Dr James Duggan

School of Business

Lecturer/ Assistant Professor

324
(01) 474 7504

Biography

James Duggan is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organisational Behaviour at the School of Business, Maynooth University, Ireland. With a background in new media and technology, James’ research examines the digitalisation of management practice with a particular focus on understanding the fragmented nature of work in the gig economy. Prior to joining Maynooth University, James completed his doctoral studies at Cork University Business School, University College Cork, where his thesis explored the role of algorithmic management in shaping the experiences of app-based gig workers. A previous Irish Research Council scholarship awardee, James’ research has been published in outlets such as Human Resource Management Journal and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Books

  Year Publication
2020 Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness.
Garavan, T.N., O’Brien, F., Duggan, J., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., Heneghan, S., Lannon, R., Sheehan, M. & Grant, K. (2020) Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness. London, UK: Palgrave MacMillan. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2021 'Multi-party working relationships in gig work: Towards a new perspective'
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R., & McDonnell, A. (2021) 'Multi-party working relationships in gig work: Towards a new perspective' In: Platform Economy Puzzles: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Gig Work. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Algorithmic management and app-work in the gig economy: A research agenda for employment relations and HRM'
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2020) 'Algorithmic management and app-work in the gig economy: A research agenda for employment relations and HRM'. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (UK), 30 (1):114-132 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2019 'L&D professionals in organisations: Much ambition, unfilled promise'
Garavan, T.N., Heneghan, S., O’Brien, F., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., Duggan, J., Lannon, R., Sheehan, M. and Grant, K. (2019) 'L&D professionals in organisations: Much ambition, unfilled promise'. European Journal of Training and Development, 44 (1):1-86 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2019 App-work, algorithmic management & HRM in the gig economy: Towards a conceptual understanding
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) App-work, algorithmic management & HRM in the gig economy: Towards a conceptual understanding Irish Academy of Management Conference [Details]
2019 The uncertainty of algorithms: Examining the experiences of app-based gig workers
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) The uncertainty of algorithms: Examining the experiences of app-based gig workers Reshaping Work Amsterdam, NL, [Details]
2019 Multi-party working relationships in the gig economy: A psychological contract perspective
Sherman, U., Duggan, J., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) Multi-party working relationships in the gig economy: A psychological contract perspective International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network Tilburg, NL, [Details]
2019 Algorithmic management and app-work in the emerging gig economy: A research agenda for employment relations and HRM
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) Algorithmic management and app-work in the emerging gig economy: A research agenda for employment relations and HRM Academy of Management Annual Meeting Boston, MA, [Details]
2019 Understanding app-work in the gig economy: A psychological contract perspective
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) Understanding app-work in the gig economy: A psychological contract perspective Academy of Management HR Division International Conference [Details]
2019 Gigs, jobs, or careers? Career motivations and development opportunities for workers in the gig economy
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) Gigs, jobs, or careers? Career motivations and development opportunities for workers in the gig economy University Forum for Human Resource Development [Details]
2018 A review of gig working and the implications for the employment relationship and HRM
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2018) A review of gig working and the implications for the employment relationship and HRM Irish Academy of Management Conference [Details]
2018 Invisible employees: Training and development opportunities for workers in the gig economy
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2018) Invisible employees: Training and development opportunities for workers in the gig economy University Forum for Human Resource Development [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2021 Decent work during and beyond a pandemic.
O'Sullivan, M., Murphy, C., Duggan, J., Joyce, D., Duvvury, N. & Higgins, F. (2021) Decent work during and beyond a pandemic. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology [Details]
2020 Algorithms, apps & uncertainty: The quest for decent work in the gig economy.
Duggan, J. (2020) Algorithms, apps & uncertainty: The quest for decent work in the gig economy. [Invited Lecture], Transform Work Seminar Series, Dublin City University [Details]
2020 Untangling the complexity of HRM and employment relations in the gig economy.
Duggan, J., McDonnell, A. & Meijerink, J. (2020) Untangling the complexity of HRM and employment relations in the gig economy. [Oral Presentation], Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC [Details]
2020 Algorithms & gig work: Exploring differences across online labour platforms.
Meijerink, J., Duggan, J. & McDonnell, A. (2020) Algorithms & gig work: Exploring differences across online labour platforms. [Chaired Session], Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC [Details]
2019 Algorithmic management in the gig economy: Is HR hitting the mark?.
Duggan, J. (2019) Algorithmic management in the gig economy: Is HR hitting the mark?. [Invited Lecture], Irish Institute of Digital Business Seminar Series, Dublin City University [Details]
2019 Charting the uncertain course for the future of work.
Duggan, J. (2019) Charting the uncertain course for the future of work. [Oral Presentation], CIPD Southern Region Event, University College Cork [Details]

Article

  Year Publication
2018 The rise and rise of the gig economy.
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2018) The rise and rise of the gig economy. Article [Details]
2018 The future of work in Ireland.
Duggan, J. (2018) The future of work in Ireland. Article [Details]

Podcast

  Year Publication
2021 Algorithmic Management and HR Implications.
Duggan, J. (2021) Algorithmic Management and HR Implications. Podcast [Details]
2021 The wellbeing of gig workers.
Duggan, J. (2021) The wellbeing of gig workers. Podcast [Details]
2019 What jobs will be safe from robots?.
Duggan, J., Sherman, U., Carbery, R. & McDonnell, A. (2019) What jobs will be safe from robots?. Podcast [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2020 Human Resource Management Journal - Best Paper Award Human Resource Management Journal
2019 Erasmus+ Research Training Award Erasmus (European Commission)
2018 Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Irish Research Council

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Academy of Management Council Member /

Reviews

  Journal Role
Human Resource Management Journal (Uk) Reviewer
Human Resource Management Review Reviewer
International Journal Of Human Resource Management Reviewer
European Journal Of Training And Development Member of the Editorial Board