Tony Wall

Tony Wall
Liverpool John Moores University | LJMU · Liverpool Business School

EdD MSc MA PGDip PGCHE MCIPD FHEA NTF FRSA

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Introduction
Dr Wall is Professor at Liverpool Business School. His two-decades of impactful teaching and academic leadership has attracted prestigious recognition through The Advance-HE National Teaching Fellowship (awarded to less than 0.2% of the sector) and multiple Santander International Research Excellence Awards.
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January 2022 - present
Liverpool John Moores University
Position
  • Professor (Full)
August 2017 - December 2021
University of Chester
Position
  • Professor (Full)
October 2010 - July 2017
University of Chester
Position
  • Head of Department

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Publications (179)
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National systems of vocational education and training around the globe are facing reform driven by quality, international mobility, and equity. Evidence suggests that there are qualitatively distinctive challenges in providing and sustaining workplace learning experiences to international students. However, despite growing conceptual and empirical...
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When we engage with Žižekian thought, we might conceptualise contemporary education as part of wider machinery to perpetuate and deepen the grasp capitalism has in a globalising world (also see Furedi 2006, 2010). We might see how ideas, knowledge, and ‘everything else’ (c.f. Hawking 2001, 2007) can and is packaged up into forms that are easily con...
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Žižek demands we take a long, hard look at the painful reality of education in contemporary capitalist society, and to actively seek out its ‘trouble in paradise’: Why is it education is supposedly failing to meet the demands of our society? Why is it there are record levels of stress for teachers? Why is it there is a record level of complaints fr...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine how deeper psychosocial structures can be examined utilising a contemporary provocative theory within workplace reflection to generate more radical insights and innovation. Design/methodology/approach This paper outlines a provocative theory and then presents case examples of how deeper structures ca...
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Purpose In 2014, the UK Government introduced a new form of apprenticeship, the Degree Apprenticeship, which extends across all undergraduate degree and master’s degree levels, maps to professional standards, and which is now embedded within governmental levies of large businesses. The purpose of this paper is to share early experiences of developi...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is believed to have a significant potential use in tackling climate change. This paper explores the connections between AI and climate change research as a whole and its usefulness in climate change adaptation efforts in particular. Using a systematic review of the literature on applications of AI for climate change ada...
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To achieve Sustainable Development Goal SDG 17, which focuses on international cooperation, partnerships, will be vital. In this comment, we examine the key obstacles such as vested economic interests that will need to be overcome for the successful implementation of SDG 17.
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Universities have an unrivalled potential to educate students on climate change issues and to actively engage them in climate affairs, both as citizens and influencers of future professions. Despite this potential and the many advantages of student engagement in climate change, less emphasis has been given to understanding students´ perceptions and...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global crisis, one which also influences the ways sustainability is being taught at universities. This paper undertakes an analysis of the extent to which COVID-19 as a whole and the lockdown it triggered in particular, which has led to the suspension of presence-based teaching in universities worldwide and influe...
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Background “The impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the shutdown it triggered at universities across the world, led to a great degree of social isolation among university staff and students. The aim of this study was to identify the perceived consequences of this on staff and their work and on students and their studies...
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Since January 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the media and exercises pressure on governments worldwide. Apart from its effects on economies, education systems and societies, the pandemic has also influenced climate change research. This paper examines the extent to which COVID-19 has influenced climate change research worldwide during th...
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It is widely acknowledged that research and publications in peer reviewed journals offer important metrics in describing the academic outputs of higher education institutions on one hand, and their societal impacts on the other. Peer review is a well-tested method for quality control and has been successfully deployed over many decades in academic...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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The crisis caused by COVID-19 has affected research in a variety of ways. As far as research on sustainable development is concerned, the lockdown has significantly disrupted the usual communication channels and, among other things, has led to the cancellation of meetings and long-planned events. It has also led to delay in the delivery of research...
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he problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ack...
Technical Report
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A national study by the University of Chester and Lapidus International which examines how creative writing for therapeutic purposes provision changed under the first lockdown of 2020. The study focused on the top 1% most health deprived areas in England (clustered into 16 areas) and combined web analyses, virtual focus groups and interviews, to a...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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Story and storytelling for sustainability manifests in a variety of forms including creative writing, novels, and film. The latter of these, film, is particularly powerful given how readily accessible it now is on the internet for a wide range of ages and interests. Film can be used to intentionally explore perspectives in relation to sustainabilit...
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Conducting a meaningful introduction of sustainability issues and policies can require a substantial investment of classroom time and attention. This paper presents an approach to facilitating understanding and discussion of sustainability concepts and principles in higher education, drawing upon science fiction (SF) cinema portrayals of possible f...
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To be a storyteller is an incredible position from which to influence hearts and minds, and each one of us has the capacity to utilise storytelling for a sustainable future. This book offers unique and powerful insights into how stories and storytelling can be utilised within higher education to support sustainability literacy. Stories can shape ou...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
Technical Report
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За последние годы количество людей, прибегающих к развитию творческих навыков для достижения своего благополучия, значительно увеличилось. Сегодня это обычное явление во многих различных контекстах и ситуациях, например, в школах, больницах, хосписах, общественных местах, на работе и фестивалях, а также в государственных органах. Положительный рез...
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Using creativity for wellbeing has grown significantly over the years and is now becoming commonplace in many different contexts and settings, such as classrooms, workplaces, hospitals, hospices, community spaces, festivals, and even government. Evidence for the use of creative practices such as poetry, storytelling, or biographical writing to sup...
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Mae defnyddio creadigrwydd ar gyfer lles wedi cynyddu'n sylweddol dros y blynyddoedd ac mae bellach yn dod yn gyffredin mewn llawer o gyd-destunau a lleoliadau gwahanol, megis ystafelloedd dosbarth, gweithleoedd, ysbytai, hosbisau, mannau cymunedol, gwyliau, a hyd yn oed y Llywodraeth. Mae tystiolaeth ar gyfer defnyddio arferion creadigol fel bard...
Technical Report
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Gjatë viteve të fundit është rritur shumë veprimtaria që synon përdorimin e procesit krijues në zhvillimin e shëndetit mendor dhe fizik, dhe tani është bërë mëse e zakonshme në shumë kushte apo situata të ndryshme, si për shëmbull klasa, vende pune, spitale, hospice, qendra komunitare, festivale dhe në zyrat e shtetit. Prej kohësh është evidentuar...
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多年來,將創新用於實踐福址生活的案例,不論在教室,工作場所,醫院,招待所,社區場所,節日,甚至政府也越來越普遍。例如透過使用詩歌,敘事或傳記寫作等等方法來支持個人康復或促進個人發展的案例多不勝數,並顯示出令人難以置信的潛力。基於這背景,並在TS艾略特基金會 (TS Eliot Foundation),The Old Possum實踐信託基金會和賈斯特大學(University of Chester)的支持下,本會制定了這指南,以支援從業人員提供更有效而安全的福址生活實踐。 本指南的制定可分為三大部份。首先,我們從全球,包括英國,美國,澳大利亞等國家的100個相關的專業框架中,分析有關的主題。第二部份是從有關主題中,挑選了二十個重點,最後透過與相關專家和從業人士,基於這二十個重點的討論,發展...
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Anvendelsen af kreativitet til at skabe trivsel er vokset markant over årene og er nu blevet almindelig i mange forskellige kontekster og sammenhænge såsom i klasseværelser, på arbejdspladser, hospitaler, hospicer, i lokalmiljøer, på festivaler og selv i regeringen. Beviser for virkningen af kreative tiltag såsom poesi, historiefortælling eller bi...
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El uso de la creatividad para el bienestar ha crecido significativamente con el paso del tiempo, y se está convirtiendo en algo común en numerosos y distintos escenarios y contextos, tales como aulas, lugares de trabajo, hospitales, hospicios, espacios comunitarios, festivales, e incluso gobiernos. Las evidencias sobre el uso de prácticas creativ...
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Η χρήση της δημιουργικότητας για την ευζωία έχει αυξηθεί σημαντικά με την πάροδο των ετών και γίνεται πλέον κοινή πρακτική σε πολλά διαφορετικά πλαίσια και περιβάλλοντα, όπως σε αίθουσες διδασκαλίας, χώρους εργασίας, νοσοκομεία, ξενώνες ασθενών, κοινοτικούς χώρους, φεστιβάλ, ακόμη και στην κυβέρνηση. Τα τεκμηριωμένα δεδομένα που υποστηρίζουν τη χρ...
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Kunskapen om kreativitetens betydelse för välbefinnande har ökat påtagligt under senare år, och kreativa metoder används nu inom många områden, som klassrum, arbetsplatser, sjukvård, öppna sammanhang och offentliga rum som bibliotek, festivaler och liknande, samt inom beslutsfattande. Kreativa praktiker - såsom poesi, berättande och biografiskt skr...
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Trong những năm gần đây, việc sử dụng sự sáng tạo để thúc đẩy sự phát triển cân bằng về sức khoẻ thể chất và tinh thần ngày càng lớn mạnh và trở nên phổ biến ở những bối cảnh khác nhau như lớp học, nơi làm việc, bệnh viện, nhà tế bần, không gian công cộng, lễ hội, và thậm chí là các cơ quan chính phủ. Việc sử dụng các loại hình sáng tạo như thơ, c...
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Прояваването на креативност за по-добро състояние на духа значително се увеличи през годините и вече се е превърнало в нещо обичайно из много различни сфери. Креативност можем да проявим в класните стаи, на работното място, в болниците, обществените пространства, фестивалите и дори в правителството. Доказателствата, че творческите практики като пис...
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多年来,将创新用于实践福址生活的案例,不论在教室,工作场所,医院,招待所,小区场所,节日,甚至政府也越来越普遍。例如透过使用诗歌,叙事或传记写作等等方法来支持个人康复或促进个人发展的案例多不胜数,并显示出令人难以置信的潜力。基于这背景,并在TS艾略特基金会 (TS Eliot Foundation),The Old Possum实践信托基金会和切斯特大学(University of Chester)的支持下,本会制定了这指南,以支持从业人员提供更有效而安全的福址生活实践。 本指南的制定可分为三大部份。首先,我们从全球,包括英国,美国,澳大利亚等国家的100个相关的专业框架中,分析有关的主题。第二部份是从有关主题中,挑选了二十个重点,最后透过与相关专家和从业人士,基于这二十个重点的讨论,发展...
Technical Report
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L'utilisation de la créativité pour le mieux-être s'est considérablement développée au fil des ans et devient maintenant courante dans de nombreux contextes et milieux différents, comme les salles de classe, les lieux de travail, les hôpitaux, les hospices, les espaces communautaires, les festivals, et même les gouvernements. Les preuves de l'util...
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Metams bėgant, kūrybiškumo naudojimas gerovei siekti labai augo ir dabar tai yra bendra skirtingų tinklų ir kontekstų, pavyzdžiui, klasių, darbo vietų, ligoninių, hospisų, bendruomenės erdvių, festivalių ir net vyriausybių sritis. Akivaizdu, kad naudojimas kūrybinių praktikų, tokių, kaip poezija, pasakojimai, biografinis rašymas, padedančių sveikt...
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Das Einbinden von Kreativität, um zum Wohlbefinden beizutragen hat in den letzten Jahren bedeutsam zugenommen. Es ist heutzutage gebräuchlich in vielen Bereichen, wie zum Beispiel im Klassenzimmer, Arbeitsplatz, Krankenhäusern, Hospizen, Gemeindezentren, Festivals und sogar im Regierungswesen. Es ist schon lange bewiesen, dass künstlerische Arbei...
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Sağlıklı yasam için yaratıcılık yıllar içinde önemli ölçüde büyüdü ve şimdi sınıflar, iş yerleri hastaneler, yaşlı bakım merkezleri, toplumsal alanlar, festivaller ve hatta hükumet gibi birçok farklı ortamlarda yaygınlaşabiliyor. Siirt, hikaye anla timi veya biyografik yazı gibi yaratıcı uygulamaların iyileşmeyi desteklemek ve kişisel gelişimi teş...
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Í gegnum árin hefur notkun skapandi aðgerða til að auka velliðan aukist verulega og er nú að verða algeng í mismunandi umhverfi og aðstæðum, svo sem kennslustofum, vinnustöðum, sjúkrahúsum, línkadeildum, samfélagsrýmum, hátíðum og jafnvel hjá stjórnvöldum. Það er löngum sannað að skapandi aðgerðir eins og ljóðaskrif, frásagnarlist eða ritun ævisag...
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Wykorzystywanie praktyk twórczych dla dobrostanu zostało spopularyzowane w ciągu ostatnich lat i staje się normą w życiu codziennym i otoczeniu, na przykład w szkolnych klasach, miejscach pracy, szpitalach, hospicjach, miejscach użyteczności publicznej, w trakcie wydarzeń kulturalnych a nawet w jednostkach rządowych. Wykorzystywanie praktyk twórcz...
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යහපැවැත්ම සඳහා නිර්මාණශීලිත්වය භාවිතා කිරීම වසර ගණනාවක් තිස්සේ සැලකිය යුතු ලෙස වර්ධනය වී ඇති අතර පන්ති කාමර, සේවා ස්ථාන, රෝහල්, ආගන්තුක සත්කාර, ප්‍රජා අවකාශ, උත්සව සහ රජය වැනි විවිධ සන්දර්භයන් හා සැකසුම් වල දැන් සාමාන්‍ය දෙයක් බවට පත්ව ඇත. ප්‍රකෘතියට සහාය වීම හෝ පුද්ගලික සංවර්ධනය ප්‍රවර්ධනය කිරීම සඳහා කවි, කතන්දර කීම හෝ චරිතාපදානය ලිවීම වැනි නිර්ම...
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Applied Fantasy is a new, innovative approach to wellbeing that demonstrates the significant potential within fantasy literature and media to provide effective and sustainable coping strategies for positive mental health. Emerging at the intersection of fantasy literature and media, mental health and wellbeing, and fan studies, the benefits from Ap...
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The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
Book
The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has ac...
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The issue of sustainability has become even more prominent in 2019, with public, private and third sector organisations declaring Climate Emergency across the globe (see https://climateemergencydeclaration.org/). Despite some empirical work (e.g. see Wall, Hindley, Hunt, Peach, Preston, Hartley and Fairbank, 2017; Wall, Russell, and Moore, 2017; Ro...
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In the twenty-first century, resilience has emerged as a seminal and important topic linked to calls for adaptability, well-being and organizational performance. Extant strategic human resource management (HRM) literature and practices have developed many insights into resilience. However, overall, they have a propensity to conceptualise resilience...
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Evidence now calls into question the efficacy and appropriateness of pedagogical practices that force international students to adapt to Eurocentric expectations when they enrol in tertiary education outside of their home country and cultural environment. In response to calls for alternative perspectives, this article introduces the educational phi...
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Purpose The owner-manager of small firms is recognised as having a potentially significant role in the small firm’s competitiveness, growth and failure. However, the owner-manager’s own resilience has been largely overlooked in the small firm resilience literature. The purpose of this paper is to redress this and expand the debate and empirical ba...
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The demands placed on Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to deliver sustainability initiatives alongside their long-standing social responsibility commitments has been recognised in literature. However, how these interrelate in practice continues to be relatively unexplored. The extant literature suggests that the integration of the two connected...
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Evidence suggests that wider sociological structures, which embody particular values and ways of relating, can make a sustainable living and working problematic. This chapter introduces ideology critique, an innovative methodological perspective crossing the fields of theology, cultural studies and politics to examine and disturb the subtle and hid...