate topics for study and investigation alongside organisational strategies and practices. Considers key themes in the workplace earning literature in addition to its relationship with HRD. Identifies... Read More about Human resource development and workplace learning: emerging theoretical perspectives and organisational practices.

Intrastate travel experiences in international students and their perceptions of Western Australia (WA) as a tourist destination. (2002)
Journal Article
Shanka, T., Ali-Knight, J., & Pope, J. (2002). Intrastate travel experiences in international students and their perceptions of Western Australia (WA) as a tourist destination. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 3, 245-256

This paper presents initial findings from a study examining the impact on Western Australian (WA) tourism of the growing number of international students in the state. Focusing on one university with the largest number of international students (3946... Read More about Intrastate travel experiences in international students and their perceptions of Western Australia (WA) as a tourist destination..