Management is the largest of the subject areas in UCD College of Business. The principal areas of academic specialty lie in the core business areas of entrepreneurship and innovation, international business, organisational behaviour, strategy, supply chain management, and technology management. The Subject Area makes an important contribution to both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
The interaction between research and teaching is one of the key features distinguishing leading business schools around the world. We clearly recognise the link between research and teaching and strenuously promotes the development of high quality research.
The Subject Group puts a strong emphasis on research leading to publication in refereed academic journals. The Subject Area’s research trajectory is strong. Staff have published in a wide number of journals including: Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Human Performance, Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organizational Dynamics, Production & Operations Management, R&D Management, Research Policy, Small Business Economics, Strategic Management Journal and Venture Capital
Chatbots bring big business opportunities, but don’t forget to establish trust
Research carried out by students of the MSc in Management Consulting at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, on behalf of PwC, confirms that when shopping, customers often fail to find the information they need. Nine out of ten (90%) respondents believe that chatbots will be effective in providing basic information about a product, service or company; a further 44% believe that they would be useful for more complex tasks such as making changes to bank accounts.
UCD Smurfit School ‘Executive Agenda’ study finds firms “woefully underprepared” for tangible macro-economic risks but optimistic about growth prospects
Only one in four major companies have contingencies for post-Brexit trade barriers
Goldilocks' three bears could teach us to fight off approaching Tigers
In this Independent.ie article, Professor Niamh Brennan expresses concern that we could slip back into CEO hubris
Project Alliances - the way to effective major projects?
Project Alliances can provide significant performance benefits and has been found to be the most efficient and effective way to manage large and complex projects under uncertain conditions.
Samsung, Shame, and Corporate Atonement
For the past several months, South Korea has been roiled by accusations of corruption in its government and major businesses. Rosa Chun, professor of business ethics and corporate social responsibility at UCD Smurfit School writes about corporate redemption, guilt and shame culture.
MSc Project Management students charity success
13 study teams across the UCD Smurfit School MSc in Project Management were assigned a project - choose a charity, engage with them, raise funds and/or awareness, use AGILE techniques to run the project, and document the process.
Zendfast co-founded by UCD Smurfit School Professor Supply Chain Management
IRELAND’s top tech and supply chain entrepreneurs and academics have pooled their efforts and skills to launch a new, disruptive technology that does for same-day deliveries what Uber did for the taxi industry world-wide.
Any task imaginable will benefit from good project management
A project can be a new product, service, or efficiency gain, says MSc programme director Dr Virpi Turkulainen. Read more in this Irish Times interview.
UCD Smurfit School ranked 29th in latest Financial Times Ranking
Continued progress towards achieving Top 50 Global Status as UCD Smurfit School is ranked 29th in latest Financial Times Ranking.
Professor Pat Gibbons
"Strategic Management of Enterprises"
Dr. Donna Marshall
"Tackling Problems Inherent in Complex Global Supply Chains"
Dr. Esther Tippman
"Turning organisational problems into opportunities"
Professor Mark Pagell
"Why stopping for the yellow light is faster"
Dr. Annette Clancy
"Emotion in Organisations"
Find out more about our Research Centres
“Using the brain in business: How the new research in neuroscience can inform new understanding in marketing, finance, and decision making.”
UCD Smurfit School, Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
"Bifurcation bias and exporting: Can foreign work experience be an answer? Insight from European family SMEs".
UCD Smurfit School
Research seminar by Professor Jean-Francois Hennart, Tilburg University titled: "What is so special about Born Globals: their entrepreneurs or their business model?"
Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.