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Current Research Students

Acinas, Victor Brennan, Louis

International Business – An investigation of the factors that shape inter-organisational collaboration in international research and innovation.

Byrne, Danielle Donnelly-Cox, Gemma

Social Entrepreneurship – Social entrepreneurship in Irish state-funded third sector organizations: An examination of the nature of social entrepreneurship at the nexus of state, market and third sectors.

Byrne, Mary Rose

Buciuni, Giulio
Rhodes, Mary-Lee

International Business – An investigation into the factors that lead to the successful upgrading of micro and small enterprises in the garment industry in Vietnam and in Cambodia.

Cahill, Declan Donnelly-Cox, Gemma

Management & Religion: An ethnographic case study of a Catholic Religious Order, exploring the relationship between what they do and the institutional contexts and influences in which their organisations operate. Conceptualisations of managerial work and institutional logics will be employed.

Chandrasena, Supun

Jayasekera, Ranadeva

International Finance - A study on the role of national culture in financial decision-making across countries.


Buciuni, Giulio
Ryan, Paul

Entrepreneurship – The impact of globalisation on Ireland and South Korea: A comparative analysis from an entrepreneurial ecosystem perspective.


Cannon, Sheila

Public Value – Measuring value in the Irish public sector.

Cox, Desmond

Fu, Na

Knowledge Management – An investigation into the  relationship between knowledge management and organisational performance in professional service firms.

Curley, Aisling Quinn, Jim

Industry Evolution and Digital Technology – A study of the impact of digital technology on evolving industry structure.

Dempsey-Brench, Kiera

Shantz, Amanda

HR and Corporate Responsibility – A study on skills-based volunteering, investigating giving and gaining skills within volunteer programs and the learning and transfer mechanisms employed.

Dowling, Conor Rhodes, Mary-Lee

Engineering and Management – An Integrated approach to critical infrastructure, systems sustainability and resilience enhancement.

Doyle, Cillian

Stewart, James

Finance – An analysis of the effectiveness of Section 110 (TCA 1997) and the IFSC.

Dunlea, Davin

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Change – Overcoming impediments to strategy implementation: A middle management perspective.

Fahy, Orla

Shantz, Amanda

Organisational Behaviour/HR – An investigation into the motivations behind employee, bottom up, CSR initiatives.

Foley, Conor

Muzellec, Laurent

Digital Business Models – An investigation into how start-up companies achieve network effects on multi-sided platforms.

Gavorskis, Giselle

Jayasekera, Ranadeva

Finance – State-contingent claim approach to measure the full value-effect of some events.

Grouse, Fiona

Browne, Sarah Social Marketing – Obesity: Perception and Reality.
Hearne, Allison Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – International influences on the emergence of Ireland’s export-oriented foreign direct investment strategy in the 1950s.

Helbing, Pia

Lucey, Brian

Corporate Finance – The determinants of IPO withdrawal and the chance to return successfully.

Holohan, James McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Information Systems  – An Exploration as to how the alignment of business and information systems strategies is practiced by information systems managers in public service organisations.

Hynes, Jennifer Cullinane, Sarah-Jane

Organisational Behaviour – Employee well-being under a heavy work invested manager.

Kavanagh, Shirley

Shantz, Amanda

Strategic Human Resource Management – An investigation into line manager sense-making and sense-giving during implementation of HR practices.

Kearney, Claire Lucey, Brian

International Finance – An investigation into the behaviour of equity and sovereign bond markets and their linkage through time.

Killion, Siobhan

Buciuni, Giulio

Strategy and Entrepreneurship – An investigation into the long-term sustainability of Irish Family Business's.

Kou, Xuan

Pak, Jongwook

Strategic HRM – The devolution of HR to the line and its impact on the implementation effectiveness and organisational outcomes.

Kurdi Nakra, Hussein

Pak, Jongwook

Strategic HRM – The devolution of HR to the line and its impact on the implementation effectiveness and organisational outcomes.

Kuzucu, Cenk

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Change – Aligning strategy and information technology: The case of cognitive solutions.

Lazzarino, Marco

Berrill, Jenny
Sevic, Aleksandar

International Finance – The role of statistical arbitrage in selecting portfolios of precious metals.

Lero, Axel

Jayasekera, Ranadeva

Corporate finance – Capital structure implications of innovation in bank-based system.
Li, Sile Lucey, Brian International Finance – The role of precious metals as safe havens and as “flight to safety” assets.

Lynch, Benjamin

O’Hagan-Luff, Martha

International Finance – An examination of the relationship between a firm's cost of capital, environmental performance and environmental disclosure.

Maher, Patricia Coughlan, Paul

New Product Development – Engineering the Integrity of Product Representations through the Design for Interaction Aesthetics (DFIA).

Mahoney, Christine

Fellenz, Martin

Organisational Behaviour – The role of narrative editing and storytelling in leadership development among community.
Malik, Munawar

Cannon, Sheila

Labour and Technology – An ethnographic study of Digital Bohemia in Dublin.
Martin, Thomas Berrill, Jenny

International Finance – An investigation into changing patterns of firm level multi-nationality.

McCartney, Steven

Fu, Na

Human Resource Management – HR analytics and their impact on firm performance.


Rhodes, Mary Lee

Public management – Defining and measuring the impact of local authority policies and programmes aimed at stimulating nature-based innovation and entrepreneurship.

Murphy, Cillian

Fellenz, Martin

Organisational Behaviour – The role of engagement for health-service employees and patients/clients.


Muzellec, Laurent

Digital Marketing & Consumer Behaviour - Effects of exposure to online advertisements on consumer attitudes, behaviour and brand perceptions.

O’Riordan, Niall

Ryan, Paul

Strategy – Cross-national initiative-taking and knowledge creation: How a host subsidiary management team’s national culture affects its innovation, capabilities and differential performance across the MNE organisation?

Oliver, Emmet


Business History and Economic Policy – Company-Level History of the Evolution of the Irish Services Sector, 1922 to 1958.

Perez, Eva

Brady, Mairead

Education and Learning – Towards a framework for the application of social media as a learning tool within higher education: A study of the academics' adoption challenges.

Roe, Amanda

Cullinane, Sarah-Jane

Employee wellbeing – An analysis of Wellness Programmes – What is the correct implementation of a wellness programme?   

Sawitri, Kadek Ade

Brennan, Louis

Foreign Direct Investment – Study of investment development path in Indonesia.

Shengeliya, Mikhail

Brennan, Louis

Labour Economics and Foreign Direct Investment – An exploration of the link between labour market flexibility and FDI attractiveness.

Sinz, Sören

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Change - Tracing the co-evolution of business and IS strategies over time: A dialogical enquiry into the process of change.

Sun, Xiaolu

Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – Analysis of the changes in the services account of the Irish balance of payments over recent decades. 

Walsh, Natalie

Ryan, Paul

Entrepreneurship – An exploration of the role identity of entrepreneurial academics in Irish Higher Education Institutes.

Zerjal, Robert Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – An exploration of the effects of agriculture on growth rate volatility and corresponding macro / structural effects of multinational corporations' activities in developing countries.

Zhaf, Marjan

Lucey, Brian

International Finance – Gold and Silver as indicators of inflation or deflation.

Zhang, Xianwu

Fu, Na

Human Resource Management – An explorative study of HRM alignment and flexibility between head offices and branches in China’s law firms.

Zhao, Neng

Berrill, Jenny

International Finance – An in-depth investigation into stock level liquidity.