Associate Professor Llandis Barratt-Pugh
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- Research Supervision
- Qualitative Research
- Leadership and Change Management
- 2011 - 2012 - President of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Association (AVETRA), avetra.org.au.
- 2012 - Faculty of Business and Law, Acting Associate Dean Research.
- Executive member of the Australian International Vocational Education and Training Association.
- Convener of the 16th AVETRA conference in Fremantle, Western Australia.
- Convener and Western Australian Facilitator of the Vocational Education and Training Western Australia (VETWAR) forum.
- Faculty of Business and Law Representative, ECU Academic Board.
BackgroundAssociate Professor Barratt-Pugh has been involved in leadership, change management, human resource development, training and organisational development at ECU where he has won a number of teaching awards including the inaugural Vice Chancellors award for teaching excellence and further Vice Chancellor citation for teaching excellence in 2010.
He is currently the President of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Researchers Association. His current research focus is on the management of workplace learning and change and Vocational Education and Training (VET) research.
Previously a manager in the VET sector in both the UK and WA for 18 years he was involved in the introduction of competence-based training in the UK from 1982 winning two UK national training awards. He was involved in the pilot for the Management Charter Initiative in the early 1990’s as well as being a licensed assessor and consultant for the UK Investors in People programme.
His achievements include changing the structure and values of a bureaucratic state-funded training organisation of the seventies into an independent entrepreneurial consultancy company of the nineties through organisational development.
He has been Chief Investigator on two Australian Research Council studies, led the national evaluation of the frontline management initiative and has directed the national mentoring scheme for VET researchers for the past four years.
He has published widely in the area of managing workplace learning and change, traversing the management and vocational educational and training divide with more than fifty publications. The evaluation of the frontline management initiative ‘Paradise nearly Gained’ remains one of the most downloaded and influential National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) national reports.
- 2008 - Graduate Certificate of Tertiary Teaching (Edith Cowan University).
- 2004 - PhD - Graduate School of Management (University of Western Australia) – ‘The discourses associated with the Frontline Management Initiative and their relations to managing practice’.
- 1996 - Master of Business with Distinction – Human Resource Management (Curtin University) – “Exploring the relationships between competence based assessment and training environments and the development of cognitive learning strategies".
- 1974 - Graduate Diploma of Business Administration with Distinction (Bradford University Management Centre).
- 1972 - Bachelor of Technology with Honours 2.1 – Physical Sciences (Bradford University).
- 2012 - Faculty of Business and Law, Dean's Honour Roll for Top Researchers.
- 2010 - Vice-Chancellors Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.
- 2010 - Appointed an Australian Research Council assessor.
- 2009 - 2011 - President of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association.
- 2007 - ECU postgraduate student award for supervision excellence.
- 2001 - Inaugural Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
- The orchestration and management of workplace learning with specific emphasis upon manager learning, and the extension of managing identity as a continual reflexive production.
- Vocational and Educational Training research methodologies.
Current research areas
- Managing Workplace learning and Vocational Education and Training
- Managing Organisational Learning and Organisational Change - HRM/D perspectives
- Leadership and Management Development: decision-making and staff motivation
- Abduction in PhDs.
- Supervisory and researcher tools and training.
Recent research grants
- 2011 - Determining the effectiveness of Construction Induction Training in the housing and civil construction industries in WA, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant, $33,000.
- 2010 - Determining the Effectiveness of Mandatory Construction Safety Awareness, Edith Cowan University, Faculty Industry Research Collaboration Grant, $10,000.
- 2008 - Wellbeing of the Policing Profession - Recent Trends in Western Australia, WA Police Service Grant, $24,909.
- 2007 - Wellbeing of the Policing Profession - Recent Trends in Western Australia, WA Police Service Grant, $9,091.
- 2007 - The 'health' of Australia's professions: Teaching, nursing and policing as effective professions, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage Projects Grant, $11,182.
- 2005 - The 'health' of Australia's professions: Teaching, nursing and policing as effective professions, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage Projects Grant, $75,583.
- 2004 - Extending leadership and learning: Improving the effectiveness of new learning technology for culture change and improved regional business performance, Australian Research Council, Linkage Grant (APAI), $29,166.
- Barratt-Pugh, LGB & Soutar GN (2002). Paradise nearly gained: Developing the Frontline Management Initiative - Volume 1 & 2. NCVER - Australian National Training Authority, AGPS.
- Barratt-Pugh, LGB. (2005). "Managing Knowledge Development in SME's : No longer the poor cousins as training changes to learning" in Sustaining Growth and Performance in SME's, Ed Harvie and Boon, Edward Elgar.
Refereed journal articles (within the last five years)
- Barratt-Pugh, LGB. & Bahn, S. (forthcoming). ‘HR strategy during culture change: Building change agency’, Journal of Management and Organisation, accepted August, 2012.
- Bahn, S. & Barratt-Pugh, LGB. (forthcoming). ‘Safety training evaluation: The case of Construction Induction Training and the impact on work-related injuries in the Western Australian construction sector’, International Journal of Training Research, accepted June 2012.
- Bahn, S. & Barratt-Pugh, LGB. (forthcoming). ‘The impact of management styles upon organisational change and safety cultures’, Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, accepted February 2012.
- Barratt-Pugh, LGB, Kennett, P. & Bahn, S. (accepted November 2012). “Managing knowledge: the critical role of culture as a mediator of systems”. E Journal of Knowledge Management.
- Barratt-Pugh, LGB, & Bahn, S. (accepted 2013) ‘Fillipinos on 457 visas: implications for HR managers, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, June 2013 - special edition.
- Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). Mentoring the next researcher generation: Reflections on three years of building VET research capacity and infrastructure. The International Journal of Training Research, 10(1), 6-22, DOI: 10.5172/ijtr.2012.10.1.6.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). Evaluation of the mandatory Construction Induction Training program in Western Australia: Unanticipated consequences. Evaluation and Program Planning, 35(-), 337-343, Jonathan A Morell, DOI: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2011.11.006.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L.(2012). Hard or soft? The relationship between power and organisational incident rates. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 28(1), 33-43.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L., Yap, G., (2012). The employment of skilled migrants on temporary 457 visas in Australia: Emerging issues. Labour & Industry, 22(4), 379-398, Brisbane, Australia.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L.(2012). Emerging issues of Health and Safety training delivery in Australia: Quality and transferability. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, 62(-), 213-222, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.035.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). Is the Construction Induction Training scheme in the housing and civil construction Industries of Western Australia effective in improving safety culture?. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 28(3), 11, Australia.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). The impact of management styles upon organisational change and safety cultures. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 28(2), 135-146.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2011). Determining industry response to the Construction Induction Training in WA. Journal of Health & Safety, Research & Practice, 3(1), 24-32.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2011). Getting reticent young male participants to talk: using artefact-mediated interviews to promote discursive interaction. Qualitative Social Work: research and practice, 1-14, DOI: 10.1177/1473325011420501.
- Barratt-Pugh, L., Bahn, S., & Scholz, A. (2011). Mandatory online training: Transmissive learning, open to abuse and hidden agendas. Industry and Higher Education, 25(3), 1-11, DOI: 10.5367/ihe.2011.0040.
- Barratt-Pugh, L., Kennett, P., Bahn, S., (2011). Managing Knowledge: The Critical Role of Company Structure as a Mediator of Systems. Knowledge and Process Management, 18(2), 85-94, DOI: 10.1002/kpm.375.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2009), What's a life worth? The value placed on safety. Journal of Occupational Health and Safety: Australia and New Zealand, 25(5), 393-404, Australia.
- La Vertu, E., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). Ethical Dilemmas during mergers, acquisitions and takeovers. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, 15, Perth, Australia.
- Dobson, P., Gengatharen, D., Fulford, R., Barratt-Pugh, L., Bahn, S., Larsen, A., (2012). Eureka moments in research: Exploring abductive processes using four case examples. ACIS 2012 : Location, location, location : Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2012, 11p., Geelong, Victoria.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2012). Harmonised health and safety legislation in Australia: Confusion and complexity for training remains. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, 16, Perth, Australia.
- Barratt-Pugh, L., Bahn, S., (2012). Cutting corners: How pre-site Construction Induction Training improves work safety but illuminates the issues of online certification. Proceedings of the 15th Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association Annual Conference, 1-9.
- Barratt-Pugh, L., Bahn, S., (2011). Introducing mandatory training systems? Investigating the implementation of compulsory pre-site construction training. AVETRA 14th Annual Conference. Research in VET: Janus- Reflecting Back, Projecting Forward, 10.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2011). Construction Induction Training: how effective for the Housing and Civil Construction Industries in WA?. Proceedings of the 25th ANZAM Conference 2011, 18, New Zealand.
- Bahn, S., Barratt-Pugh, L. (2010). Does mandatory training work? Investigating compulsory pre-site training certification in the WA construction industry. Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, 46p., Adelaide, Australia.
- Barratt-Pugh, L. (2009). Supporting cultural change: recognising the value of informal learning in a public service case study. AVETRA 12th Annual Conference, Paper #88, Sydney.
- Barratt-Pugh, L. (2008). Discourse Analysis As A Vet Research Tool: Analysing The Frontline Management Initiative. Proceedings of AVETRA 2008 - the 11th Annual Conference Program, 1, Australia.
Research student supervision
Principal supervisor (Degree type, thesis title)
- Master of Business, An Exploratory Cross-cultural Investigation of the Organisational Strategies Employed to Prevent and Ameliorate Workplace Bullying in University Settings.
- Master of Business, Harnessing Social Capital: An Exploratory Investigation of Stakeholder Disposition in Boundary Spanning Networks.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Producing Safety: Exploring Occupational Health and Safety Values in Action Within the WA Civil Construction Industry.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Capitalising on Experience for an Evolved Era: A Reflective Practitioner Study.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Being Left out of the Conversation: Coping With Being Marginalised. A Management Philosopher's Postmodern Pragmatic Expedition.
Associate supervisor (Degree type, thesis title)
- Doctor of Philosophy, Organisational Diversity and Haccp Enactment. A Study of Risk Within the Australian Food Industry.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Exploration and Harnessing of Local Knowledge in Grass Roots Participatory Research: A Case of Women in the Zambian Mining Community.