Dr Nicola Mountford

School of Business

Lecturer / Assistant Professor

School of Business
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(01) 474 7765

Biography

Nicola is a Lecturer in Management at Maynooth University's School of Business.  Nicola's research interests are in the public organization of markets, in particular through the use of inter-organizational networks.  To-date much of her research has focused on the re-organization of the healthcare market in response to the increasing pervasiveness of technology, and she held a Fulbright TechImpact Scholar award in the area of eHealth.  Nicola has published in business journals such as Organization Studies and the Journal of Business Research; and has presented at business conferences such as INFORMS and Academy of Management. Nicola has a strong emphasis on collaboration across boundaries – whether they be sectoral, disciplinary, or geographic.

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2018 (Re)-Organizing the evolving healthcare market: Collaborative governance in bureaucratic contexts (best papers)
Mountford N.;Geiger S. (2018) (Re)-Organizing the evolving healthcare market: Collaborative governance in bureaucratic contexts (best papers) 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2018 [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Interdisciplinary doctoral research networks: enhancers and inhibitors of social capital development'
Mountford, N;Coleman, M;Kessie, T;Cusack, T (2019) 'Interdisciplinary doctoral research networks: enhancers and inhibitors of social capital development'. Studies in Higher Education, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Managing by proxy: Organizational networks as institutional levers in evolving public good markets'
Mountford N. (2019) 'Managing by proxy: Organizational networks as institutional levers in evolving public good markets'. Journal of Business Research, 98 :92-104 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2019 'The Extent and Coverage of Current Knowledge of Connected Health: Systematic Mapping Study'
Karampela M;Isomursu M;Porat T;Maramis C;Mountford N;Giunti G;Chouvarda I;Lehocki F; (2019) 'The Extent and Coverage of Current Knowledge of Connected Health: Systematic Mapping Study'. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21 (9) [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Leveraging Interdisciplinary Education Toward Securing the Future of Connected Health Research in Europe: Qualitative Study'
Chouvarda I;Mountford N;Trajkovik V;Loncar-Turukalo T;Cusack T; (2019) 'Leveraging Interdisciplinary Education Toward Securing the Future of Connected Health Research in Europe: Qualitative Study'. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21 (11) [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Duos and Duels in Field Evolution: How Governments and Interorganizational Networks Relate'
Mountford N.;Geiger S. (2020) 'Duos and Duels in Field Evolution: How Governments and Interorganizational Networks Relate'. ORGANIZATION STUDIES, 41 (4):499-522 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2018 'Activating technology for connected health in cancer: Protocol for a research and training program'
Mountford N.;Zubiete E.;Kessie T.;Garcia-Zapirain B.;Nuño-Solinís R.;Coyle D.;Munksgaard K.;Fernandez-Luque L.;Romero O.;Fernandez M.;Jimenez P.;Daly A.;Whelan R.;Caulfield B. (2018) 'Activating technology for connected health in cancer: Protocol for a research and training program'. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20 (1) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2017 'Vectors and drivers of connected health in Europe: a foundation for integrated care'
Mountford N, Chouvarda I, Isomursu M, Caulfield B. (2017) 'Vectors and drivers of connected health in Europe: a foundation for integrated care'. International Journal of Integrated Care, 12 (5) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2017 'Towards a More Holistic Understanding of Whole Organizational Networks: Anthropological Approaches in Evolving Markets'
Mountford, N; Kessie, T; (2017) 'Towards a More Holistic Understanding of Whole Organizational Networks: Anthropological Approaches in Evolving Markets'. 15 (2):74-84 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2020 7th biennial International Symposium on Cross-Sector Social Interactions.
Nicola Mountford and Susi Geiger (2020) 7th biennial International Symposium on Cross-Sector Social Interactions. [Oral Presentation], Collaborative Governance in Bureaucratic Contexts, Limerick, Ireland (online) [Details]
2020 European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Conference.
Nicola Mountford & Gillian Moran (2020) European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Conference. [Oral Presentation], Levels of legitimacy – The recursive and discursive relationships between actors, populations and forums in their ability to [de]legitimize market practices, Hamburg (online) [Details]
2019 European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS).
Mountford N.;Geiger S. (2019) European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). [Oral Presentation], How governments re-organize public good markets, Edinburgh, Scotland [Details]
2019 European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS).
Mountford N.;Geiger S. (2019) European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). [Oral Presentation], Markets and Fields in Organization Studies, Edinburgh, Scotland , 03-JUL-19 - 06-JUL-19 [Details]
2019 Health Activism Between Markets and Morals.
Mountford N.; Moran G. (2019) Health Activism Between Markets and Morals. [Oral Presentation], If the price is right… Social media and market (re)-organization in Ireland’s pricing of orphan drugs, Dublin, Ireland , 20-SEP-19 - 20-SEP-19 [Details]
2019 New Institutionalism - 15th Workshop.
Cai, Y, Mountford, N., Comas, J. (2019) New Institutionalism - 15th Workshop. [Oral Presentation], Regaining the Power of Institutional Logics in Empirical Studies on Higher Education and Healthcare Organisations, Uppsala, Sweden [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2016 Connected Health in Europe: Where are we today?.
Mountford et al. (2016) Connected Health in Europe: Where are we today?. University College Dublin, Ireland. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2016 Fulbright TechImpact Scholar Fulbright Ireland

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
EGOS Member /
INFORMS Member /
Academy of Management Member /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
European Network for the Joint Evaluation of Connected Health Technologies Management Committee Member and Training School Co-ordinator 2015 / 2018

Teaching Interests

I am particularly interested in teaching at the inter-disciplinary boundaries between business and other disciplines such as the wider social sciences, health science, computer science, and life sciences.

I currently co-ordinate the Masters-level Business Research Project module within the School of Business and the second year module, Enterpreneurship Theory, Processes and Practices.  I also lecture on the PhD level Qualitative Research Methods module and supervise MSc dissertations.

External Collaborators

  Name Role / Description Country
Prof Susi Geiger, University College Dublin IRELAND
Prof Rajiv Kohli, William and Mary University U.S.A.
Prof Ioanna Chouvarda, AUTH GREECE
Dr Arto Lanamaki, University of Oulu FINLAND
Prof Brian Caulfield, University College Dublin IRELAND
Dr Tara Cusack, University College Dublin IRELAND
Prof Minna Isomursu, ITU Copenhagen DENMARK
Prof Vincent Mangematin, Kedge Business School FRANCE