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Professor Alan Brown - Selected key publications

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Jenny Bimrose, Alan Brown, Rachel Mulvey, Barbara Kieslinger, Claudia M. Fabian, Teresa Schäfer, Steffen Kinkel, Tobias Kopp, Rahimaniah Titis Dewanti (2018). Transforming identities and co-constructing careers of career counselors. Journal of Vocational Behavior, Available online 3 August 2018, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2018.07.008

Schaefer, T., Rahn, J., Kopp T., Fabian , C. and Brown, A. (2018). Fostering online learning at the workplace: A scheme to identify and analyse collaboration processes in asynchronous discussions, British Journal of Educational Technology, Online Version of Record before inclusion in an issue .

Brown A. and Bimrose J. (2018). The Use of on-Line Collaborative Learning to Facilitate Learning, Development and Professional Identify Transformation of Careers and Employment Practitioners, CSEDU 2018, International Conference on Computer Supported Education, Madeira, March2018.

Brown A. and Bimrose J. (2018). Learning and Identity Development at Work. In: Milana M., Webb S., Holford J., Waller R., Jarvis P. (eds) The Palgrave International Handbook on Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning, pp. 245 - 265. Palgrave Macmillan, London. DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-55783-4_14

Brown, A. and Bimrose, J. (2017). Drivers of learning for the low skilled, International Journal of Lifelong Education, On-line first, pp. 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/02601370.2017.1378934. E-print available from this link

Shipton, H., Sparrow, P., Budhwar, P. and Brown, A. (2017). HRM and innovation: looking across levels, Human Resource Management Journal, 27(2), pp. 246–263. DOI: 10.1111/1748-8583.12102 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1748-8583.12102/abstract

Shipton, H., Budhwar, P., Sparrow, P. and Brown, A. (2017). Editorial overview: HRM and innovation — a multi-level perspective, Human Resource Management Journal, 27(2), pp. 203–208. DOI: 10.1111/1748-8583.12138 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1748-8583.12138/full

Reid, H., Bimrose, J. and Brown, A. (2016). Prompting reflection and learning in career construction counseling. Pre-print PDF (PDF Document), Journal of Vocational Behavior, Volume 97, 51-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvb.2016.07.013

CEDEFOP (2016): Brown, A., Bimrose, J. and Barabasch, A. (eds): Improving career prospects for the low-educated: the role of guidance and lifelong learning, PDF Document (PDF Document), Research Paper 55, Thessaloniki: CEDEFOP.

Bimrose, J., Mulvey, R. & Brown, A. (2016). Low qualified and low skilled: the need for context sensitive careers support, British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 44, 2, 145-157. DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2016.1145190. Eprint available from this link.

Barnes, S-A. & Brown, A. (2016). Stories of learning and their significance to future pathways and aspirations, British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 44, 2, 233-242. DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2016.1145194. Eprint available from this link.

Brown, A. (2016). Career adaptability and attitudes to low-skilled work by individuals with few qualifications: ‘getting by’, ‘getting on’ or ‘going nowhere’. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 44, 2, 221-232. DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2016.1145196. Eprint available from this link.

Brown, A. & Bimrose, J. (2016). The Influence of Opportunity Structures in Shaping Individual Career Development. In T. V. Martin (Ed) Career Development: Theories, Practices and Challenges, pp. 35 - 62, New York: Nova. ISBN: 978-1-63484-076-7

Brown, A. (2016). The Role Of Career Adaptability And Flexible Expertise In Developing Individual Innovative Behaviour. In H. Shipton, P. Budhwar, P. Sparrow & A. Brown (Eds). Human Resource Management, Innovation and Performance, Chapter 16, pp. 249-265, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Shipton, H., Budhwar, P., Sparrow, P. & Brown, A. (2016). Human Resource Management, Innovation And Performance: Looking Across Levels. In H. Shipton, P. Budhwar, P. Sparrow & A. Brown (Eds). Human Resource Management, Innovation and Performance, Chapter 1, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Sparrow, P., Shipton, H., Budhwar, P. & Brown, A. (2016). Conclusion: On Multiple Levels Of Analysis, Context, Contingency And Capital. In H. Shipton, P. Budhwar, P. Sparrow & A. Brown (Eds). Human Resource Management, Innovation and Performance, Chapter 21, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bimrose, J. and Brown, A. (2015). Career decision making and career adaptability. In K. Maree and A.Di Fabio (Eds.) Exploring New Horizons in Career Counselling: Turning Challenge into Opportunities, pp. 249 - 262, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. ISBN Paperback: 9789463001526.

Brown, A. (2015). Developing Career Adaptability and Innovative Capabilities Through Learning and Working in Norway and the United Kingdom. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 6, 2, 402-419. DOI 10.1007/s13132-014-0215-6.

Brown, A. (2015). Mid-career reframing: the learning and development processes through which individuals seek to effect major career changes. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling. 43, 3, pp. 278-291. doi: 10.1080/03069885.2015.1028888. Eprint available from this link.

Bimrose, J., Barabasch, A., Brown, A. & Mulvey, R. (2015). Mid-career changes symposium, British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 43, 3, 255-262. DOI:
10.1080/03069885.2015.1037098. Eprint available from this link.

Brown, A. & Bimrose, J. (2015). Identity Development. In Hartung, P. J.; Savickas, M. L.; and Walsh, W. B. (Eds), (2015). APA handbook of career intervention, Volume 2: Applications. APA handbooks in psychology, (pp. 241-254). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association, ix, 565 pp.

Bimrose, J. and Brown, A. (2015).Forskning om studie- och yrkesvägledning.[ Research on educational and vocational guidance. In Swedish] In A. Lovén (Ed.) Karriärvägledning - En forskningsöversikt, pp. 49-62, Lund: Studentlitteratur. ISBN: 9789144097435.

Bimrose, J., Brown, A., Behle, H., Barnes, S-A., Hughes, D., Andrews, D., Davies, E. and Wiseman, J. (2014). Understanding the link between employers and schools and the role of the National Careers Service, (PDF Document) . London: BIS, 140 pp.

Brown, A. & Bimrose, J. (2014). Model of Learning for Career and Labour Market Transitions, Research in Comparative and International Education, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 270-286. doi: 10.2304/rcie.2014.9.3.270

CEDEFOP (2014) Brown, A., Bimrose, J. and Merrill, B. (eds): Navigating difficult waters: learning for career and labour market transitions, (PDF Document) , Research Paper 42, Thessaloniki: CEDEFOP.

Barabasch, A., Brown, A., & Bimrose, J. (2014). Guidance support for mid-life career transitions. In Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (Ed). The role of guidance in a changing labour market, pp. 36-53. Vienna: Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research.

Bimrose, J., Brown, A., Holocher-Ertl, T., Kieslinger, B., Kunzmann, C., Prilla, M., Schmidt, A. and Wolf, C. (2014) The Role of Facilitation in Technology-Enhanced Learning for Public Employment Services. International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 56 - 63.

Prilla, M., Blunk, O., Bimrose, J. & Brown, A. (2014). Reflection as Support for Career Adaptability: A Concept for Reflective Learning in Public Administration, (PDF Document). In Kravcik, M., Mikroyannidis, A., Pammer, V., Prilla, M., Ullmann, T. & Wild, F. (eds.). ARTEL14 2014: Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning: Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning In conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities (ECTEL 2014), (PDF Document) , Graz, Austria, September 16, 2014.

Brown, A. (2014). Preparing young people for a changing labour market. In Policy Network (eds) Making progressive politics work: a handbook of ideas, (PDF Document). London: Policy Network, pp. 115 – 118.

Bimrose, J. & Brown, A. (2014). Mid-Career Progression and Development: The Role for Career Guidance and Counseling. In Arulmani, G., Bakshi, A.J., Leong, F.T.L., Watts, T. (Eds.) Handbook of Career Development: International Perspectives. New York: Spinger, pp 203-222. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-9460-7_11

Bimrose, J. & Brown, A. (2013). Navigating the labour market: transitioning styles of adults receiving career guidance. In Wuttke, Eveline & Seifried, Jürgen (eds.). Transitions in Vocational Education and Training. Stuttgart: Barbara Budrich Publishers, pp. 283 - 307.

Hippach-Schneider, U., Weigel, T., Brown, A. & Gonon, P. (2013) Are graduates preferred to those completing initial vocational education and training? Case studies on company recruitment strategies in Germany, England and Switzerland. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, Vol. 65, Iss. 1, 2013 , pp. 1 - 17. Eprint available from this link.

Kaschig, Andreas, Maier, Ronald, Sandow, Alexander, Lazoi, Mariangela, Schmidt, Andreas, Barnes, Sally-Anne, Bimrose, Jenny, Brown, Alan, Bradley, Claire, Kunzmann, Christine and Mazarakis, Athanasios. (2013) Organizational learning from the perspective of knowledge maturing activities, (PDF Document). IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Volume 6 (Number 2). pp. 158-176. ISSN 1939-1382

Brown, A. (2012) Nurturing mastery of high level vocational practice through coaching. In City & Guilds Centre for Skills Development (Ed.) The role of coaching in vocational education and training, (PDF Document) . London: City & Guilds Centre for Skills Development, Insights No. 1, pp. 74-99.

Brown, A. & Bimrose, J. (2012) 'Role of vocational training and learning at work in individual career development across the life-course: examples from across Europe.' In A. Bolder, R. Dobischat, G. Kutscha, & G. Reutter, G. (Eds.) Beruflichkeit zwischen institutionellem Wandel und biographischem Projekt, (Bildung und Arbeit series),(German Edition), [Professionalism between institutional change and biographical project], Wiesbaden: Springer, pp. 167 - 188.

Brown, A., Bimrose, J., Barnes S-A. & Hughes D. (2012) The role of career adaptabilities for mid-career changers, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Volume 80, Issue 3, pp. 754–761.

Brown, A. (2012). ‘Learning, career development and progression from low skilled work in developed countries.’ In M. Watson and M. McMahon (Eds.) Career development: Global issues and challenges, New York: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 111 - 124.
 
Kaschig, A., Maier, R., Sandow, A., Brown, A., Ley, T., Magenheim, J., Mazarakis, A. & Seitlinger P. (2012) 'Technological and Organizational Arrangements Sparking Effects on Individual, Community and Organizational Learning'. In 21st Century Learning for 21st Century Skills: 7th European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2012, September 18-21, 2012. Proceedings, 180 - 193, Editors: A. Ravenscroft, S. Lindstaedt, C. Delgado Kloos & D. Hernández-Leo, Saarbrücken, Germany: Springer, Dordecht.

Brown, A. (2011) Lessons from Policy Failure: The Demise of a National Qualifications Framework Based Solely on Learning Outcomes in England, (Slovenian) Journal of Contemporary Educational Studies, Volume 62, Issue5, pp. 36-55.

Brown, A. (2011): Problems with National Qualifications Frameworks in practice: The English case. In: Austrian Open Access Journal of Adult Education, (PDF Document), Issue 14, article 04, pp. 1 -12. Vienna.

Bimrose, J., Brown, A., Barnes, S-A. and Hughes, D.(2011) The role of career adaptability in skills supply, Evidence report 35. Main Report,(PDF Document). Wath-upon-Dearne: UKCES.

Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A., Brown, A. and Hughes, D.(2011) The role of career adaptability in skills supply, Evidence Report 35. Technical Report, (PDF Document). Wath-upon-Dearne: UKCES.

Brown, A. & Bimrose, J. (2011) Changing patterns of guidance, learning and careers of older workers in Europe. In CEDEFOP (Ed.) Working and ageing: Guidance and counselling for mature learners, (PDF Document). Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, pp. 166 -185.

Brown, A. & Bimrose, J. (2011) Developmental tasks,vocational development and career adaptability, (PDF Document). In Z. Zhao, F. Rauner and U. Hauschildt (eds) Assuring the acquisition of expertise: apprenticeship in the modern economy, Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. [ISBN: 978-7-5135-0815-5], pp 255 - 258.

Kaschig, A., Maier, R., Sandow, A., Lazoi, M., Barnes, S., Bimrose, J., Bradley, C., Brown, A., Kunzmann, C.; Mazarakis, A.; Schmidt, A. (2010). Knowledge Maturing Activities and Practices Fostering Organisational Learning: Results of an Empirical Study. In: Wolpers, M., Kirschner, P., Scheffel, M., Lindstaedt, S., Dimitrova, V., eds. Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to Learning and Practice. 5th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2010, Barcelona, Spain, September 28th - October 1st, 2010. Proceedings. Berlin - Heidelberg - New York: Springer (= Lecture Notes in Computer Science), ISBN 978-3-642-16019-6, pp. 151 - 166.

Brown, A., Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A, Kirpal, S., Grønning, T. & Dæhlen M. (2010) Changing patterns of working, learning and career development across Europe, (PDF Document), Coventry: IER, University of Warwick.

Brown, A. (2010). 'Assessment in the Workplace of Performance, Developing Expertise and Competence.' In: P. Peterson, E. Baker and B. McGaw (eds) International Encyclopedia of Education, vol. 3, pp. 330-336, Oxford: Elsevier. [ISBN: 978-0-08-044893-0].

Bimrose, J. & Brown, A. (2010). 'Older workers’ transitions in work-related learning, careers and identities.' In K. Ecclestone, G. Biesta & M. Hughes (eds) Transitions and Learning Through the Lifecourse,pp. 182-196, Routledge: Abingdon. [ISBN: 978-0-415-48174-8]

Brown, A. (2010). 'Fresh directions for teaching and learning in Further Education.' In Tony Dolphin and Jonathan Clifton (eds) Colleges 2020, London: IPPR [ISBN: 9781860303326].

Brown, A. (2009). Higher skills development at work: A Commentary by the Teaching and Learning Research Programme, (PDF Document). London: ESRC,TLRP. [ISBN: 978-0-85473-893-9].

Brown, A. (2009). 'Role of Technology in Enhancing Learning'. In U. Bernath, A. Szücs, A. Tait and M. Vidal (eds) Distance Education and e-Learning in Transition: Learning innovation, technology and social challenges. London: Wiley. [ISBN: 9781848211322], pp 373-384.

Nieuwenhuis, L. & Brown, A. (2009) 'In Search for Flexible Expertise as a Source for Firm Viability.' In F. Oser, U. Renold, E. John, E. Winther and S. Weber (Eds.) VET boost: towards a theory of professional competencies - Essays in Honor of Frank Achtenhagen. Dordrecht: Sense Publishers. [ISBN 978-90-8790-736-5], pp 409 - 422.

Brown, A., Bimrose, J. & Barnes, S-A., (2009). 'Collaborative work-related learning and technology-enhanced learning'. In R. Maclean and D. Wilson (eds) International Handbook of Education for the changing world of work, volume 4. Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-5280-4], pp 1687-1698.

Brown, A. (2009). Developing expertise - moving beyond a focus on workplace competence, assessment and qualifications - Beyond Current Horizons report, (PDF Document). London: DCSF/Futurelab.

Barnes, S-A.; Bimrose, J.; Brown, A.; Feldkamp, D.; Franzolini, P.; Kaschig, A.; Kunzmann, C.; Maier, R.; Nelkner, T.; Sandow, A.; Thalmann, S. (2009). Knowledge Maturing at Workplaces of Knowledge Workers: Results of an Ethnographically Informed Study. In: Proceedings of the I-KNOW 09 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies. Eigenverlag, pp. 14 - 27.

Attwell, G., Bimrose, J., Brown, A., & Barnes, S-A. (2008) 'Maturing Learning: Mash up Personal Learning Environments', Mashup Personal Learning Environments (MUPPLE08) (Volume 388), 78 - 86, [Electronic / Internet Publication].

Nash, I., Jones, S., Ecclestone K. and Brown A. (Eds.) (2008). Challenge and change in Further education: A Commentary by the Teaching and Learning Research Programme, (PDF Document). London: ESRC,TLRP. [ISBN: 978-0-85473-824-3].

Brown, A. (2008). Limitations of levels, learning outcomes and qualifications as drivers towards a more knowledge-based society?, US-China Education Review, 5, 1, 9-17.

Bimrose, J., Brown, A., & Barnes, S-A. (2008). Researching careers, learning and identities: Career attachments as anchors or chains?, Perspectives in Education, 26, 3, pp. 71-81. [ISSN 0258-2236]

Hogarth, T., de Hoyos, M., Gambin, L., Wilson, R.A. and Brown, A. (2008) Initial Vocational Education and Training (IVET) in Europe: Review, (PDF Document), Thessaloniki: Cedefop, pp. 1-49.

Hoyles, C., Poulovassilis, A., Magoulas, G., Noss, R., Kent, P., Brown, A., Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A., de Hoyos, M. and Marris, L. (2007). Workplace personalised learning environments for the development of employees' technical communicative skills: Full Research Report. ESRC End of Award Report, RES-139-25-0312. Swindon: ESRC

Brown, A., Kirpal, S. and Rauner, F. (Eds.) (2007). Identities at Work, Technical and Vocational Education and Training Series: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, Vol. 5, Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-4988-0.]

Brown, A., Kirpal, S. & Rauner, F. (2007). Introduction and Overview, (PDF Document). In Brown, A., Kirpal, S. and Rauner, F. (Eds.) (2007). Identities at Work , Technical and Vocational Education and Training Series: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, Vol. 5, pp. 1-12, Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-4988-0.]

Brown, A., Dif, M., Helemae, L., Kirpal, S., Koniordos, S., Laske, G., Patiniotis, N. & Strietska-Ilina, O. (FAME-Consortium) (2007). Decomposing and Recomposing Occupational Identities — A Survey of Theoretical Concepts. In Brown, A., Kirpal, S. and Rauner, F. (Eds.). Identities at Work , Technical and Vocational Education and Training Series: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, Vol. 5, pp. 13-44, Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-4988-0.]

Kirpal, S. & Brown, A. (2007). The Much Vaunted ‘Flexible Employee’—What Does it Take? In Brown, A., Kirpal, S. and Rauner, F. (Eds.). Identities at Work , Technical and Vocational Education and Training Series: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, Vol. 5, pp. 211-237, Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-4988-0.]

Kirpal, S., Brown, A. & Dif, M. (2007). The Individualisation of Identification with Work in a European Perspective. In Brown, A., Kirpal, S. and Rauner, F. (Eds.). Identities at Work , Technical and Vocational Education and Training Series: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, Vol. 5, pp. 285-313, Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-4988-0.]

Brown, A., Kirpal, S. (2007). Concluding Chapter, (PDF Document) . In Brown, A., Kirpal, S. and Rauner, F. (Eds.). Identities at Work , Technical and Vocational Education and Training Series: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, Vol. 5, pp. 211-237, Dordrecht: Springer. [ISBN: 978-1-4020-4988-0.]

Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A., Brown, A, Hasluck, C. & Behle, H. (2007). Skills diagnostics and screening tools: A literature review. Department for Work and Pensions, Research Report 459, (PDF Document). [ISBN 978 1 84712 276 6].

Brown, A. and Pollard, A. (Eds.) (2006). 14-19 Education and Training: A Commentary by the Teaching and Learning Research Programme, (PDF Document). London: ESRC,TLRP.

Hughes, D., Bimrose, J. & Brown, A. (2006). Putting research at the centre of the design, development and operation of higher education careers services: A comparative study from the UK and Finland, in R. Vuorinen & S. Saukkonen Guidance Services in Higher Education: Strategies, Design & Implementation, Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. [ISBN 951-39-2675-3]

Brown, A., Bimrose, J. and Hughes, D. (2005). Bringing Guidance Research and Practice Closer Together: The UK National Guidance Research Forum Website, International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 5, 2, 229 – 240.

Keep, E. and Brown, A. (2005). Moving beyond discussions about paradigm shifts – creating space for multiple meanings and narratives on changing patterns of employment and careers, Career Research and Development, 13, 11-19.

Brown, A. (Ed) (2005). Learning while working in small companies: comparative analysis of experiences drawn from England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain, (PDF Document) SKOPE Monograph No 7., ESRC funded Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance, Oxford and Warwick Universities.

Brown, A., Grollmann, P., Tutschner, R. & PARTICIPA Project Consortium (2005). Participation in Continuing Vocational Education and Training: Results from the case studies and qualitative investigations, (PDF Document) , ITB Working Paper Nr. 54, and Results from the Regional and Sectoral Surveys, (PDF Document), ITB Working Paper Nr. 51, Institut Technik und Bildung Universität Bremen.

Brown, A. (2004). Educational Research: what strategies for development in the European Research Area, European Educational Research Journal, 3, 4, 790-794.

Brown, A. (2004). Professionals under pressure: contextual influences on learning and development of radiographers in England, Learning in Health and Social Care, 3, 4, 213-222.  Pre-publication version .

Brown, A. (2004). Engineering identities, Career Development International, 9, 3, 245 - 273.

Brown, A. and Kirpal, S. (2004). 'Old nurses with new qualifications are best': Competing ideas about the skills that matter in nursing in Estonia, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. In Warhurst, C., Grugulis, I., and Keep, E. The skills that matter, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan (pp 225 -241).

Brown, A., Rhodes, E. and Carter, R. (2004). Supporting learning in advanced supply systems in the automotive and aerospace industries. In H. Rainbird, A. Fuller and A. Munro (Eds.) Workplace Learning in Context. London: Routledge (pp 166 - 182).

Brown, A. (2004). United Kingdom. In Brown, A. (Ed.) and Participa project consortium, Participation in Continuing Vocational and Training (VET): a need for a sustainable employability. A state of the art report for six European countries, (PDF Document) , Bremen: University of Bremen ITB Working Paper 38 (pp 79 -103).

Keep, E. and Brown, A. (2004). Paradoxes, pitfalls and the prospects for a dynamic VET system. In W. Nijhof and W. van Esch (Eds.) Unravelling policy, power, process and performance: the formative evaluation of the Dutch Adult and Vocational education Act, (PDF Document) . 's-Hertogenbosch: CINOP (pp 255 - 265).

Brown, A. and Keep, E. (2003). Competing perspectives on workplace learning and the learning organisation, in B. Nyhan, P. Cressey, M. Tomassini, M. Kelleher and R. Poell (eds) Facing up to the learning organisation challenge: Volume 2 Key issues from a European perspective, (PDF Document), Thessaloniki: CEDEFOP (pp 73 -91).

Brown, A. and Laske, G. (2003). Employers views on graduate career paths in Germany and the United Kingdom. In FAME project consortium, How personnel management and human resources policies shape workers’ identities, Bremen: University of Bremen ITB Working Paper 46 (pp 5 - 19).

Drexel, I., Möbus, M., Gérardin, F. Grasser B., Lhotel, H., Brown, A., Maguire, M. and Baldauf, B. (2003). Cross-national Comparisons of New Career Pathways for Industrial Supervisors in France, Germany and the United Kingdom, (PDF Document), SKOPE Monograph No 6., ESRC funded Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance, Oxford and Warwick Universities.

Onstenk, J. and Brown, A. (2002). A Dutch approach to promoting key qualifications: reflections on 'core problems as a support for curriculum development, in P. Kämäräinen, G. Attwell and A. Brown (eds), Key qualifications: from theory to practice - transformation of learning within vocational education and training, (PDF Document) , Thessaloniki: CEDEFOP (pp 87 -104).

Brown, A. (2002). Challenges of supporting learning of newly qualified professionals in health care. In Nijhof, Wim J.; Heikkinen, Anja; Nieuwenhuis, Loek (eds.) Shaping flexibility in vocational education and training. Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Brown, A., G. Attwell and J. Bimrose (2002). Utilising information and communication technologies for knowledge development for dispersed communities of practice, in V. Lally and D. McConnell (eds.) Networked collaborative learning and information and communication technologies in Higher Education, Sheffield: Department of Educational Studies. pp 47-60.

Bjørnåvold, J. and Brown, A. (2002). Rethinking the role of the assessment of non-formal learning, in P. Kämäräinen, G. Attwell and A. Brown (eds), Key qualifications: from theory to practice - transformation of learning within vocational education and training, (PDF Document), Thessaloniki: CEDEFOP.

Brown, A. (2001). 'Reflections on the processes of becoming skilled in England, Germany and the Netherlands'. In G. Laske (ed) Vocational identity, flexibility and mobility in the European labour Market. Ed.. ITB Working Paper 27. Bremen: ITB, University of Bremen, 165-196.

Brown, A. (2001). 'Paradise Lost and Paradise Postponed: Vocational Education and Training Policy in Germany and England'. Work, Employment and Society, 15, 2, 403-9 (extended review article).

Brown, A., Green, A., Pitcher, J. and Simm, C. (2000). Employers skill survey: case study - health and social care, National Skills Task Force Research Report 35, (PDF Document), Nottingham: DfEE, 79pp.

Brown, A. (2000). Social influences on individual commitment to self-directed learning at work. In G. Straka (Ed) Conceptions of self-directed learning, Muenster: Waxmann. Out of Print. Related paper: Costs and benefits of self-directed learning at work: Interaction of social influences and individual commitment (PDF Document).

Brown, A. and Bimrose, J. (2000). Establishing a virtual forum for collaboration and knowledge transformation to support careers guidance practice, in ICG (Ed) Careers Guidance: constructing the future - a global perspective, Stourbridge: ICG (pp 73-85).

Brown, A. (2000). Comparative analysis of skill formation processes in England, Germany and the Netherlands. In U. Lauterbach and B. Sellin (2000). Comparative Vocational Education and Training Research in Europe: Balance and Perspectives, (PDF Document), CEDEFOP: Frankfurt am Main / Thessaloniki.

Brown, A. and Keep, E. (1999). Review of vocational education and training research in the United Kingdom, (PDF Document), Luxembourg: European Commission, 170pp.

Brown, A. (1999). Going Dutch? Changing the focus from core skills to core problems in vocational higher education, pre-print copy, (PDF Document) , in E. Dunne (Ed) The learning society: international perspectives on core skills in higher education, London: Kogan Page (pp 75-84).

Brown, A. (1999). A comparative study of additional qualifications at the interface of initial and continuing education: findings from the United Kingdom, (PDF Document), SKOPE Research Papers No. 4. Oxford/Coventry: University of Oxford /University of Warwick/ESRC, 30pp.

Brown, A. (1999). Career Pathways for Industrial Supervisors in the United Kingdom, (PDF Document). SKOPE Research Papers No. 3. Oxford/Coventry: University of Oxford /University of Warwick/ESRC, 28pp.

Brown, A., Moerkamp, T. and Voncken, E. (1999). Facilitating progression to higher education from vocational paths. European Journal of Education. 34, no.2, 219-235.

Attwell, G. and Brown, A. (1999). Cross-cutting themes in the education of vocational education and training professionals in Europe. In F. van Wieringen and G. Attwell (eds) Vocational and adult education in Europe, Dordrecht: Kluwer (pp 161-174).

Brown, A. (1998). Possible role for synoptic assessment, in A. Brown and S. Manning (eds) (1998) Qualifications for employment and higher education: a collaborative investigation across Europe, pre-print copy, (PDF Document) , Hämeenlinna: University of Tampere, (pp 65-76).

Brown, A. (1998). Designing effective learning programs for the development of a broad occupational competence. In W. Nijhof and J. Streumer (eds) Key qualifications in work and education, Dordrecht: Kluwer Press.

Brown, A. (1997). A dynamic model of occupational identity formation, (PDF Document) in A. Brown (Ed) Promoting Vocational Education and training: European perspectives, Tampere, Univeristy of Tampere, (pp 59-67). (Out of print: above link is to a pre-print version available from the British Education Index as a Symposium paper presented at the Journal of Vocational Education and Training Second International Conference "Policy and Practice in Vocational Education and Training", University of Huddersfield, 16-18 July 1997).

Brown, A. (1997). Facilitating learning: helping others learn within companies, (PDF Document) in A. Brown (Ed) Promoting Vocational Education and training: European perspectives, Tampere, University of Tampere, (pp 81-89).

Brown, A., Griffey, S. and Hughes, J. (1997). Supporting learning in initial vocational education, (PDF Document) in A. Brown (Ed) Promoting Vocational Education and training: European perspectives, University of Tampere, Tampere, (pp 91-105).

Brown, A. (1997). The development of key skills across contexts and over time, (PDF Document) Capability, 3, 2, 16-20.

Brown, A. and Behrens, M. (1996). Starting underemployed careers, In M. de Goode, P. de Klaver, J. van Ophem, C. Verhaar and A. de Vries (eds) Youth: unemployment, identity and policy, Aldershot: Avebury, 31-47.

Brown, A. and Behrens, M. (1995). How young people are marginalised in English and German labour markets, in P. Cressey and B. Jones (eds) Work and employment in Europe: a new convergence, London: Routledge, 190-210.

Brown, A. (1995). Evaluation of teaching and learning processes in a computer-supported mechanical engineering course, Computers and Education, 25, 1, 59-65

Heller, F. A. and Brown, A. (1995). Group Feedback Analysis applied to longitudinal monitoring of the decision making process. Human Relations, 48(7), 815-836.

Brown, A. and Behrens, M. (1994). Comparative analysis of flexibility in vocational education and training: engineering and insurance in England and Germany. In W. Nijhof and J. Streumer (eds) Flexibility in training and vocational education, Utrecht: Lemma Press. (pp 171-183).

Brown, A. (1994). Processes to support the use of information technology to enhance learning, Computers and Education, 22, 1-2, 145-153.

Brown, A. and Evans, K. (1994). Changing the training culture: lessons from Anglo-German comparisons of vocational education and training, British Journal of Education and Work, 7, 2, 5-15.

Brown, A., Evans, K., Blackman, S. and Germon, S. (1994). Key workers: technical and training mastery in the workplace, Poole: Hyde Publications. (pp 160)

Brown A. and Roberts K. (1994). Individuals in Context: Stability and change, In K. Evans and W. Heinz (eds) Becoming Adults in England and Germany, London: Anglo-German Foundation. (pp 17-42).

Brown, A. and Behrens, M. (1994). Steps towards adulthood, In K. Evans and W. Heinz (eds) Becoming Adults in England and Germany, London: Anglo-German Foundation. (pp 73-111).

Brown, A. and Behrens, M. (1994). Finding jobs: institutional support and individual strategies, In K. Evans and W. Heinz (eds) Becoming Adults in England and Germany, London: Anglo-German Foundation. (pp 173-207).

Brown, A. and Bimrose, J. (1993). Admissions to higher education: current practice and future policy. Journal of Access Studies, 8, 2, 154-169. Out of print.

Behrens, M. and Brown, A. (1991). Entering the world of work (pp 61-70), The academic route (pp 72-88), Routes to skilled work (pp 89-112), Uncertain routes, diverse destinations (pp 113-136), Routes to nowhere? (pp 137-162), In J Bynner and K Roberts (eds) Youth and work transitions to employment in England and Germany, London: Anglo-German Foundation. Available here: report 

Brown, A. and Evans, K. (1990). Rolling feedback strategy: An approach to evaluation in dynamic contexts. Evaluation & Research in Education, 4, 3, 129 - 145.

Haffenden, I. & Brown, A. (1989). A Study of the New Vocational Qualifications: interim findings and implications for teacher education. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 13, 3, 46 - 58.

Brown, A. and Heller, F. (1981). Usefulness of group feedback analysis as a research method: its application to a questionnaire study. Human Relations, 34, 2, 141-156.

Drenth, P., Koopman, P., Rus, V., Odar, M., Heller, F. and Brown, A. (1979). Participative Decision Making: A Comparative Study. Industrial Relations, 18, 3, 295–309.