Personal profile


Adam joined the department in 2013, having previously studied his undergraduate and PhD at the University of Huddersfield. Adam currently teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students on the courses of Tourism, Hospitality, and Events management. Adam’s academic background specialises in organisational behaviour and the international work, management and operations of tourism and hospitality. Prior to Adam’s undertaking of full-time research he has worked for several events, tourism, and hospitality organisations in a supervisory and management role, namely for Mitchells and Butler, Whitbread, and Walt Disney World.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Occupational and organisational identity / behaviour
  • Strategic development of tourism in developing economies
  • Occupational communities
  • Hospitality and tourism work
  • Qualitative Analysis

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 2014 2018

  • 1 Other chapter contribution
  • 1 Article

Mixed-Methods Research: The Practicalities and Strategies Employed to Investigate the Transient and International Work on Cruise Ships

Dennett, A. 2018 SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. SAGE Publications, (Sage Research Methods Cases Education Project).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

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1 Citations

An investigation into hospitality cruise ship work through the exploration of metaphors

Dennett, A., Cameron, D., Bamford, C. & Jenkins, A. 29 Jul 2014 In : Employee Relations. 36, 5, p. 480-495 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cruise ship
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Activities 2013 2017

  • 2 Oral presentation