Dr Michael Hayden

School of Business

Lecturer
Assistant Professor

Rhetoric Annex
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(01) 708 6420

Biography

Dr. Michael Hayden is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Maynooth University School of Business. Michael completed his accountancy training with KPMG and qualified as a chartered accountant. After working in professional practice, he held the position of financial controller in industry for several years. Subsequently, he joined Maynooth University and lectures in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management. Since joining academia Michael has gained extensive teaching experience across a broad range of accounting modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in University and has delivered modules for several Professional Accounting Bodies. He has also gained extensive examinations experience by acting as external examiner for many Higher-Level Education Institutions and through examiner roles with Professional Accounting Bodies. Michael completed his PhD on financial management in Agriculture and has presented his research at both national and international conferences. He has also published his work in leading peer-reviewed academic journals. His research interests are in the broad area of management accounting and include: Financial Management & Decision-making in Agriculture, Sustainability in Food & Agriculture, The Rural Economy, Entrepreneurship in Small/Micro Businesses and Accounting Education.

Research Interests

My research interests are in the broad area of management accounting and include: Financial Management & Decision-making in Agriculture, Sustainability in Food & Agriculture, The Rural Economy, Entrepreneurship in Small/Micro Businesses and Accounting Education.     

Research Projects

  Project Role Funding Body / Program Description Start Date End Date Award (€)
Sustainable Transition of the Rural Economy through Generational Renewal Principal Investigator / 01-NOV-21
Financial Decision-making in Agriculture PhD Researher Teagasc / 01-SEP-12 31-AUG-17 15000

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2021 'Sensemaking and the Influencing Factors on Farmer Decision-making'
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe, R. and Jack, L. (2021) 'Sensemaking and the Influencing Factors on Farmer Decision-making'. Journal of Rural Studies, (84):31-44 [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Approaches to Analysis of Qualitative Research: A Reflection of the Manual and Technological Approaches'
Mattimoe, R., Hayden, M.T., Murphy, B. and Ballantine, J. (2021) 'Approaches to Analysis of Qualitative Research: A Reflection of the Manual and Technological Approaches'. The Accounting, Finance and Governance Review, 27 (1) [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'COVID-19 and the Agricultural Industry'
Hayden, M.T. (2020) 'COVID-19 and the Agricultural Industry' Accountancy Ireland Published by Chartered Accountants Ireland, . [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2021 The Sensegiving Role of Advisors in Farmer Decision-making
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe, R. and Jack, L. (2021) The Sensegiving Role of Advisors in Farmer Decision-making 33rd Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference MTU, Cork, [Details]
2021 Approaches to Analysis of Qualitative Research Data: A Reflection on the Manual and Technological Approaches
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe M., Murphy, B. and Ballantine, J. (2021) Approaches to Analysis of Qualitative Research Data: A Reflection on the Manual and Technological Approaches 33rd Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference MTU, Cork, [Details]
2019 The most dangerous field is the field next door - understanding the influencing factors on the strategic decision-making process of farmers
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe, R. and Jack, L. (2019) The most dangerous field is the field next door - understanding the influencing factors on the strategic decision-making process of farmers 32nd Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference Dublin, [Details]
2019 Qualitative Research: To use NVIVO or Not?
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe, R. and Murphy, B. (2019) Qualitative Research: To use NVIVO or Not? 32nd Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference Dublin, [Details]
2018 Sensemaking of Financial Management in the Decision-making Process of Farmers
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe, R. and Jack, L. (2018) Sensemaking of Financial Management in the Decision-making Process of Farmers 31st Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference Limerick, [Details]
2017 Financial Management in Family Businesses: Tourism and Farming in Ireland
Mattimoe, R. and Hayden, M.T. (2017) Financial Management in Family Businesses: Tourism and Farming in Ireland 30th Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference Athlone, [Details]
2015 Financial Management on Irish Farms: A Research Agenda
Hayden, M.T. and Mattimoe, R. (2015) Financial Management on Irish Farms: A Research Agenda 28th Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference Dublin, [Details]
2014 Financial Management on Irish Farms: Preliminary Findings
Hayden, M. and Mattimoe, R. (2014) Financial Management on Irish Farms: Preliminary Findings 3rd Irish Management Accounting Research Network Workshop Dublin, [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2020 Roadmap for Pensions Reform - The Farming Perspective.
McNally, B. and Hayden, M.T. (2020) Roadmap for Pensions Reform - The Farming Perspective. [Oral Presentation], Pension Policy Research Group Seminar, Maynooth University [Details]
2019 Sensemaking of Financial Management in the Decision-making process of Farmers.
Hayden, M.T., Mattimoe, R. and Jack, L. (2019) Sensemaking of Financial Management in the Decision-making process of Farmers. [Oral Presentation], Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh [Details]
2016 Financial Management in Family Businesses: the case of Tourism and Farms.
Mattimoe, R. and Hayden, M.T. (2016) Financial Management in Family Businesses: the case of Tourism and Farms. [Oral Presentation], 5th Irish Management Accounting Research Network Workshop, Dublin [Details]
2013 Financial Management on Irish Farms: Preliminary Findings.
Hayden, M.T. and Mattimoe, R. (2013) Financial Management on Irish Farms: Preliminary Findings. [Oral Presentation], 9th Management Control Research Conference, Nyenrode, The Netherlands [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2017 Sensemaking and Financial Decision-making on Farms.
Hayden, M.T. (2017) Sensemaking and Financial Decision-making on Farms. PhD, Dublin City University: Thesis [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2015 Doctoral Funding Competition Winner Irish Accounting and Finance Association

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Council Member 31-MAY-12 / 31-MAY-15
IAFA Annual Doctoral Colloquium Facilitator 01-MAY-18 /
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland Associate Member 25-NOV-04 / 04-JAN-15
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland Fellow 05-JAN-15 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
MU Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Member 2020 /
MU Academic Council Member 2019 /
MU Research Committee Member 2020 /
MU Accounting Accreditation Committee Member 2020 /

Other Activities

  Description

Waterford Institute of Technology - external examiner on their Accounting programmes.

TU Dublin - external examiner on their MA in Accounting programme.

Chartered Accountants Ireland - external examiner/moderator for professional examinations.

Cork Institute of Technology - external examiner on research masters programme.

Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Ireland - external examiner/moderator for professional examinations.

University of Limerick - external examiner on their BA in Education, Business and Accounting programme.

Teaching Interests

Current taught modules: AC151 Introduction to Accounting; AC160 Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting; AC605 Strategic Finance and Management Accounting. Previously taught modules:  AC152 Financial Accounting 1; AC201 Financial Accounting 2; AC503 Finance for Accountants

Internal Collaborators

  Name Institute Country
Bridget Mc Nally MU School of Business IRELAND

External Collaborators

  Name Role / Description Country
Professor Lisa Jack, Portsmouth University Paper Co-authorship UNITED KINGDOM
Teagasc Collaboration on research projects and on research funding proposals. IRELAND
IFAC Accountants Collaboration on research project. IRELAND
Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Collaboration on research project. IRELAND
Dr Ruth Mattimoe, Dublin City University Paper co-authorship IRELAND
Professor Joan Ballantine, Ulster University Paper co-authorship NORTHERN IRELAND
Dr Brid Murphy, Dublin City University Paper co-authorship IRELAND
Anne Kinsella, Teagasc Paper co-authorship and research funding proposal collaboration. IRELAND
Agricultural Consultants Association Collaboration on research project. IRELAND