Mr Douglas Young

Teaching Fellow

Work, Employment and Organisation

Personal statement

Doug is a Teaching Fellow in the department of Work, Employment & Organisation. He has recently completed his doctoral thesis, titled “Caring Within Constraint: Employment relations in voluntary sector social care in the context of personalisation, marketization and austerity.” He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and sits on the Board of Directors for the Glasgow North West Citizens Advice Bureau (GNWCAB).


PhD in Human Resource Management
MSc in Human Resource Management - Distinction
BA (Joint Hons) in Sociology and History - 2.1


Doug’s teaching interests focus on employment relations and HRM. He currently lectures on the following undergraduate and masters degree courses:

• Managing People (HR112)
• Organizational Behavior (HR206)
• Work Psychology (HR207)
• Employee Reward (HR911) 
• Leading, Managing and Developing People (HR960)
• Organizational Analysis and Strategy (MG209)

Research interests

Doug’s research interests include employment relations in social care; fair work and job quality; public sector reform, personalisation and self-directed support; the impacts of austerity on social care. He currently works on a number of research projects, with funders including the Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland (CCPS), Scottish Care, and the Fair Work Convention.


Work, Employment and Organisation
Stenhouse Wing

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