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Ian Smyth


  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

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Ian is a lecturer in Human Resource Management at the Ulster University Business School.  His previous pedagogic work has centred round the use of video technology in the classroom and screencasting as a form of assessment.  Other research work focuses on succession planning and leadership development in family firms having published and presented internationally in this space.  Ian is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, member of the Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice and a Chartered Associate of the Institute for Personnel and Development, as well as a founding member of the NI Family Business Forum.

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Poster
  • 1 Article

An Investigation into Apprenticeship Completion and Retention in Northern Ireland: A Social Exchange Perspective

Smyth, I. & Zimba, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Training and Development. 23, 1, p. 89-115 27 p., 16204143.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northern Ireland
Social exchange

The impact of Social Media on Tourism Events: Exploring and harnessing the Web 2.0 landscape to maximise success

Bolan, P., Kearney, M. & Smyth, I., 20 Jun 2012, Unknown Host Publication. 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

social media
media impact
key event