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Grant Cairncross
Dr Grant Cairncross
DipBA(Mas), BA(Well), MB(SCU), PhD(SCU)
Current Appointment: Senior Lecturer
Organisational Unit: School of Business and Tourism

Telephone: 02-6659-3617
Facsimile: 02 6659 3206
Email: grant.cairncross@scu.edu.au
Location: MG21, School of Tourism & Hospiltality,
Campus: Coffs Harbour
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Grant Cairncross, BA (Victoria University of Wellington), Grad Dip Bus Admin (Massey University), M Bus (Southern Cross University) PhD (Southern Cross University). Grant, who revised the study materials, is the coordinator for this unit. He holds a PhD in Employee Relations and Service Quality in Hospitality organisations. Grant has extensive management experience as a Human Resource and Industrial Relations practitioner and has also worked as an Organisational Change consultant having worked in areas as diverse as hospitality, the public sector, general and pipeline construction, small business, and tourism. He has worked throughout Australia and New Zealand with an 18-month assignment in the oil exploration industry in Norway. Grant?s experience spans both the private and public sectors with employers and employee organisations, and he has been involved in corporate-wide change and change at the individual work group and departmental levels. Grant?s research interests include employment strategies and their effects on service quality in the tourism and hospitality industry, the value of a holiday, the effects of changing work patterns on holiday destinations and employee relations. He joined the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Southern Cross University in 1997. Back to Staff Directory