Dr Alan White BSc Hons (Geology), MBA, PGCE, FHEA
Senior Lecturer: Management
Department: Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management
Room No: O1.57d
Telephone No: +44(0)29 2041 6316
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
My MBA dissertation focused on trades union organisational strategy and the way in which union strategy affects full time officer support of lay representatives. My PhD focussed on the use and abuse of power in social exclusion.
I am currently developing a research interest in assessing the way power is used and abused, in complex ways, by organisations, groups and individuals to achieve goals.
PhD/Professional Doctorate supervision
Andy Roberts - A model of the drivers for hospitality management curriculum
Louise Griffin - Relationship marketing and student recruitment in higher education
Timothy Palazon - Building Bridges: Developing Community - University Partnerships.
Postgraduate and Undergraduate teaching
Teaching Management, Theory and Practice
Teaching Strategic Management
Supervision of Enterprise Project students
Supervision of Dissertation students
Supervising Enterprise Project students
Supervision of Professional Doctorate students
I am ‘Champion for Widening Access and Participation’ (2004 to present). I have promoted school and further education college links and run numerous initiatives for Cardiff School of Management including the development of an educational partnership with the faculty of hospitality and design at Michaelston Community College, situated in the Ely district of the city of Cardiff.
White, A. (2011) ‘Bridging the gap: an educational partnership working to make a clear progression route from school to higher education for underachieving pupils from deprived communities’. in Thomas, L. and Jamieson-Ball, C. (eds) Engaging students to improve student retention and success in higher education in Wales. York: Higher Education Academy. URL (consulted 12 April 2011): http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/York/documents/ourwork/inclusion/retention/EngagingStudentsToImproveRetention_final_English.pdf
White, A., Jones, E. and James, D. (2005) There’s a nasty smell in the kitchen: Gender and power in the tourism workplace in Wales. Tourism, Culture & Communication 6 (1), 37-49.
White, A., Jones, E. and James, D. (2004) Gender equality in the tourism workplace in Wales. Proceedings of the First Combined CHME Hospitality Research and CHME Learning and Teaching Conference; UWIC.
White, A., Jones, E. and James, D. (2002) Gender equality in the tourism workplace. Report by Welsh School of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Management, UWIC; Commissioned by Tourism Training Forum for Wales.
2002 – present Senior Lecturer, Cardiff Metropolitan University (UWIC)
1999 – 2002 Student & hourly-paid lecturer
1984 – 1999 Manager, Christian charity
1976 – 1984 NHS administrator, rising to Principal Information Officer at South Glamorgan Health Authority
D32, D33 Assessor and Internal Verifier Awards, 2001