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Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness

Book
Garavan, T., O'Brien, F., Duggan, J., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
Learning and development effectiveness in organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness. (1). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48900-7
This book offers an integrated and contextualised framework for learning and development (L&D) effectiveness that addresses both the nature of L&D and its antecedents and outc...

Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Lai, Y., Murphy, K., Sheehan, M., & Carbery, R. (in press)
Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators. Human Resource Management Journal, https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12284
Drawing on systems theory, we conducted a moderated meta-analysis of the training and organizational performance relationship using 119 primary studies. We examined the moder...

Transformational leadership and work unit innovation: A dyadic two-wave investigation

Journal Article
Sheehan, M., Garavan, T. N., & Morley, M. J. (2020)
Transformational leadership and work unit innovation: A dyadic two-wave investigation. Journal of Business Research, 109, 399-412. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.10.072
Mobilising arguments from conservation of resources theory (COR) and employing time-lagged, multi-source data, we propose and test a model connecting unit level transformation...

L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise

Journal Article
Garavan, T., Heneghan, S., O'Brien, F., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020)
L&D professionals in organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise. European Journal of Training and Development, 44(1), 1-86. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-09-2019-0166
This monograph reports a study investigating the roles of learning and development (L&D) professionals in Irish, UK European and US organisations. The study investigates the c...

Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey

Report
Parry, J., Grant, K., & Sheehan, M. (2019)
Room for improvement? A briefing report on leadership and management in the public sector. Findings from the 2018 Workforce Development Survey. The Workforce Development Trust
The research which underpins this briefing report was driven by a primary, quantitative Workforce Survey which focused on understanding the views of employers across the publi...

Measuring the organizational impact of training: The need for greater methodological rigor

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Sheehan, M., Lai, Y., Saunders, M. N. K., Clarke, N., …Shanahan, V. (2019)
Measuring the organizational impact of training: The need for greater methodological rigor. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 30(3), 291-309. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21345
We review the methodological rigor of empirical quantitative studies that have investigated the training and organisational performance relationship. Through a content analys...

The Impact of Agricultural Knowledge Transfer Resources on Farm Level Profitability during the Economic Recession – A Quantitative Study

Journal Article
Cawley, A., O'Donoghue, C., Heanue, K., Hilliard, R., & Sheehan, M. (2019)
The Impact of Agricultural Knowledge Transfer Resources on Farm Level Profitability during the Economic Recession – A Quantitative Study. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 25(2), 161-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2019.1583816
Purpose: The outcomes from agricultural knowledge transfer (KT) are dependent on the access to and the quality of services available, coupled with the motivation of prospectiv...

Do business start-ups create high-quality jobs for young people?

Book Chapter
Ortlieb, R., Sheehan, M., & Masso, J. (2019)
Do business start-ups create high-quality jobs for young people?. In J. O'Reilly, J. Leschke, R. Ortlieb, M. Seleib-Kaiser, & P. Villa (Eds.), Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in EuropeOxford, UK: Oxford University Press (OUP
Since the onset of the recent economic crisis, there has been a renewed interest among policymakers across Europe in measures to stimulate self-employment and entrepreneurship...

Do Business Start Ups Create High Quality Jobs for Young People?

Book Chapter
Ortlieb, R., Sheehan, M., & Masso, J. (2018)
Do Business Start Ups Create High Quality Jobs for Young People?. In J. O'Reilly, J. Leschke, R. Ortlieb, M. Seeleib-Kaiser, & P. Villa (Eds.), Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in EuropeOxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190864798.001.0001
Since the onset of the recent economic crisis, there has been renewed interest among policymakers across Europe in measures to stimulate self-employment and entrepreneurship a...

The Impact of Extension Services on Farm‐level Income: An Instrumental Variable Approach to Combat Endogeneity Concerns

Journal Article
Cawley, A., O’Donoghue, C., Heanue, K., Hilliard, R., Sheehan, M., & Stefanou, S. (2018)
The Impact of Extension Services on Farm‐level Income: An Instrumental Variable Approach to Combat Endogeneity Concerns. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 40(4), 585-612. https://doi.org/10.1093/aepp/ppx062
Agricultural extension is an important policy instrument utilized to diffuse knowledge and increase profitability among farmers. However, analyses on impact are subject to end...

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Talent Management

2019 - date
Sara Whinnett | Director of Studies: Prof Thomas Garavan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirsteen Grant

The Role of Organisational Cultures on Strategic Decision-Making Process in Oil & Gas Industry: A Case Study of Nigeria, Malaysia and the UK

2019 - date
Ayebatoinpiri Osene | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Jennifer O'Neil

The Contribution of Knowledge Economy to Economic Growth of Saudi Arabia

2019 - date
Halah Alattas | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Kenny Crossan

The One Belt One Road Initative of China and Future Geopolitical Economic Pattern of the World.

2019 - date
Director of Studies: Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini | Second Supervisor: Dr Marizah Minhat

School leadership at a Secondaru School level

2017 - date
Annmarie Blackwood | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsteen Grant | Second Supervisor: Prof Maura Sheehan

What 'soft skills' do new University graduates need to support organizational objectives? An explanation of employers' perspectives and the challenges faced in the service sector in Guyana.

2016 - date
Coleen Patterson | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Holly Patrick

Challenges and opportunities in adressing the human elements of organizational cyber security best procedures: guidelines for establishing a cyber security human resources center of excellence

2015 - date
Jason Hite | Director of Studies: Prof Maura Sheehan | Second Supervisor: Dr Debora Jeske