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Dr Stephen Gourlay

Acting Head of Department

About

I joined Kingston Business School as a senior lecturer in 1990 after working as a research assistant and fellow on projects on unions and technical change, change management and technical change, workplace health and safety, and non-union industrial relations. I became a Reader in 2005 and an Associate Professor in 2013. In 2016 I became Acting Head of the Department. I am also an academic member of the CIPD.

I was a lead researcher on a NHS SDO funded project investigating Health Managers' information behaviours, and co-director of the Kingston Employee Engagement Consortium (2010-13). I am a co-applicant on a NHS NIHR project investigating 'intentional rounding' in hospitals. 

I teach research methods at masters' and doctoral level, specialising in textual ("qualitative") analysis using a variety of traditional and newer methods. 

Areas of specialism

  • Textual analysis

Qualifications

  • PhD London University

Professional membership

Academic Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Member of the British Academy of Management.

Research

I am currently involved in an investigation of "intentional rounding" in NHS hospitals in England, led by Professor Ruth Harris, King's College, London.

Publications

Number of items: 35.

Article

Halter, Mary, Pelone, Ferruccio, Boiko, Olga, Beighton, Carole, Harris, Ruth, Gale, Julia, Gourlay, Stephen and Drennan, Vari (2017) Interventions to reduce adult nursing turnover : a systematic review of systematic reviews. Open Nursing Journal, 11, pp. 108-123. ISSN (online) 1874-4346

Harris, Ruth, Sims, Sarah, Levenson, Ros, Gourlay, Stephen, Ross, Fiona, Davies, Nigel, Brearley, Sally, Favato, Giampiero and Grant, Robert (2017) What aspects of intentional rounding work in hospital wards, for whom and in what circumstances? A realist evaluation protocol. BMJ Open, 7(1), e014776. ISSN (online) 2044-6055

Halter, Mary, Boiko, Olga, Pelone, Ferruccio, Beighton, Carole, Harris, Ruth, Gale, Julia, Gourlay, Stephen and Drennan, Vari (2017) The determinants and consequences of adult nurse staff turnover : a systematic review of systematic reviews. BMC Health Services Research, ISSN (online) 1472-6963 (In Press)

Edwards, Christine, Guven-Uslu, Pinar, Gourlay, Stephen, Drennan, Vari and Gillard, Steven (2014) Explaining health managers’ information-seeking behaviour and use. BMC Health Services Research, 14(Suppl 2), P34. ISSN (online) 1472-6963

Gourlay, Stephen (2006) Conceptualizing knowledge creation : a critique of Nonaka's theory. Journal of Management Studies, 43(7), pp. 1415-1436. ISSN (print) 0022-2380

Gourlay, Stephen (2006) Towards conceptual clarity for 'tacit knowledge' : a review of empirical studies. Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 4(1), pp. 60-69. ISSN (print) 1477-8238

Gourlay, Stephen (2004) On organizational learning and knowledge management. Book Review of: 'The Blackwell handbook of organizaional learning and knowledge management' by M. Easterby-Smith and M. Lyles (eds.). British Journal of Management, 15(S1), S96-S99. ISSN (print) 1045-3172

Woodall, Jean, Gourlay, Stephen and Short, Darren (2002) Trends in outsourcing HRD in the UK : the implications for strategic HRD. International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 2(1/2), pp. 50-63. ISSN (print) 1465-6612

Gourlay, Stephen (2001) Knowledge management and HRD. Human Resource Development International, 4(1), pp. 27-46. ISSN (print) 1367-8868

Gourlay, S.N. (1999) Knowledge management and HRM. Employee Relations Review, 8, pp. 21-27. ISSN (print) 1368-7751

Book Section

Gourlay, Stephen (2007) An activity centered framework for knowledge management. In: McInerney, Claire R. and Day, Ronald E., (eds.) Rethinking knowledge management: from knowledge management to knowledge processes. Berlin, Germany : Springer Verlag. pp. 21-63. (Information Science and Knowledge Management) ISSN (print) 1568-1300 ISBN 9783540710103

Gourlay, Stephen (2006) Knowledge management and international human resource management. In: Edwards, Tony and Rees, Chris, (eds.) International human resource management: globalization, national systems and multinational companies. Harlow, UK : FT Prentice Hall. pp. 151-171. ISBN 0273651773

Gourlay, Stephen and Nurse, Andrew (2005) Flaws in the "engine" of knowledge creation : a critique of Nonaka's theory. In: Buono, Anthony F. and Poulfelt, Flemming, (eds.) Challenges and issues in knowledge management. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA : Information Age Publishing. pp. 293-315. (Research in Management Consulting, no. 5) ISBN 1593114192

Woodall, Jean and Gourlay, Stephen (2004) The relationship between professional learning and continuing professional development in the UK : a critical review of the literature. In: Woodall, Jean , Lee, Monica and Steward, Jim, (eds.) New frontiers in HRD. London, UK : Routledge. pp. 98-111. (Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development, no. 8) ISBN 041531237X

Gourlay, Stephen (2003) Knowing as semiosis : steps towards a reconceptualization of "tacit knowledge". In: Tsoukas, Haridimos and Mylonopoulos, Nicos, (eds.) Organizations as Knowledge Systems: Knowledge, Learning and Dynamic Capabilities. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 86-105. ISBN 1403911401

Woodall, Jean and Gourlay, Stephen (2001) The relationship between professional learning and continuing professional development in the UK : the implications for a research design. In: Aliaga, Oscar A., (ed.) Proceedings AHRD 2001 Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 28-March 4, 2001. Baton Rouge La, USA : Academy of Human Resource Development. pp. 632-639.

Conference or Workshop Item

Narendran, Sunitha and Gourlay, Stephen (2016) Workplace spirituality : a bibliometric analysis. In: International Conference on Spirituality and Management: Indigenous Models of Sustainability, Good Governance and Spiritual Transformation; 4-6 Jan 2016, Bangalore, India. (Unpublished)

Artiguas, Desiree, Narendran, Sunitha and Gourlay, Stephen (2012) Individual differences in organisation-based self-esteem : a case study in Venezuela. In: Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS) 2012 Annual Conference: Latin American Firms Competing in the Global Economy; 27-30 Mar 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Unpublished)

Edwards, Christine, Gourlay, Stephen and Fox, Rebekah (2011) Explaining health managers information behaviour and use. In: The 2nd Annual Faculty of Business and Law Conference: Emerging Issues in Business and Law; 10 May 2011, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Mahieu, Christian, Nilles, Jean-Jacques, Butler, Christina, Gourlay, Stephen and Narendran, Sunitha (2010) Training for ethical discernment as a company policy : the eval'ethic experience. In: 9th Annual Colloquium of The European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS): Corporate Responsibility and Emerging Markets; 20-21 Sep 2010, St.Petersburg, Russia. (Unpublished)

Gourlay, Stephen (2005) Tacit knowledge : unpacking the motor skills metaphor. In: 6th European Conference on Organizational Knowledge and Learning Capabilities; 17-19 Mar 2005, Boston, U.S..

Gourlay, S.N. (2004) 'Tacit knowledge' : the variety of meanings in empirical research. In: 5th European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities; 2-3 April 2004, Innsbruck, Austria.

Woodall, J., Gourlay, S.N. and Short, D. (2002) Trends in outsourcing HRD in the UK: the implications for strategic HRD. In: British Universities Industrial Relations Association HRM Study Group Conference; 01 Mar 2002, Kingston upon Thames, U.K..

Gourlay, Stephen (2001) Getting from A to B : on the question of knowledge transfer. In: 17th EGOS (European Group for Organizational Studies) Colloquium; 5-7 Jul 2001, Lyon, France.

Gourlay, Stephen (2001) Situated cognition and knowledge : a contribution towards conceptual clarity for knowledge management. In: 8th International Symposium on the Management of Corporate and Industrial Knowledge; 22-24 Oct 2001, Compiègne, France.

Woodall, J., Gourlay, S.N. and Short, D. (2001) Trends in outsourcing HRD in the UK : the implications for strategic HRD. In: Second Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe; 26-27 Jan 2001, Twente, The Netherlands.

Woodall, J. and Gourlay, S.N. (2001) The relationship between professional learning and continuing professional development in the UK : the implications for a research design. In: Human Resource Development: the emerging theoretical agenda and empirical research; 25 May 2001, Kingston upon Thames, England. (ESRC Research Seminar Series)

Gourlay, S.N. (2000) Frameworks for knowledge : a contribution towards conceptual clarity for knowledge management. In: Knowledge Management: Concepts and Controversies Conference; 10-11 Feb 2000, Warwick University, U.K..

Gourlay, S.N. (2000) Knowledge management and HRD. In: 1st Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe; 15 Jan 2000, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. ISBN 1872058671

Gourlay, S.N. (2000) 'Tacit knowledge' - a new hypothesis. In: British Academy of Management Annual Conference; 13-15 Sep 2000, Edinburgh, U.K..

Gourlay, Stephen (1999) Communities of practice : a new concept for the millenium, or the rediscovery of the wheel? In: Organizational Learning - 3rd International Conference; 06 - 08 Jun 1999, Lancaster, U.K.. ISBN 1862200718

Monograph

Drennan, Vari M, Halter, Mary, Grant, Robert, Gale, Julia, Harris, Ruth and Gourlay, Stephen (2015) Adult nurse turnover and retention : South London project report. (Project Report) Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London. (Unpublished)

Edwards, Christine, Fox, Rebekah, Gillard, Steven, Gourlay, Stephen, Guven, Pinar, Jackson, Charles, Chambers, Mary and Drennan, Vari (2013) Explaining health managers' information seeking behaviour and use. (Project Report) Southampton, U.K. : National Institute for Health Research. 215 p.

Gourlay, Stephen, Alfes, Kerstin, Bull, Elaine, Baron, Angela, Petrov, Georgy and Georgellis, Yannis (2012) Emotional or transactional engagement - does it matter? (Project Report) London, U.K. : Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Gourlay, Stephen, Alfes, Kerstin, Bull, Elaine, Narendran, Sunitha, Petrov, Georgy and Shantz, Amanda (2011) Locus of engagement : understanding what employees connect with at work. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. 34 p. (Research Insight)

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