Lucy Connolly is a part-time doctoral student. Her thesis focuses on human-animal relationships and the practice of care in equine-related organisations. She is interested in the ethical implications of the use of animals within our institutions, as well as eco-conscious and feminist approaches to business and management.
Informing the Future Workplace, Preparing for the Future Workforce: This research explores the values and attitudes of senior secondary school students toward working life. Situated in the Human Resource Management discipline, it focuses on how organisations need to proactively prepare their workplaces for the workforce of the future.
Dean is a Doctoral Candidate within the School of Business, having been awarded a Graduate Teaching Scholarship in 2017. His research interests include social media platforms, digital marketing and luxury brands. His previous research endeavours have led to conference participation both domestically and internationally, while he has also gained invaluable experience within industry working with multiple Irish tourism and hospitality brands in a consultancy capacity. His current research investigates the social media marketing and engagement strategies of luxury restaurant brands across Ireland and the UK.
My research examines the factors contributing to the entrepreneurial opportunities discovery (EOD) in technology-based organizations as well as the role of web technologies for EOD in those organizations. The results of the research contribute to the theory of EOD by proposing the relationships between EOD, web technologies and other factors.
My research explores the relationship between academic early career capital, mentorship strategies and institutional resource dependency upon career performance. An area of particular interest is the association of the academic supervisor through influence, social networks, career mobility and outcomes on the PhD graduate.
Within Financial Services, what is the role of participatory design in platform innovation and development to generate successful adoption and diffusion? The goal is to illustrate how this design approach will give rise to a Digital Experience Platform (DXP) that in turn is shown to be a key dimension of Digital Transformation (DX).
Barriers to the effective implementation of ICT-based Management Control Systems: A Strong Structuration Approach How SMEs use ICT-enabled MCS to manage their finances on a day-to-day basis. Strong Structuration theory will be used as the main framework to understand the role of active agency in the implementation of MCS using ICT.
Zaira is a SFI funded PhD candidate researching the complex ecosystem of smart cities from an IS perspective. She focuses on technology diffusion and scalability of pilots in Irish and Northern Irish cities.
Réka’s PhD research aims to provide a framework for boundary spanning in local authorities involved in smart city projects. Boundary spanning mechanisms underpin successful cross-departmental and cross-organizational work processes; enable effective collaboration and knowledge sharing across organizational boundaries and support stakeholders in the co-development of meaningful technologies.
Blanca, a John and Pat Hume Scholar, holds an MSc in Supply Chain Management from Dublin Institute of Technology. Blanca's research project title is: Building a global network. Unpacking the career narratives of US-based Irish and Mexican skilled migrants who contribute to and foster business links in their home countries.
Yuliia Yehorova is a PhD student in Maynooth University School of Business. She explores the influence of Industry 4.0 trends on business models and strategies of manufacturers. She also studies the role of inter-organizational relationships within Industry 4.0 networks and the dynamics of firms’ competitive advantage. Yuliia’s research is funded by Science Foundation Ireland.