One of the keystones of our reputation as one of the world’s leading business schools is the quality and expertise of our Faculty. At UCD Business we recruit leading academics from across the world, many with experience from the world’s leading universities. This, together with their business experience, enables them to create a stimulating environment both in teaching and research. The UCD College of Business Faculty Insights Series is a series of faculty interviews designed to keep you informed of latest research and thinking across a wide range of business disciplines.
Dr. Virpi Turkulainen discusses her research which considers why companies would locate manufacturing in a high cost context
Professor Ronan Powell discusses his research which investigates if Irish Tax Payer funded R&D grants generate increases in innovation and employment.
Dr. Donna Marshall discusses her research which offers tools and techniques to companies to try to prevent environmental disasters and improve working conditions throughout complex global supply chains
Dr. Marius Claudy discusses his research into how businesses develop sustainable products and services, and why consumers might adopt or resist these products and services
One of the biggest trends in analytics is in the field of machine learning, particularly in neural networks and deep learning. In this interview, Dr. James McDermott discusses his research in this area.
In this interview, Dr. Annette Clancy discusses her research on emotion in organisations and, in particular, how unconscious dynamics affect how work is performed.
In this interview, Dr. Esther Tippman discusses her research in the area of organisational problem solving. As part of the research, Dr. Tippman considers what drives the development of creative solutions and how organisations can use problems as an opportunity to innovate.
In this interview, Professor Jan Rosier discusses the strategic considerations in the changing landscape of the Biopharma industry.
Dr. Orla Byrne discusses her research in the area of business failure, which is one of the biggest deterrents to entrepreneurial activity
In this interview, Professor Eamonn Walsh considers if leases are just a way for companies to hide debt.
In this interview, Professor Mark Pagell discusses the trade-offs in managing the supply chain to meet effectiveness goals and managing the supply chain to protect the workers in the chain.
In this interview, Dr. Paula Carroll discusses her research in the area of Business Analytics and Operations Research. Dr. Carroll shares insights into how we can use analytics and mathematical modelling to help solve real world business problems.
In this interview, Dr. Jury Gualandris discusses his research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management. He explains the challenges that organisations face in creating and leveraging accountability.
In this interview, Professor Michael O'Neill discusses his research which focusses on creating the next generation of Smart Business Systems. He shares insights into how we can take inspiration from the natural world around us to build intelligent and adaptive business systems.
In this interview, Professor Mary Lambkin gives a marketing perspective on mergers and acquisitions. She shares her thoughts on the use mergers and acquisitions for sales growth and market expansion rather than for cost saving and rationalisation.
In this interview, Professor Donncha Kavanagh discusses Disruptive Technologies and their potential impact on industry. He shares insights into Bitcoin and the Blockchain as an interesting example of a Disruptive Technology.
In this interview, Professor Pat Gibbons discusses his research around the strategic management of enterprises. He shares insights into the challenges faced by firms to deliver results in the short term while also positioning the firm for the future
In this interview, Dr Roisin Vize discusses her research on business to business relationships in web based business channels.
In this interview, Professor Bill Roche discusses his recent publication entitled 'Conflict Management in Organizations'.
In this interview, Dr Virginia Stewart discusses her research on boomerang employees - those who leave an organisation and then return.
In this interview, Dr Bruce Martin discusses his research on entrepreneurship education and the benefits associated for those with disabilities.
In this interview, Dr Gerardine Doyle, discusses her work on the study of type 2 diabetes and her role as Principal Investigator.
In this interview, Professor Damien McLoughlin, discusses the various tactics used by marketers at Christmas.
In this interview, Professor Niamh Brennan, discusses the role of culture, behaviour and psychology in boardrooms.
In this interview, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, Dean UCD Business, discusses the importance of the financial services industry and the role of Universities in creating that infrastructure.