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David McGuire


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Dr. David McGuire is a Assistant Head of Department and Reader at Glasgow Caledonian University. To date, he has published two textbooks and over 30 journal articles in journals including European Journal of Training and Development, Advances in Developing Human Resources, Human Resource Development Review and Human Resource Development Quarterly. David serves as Editor in Chief of Industrial and Commercial Training and also sits on the Editorial Boards of three leading HRD journals (Human Resource Development Review, Human Resource Development Quarterly and European Journal of Training and Development). He has been the recipient of a number of prestigious research awards including Scottish Crucible award, Fulbright Scholar award, Government of Ireland scholarship and a number of Emerald Literati awards. He has worked at a number of Scottish Universities including Edinburgh Napier University and Queen Margaret University. He has significant experience in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the areas of HRD, managing diversity and leadership.


  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Diversity

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human resources development Social Sciences
workplace Social Sciences
Human resource development Business & Economics
Ireland Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
book review Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
candidacy Social Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2019

Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland

Cunningham, J. & McGuire, D., 2019, In : Human Resource Development International. 22, 5, p. 526-552

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Business support
Ethnic minorities
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Government agencies

Business support and training in Minority Ethnic Group (MEG) Family-run SMEs in Scotland

McGuire, D. & Cunningham, J., 6 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Small and medium-sized enterprises
Business support
Ethnic groups

Career success of women: the importance of political skill, self-efficacy and organizational support

Weissenrieder, C. O., McGuire, D. & Garavan, T. N., 16 Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


Rising to the top: exploring the role of political skill, self-efficacy and perceived organisational support in the career success of women.

Weissenrieder, C. O., McGuire, D. & Ali-Knight, J., 4 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Talent development in the United Kingdom

McGuire, D., Dusoye, I., Garavan, T. N. & Alhejji, H., 1 Oct 2018, Global Issues and Talent Development: Perspectives from Countries Around the World. Dirani, K., Nafukho, F. M. & Irby, B. (eds.). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, p. 9-24 16 p. (International Higher Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Development strategy
Vocational education and training
Economic sectors
Tourism and hospitality