Dr Olga Ryazanova

School of Business

Lecturer

School of Business Building
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(01) 708 3921

Biography

Olga Ryazanova is a Lecturer in Management and Marketing in the Maynooth University School of Business. Her primary research interests are in the micro-foundations of firm behaviour, i.e. in the individual and group-level processes that influence organisational decision-making and outcomes. Olga's research explores micro-level antecedents of strategic human capital formation in knowledge-intensive industries, with the particular focus on the role of globalisation in this process. Dr. Ryazanova is an active member of the Academy of Management, where Management Education & Development division is her primary home, and of the European Academy of Management, where her research contributes to the International Management stream. Dr. Ryazanova’s research has received the Global Forum Award of the MED division of the Academy of Management in 2014 and 2018, has been selected as a finalist for Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award in 2016, and has been published in the Academy of Management Learning & Education journal, Journal of World Business and the Academy of Management Proceedings.

Research Interests

Research productivity of scientists Cognitive foundations of firm behaviour Multilevel research

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Choices and consequences: Impact of mobility on research-career capital and promotion in business schools'
Ryazanova O.;McNamara P. (2019) 'Choices and consequences: Impact of mobility on research-career capital and promotion in business schools'. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 18 (2):186-212 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2017 'Research performance as a quality signal in international labor markets: Visibility of business schools worldwide through a global research performance system'
Ryazanova, O., McNamara, P., & Aguinis, H. (2017) 'Research performance as a quality signal in international labor markets: Visibility of business schools worldwide through a global research performance system'. Journal of World Business, 52 :831-841 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2016 'Socialization and Pro-active Behavior: Multilevel Exploration of Research Productivity Drivers in the US Business Schools'
Olga Ryazanova, Peter Mc Namara (2016) 'Socialization and Pro-active Behavior: Multilevel Exploration of Research Productivity Drivers in the US Business Schools'. ACADEMY OF MANGAGEMENT LEARNING & EDUCATION, 15 (3):525-548 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2016 A comprehensive and multi-purpose global research performance information system
Ryazanova, O., McNamara, P., & Aguinis, H. (2016) A comprehensive and multi-purpose global research performance information system Academy of Management Conference [Details]
2012 Between Symbolic and Social Capital: A Structuration Theory Approach to Academic Productivity
Ryazanova, O. and Mc Namara, P. (2012) Between Symbolic and Social Capital: A Structuration Theory Approach to Academic Productivity Academy of Management Conference Boston, USA, [Details]
2014 Language, Socialization and Networks: Knowledge Creation in Globalized Business Schools
Ryazanova, O.I. & Mc Namara, P. (2014) Language, Socialization and Networks: Knowledge Creation in Globalized Business Schools Academy of Management Conference [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 International Mobility in the Age of Managerialism: to go or not to go.
Ryazanova, O. and McNamara, P. (2018) International Mobility in the Age of Managerialism: to go or not to go. [Oral Presentation], Academy of Management, Chicago, USA [Details]
2018 Academy of Management Conference. PDW programme.
Aguinis, H., Ryazanova, O., McNamara, P., Ashkanasy, N., De Castro, J., Doh, J., Salvaj, E., and Vassolo, R (2018) Academy of Management Conference. PDW programme. [Other], Visibility of Business School Research Worldwide: The Global Performance Research System. Professional Development Workshop. Profe, Chicago [Details]
2018 Technology-enabled assessment in large classes: learning from success and failure.
Ryazanova, O., Andreeva, T., Wang, R. (2018) Technology-enabled assessment in large classes: learning from success and failure. [Oral Presentation], International Management and Organisational Behaviour Teaching Society (IMOBTS) conference, Maynooth, Ireland [Details]
2016 Academy of Management Annual Conference.
Gross, N., McNamara, P., Ryazanova, O, and Connolly, N. (2016) Academy of Management Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], Integrative or Autonomous? Mental Models and Experimentation Driven Business Model Innovation, Anaheim, USA [Details]
2016 A comprehensive and multi-purpose global research performance information system.
Ryazanova O.;McNamara P.;Aguinis H. (2016) A comprehensive and multi-purpose global research performance information system. [Oral Presentation], 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2016, Atlanta, USA [Details]
2016 AIS pre-ICIS workshop on “IoT and Smart City Challenges and Applications” - ISCA.
Ryazanova, O., Pétercsák, R., Heaphy, L., Connolly, N., & Donnellan, B. (2016) AIS pre-ICIS workshop on “IoT and Smart City Challenges and Applications” - ISCA. [Oral Presentation], Value creation and value capture in public-private ecosystems, Dublin, Ireland [Details]
2016 Why Can I not Scale? How Cognitive Frames Influence/Impair Business Model Innovation.
Gross, N., McNamara, P., Connolly, N., and Ryazanova, O (2016) Why Can I not Scale? How Cognitive Frames Influence/Impair Business Model Innovation. [Oral Presentation], R&D Management Conference,, Cambridge, UK [Details]
2015 Stratification and mobility as the drivers of research in European Business Schools.
Ryazanova, O. and Mc Namara, P. (2015) Stratification and mobility as the drivers of research in European Business Schools. [Oral Presentation], Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada [Details]
2015 Global Stratification of the Business School Industry: Moving Towards an International Labour Market.
Ryazanova, O. and Mc Namara, P. (2015) Global Stratification of the Business School Industry: Moving Towards an International Labour Market. [Oral Presentation], European Academy of Management, Warsaw, Poland [Details]
2014 Microfoundations of Knowledge Creation in Business Schools: Multi-Level Exploration of a ‘New Career Perspective’.
Ryazanova, O. & Mc Namara, P. (2014) Microfoundations of Knowledge Creation in Business Schools: Multi-Level Exploration of a ‘New Career Perspective’. [Oral Presentation], Strategic Management Society Special Conference ‘Microfoundations for Strategic Management Research: Embracing Individuals, Copenhagen, Denmark [Details]
2014 Microfoundations of inter-organizational Imitation Strategy. Local Social Identity’s Role in Business Model Innovation Processes.
Ryazanova, O. O’Donnell, P., Mc Namara, P. (2014) Microfoundations of inter-organizational Imitation Strategy. Local Social Identity’s Role in Business Model Innovation Processes. [Oral Presentation], Strategic Management Society Special Conference ‘Microfoundations for Strategic Management Research: Embracing Individuals, Copenhagen, Denmark [Details]
2014 Business Model Design as a Patchwork Quilt: The Role of Local Social Identity in Imitation Choices.
Ryazanova, O. O’Donnell, P., Mc Namara, P (2014) Business Model Design as a Patchwork Quilt: The Role of Local Social Identity in Imitation Choices. [Oral Presentation], Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, USA [Details]
2014 Language, socialization and networks: Knowledge creation in globalized business schools.
Ryazanova O.;Namara P. (2014) Language, socialization and networks: Knowledge creation in globalized business schools. [Oral Presentation], 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2014, Philadelphia, USA [Details]
2013 Research Productivity of Financial Times Top 100 Business Schools’ Faculty: Impact of Academic Origin and Pro-active Choice.
Ryazanova, O. and Mc Namara, P. (2013) Research Productivity of Financial Times Top 100 Business Schools’ Faculty: Impact of Academic Origin and Pro-active Choice. [Oral Presentation], European Academy of Management, Istanbul, Turkey [Details]
2013 Searching High and Low: Role Selection as Part of Business Model Innovation. Sub-Theme 22: Business Models and Organizations: Uncovering the Origins of New Business Models.
O’Donnell, P., Ryazanova, O., Mc Namara, P. (2013) Searching High and Low: Role Selection as Part of Business Model Innovation. Sub-Theme 22: Business Models and Organizations: Uncovering the Origins of New Business Models. [Oral Presentation], European Group on Organization Studies Colloquium, Montreal, Canada [Details]

Case

  Year Publication
2013 Gaelic Athletic Association and the Irish Rugby Football Union: Competing Business Models.
McNamara, P., Ryazanova, O., Collins, F. & Aherne, D. (2013) Gaelic Athletic Association and the Irish Rugby Football Union: Competing Business Models. Case [IR Link] [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2018 Global Forum Award Academy of Management, Management Education and Development division
2016 Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award - finalist Academy of Management
2014 Global Forum Award Academy of Management, Management Education and Development division

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Academy of Management Research Coordinator of Management Education and Development division /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2015 University College Dublin PhD
2010 University College Dublin MSc
2001 State University - Higher School of Economics MA (equivalent)

Reviews

  Journal Role
British Journal Of Management Reviewer
Academy Of Management Learning And Education Member of the Editorial Board
Management Teaching Review Reviewer