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Dr. Ashley O'Donoghue

odonogas@tcd.ie

Ashley O’Donoghue is an experienced Human Resource and Organisation Development professional in both industry and higher education sectors. Demonstrated leadership in the design and implementation of equality strategy and associated actions plans to support diversity and a culture of inclusion. Ashley has worked with diverse stakeholders including senior management, staff and unions to create a vision and shared understanding of the enablers and barriers to equality and diversity and gain active support and commitment for equality initiatives.

Ashley was a recipient of a TCD Business School Teaching Award in 2019/2020. Her research and teaching, coupled with fifteen years industry experience, ensures she delivers evidenced based teaching and practice, developing transferable skills that benefit both individual participants and their organisations. Her research into leadership, employee emotions and wellbeing and engagement at work informed her design and implementation of a Leadership Development and Mentoring Programme for Higher Education, developing inclusive leadership and good management practice.  

Ashley is currently Head of Staff Learning & Development at TU Dublin where she proactively supports the University’s Athena SWAN gender audit and the implementation of the recommendations of the HEA Expert Review of Gender Equality in Higher Education (2016) and the Higher Education Gender Action Plan 2018. Ashley is a contributor to professional and educational fora on equality, diversity and inclusion. 

Peer Reviewed Publications O’Donoghue, A., Darcy, C., Liu, Y. (2018). Employee Engagement, Induction, Turnover and Retention in Carbery, R., & Cross, C. Human Resource Development: A Concise Introduction 2nd Edition, (2018). Palgrave.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2016). Abusive Supervision, Employee Well-being and Ill-Being: The Moderating Role of Core Self-Evaluations in Neal M. Ashkanasy, Wilfred J. Zerbe, and Charmine E.J. Hartel (ed.) Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 12. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Non-Peer Reviewed
O’Donoghue, Ashley. (2021) How to manage equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2021/0216/1197368-workplace-equality-diversity-inclusion-culture-change/

O’Donoghue, Ashley. (2020) Remote Working, Guilt & Exhaustion
https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2020/0507/1137088-working-from-home-downsides-guilt-exhaustion-wellbeing/

O’Donoghue, Ashley. (2018) Are you suffering from workplace burnout?
https://www.rte.ie/eile/brainstorm/2018/0126/936148-are-you-suffering-from-workplace-burnout/

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 O'Donoghue, A., Fu, N., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2019).  Exploring the influence of perceived abusive supervision on employee emotions and their well-being and ill-being at work. AOM Specialized Conference: Responsible Leadership in Rising Economies, Bled, Slovenia.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2017). The Influence of Perceived Constructive and Destructive Leadership on Employee Well-Being and Ill-Being: The Mediating Role of Self-Conscious Emotions. The European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland 17-20 May 2017.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2016). The Influence of Perceived Destructive Leadership on Employee Well- Being and Ill-Being : The Mediating Role of Shame, Guilt and Pride. Irish Academy of Management Conference University College Dublin 31 August-02 September 2016.

O'Donoghue, A.,Conway, E., Bosak, J., Downey, S. (2014) 'I won’t let it get to me. The buffering effect of employee core self-evaluations on experienced abusive supervision and employee well-being.'. The British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference. 9-11 September 2014. Belfast Waterfront, Northern Ireland.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2013) 'The way you make me feel : Employee perceptions of their leader and their well-being at work.' The 5th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference - Developing Leadership Capacity in Times of Austerity and Economic Crisis. 4-5 July 2013. University of Limerick, Ire.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2013) 'Exploring the impact of destructive and constructive leadership on employee self-conscious emotions and well-being at work.'.The 16th Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference, 2-4 September 2013. Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2013) 'Investigating the influence of destructive and transformational leadership on employee wellbeing and job performance.'. The 16th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology EAWOP, 22May-25 May, 2013. Münster, Germany.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2013) ‘The Impact of Transformational and Destructive Leadership on Employee Well-Being and Job Performance’. The 15th Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference 2012 National University of Ireland, 5-6 September 2012. Maynooth Co. Kildare, Ireland.

O'Donoghue, A., Conway, E., Bosak, J. (2012) ‘Exploring the Impact of the Leader on Employee Wellbeing’. The 5th International Positive Occupational Health Psychology Seminar (POHPS), 7-8 June, 2012. Dublin City University Business School, Ireland.

Recognition
Membership

  • Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development.
  • Human Resources Division of the US Academy of Management.
  • Organisation Behaviour Division of the US Academy of Management.
  • EMONET Emotions Network a Sub-Division of the US Academy of Management

Representations

Reviewer

  • 2019 Journal Paper submissions to the Irish Journal of Academic Practice 
  • 2014 Conference Paper Submissions for the 74th Annual Meeting of the US Academy of Management (Organization Behaviour Division)
  • 2014 Conference Paper Submissions for EMONET IX (Emotions in the Workplace Network – Academy of Management)
  • 2013 Conference Paper Submissions for the 73rd Annual Meeting of the US Academy of Management (Organization Behaviour Division)