Purpose. The purpose of this PhD proposal is to investigate the effects of automation in the labour market. As with all major technological advancements in history, automation is not only seen as a potential source of (e.g.
There is a large literature in Economics on earnings discrimination by gender (e.g. Altonji and Blank 1999) and the importance of controlling for a variety of confounding characteristics in obtaining estimates of earnings differentials between men and women.
Tourism industry has continuously contributed 5% to the Scottish GDP since 2015 (ScotGov, 2015) and this economic contribution is projected to be more significant due to Brexit (Tourism Alliance, 2017).
Existing research looks at professionals who have taken on managerial roles and/or responsibilities and problematizes the conflicting logics (managerial/commercial and professional) that apply in circumstances of institutional complexity (when different and competing logics are at play) (Noordegraaf, 2007, p.